Teachers

Nakul

Director YTT Program

Nakul is an E-RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance) and Registered Senior Yoga Teacher (Yoga Association of BC). He was born and brought up in New Delhi- India. Nakul has been practicing and teaching Yoga since 1998 and has helped hundreds with his guidance on their spiritual journey.

Nakul's mission is to help people awaken their own divine light within. To spread the true essence of YOGA and give people a COMPLETE and CLEAR understanding in the simplest way. Thereby channeling them towards becoming their divine self, which is completely HAPPY, HEALTHY & ENLIGHTENED.

Rosemarie Noone

Rosemarie Noone is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor, Yoga Teacher (RYT 500) and EFT practitioner (Emotional Freedom Technique). She studied Holistic Nutrition at Bauman College in Berkeley, CA, completed Hatha Yoga teacher training in Vancouver, B.C. and trained in EFT in Marin County, CA. She has extensive experience working with seniors, palliative care and cancer patients and also trained as a post-partum doula in San Francisco, CA.

Her true passion is to help people navigate the road to health and well-being, to educate and to inspire them to find balance in health. In doing so she has established a practice with an integrative approach to healing, bringing together Holistic Nutrition with Yoga and EFT.

Nutritionally, her focus is on nourishing the body by eating seasonal, organic, unrefined, whole foods, avoiding those that are processed, refined and chemically laden. She especially feels it's important to educate on the dangers of what is in some of today’s ‘foods’ unbeknownst to the average consumer. From excitotoxins (MSG, aspartame), genetically modified foods, high fructose corn syrup, and preservatives to the over-consumption of sugar. She has extensive experience in digestive disorders, IBS, food intolerances and sensitivities, weight loss and also with cancer patients who want to support their healing through nutrition.

As a yoga teacher she integrates yoga therapy into her practice with asanas (postures) that are specific to a client’s health issues as well as breathing and meditation techniques to both calm the body and develop mindfulness. She also practice's Reiki which is particularly beneficial for clients during one on one yoga sessions.

In addition, EFT is a fantastic meridian therapy tool (like acupuncture without the needles) that she has used to help herself and others to overcome barriers such as food cravings, intolerance's, emotional issues, pain and general stress. EFT helps in almost any situation, is particularly beneficial in helping individuals deal with issues that some up while transitioning to a healthy lifestyle. It’s an amazing resource for the emotional issues that surround cancer diagnosis and treatment, also helping with pain management.

Rosie has intense interest in the unfolding fields of epigenetics and nutrigenomics which show that how we eat and the environment we live in as well as our state of mind all effect gene expression. By living mindfully while nourishing our body, mind and soul we can prevent illness from developing in our body and live dis-ease. Through Yoga, Holistic Nutrition and EFT, we can address all of these factors and help you on the road to lifelong health and vitality. You will then understand the difference in surviving and thriving.

Her passion lies in integrative wellness with a focus on healing. She brings with her a unique perspective that her collective life experiences have brought her and an enthusiasm that engages both clients and colleagues. Rosie has compassion for all and a genuine desire to help those who are suffering. She believes we all have the innate ability to bring healing to ourselves. She find's joy in watching this unfold with a little help and guidance from those who have already tread the path.

Ryan Carnahan

Ryan Carnahan, RMT, DCH is a Registered Homeopath with a background in herbal medicine, massage therapy, and energy medicine. He graduated from The Vancouver Homeopathic Academy, The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, and The East/West School of Planetary Herbology.

Ryan has always held a special interest in the human frame and how it moves. His study of traditional karate during most of his early years set the stage for his advanced studies in postural biomechanics and the Muscle Balance and Function Development system of postural realignment—one of the core modalities of his practice. Ryan has been practicing in the natural medicine field since 1994 and is the author of “Body – The Essentials of Health and Wellness”, the first book in the Body, Mind, and Spirit series. His passion for teaching and sharing is reflected in his ability to bring clarity and simplicity to challenging topics. You can visit him at www.ryancarnahan.com.

Florian Gabriel

Florian was introduced to Yoga about 5 years ago when he immigrated from Switzerland to Canada. He remembers doing his first downward dog in a shared office space in Gastown where yoga was offered during the lunch hour. The fire and genuine desire for yoga was lit and led him to explore this path of body, mind and soul. Taking a 200 hour and a 300 hour traditional Hatha Yoga Training with Ishwareem got him into teaching what he loves and giving back to the community.

Lea Udry

A past modern dancer, Lea performed, competed and taught internationally for over 16 years. Fascinated by the exploration of the internal journey her yogic path eventually started while in New York in 2005.

In 2013 she created “La Lumbre” (“The Light” or “The Fire”), a place where she teaches weekly classes in Yoga and contemporary Pilates. She wants La Lumbre to be a safe place for people to explore their capacities, both physically and mentally and eventually meet their inner Light.Lea’s commitment is to inspire others to realize their own gifts and potential. She loves teaching and sharing her studies and teaches strong and dynamic classes, so that space for expansion can be created. At the same time she puts great emphasis on traditional practices such as Pranayama, Meditation and proper alignment of Asanas.

She is a member of Yoga Alliance (RYT 500) and the occupational union of Yoga Switzerland

Maya

Maya is a Registered Yoga teacher with the International Yoga Alliance since 2011. Beside her photography and graphic work, she has been practicing Yoga and Dance for over 10 Years. She is teaching Yoga in Switzerland ( Zurich, Bern and Biel).

The core of her teachings include the powerful and loving interaction with the body and a harmonic combination of movement and conscious breathing. She helps her students, to point their focus on the "here and now", to calm their mind and to increase their self awareness.

It is her goal to integrate learned attentiveness in the everyday life through Yoga.

Khushnum

Khushnum is the Executive Director of Ishwareem Yoga Teacher Training College. Khushnum is an enthusiastic and proactive individual who will take every opportunity to rise to a challenge.

She has a passion to further her knowledge and would consider herself to be a lifelong learner. She has always regarded herself as a good team player, believing a positive attitude toward everyone encourages a positive response.

Khushnum is also working for a local not for profit and has had the opportunity to learn / work with a volunteer pool of over 1500 members within the five different health authorities in British Columbia.

Yael

Yael is a Yoga therapist and an advanced Yoga teacher (E-RYT200 and RYT500) from Ishwareem Yoga Teacher Training College, where she was able to learn traditional Yoga techniques. She started practicing Sivananda Yoga in 2000 and has practised Yoga regularly since then. She began to study and learn about the health and healing benefits of Yoga from a personal experience. She is thankful for being helped through Yoga Therapy, by studying and practicing Yoga postures, breathing techniques and meditation. Yael teaches Yoga Therapy techniques that best suit each individual needs. Yael loves to inspire students to achieve balance in their lives by being a channel to help them discover how they can benefit from Yoga.

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