Lurie Nassau, PhD, E-RYT500, CYT (certified yoga therapist), has been teaching yoga for ten years and meditation for over 35 years. She is certified in Level I hatha yoga, Level II hot vinyasa, Levels II-V yoga therapy. Lurie is also a certified pilates instructor in mat and reformer through Balanced Body. She has a MA in human relations and a PhD in human communication.Lurie has led several workshops using the Three Minute Egg including the use of these egg shaped props in two Costa Rica retreats.
She teaches corporate fitness (yoga and yoga-lates) for Coors/Miller at their Wellness Center in Golden, CO. She has led meditation, hatha yoga, and hot vinyasa classes at the Evergreen Center for Yoga and yin yoga/meditation and other Yoga Centers. She taught in teacher training programs for several years. She has been able to maintain a yoga practice after bilateral hip replacement surgeries. Her personal injuries have helped her to understand and work with those who have joint issues and anyone just beginning a yoga practice.
Lurie is a member of IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists). Her current practice of yoga therapy works with individuals, assessing their specific yogic needs and prescribing yogic techniques for home practice. Lurie has completed research on yoga for hip replacement patients and written a report which includes recommendations for yoga teachers working with hip replacement clients. She teaches a weekly therapeutic yoga class for the general population at a fitness center.
Lurie is an expert scuba diver and has traveled many places in the world for scuba including Fiji, the Indian Ocean, Thailand, Central America, and many Caribbean Islands. She also spent one month in India in 2012, visiting Hindu temples, ashrams, and experiencing the local cultures. This journey had been her goal since the 1970's when she studied meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Europe for six months. She lived in several ashrams for short periods of time, including the Siddha Yoga Ashram in New York with Swami Muktananda in 1981.
Lurie is looking forward to having you join her and Petra on amazing spiritual experiences around the world, as well as a fun ocean beach and jungle adventure. Namaste
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