Uma Esmeralda Ritstier

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Since stepping on the path of Hridaya in 2013, the Heart has been Uma Esmeralda’s guide. It taught her to trust and open more and more to what is here right now. It has been a journey of going deeper in the quest of “Who am I?” and seeing how the magic of life unfolds in wonderful ways. Uma Esmeralda speaks about it as doors opening that she had never known existed. It has brought the release of layers that no longer serve her. Uma Esmeralda has experienced major inner shifts as well as transformations from spiritual healing. The way she relates to life, herself, and others has changed tremendously. She shares: “Opening the Heart has been about learning to love unconditionally. Being who I am—naked, vulnerable, and authentic. Walking the talk without masks, and being sensitive to life as it is.” After finishing the 2013 Hridaya Teacher Training Course (HTTC), Uma Esmeralda felt a bright fire burning inside her that encouraged her to share the precious teachings of the Spiritual Heart. “To be Love, in whatever form,” as she had learned. Originally from the Netherlands, she started teaching there, sharing Hridaya Meditations (both in person and online) as well…


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