Girija and Govinda

About The Teacher

Giri is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and an E-RYT 500, having completed her trainings in the Sivananda tradition. She has also completed the Sadhana Intensive and the Yoga of Recovery certification courses. One of her main passions is working with people in recovery from addictions and eating disorders. She began bringing yoga into rehabilitation facilities over 15 years ago, she then added Conscious Eating and Transformational Breath. Giri is also certified in Yoga Nidra and offers it regularly to her students. Govinda began his spiritual journey with Bhakti Yoga over a decade ago, and is a graduate of the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course. As a Transformational Breath Facilitator, Govinda assists people in remembering their own true nature and reconnecting with their Higher Self. Govinda is a reiki practitioner and has also studied Thai Yoga Massage with Kam Thye Chow. As a culinary graduate he is dedicated to serving conscious healthy food and offers healthy cooking classes.


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