Yoga University of Florida
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Hatha, Hot, Vinyasa & Yoga Therapy
Teacher Trainers

MyLinda Morales


MyLinda Morales - Owner, Primary Instructor & Director of Training, E-RYT 500, CYT 5100, CPYT (Certified Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Teacher, CYYT (Certified Yin Yoga Teacher) RYS 200, RYS 500, Kest Trained Teacher.
 
MyLinda has been keenly interested and involved in fitness and health for over thirty-six years. MyLinda began practicing yoga in 1994 and has been devoted to the service of yoga ever since! MyLinda is registered with Yoga Alliance® as an E-RYT 500®, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, which is the highest level currently available. MyLinda has over 10,000 hours of yoga teaching experience and 1,000s more in personal practice. In addition, MyLinda has extensively studied Therapeutic Alignment Yoga, Power Yoga, Hot Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Energy Healing, Energy Medicine and Medical Intuition.

MyLinda has over 2400 Contact Training Hours in Hatha Yoga: 

  • Therapeutic Alignment Yoga (1300 Contact Training hours Iyengar based since 1994)
  • Power Yoga (360 Contact Training hours Bryan Kest since 1996)
  • Hot Yoga (160 Contact Training hours since 1999)
  • Vinyasa Yoga (240 Contact Training hours Rolf Gates since 2001)
  • Bryce Yoga Fit Flow (50 Contact Training hours Dice Iida-Klein & Briohny Kate Smyth 2013)
  • Prenatal Yoga (455 Contact Training hours)
  • Yin Yoga (120 Contact Training hours in the Tradition of Paul and Suzee Grilley via Joe Barnett) 24 hours Aerial Yin Yoga with CircusoulYoga
  • Aerial Yoga - 104 Hours Training with CircusoulYoga & 32 Hours Anti-Gravity Fundamentals Training 1 & 2

MyLinda has been blessed to study Subtle Anatomy (Chakras, Nadis, Bandhas, Vayus and the Human Energy System) in-depth with:


Caroline Myss, PhD. and Norm Shealy, MD (5 years professional Contact Training):

  • Energy Anatomy (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • Energy Medicine (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • The Language of Intuition (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • The Science of Medical Intuition (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • Sacred Contracts


Diane Zumer: (4 years Contact Training one on one student mentorship and study)

  • Medical Intuition (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • Energy Healing (Chakras, Energy Channels & Meridians)
  • Chakras
  • The Human Energy System


Nischala Joy Devi (5 years professional Contact Training)

  • Yoga of the Heart – Cardiac and Cancer Yoga
  • The Chakras (Chakras & Energy Channels)
  • The Maya Koshas (Energy Sheaths)
  • The Healing Path of Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga – The Power of Chanting & Mantras
  • The Yoga Sutras
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Deep Relaxation (Chakras, Energy Channels, Energy Sheaths - Koshas)

MyLinda has completed twenty (20) Yoga Teacher Certifications and Trainings and has studied with numerous teachers including: Betty Larsen, John Charping, Bryan Kest, Grace Morales, Rolf Gates, Nischala Joy Devi, Bhaskar Alan Deva, Caroline Myss, Norm Shealy, Andrey Lappa, Seane Corn, Aadil Palkhivala, Rod Stryker, Rodney Yee, Gary Kraftsow, Betsey Downing, Dice Iida-Klein, Briohny Kate Smyth, Joe Barnett, Tias Little, Larry Payne, Roger Cole, Doug Keller, Tiffany Cruikshank, David Regelin and Alexandria Crow. to name a few.


For more information visit MyLinda's website
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Bryan Kest


ABOUT BRYAN AND POWER YOGA. Bryan Kest has been practicing yoga for over 25 years and teaching for over 20 years. Bryan developed his unique, distinctive style of yoga - Original Power yoga - in 1979. Over the years, his style of yoga - an amazing workout for the body, mind, and spirit - has made him a well-known yoga teacher across the country and around the world. Bryan's mainstream popularity is matched by an authentic foundation in the ancient practice of yoga and a long path of development as a yogi (practitioner of yoga). At age 15, Bryan uprooted from his native Detroit home to live in Hawaii with his father, a doctor, who understood the benefits of yoga. Like many of us, Bryan originally thought yoga was nothing more than strange contortions but that changed when Bryan's father introduced him to a physical style of yoga called Ashtanga. Ashtanga immediately appealed to Bryan and soon he observed changes both physically and mentally. Yoga quickly became his passion - one that would take him to India for a year to study Ashtanga with Pattabhi Jois. Bryan founded four yoga studios in Southern California (Santa Monica and Calabasas). He also teaches yoga classes, workshop, and retreats around the world. Bryan also instructs intensive teacher training programs and is featured in numerous Videos, DVDs and audio CD Series.


Bryan teaches workshops and teacher trainings for Yoga University of Florida and Altamonte Springs Yoga.

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Doug Keller


About Doug -

Doug Keller’s background reflects a lifelong commitment to studying, imbibing and sharing the vast field of knowledge and practice known as yoga. After receiving honors and graduate degrees in philosophy from the top Jesuit universities in the United States, Georgetown and Fordham Universities, and teaching philosophy at a college level for several years, he then pursued his ‘post-graduate’ education in the practical experience of yoga at the Siddha Meditation Ashram, Gurudev Siddha Peeth in India, for seven years, and spent a total of 14 years doing service, practicing, training in and teaching yoga in Siddha Meditation Ashrams worldwide. He received intensive training in the Iyengar system in New York City, practiced Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in India, and became one of the first certified Anusara Yoga teachers, producing three highly respected books on asana, pranayama and yoga philosophy. His work has since taken him beyond the confines of the Anusara system.

His further expansion in learning is reflected in his latest and most in-depth work, ‘Yoga as Therapy,’ which is truly one of the most comprehensive, innovative and useful treatments of the structural aspect of yoga therapy available. Moreover, for a year he has been a regular columnist for Yoga+ Magazine (formerly Yoga International, published by the Himalayan Institute), writing the ‘Asana Solutions’ column that addresses specific therapeutic problems. He is at the highest level of certification with Yoga Alliance, ERYT-500, and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Doug’s teaching is rooted in a vast and inclusive perspective of study and practice that honors the insights of the many streams of wisdom that flow into the river of yoga.

Doug teaches Yoga Therapy for the Yoga University. MORE INFORMATION
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Joe Barnett ERYT-500

About Joe Barnett, E-RYT 500,  Senior Student of Paul Grilley

Joe Barnett, E-RYT 500, has been teaching for over a decade. He travels nationally and internationally year round, teaching many styles of movement and has certifications in Yang (Vinyasa) Yoga, Yin Yoga and Acro Yoga.

His main focus of study is Functional Anatomy for Yoga and all forms of movement. Joe is a senior student of Paul Grilley, a true Yoga Scientist who is largely responsible for the current rise in the popularity of Yin Yoga and Functional Alignment. Joe is also the teaching assistant for Paul Grilley's teacher trainings. Using Paul's Taoist analysis of yoga and the body, Joe travels teaching teachers how to understand and feel the full range of motion of their joints and their students joints; and how to use this wisdom to effectively and therapeutically build the postures in yoga.


Joe teaches Yin Yoga and Acro Yoga workshops and trainings for the Yoga University of Florida.

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Roger Cole


Roger Cole, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized, certified Iyengar yoga teacher trained at the Iyengar Yoga Institutes in San Francisco and Pune, India. He is also an accomplished scientist educated at Stanford University and the University of California, with specialties in the science of relaxation, sleep, and circadian rhythms.

Roger has practiced yoga since 1975 and taught since 1980. He has been featured in five of Yoga Journal’s asana calendars, co-organized two Iyengar yoga conventions, and authored dozens of articles on yoga teaching, practice, biology and therapeutics, including Yoga Journal's Anatomy Column, Master Class Column and Ask Our Expert Column, Yoga International's Asana Solutions Column, and special feature articles on the prevention of yoga injuries, the physiology of stress, relief from back pain, and the science of keeping your balance. He has trained thousands of yoga teachers and taught yoga as a healing art to physicians, physical therapists, medical students and patients.

Roger’s classes can be vigorous or profoundly restful, but they always teach safe and exceptionally effective posture and breathing techniques in a low-pressure atmosphere. They provide a wealth of practical information and a produce a richly rewarding experience. He offers weekly classes in Del Mar, California, and conducts workshops throughout the U.S. and abroad. His specialties include yoga teacher training, yoga anatomy, yoga physiology, restorative yoga, and promotion of better sleep.

Roger teaches teacher trainings for the Yoga University of Florida and Altamonte Springs Yoga.

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Workshop Presenters

David Regelin

 

A Yoga practice can refine and elevate our sense of self, harmonize and strengthen our constitution, and transcribe the body's language. Through practice and study, most notably with Nevine Michaan, David has a method of teaching that relates the depth, skill, relevancy and practicality that a mindful yoga practice has to offer. David contributes to the evolution of modern yoga practice, and inspires a revolution in the minds and hearts of its practitioners. For more please visit www.davidregelinyoga.com

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Jeff Welch


Jeff first stepped into a yoga class at the YMCA in 2002 as a supplement to a rigorous workout routine involving weight training and cardio. Eventually, what became a passing interest developed into a complete lifestyle change that resulted not only in increased physical strength, agility and flexibility, but also diet, confidence an overall awareness of the world around him. Since then, he has been practicing regularly and has traveled all over the world (including India) to study with many different teachers. The list includes Petri Raisanen, David Swenson (from whom he took teacher training), David Williams, Nancy Gilgoff, Paul Dallaghan, Casey Palmer, Tim Fledmann, Kino MacGregor, Lewis Rothlein, Krista Shirley, Kamal Singh, Karen Stillwell, and many others. Jeff's goal when teaching is to provide space, compassion and love for students to develop their own relationship with themselves and the world around them via the tools of breath, consciousness and connection, regardless of ability or disability.


Jeff teaches Ashtanga Workshops for Yoga University of Florida and Altamonte Springs Yoga. Next Ashtanga Workshop January 19 & 20, 2013 MORE INFORMATION

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