• *Nischala Joy Devi
    *Nischala Joy Devi
    Lead Instructor

    NISCHALA JOY DEVI is a masterful teacher and healer. For many years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. Her dynamic delivery and deep inner conviction empower each individual, allowing the teachings to expand beyond boundaries and limitations of any one tradition enabling her to touch people’s hearts.

    She was graced to spend over 25 years as a monastic disciple with the world-renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidanandaji, receiving his direct guidance and teachings. She also was blessed with teachings from great Yoga masters in US, India and worldwide.

    Originally trained in Western medicine, she began to blend western medicine with Yoga, offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease, and co-founded the award-winning Commonweal Cancer Help Program. Her book “The Healing Path of Yoga,” and her Abundant WellBeing Audio Series expresses these teachings.

    With her knowledge of yoga and her experience in assisting those with life-threatening diseases (particularly people with heart disease and cancer), she created Yoga of the Heart®, a training and certification program for Yoga teachers and health professionals designed to adapt Yoga practices to the special needs of that population.

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  • Date: Sep 16 2024
Soul of Yoga


Soul of Yoga
Encinitas, California


Sep 16 2024

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History of Yoga

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the origins of Yoga, delving into the rich history that traces its roots back to the Vedic era. Students will gain a profound insight into the great masters who played pivotal roles in disseminating this ancient practice to a broader audience, bridging the gap from its inception in Vedic history to its relevance in contemporary times. Through a thorough examination of historical contexts and key figures, participants will develop a profound understanding of Yoga’s evolution and its enduring significance.

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