First and foremost to my Guru and teacher, Maharajii. For his unconditional love and great example of living a life in service of humanity, untiringly uplifting, sharing and giving to all people in need. Treating people from all walks of life equally, from presidents to beggars, in his natural joyous way.


Andrew Cohen, for ignition and inspiration to move beyond.

Henning Daverne, for insights on meditation and the life spiritual.

Glenn Ceresoli, for intense yoga training and knowledge.

B.K.S. Iyengar, for yoga training and hot temper!

Yolanda Vazquez, for introducing me to the yoga of Iyengar.

Ramesh Balsekar, for satsang.




Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Sri Patanjali and his view on the nature of mind

The Dalai Lama

Deepak Chopra

Father Thomas Keating

Andrew Cohen


T.K.V. Desikachar

B.K.S. Iyengar

Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh and his students:

Swami Chidananda

Swami Satchidananda

Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Swami Venkatesananda