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Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing, and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for more than 35 years, with an emphasis on Vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation. Tara is the senior... Read More
Guest Yoga Instructor
Tara Stiles is the founder of Strala, the school for yoga, tai chi, and traditional Chinese medicine. Thousands of Guides lead Strala classes, widely known for their easy-going uplifting approach, around the world in studios, gyms, and health clubs, and... Read More
Tara Stiles is the founder of Strala Yoga, a revolutionary approach to healing through movement. Thousands of guides are leading Strala classes around the globe in partner studios, gyms, and clubs. Strala has been illustrated in a case study by Harvard... Read More
Guest Speaker
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, founder and spiritual director of Ligmincha International, is one of only a few masters of the Bön Dzogchen tradition presently living in the West. An accomplished scholar in the Bön Buddhist textual traditions of philosophy,... Read More
Director of Chopra Center Certifications, Vedic Educator
Teresa Long is the Director of the Chopra Center Certification Programs. She oversees all of the Chopra Center’s certification programs and is the connection to the global network of worldwide certified instructors. She is a certified Vedic Educator,... Read More
Certified Instructor: Yoga
Teri Arenz lives in Encinitas, Ca. She is double certified as a yoga instructor in Interdisciplinary Yoga and Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga and has been teaching for 6 years. She is also a massage therapist licensed as a  Holistic Health Practioner (H.H.P.).... Read More
A multiethnic group with an average roster of 200 members, the Agape International Choir began with a 30-voice holiday season presentation in December of 1988. With the combined writing and composing talents of music director, Rickie Byars, and founding... Read More
Your Path to Wellness Begins Here The Chopra Center, founded in 1996 by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., is the premier provider of experiences, education, teacher trainings, and products that improve the health and well-being of body, mind, and... Read More
This article was written as a combined effort of the editors for Chopra.com and the Chopra Centered Lifestyle community. The editors take advantage of the wisdom and knowledge at the Chopra Center through access to Master Educators, Program Developers, and... Read More
Theo Koffler is the founder and executive director of Mindfulness Without Borders, a non-profit organization that focuses on advancing Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and mindfulness in educational, healthcare, and corporate settings. Mindfulness Without... Read More

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