GURUS AND LINEAGE
Discover the lineage of teachers that have taught and inspired Rachel throughout her Yoga journey
Dr. Nc – Yoga Therapy
Dr. N. Chandrasekaran, a long time student of T.K.V. Desikachar. MBBS has been an active practitioner of allopathic medicine for the last 28 years. A deep interest in Vedanta brought him to yoga and he has been a yoga teacher and therapist for over 18 years. He has provided private consultation and designed individual therapy courses for more than 10,000 people covering a whole range of health problems.
His experience in allopathic medicine, together with his passion for the healing process of yoga helped him create a powerful form of therapeutic yoga. His yoga therapy is truly holistic, blending the modern Western medical system with the time-tested Eastern heritage. Through his mastery of this powerful combination he has the rare privilege of being acknowledged as an authority in yoga therapy by many senior yoga therapists all over the world.
He has travelled extensively, and conducts seminars and continuous education programmes for senior teachers all over the world.
Katie Rose – Advanced Jivamukti Teacher
Katie is an advanced level Jivamukti Yoga Teacher and a teacher of Ayurveda. She is also qualified in Kundalini Yoga and as a doula (childbirth support person) and holds the highest possible accreditations with both Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia. She has been teaching yoga for over 20 years.
Katie’s passion is in yogic philosophy and the seasonal practices of sadhana – bringing devotion and a sense of the sacred to everyday life, as well as compassion for animals and a deep reverence for nature. Katie is a published author of several books including the recent ‘Mindful Living’.
She is the mother of four boys and lives with them in Sydney’s Inner West.
Sri Krishnamacharya believed that Yoga was India's greatest gift to the world. He also refused anyone to call him a Guru or even a Yogi.
Sharon & David Gannon
Sharon and David are Katie’s teachers and founders of Jivamukti Yoga. Rachel has attended two immersions led by Sharon & David.
Recognised worldwide as a Yoga teacher, former engineer, was his Fathers student and colleague. In 1976 he founded The KYM in Chennai.
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