North Central Florda YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929 - [website][email][events][posts]
Chaya~Sharon Heller; BA, CAP, LMT, IYT, E-RYT500 and Sr. Kripalu Instructor, is a Professional Dance Educator, Performer, and Choreographer, who taught at NYU and NYC Dance Studios, and worked with dance masters, Savion Glover, Gregory Hines, Brenda Bufalino and The American Tap Dance Orchestra, and appeared in several Broadway Musicals. Chaya is also an Integrative Medicine Wellness Educator and Practitioner at UF Health Shands Hospital. She is a Certified Holistic Health Educator, Ayurvedic Practitioner, and Yoga Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist and Author. She presents at Kripalu, Omega, and Canyon Ranch and received her BA from Queen’s College in Home Economics; Food and Nutrition, and was a dietitian at St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC. Her Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy Certifications include Kripalu, Krishnamamcharya’s Yoga Mandiram, and Integrative Yoga Therapy, plus advanced studies with Dr. Vasant Lad and Dr. Partap Chauhan in the US and India, and she is featured in Kripalu Yoga; On and Off the Mat and Yoga International Magazine. For over 30 years, Chaya has worked with groups and individuals to unlock the human healing and creative potential.