Jun 2, 2021
We are thrilled to introduce today’s guest, Tanya Boigenzahn.
Tanya is the founder and director of Devanadi School of Yoga & Wellness, and is an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist, Thai Yoga Bodywork Practitioner, and Reiki Master with an emphasis in Tantra, Sri Vidya, Buddhism, and Somatic healing. She is honored to be one of the first ParaYoga® Level 3 Teachers and Certified Four Desires Trainers in the world and is a lifetime seeker and student. Tanya travels often as a guest teacher and leads retreats internationally.
Tanya’s transformative work as a teacher is to empower people with authentic and time-tested tools and teachings to help experience the sacred and reach their highest potential with faith and skill. With 30+ years of practice, she is a multi-certified yoga teacher honored to be a student of Yogarupa Rod Stryker, Indu Arora, and Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Pichest Boonthamme as well as others.
Using her holistic background to help deepen students’ knowledge of traditional healing and wisdom practices, Tanya is also a registered Instructor with Thai Healing Alliance International (THAI), and offers one of the only multi-level certification programs to learn the art of Thai Yoga Bodywork outside of Thailand.
In 2013, Tanya was selected by Origin Magazine as one of the top 100 Yogis Changing the World in their “Powerful Leaders” issue. She is also affiliated with the Himalayan Institute and is a featured teacher on www.yogainternational.com.
Annually, she offers intensives and retreats to Thailand, India, Costa Rica and other areas in the world.
During today’s conversation Tanya shares her inspirational story about how she healed herself during college from a mystery illness that was significantly impacting her quality of life. Frustrated by the lack of answers she received from her medical community, she started listening to her body and took control of her health, which is where her yoga journey began. Tanya shares that when you go within to see your patterns and learn how to trust your inner voice that you can step into your true authentic self and experience joy.
She shares her tips on how to trust your inner voice and use your inner compass to gain clarity so that you can show up with joy and gratitude every day.
Tanya talks about Ayurveda philosophies and how you can apply them to your yoga practice as well her daily rituals. This episode contains so much knowledge and inspiration for both the yogi and non-yogis alike.
Resources Tanya mentions:
-Get familiar with the 5 elements
-Take an Ayurvedic quiz and learn your dosha here.
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