Chetana first studied yoga in India, discovering ashram life from 17 years old before meeting her guru at 21 and living at www.amritapuri.org where she studied all aspects of bhakti yoga, karma yoga & Jana ,and raja yoga.
Since 1999 Chetana has trained as a yoga teacher & continues further education in yoga , having trained in Sivananda yoga, moksha yoga, vinyasa flow, Ashtanga vinyasa, hatha yoga, restorative yoga therapy.
Chetana now teaches internationally though is based in a home yoga shala in Hove, East Sussex. She offers various healing techniques and has facilitated a thriving well-being practice since 1999.
Sharing the teachings of yoga is Chetana’s joy & devoted passion. She sees Yoga as a way of life, living in present moment awareness from the perspective of Oneness. Her classes weave various Yoga traditions together and infuse this eight-fold path into our daily lives. Her teaching brings meditative insight into feeling from within each posture, opening a dialogue with our bodies and energy system to deeply listen to what’s arising and allowing a healing transmutation to take place.
Chetana is professionally trained in the following Yoga traditions:
– Restorative Yoga Therapy
– Hatha yoga
– Vinyasa flow
– Ashtanga Vinyasa
– Partner Yoga
As well as focussing on the Yoga asanas (physical postures), Chetana incorporates Thai Yoga massage, acupressure and the ancient ayurvedic wisdom of Yoga therapy. She also blends the practice of Bhakti yoga with devotional chanting and sound healing meditations. Following the Raja yoga tradition Chetana teaches Advaita Vedanta self-inquiry meditiation and awareness techniques for self-realisation.
In 2011 Chetana became an Acroyoga teacher, offering dynamic workshops in Acrobatics & Acro-therapeutics (inversion massage in the air ) & Partner Yoga.
She shares her workshops & retreats according to the group dynamic and theme of each retreat. The aim is always to support physiological well being, physical adjustments and re-alignments, to nurture the health & spiritual needs of each individual.
Chetana teaches regular classes in Brighton and Hove, as well as ongoing workshops and retreats. She also trains Thai Yoga massage practitioners.