About the Director

Eileen Muir, DirectorEileen Muir began her yoga training in 1969 at the age of 13, and her studies led her to India, China and Japan. She has been devoted to studying and teaching yoga, having studied Iyengar yoga with the most senior Iyengar teachers, including Mary Dunn, Manouso Manos, Patricia Walden, since 1983. In addition to being a Yoga Alliance certified teacher, Eileen is also an AOBTA – certified instructor of Five Element Shiatsu and teaches a 200-hour yoga teacher training, a 500-hour advanced yoga teacher training, and a 500-hour 5 element Shiatsu certification program.

Eileen has been practicing Vipassana Meditation for over 25 years. Since 2004, she has been studying and meditating with Adyashanti. Her teachers are Nisargadatta Maharaj and Adyashanti. Nisargardatta was teaching in Bombay, India in the form of Advaita Vedanta.  She believes Adyashanti is the living embodiment of the teachings of Nisargadatta.

Eileen’s teaching is infused with the passion and understanding that comes from her commitment to yoga as a spiritual path to relieve suffering. Each class is an exploration into stillness, moving from gross to subtle while gently penetrating the layers of our Being. She brings compassion and vitality to her classes along with close attention to every student. A native of Scotland, Eileen also brings a lively Celtic spirit and humor to her teaching.

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Eileen is a certified yoga therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

 

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OM: http://video.about.com/hinduism/How-to-Chant-Om.htm

Pranayama: http://video.about.com/hinduism/How-to-Practice-Pranayama.htm

Karma: http://video.about.com/hinduism/What-Is-Karma-.htm?nl=1