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The Yoga Instructor's Background Information

Helen L. Barnett, Master Yogi/Yoga Therapist is a certified Yoga Instructor by Swami Vivekananda Kendra, now known as S VYASA, Bangalore, India. She has over 500 hours of training.

Helen also trained with Yogi Hari of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl - Hatha, Sivananda, Sampoorna and Asthanga Yoga totaling 200 hours of training.

Other basic training includes Pranic Healing and Art of Living with Yogi Sudhir Parikh. She has had exposure to Kriya Yoga with Yogi Sudhir Parikh.

Helen trained for Yoga Therapy for Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, Arthritis, Low Back Pain, Knee Pain, Pregnancy and Self-management of Excessive Tension (a stress reduction program) with Yogi Sudhir Parikh, Sri N. V. Raghuram, and Drs. Bhasker and Rita Jhaveri in affiliation with S VYASA (Swami Vivekananda Research Foundation). She provides workshops for any of these ailments including Stress Management and Yoga.

Additional studies include Vinyasa Yoga (flow of movements), Lyengar (carefully aligning the body using straps, blocks and pillows), Kripalu (learning the poses, holding the poses and combining them into a kind of meditation in motion), Kundalini (working with the chakras), Yoga on the Ball, Pilates, and Yogalates and 34 hours Les Mells Training.

Helen is a certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Leader. She is also trained in Ballet, Reiki, Tai Chi Qigong, Martial Arts, and music.

She is CPR and AED certified and a member of Southern Maryland Yoga Association and registered with California Yoga Teachers Association.

Teaching Experience includes Yoga, Pilates, Healing Moves (Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Kick Boxing, Power Band Routine, Curves Circuit Training, Free Weights, Tubing, etc.) She has over twelve years and 5,000 hours of teaching experience.

Unlike other forms of physical exercise, yoga has something for everyone. No one is excluded. For more information, contact Nancy at 240.256.5652.


Hollywood Yoga & Fitness
24620 Three Notch Road • Hollywood, MD