Nischala Joy Devi is a masterful and compassionate teacher. She is highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. She was a monastic disciple of Sri Swami Satchidanandaji for over 20 years and has studied with other masters in India and worldwide. She developed the Yoga portion of the landmark research in pioneering Yoga for life threatening diseases, Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease and Commonweal Cancer Help Program, and created Yoga of the Heart® certification course for teachers and health professionals. Additionally she created “Healing Relationships,” a Yoga Therapy training to enhance intuition and assessment skills for Yoga Therapists.
Nischala Devi serves on the Advisory Council for International Association of Yoga Therapists. She is the author of several CDs, and books, The Healing Path of Yoga and The Secret Power of Yoga: A Woman’s Guide to the Heart and Spirit of the Yoga Sutras and the award winning audio book of The Secret Power of Yoga. Nischala Devi’s teachings reflect a heart-centered perspective of spirituality and scripture. Understanding the need for more love and compassion in today’s world, The Namaste Effect, her most recent book, explores a heart-centered way of living through the mystical chakras.