Mercedes Stewart – USA, North Carolina (Kaivalyadhama Mentor)

Mercedes Stewart, CY.ED, CYAI has been a student of Shri O.P. Tiwari and his daughter Vartika since 1996. She received her training and certification from Kaivalyadhama in 2001. She has taught traditional yoga in a therapeutic style to include pranayama and meditation techniques, history, and philosophy for nearly 15 years.

Abhyasa training is held twice a year in Richlands/Jacksonville, North Carolina, at YogatheGarden. This 18-week course runs July - November & January - May. It is local and non-residential.

Mercedes travels annually to Kaivalyadhama in December with any U.S. students wishing to do abhyasa training in India "directly from the source."

(Contact Mercedes Stewart at 910.382.6096.)

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