Phone Number:800-346-5350 or 530-478-7518
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Expanding Light Retreat
14618 Tyler Foote Rd.Nevada City, CA, 95959
One of our most popular teachers for the last eight years, Diksha McCord is a minister, counselor, Ananda Yoga Teacher Trainer, Level 2 Hatha Yoga teacher, Raja Yoga teacher and co-director of the Meditation Teacher Training program. Diksha, a native Israeli who came to the U.S. in 1990, is a powerful and dynamic woman who has shared yoga postures and yogic teachings across the United States, in Canada and Europe.
Diksha teaches many different courses at The Expanding Light. She is also an outstanding chef and very knowledgeable about the yogic diet and Ayurveda, an Indian system of natural health and healing. She is the author of Global Kitchen and Vegetarian Cooking For Starters. This coming February, Diksha and her husband Gyandev will be leading an Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India.
A multi-talented woman, gifted in both intelligence and intuition, Diksha brings a broad and eclectic background to her teaching. She has a B.S. in Biology from Hebrew University and worked in the Neurobiology Department at the Medical School of Jerusalem for four years conducting research on the effects of alcohol on the brain. Also an accomplished artist who received numerous awards for her work, Diksha spent three years in a Master's program in Fine Arts at Kyoto Art University in Japan. Diksha imbues her teaching with a keen mind, heart, spirit, and humor. Above all, she awakens in her students their own inner wisdom and the will to make positive changes in their lives.
“Sharing Yoga’s universal teachings with others is my true joy. I have found eternal truths and practical guidance on how to live in this world, and I want to help others find the same so they can experience joy and peace in this chaotic world. As I teach, I share with my students in a spirit of love and respect. I feel that I learn as much from them as they learn from me. It is beautiful, mutual experience of giving and receiving.”
Classes Taught by Diksha in 2011
December 27 - January 12 New Year Renewal: Relax, Recharge, Refocus
January 9-February 2 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training
January 28-January 30 Make Your Spirituality Practical
February 10-February 22 Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India
March 18-March 27 Meditation Teacher Training
March 27-Arpil 24 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training
May 8-May 14 Ananda Radiant Health Training
July 8-July17 Meditation Teacher Training 1
July 17-August 14 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training
August 3-September 6 Essence of the Bhagavad Gita
October23-November 20 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training
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