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Ananda Healing Center

Ananda Healing Center is a yoga center in San Cristobal de las Casas offering Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga, meditation, Prenatal yoga, and Reiki.

Instructors 4

Julia Weidner

Julia is a professional nurse and psychotherapist and certified in Hatha and Ashtanga yoga with more than eight years of experience as a multilevel instructor. Her main focus is the human anatomy, which she applies to yoga practice.

Maria Fernanda Sanchez

Certified in Hatha Yoga in Rishikesh India(200YA) and Pre-natal Yoga (85YA) she founded BhaktiKriya Yoga Mexico and the Pre-natal Yoga School MamaYogui YA. In 2011 she received the blessing to teach BhaktiKriya Yoga from her teacher Babhu Sadhu in Tiruvannamalai, India. She is also a Certified Osho Counseller by the Center in Pune, India. She has been teaching Yoga and Meditation for over 10 years in Mexico, India and Malaysia.

John Vincent Shrader

John was 20 years old when he first discovered yoga. He took his first Ashtanga classes in 2007 in Japan. John has taken three 500-hour teacher training courses over the years in different styles and has studied with several senior Ashtanga teachers. He has been to Mysore, India, to practice with Sharath Jois. Along with Sharath Jois, John continues to study the advanced series A and B of Ashtanga yoga under the guidance of two certified teachers, David Gariggues and Sharmila Desai.

Mauricio Babilonia

Since 1993 he started training in contemporary dance, capoeira, rock climbing and started practicing Asana in 1999 with Dharma Mittra students in Mexico City. He did an Ashtanga Vinyasa, Pranayama and Meditation based 9 month teacher training course with Yoga Arts in Byron Bay where he also had Iyengar, Yoga Therapy, Flow and Hatha Yoga teachers. His practice and teaching aims at the integration of the main elements of these different lineages. He later took up Vipassana Meditation, Traditional Thai Yoga Massage and Kung-Fu while teaching in Asia since 2005.

Reviews 5

Tamarie Prewitt

from United States, March 2018

Fabulous instructors in a wonderful location

Maude Guévin

from Canada, November 2017


The energy and all the support !! It was very authentic, I recommend it to everyone. I learned way much more than I expected !

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El profesorado de Yoga en Ananda Healing Center, fue una experiencia hermosa. Los facilitadores, Julia, Mauricio y Maria son personas increíbles y muy talentosas, aprendí muchísimo e hice muy buenos amigos. San Cristóbal de las Casas es un lugar mágico. Best experience ever!

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