Jeenal Mehta the Co-founder, Director and Teacher of Wise Living Yoga Academy and has been conducting Yoga Teacher Training courses & Workshops in India, South Asia (Hong Kong, Thailand, Bali) and South America (Brazil) along with her husband Daniel Fonseca.
Born in a traditional Indian family Jeenal grew up living and practicing the life of Yoga and has experienced Yoga as a lifestyle since childhood. Later in her early 20’s she studied traditional Yoga at The Yoga Institute in India with her Gurus Hansaji and Dr. Jayadeva, where she met her husband Daniel who is also a disciple of Hansaji and Dr. Jayadeva and a sincere yoga practitioner and teacher. For many years she was actively involved in imparting Yoga education at the Yoga Teacher Training courses at The Yoga Institute, Mumbai which is the world’s oldest Yoga organization.
In her carrer as a Yoga teacher, Jeenal has also taught and empowered children, teenagers and senior citizens with Yoga Education & Therapy and trained several adults with challenging history of obesity, diabetes, arthritis, hypertension and postural disorders, etc. She is also a motivating counselor for weight management, stress, anxiety, depression, life and relationship problems and has also trained several people for anti-smoking and an addiction-free lifestyle with Yoga.
Apart from her professional skills, Jeenal is a truly passionate animal activist, cooker mixing principles of Ayruveda and Veganism, she teaches Yoga also spreading ecological awareness, yoga health diet and vegetarianism. She is motivated by Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and other great personalities and aims to bring sustainable and ethical development in the society and our education system through Yoga.
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