Programs for youths, adults and the marginalized people living with HIV/Aids and pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya
- Kundalini Beyond Borders
- Teaching or serving economically disadvantaged individuals
John is a trained contemporary dancer who arrived in the world of yoga practice in 2009. Six years later, John has become an experienced registered yoga teacher with diverse certifications, skills and experiences. He has completed his 200hr teacher training with the Africa yoga project (under the methodology of Baptist power vinyasa yoga), has become a certified yoga alliance and KRI certified kundalini yoga teacher and is a certified AYFIT (Acro-yoga) teacher. He also works with children with various disabilities both from his community and various NGOs.
He is very passionate about the combination of yoga, art and dance and its benefits for self-expression and self transformation. He took this a step further by becoming trained as an art and yoga therapist.
He founded Yogartec company in which he hosts art and yoga therapy workshops across Nairobi, Kenya. He is working with local disadvantaged communities and as well as members of his own community as a volunteer, sharing the practice of Kundalini Yoga for free to the disadvantaged groups e.g. People living with HIV/Aids, pregnant women and children. John’s classes are enjoyable, thoughtfully and artistically designed to have a therapeutic effect for the students participating. The grant money from Kundalini Beyond Borders will allow him to expand his services throughout Nairobi and make Kundalini Yoga accessible to so many in vulnerable populations.