YOGYAM'S FOUNDER YOGACHARYA VINEETA SHARMA
MSc Yoga, Certified Yoga Therapist
Born in the beautiful and spiritual Himalayas of India, Vineeta Sharma embodies the essence of both yoga and spirituality. From her childhood in Shimla to her youth & adult years in New Delhi, Vineeta has been practicing yoga not only as part of her daily life, but as an integral part of her heritage and culture.
Yoga is in her blood, inspired by her own mother who wrote books on spirituality and taught yoga based on Bhagavad Gita.
Vineeta takes her students on a journey deep into one’s spiritual being. While her yoga journey began in childhood, it was after suffering at the hands of domestic violence that deepened her faith in the healing powers of yoga.
Acharya Vineeta is in a rare group of people around the world who have received their Master of Science degree in Yoga, specializing in yoga therapy. Vineeta was honored in her native India with the esteemed title of Acharaya, given to a Hindu spiritual teacher well-versed in the sacred writings of her native land.
She has attained the highest level of certification as a Reiki Grandmaster in her native India. Vineeta conducts reiki healing sessions & trainings on a regular basis.
In 2010, Vineeta travelled to Shanghai, China to become certified as a teacher of Tai Chi.
YOGA THERAPIST & YOGA LIFE COACH
Over the years, Vineeta has brightened many peoples lives. She is held in high regard by the many who have gained tremendous health benefits from taking personalized coaching with her. She is an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist and a member of IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists).
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THE BEGINNING OF YogYam
Having moved to Canada in 2009, Vineeta has been sharing her wealth of Yogic knowledge she carries with her from the eastern part of the world. Settling in Nova Scotia, Acharaya Vineeta is the founder of YogYam, a yoga therapy center that promotes healing & deepening of one’s level of self-awareness through yogic science.
You have an opportunity to learn from one of the finest as she conducts her workshops throughout Atlantic Canada.
In 2014, Vineeta launched her Yoga Teacher Training program in Sydney, NS.
She offers therapeutic Yoga classes in Sydney for local residents and Cancer Hospital patients.
In addition, she also conducts Yoga Therapy classes for school children with special needs in co-ordination with the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board.
Vineeta is an award-winning businesswoman, having received the 2012 Newcomer Award at the Women in Business Awards in her new home of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has also introduced yoga & meditation classes, workshops & lectures to growing audiences at organizations, employers and schools in Nova Scotia.
At Cape Breton Regional Hospital:
Vineeta has been regularly volunteering at Cape Breton Regional Hospital's Cancer Centre. As a volunteer, she provides Yoga Therapy and Reiki sessions for Cancer patients undergoing treatment.
She also speaks regularly at hospital events to bring awareness on natural healing practices for the patients as well as for the staff at the Cancer Hospital.
At the Healing Gardens:
Being a member of the local Garden Club, Vineeta has provided a helping hand toward maintaing the Healing Gardens in Sydney, NS.
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