Nafeeah Kim is the founding director of Shiva Sai Mandir and Shiva Sai Mandir’s Center for Vedic and Yogic Studies. Nafeeah has been studying and teaching Vedic science for over 40 years. She has personally instructed over 3,000 people in meditation.
As a pioneer of Ayurved for this region, she established Denver’s first Panchakarma clinic in the early eighties. She is trained as an Ayurvedic Doula and woman’s health facilitator.
As a Vedic artist, she creates sacred art that is collected internationally and offers art programs to students of all ages.
She offers regular classes, pujas and initiations.
Channing Johnson was raised in a family of meditation teachers. He attended his first meditation retreat at age three and began his personal meditation practice at age four. He has years of yogic study and practice in India.
By age nineteen, he was teaching advanced principles of meditation to professional adults. Channing has been teaching locally and regionally offering workshops and seminars for 14 years. Channing is the co-director of Shiva Sai Mandir.
Yamajit (John C. Mayer BS, MA) was initiated into the path of Kriya Yoga in 2006 at the Chausathi Yogini Temple in Varanasi, India. He is author of Kali Meditation, Books I and II, available on Amazon Kindle. Practices shared during these gatherings will be featured in Book III of the series. Yamajit is also founder and pujari of Chamunda Mandir Temple, which is scheduled to resume operations at the end of this year. You may contact Yamajit with any questions by calling 303-475-5706 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hukum Singh Khalsa has been teaching Kundalini Yoga at Shiva Sai Mandir for five years. Hukum brings knowledge, discipline and joy to his students. His classes are a dynamic blend of postures, pranayam, mantra, music and meditation. He has been teaching and practicing Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan since 2003. His ongoing work as a classical pianist, music teacher, vocal coach and Ragi give Hukum’s classes a balanced practical and creative focus.
Máiréad Kerr is a certified teacher and healer in the lineage of Sri Kaleshwar and Shirdi Sai Baba. She has completed a comprehensive program of training at Soul University at Swami Kaleshwar’s Ashram in Penukonda, India. Mairead is originally from Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland and earned her degree in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ulster. She offers classes and Sai Shakti healings at Shiva Sai Mandir.
Saraphina Mesmer is a renowned yoga teacher. She has provided the core of instruction for Yogic Teacher Training programs in this area and has a personal following of hundreds of students. She has received advanced training during seven years of travel to India. She is certified to initiate her students into advanced meditation and healing practices.
Saraphina is a devoted kirtan musician and shares her musical ability in many yoga related venues. She teaches the Bhajan Class and assists with Vedic Studies at Shiva Sai Mandir.
Shiva Sai Mandir-Colorado, 1391 S. Pennsylvania Street, Denver, Colorado 80210