Our Team

 

 

Empowering You as we inspire wellness for everyday living.

 

John Gonsalves

Co-founder, Teacher & Bodywork Therapist

John’s Spiritual journey began around age 16, when he felt drawn towards a deeper understanding of the Self and of Life.  Through meditation, yoga and other spiritual practices, his interest in subjects like consciousness, energy and spiritual living only deepened.

With an M. Phil., and also certified in a combination of disciplines like Yoga and Meditation, Acupressure, Thai Reflexology and Thai Yoga Bodywork, John continues to explore healing arts in its various forms. He brings a warm blend of expertise, wisdom and vision to the path of personal and spiritual growth, as he inspires wellness for everyday living.  In all this, he still creates time to enjoy music, reading, driving and nature.

Yolanda Gonsalves

Co-founder, Life Coach & Transpersonal Therapist

Yolanda’s path unfolded and transitioned, after two decades in the corporate world.  Her ability to tune-in to energy, complemented by a keen awareness of her own guidance, led her into the world of wellness and metaphysics.

With a Masters in Counseling and trained as a Life Coach and Transpersonal Therapist, she integrates her life experiences with learned skills to teach, uplift and facilitate adults and children, on their wellness journey.  Her philosophy that we are leading-edge creators of our own lives, keeps her in balance, when helping clients learn how to deliberately create their own life experiences. She also keeps herself in alignment with music, gardening, reading and her venture – Palate Perks.

Padmini Menon

Alexander Technique Teacher

Padmini Menon was an English Teacher, before she trained to be an Alexander Technique Teacher at the Brighton Alexander Technique College, UK for 3 years. 

She has been teaching the Technique in Bangalore since 2008, working with people from all walks of life, and all age groups. Some come for lessons because of problems like RSI, chronic back, neck or shoulder pain. Others are performers who want to either deal with a problem, or learn how to perform with greater ease and power. Still others come simply because they want to develop a greater sense of well-being. She has conducted Alexander Technique classes and workshops in Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad. She has also taught an Alexander Technique Introductory course to second year students at the National School of Drama, Delhi.

Manjunath

Tok Sen & Thai Yoga Therapist

Manjunath is an Internationally certified Fitness trainer, Sports performance coach, Kettlebell and Barefoot Trainer, Tok Sen & Thai Yoga Bodywork Therapist.  He comes with a combined experience of over 12 years, working with students and adults in athletics coaching, fitness training, and bodywork therapy.   His core areas of focus are fitness, stamina, core strength building, flexibility, performance, endurance, functional and conditioning workout. His greatest satisfaction comes from seeing others happy, healthy and fit.  Besides regular exercise, workouts and weight training to keep himself in balance and harmony, he also enjoys music, trekking, riding and adventure.

Priyanca Pai

Pilates Instructor

Priyanca trained in Stott Pilate from Zone Pilate in Bangalore and has been practising and teaching Mat pilates for the last 5 years. Her classes focus on a core workout, concentrating on the abdominals, and increasing the mobility in the spine and improving body alignment.  She has also designed a program called Aqua Pilates, which helps participants in activating their core, working with alignment and recovery from injury while in water.

Her journey in the field of movement began a decade ago, which led to her graduating as a Creative Arts Therapist in 2012. She is also a Contemporary Dancer, and a licensed AustSwim Instructor.

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