In Touch Interviews with Suzanna Ran, Founder of Yoga Therapy OM
Written by pennygolden on June 1, 2015
In Touch Interviews. Suzanna Ran founder of Yoga Therapy OM, will join us to discuss the FIRST International Day of Yoga coming up June 21st 2015 and the launch of the Yoga Therapy 2020 Initiative. Yoga Therapy meets the 21st century with Measured Yoga Therapy using Electro-Photonic Imaging to guide the yoga therapist to the blockage and the application of yoga and ayurveda practices to remove them. Learn how this was applied with great success with diabetes, COPD, Chronic Head Aches, Obstructive Sleep Apnea and other diseases. Call in to discuss how you or someone you know might be a part of an upcoming study as a participant or a yoga therapist trainee.
Suzanna Ran, B.S.Ed., A.P., E-RYT 500, is a Yoga Therapist, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Ayurvedic Practitioner, with four decades experience in yoga, fitness, wellness and Ayurveda. Her active (rajasic) nature proved very strong, which led to her first career in fitness and wellness, in the U.S., England and Israel. She designed and conducted Isreal’s first Aerobic Instructor Training and Certification program at the prestigious Wingate Institute in 1983.
She returned to the study of yoga as a means of healing from injury and illness after nearly 30 years of intense physical activity. She received her RYT200 just one year after a diagnosis of M.S. and degenerative disc disease and became a teacher of Ashtanga Primary Series and Vinyasa Yoga at the Center for Yoga in West Bloomfield, Michigan. She also assisted Jonny Kest with his Yoga Teacher Training program.
She received her RYT500 in Yoga Therapy with Ananda Seva Mission in Santa Rosa, California in 2007 then earned a Certification in Yoga of the Heart® for cardiac patients from Abundant Wellbeing in 2008 and the LIfeForce Yoga Practitioner Level 1 for Yoga and Depression in 2010. In 2011, she studied with DeAnna Batdorff and received an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certification through the dhyana Center for Health Sciences in Sebastapol, California. She has also received additional training in Yoga Anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff and Structural Yoga Therapy and Ayur-Yoga Therapy with Mukunda Stiles, completing more than 1000 hours of study in Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda.
Suzanna sees private yoga therapy clients in her home studio and teacher public yoga classes at the Sports Clubs in West Bloomfield and Novi, Michigan. She also conducts a Yoga Alliance approved 200 hour Yoga Therapy Immersion Training in her home studio and is under contract with the University of Michigan, Department of Kinesiology, to provide Yoga Teacher Training programs and workshops through UMove Fitness. Please visit, www.yogatherapy-om.com for more information or to contact Suzanna.