Yogini Healing Arts Practitioner Reiki Master Teacher
Holistic Health Counselor Keeper of the Wise Womans' Tradition
Maureen (Parvati) Heil ERYT 500, RCYT; RALC, AYT; CRMT
Are you looking to become happier & healthier? Connect to yourself & spirit in a deeper way? Find more meaning in your life? You have come to the right place..........
Parvati came to the Healing Arts during the prolonged illness of a family member, and something shifted. she fell in love with the healing and opening she found, and want to share it with the world. She feels strongly that if you heal the Spirit, the Mind will follow, and if you heal the Mind, the Body will follow. This shows up in her open heart and the joy she brings. Parvati is energetic, passionate, and playful. She embodies love, devotion, and inner strength; she teaches from the wisdom of her true teacher-the Heart.
If you want to connect deeper to yourself, maximize well being, and let go of what is holding you back from experiencing your optimal self, come experience first hand the healing she brings.
Her tradition is in Inner Fire Yoga, a beautiful and traditional practice that encompasses not just asana, but the deeper aspects of yoga and the Chakra system, and is meant to awaken the light within our Spirit. Using Ayurvedic principle, yoga posture, breath work, meditation, mantra, and her intuitive skill to reach each student & client individually to assist them to deepen in their practice and find balance & healing in their lives off and on the mat, Maureen has studied extensively with Shiva Das, as well as Ed Zadlo "Acharya Premanand", David Newman and others and it reflects in her teaching style.
She is deeply immersed in the traditional path of the Wise Woman & Divine Feminine, teachings of the eight limbs of Yoga, Ayurveda, and sees everything as Sacred. Maureen is an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist & Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, graduating from the American Institute for Vedic Studies Program through Dr. David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri), and is a member of AAPNA.
A Reiki Master , a blogger, artist, and social activist, and has traveled recently to Haiti to bring relief through art and yoga to the children there, and is the Coordinator of Go Give Yoga Appalachia with the Go Give Yoga Foundation, and is in the slow process of birthing her first book. In her "past life", she was the director and teacher at a non-profit cooperative preschool; she now brings children, as well as their families to the joys of yoga, working with them through song, movement, fun, and relaxation to come to a peaceful place in this stress filled world. She is the Lead Teacher & Mentor through Philadelphia's Yogachild Program, teaching mindfulness & movement to classroom & children's yoga teachers with with Gail Silver.
Trained in prenatal yoga with Sue Elkind's "A Time to Align," Maureen believes that through deepening into the knowledge of ourselves as women, connecting with the power of the Divine Spiral Dance that resides within us and opening to our inner wisdom we strengthen ourselves, as well as the bond between mother and child, and have the best birth outcome through the practice.
Check out Maureen's inner musings on yoga, philosophy, and life as she travels around the sun in this lifetime....
Maureen teaches and lives in the greater Philadelpia area