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The Namaste Counsel – Deborah Charnes, C-IAYTThe Namaste Counsel – Deborah Charnes, C-IAYT
Yoga & Yoga Therapy is for Everyone
Deborah Charnes, founder and owner of The Yoga Counsel, is an experienced Yoga Therapist along with numerous other certifications, which come together to make her a truly remarkable holistic coach.
Yoga therapy is the perfect antidote to the hectic, on-the-go lifestyle that most of us experience. Meditation and deep breathing have proven physical benefits, while asanas or what westerners refer to as “yoga” is often recommended by doctors. As a result, The Namaste Counsel customizes sessions and workshops based on modern medicine and the ancient teachings.
Yoga and Yoga Therapy is truly for EVERYONE:
- Men and women. Athletes. Students. Execs. Kids. Seniors.
- Folks recovering from back injuries, or struggling with arthritis.
- GI issues.
These are just a sampling of the areas of focus at The Namaste Counsel.
Deborah Charnes leads private and group classes. Find her at fitness centers, schools, senior centers, corporations and special events in Texas, Mexico and Central America. In San Antonio/Hill Country, she offers private and semi-private sessions at her clients’ places of business or residence. In Wimberley, Texas, she offers a 2-acre nature reserve retreat site, The Namaste Getaway, complete with running creek, tree house, labyrinth and fire circle. Accommodations available, for up to nine people.
Book a group, private, workshop or mini-retreat at your San Antonio or Hill Country area home or place of business. Or, enjoy solitude, workshops or retreats at The Namaste Getaway. Virtual sessions available for Yoga Nidra or Lifestyle Management with a focus on dietary habits.
Meet Deborah Charnes:
Deborah Charnes is the type of Yoga Therapist that is a cross between an Ayurvedic consultant, Acupressurist, Physical Therapist, Psychotherapist, Nutritionist and Myofascial Remodeler. To make it simple, she’s a holistic coach, working with people’s bodies, minds and spirits. She strives to lead her clients to lifestyle changes which will positively impact their physical and emotional wellbeing.
Beyond her traditional certified yoga teacher coursework, she was trained in India in Ayurvedic massage therapy, Ayurvedic nutrition and cooking. Additionally, she holds certification in Yin Therapy, Restorative Yoga Therapy and Yoga Nidra Therapy, Acupressure, Reiki, Yoga for arthritis, Livestrong (for Cancer survivors), Silver Sneakers, Pilates, and more.
Deborah understands firsthand the physical symptoms that can arise from a stressful life, along with the solutions. Through adherence to the multiple branches of yoga, Deborah has reduced her blood sugar level and nearly eradicated decades of chronic GI and lower back distress.
For the last ten years, she has been working with people of all ages, and with many physical or emotional challenges. She seeks to improve their level of health and wellbeing through simple techniques that can be practiced anywhere and anytime. Beyond her personal training and private yoga therapy coaching, she has created signature therapeutic workshop series. They are: Dem Bones, Gutsy Yoga, Chill Out, Breath of Life, Chant and Be Happy, Tummy Bust and Sugar Drop. All are offered as private or small group sessions, in English and in Spanish.
Currently, she’s writing a book based on lessons learned from a dozen of her gurus across the globe.
For more info about The Namaste Counsel and the services Deborah offers, click here.
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