Testimonials – 2017 (11)

Please use the links at the end for the previous years.

  • Class at Yoga Bliss Yoga Studio: I offered an exploratory session at Yoga Bliss in Schenectady on April 2 nd. Three people attended: Mary Clare O’Connor, the owner of the Yoga studio and Amit Goel a Yoga teacher at this studio and a client. A set of my handouts was handed over to the participants. Feedback
  • Demo of ‘Meditation on Breathing’: I offered demo of ‘Meditation on Breathing’ in two sessions, each of 30 minutes, at the Hindu Temple Cultural Center on Sat April 23, 2017 (1). Total 5 people attended. Dr. Swatantra Mitta, one of the organizers sent this feedback “Thank you for participating at health and wellness fair. My friend from taichi class was praising you. Brenda attended your meditation class. She was so excited that for the first time, she was able to meditate and the whole weekend she was working with her fingers and was ecstatic. Great complement.”
  • Recovery from Grief: Anna (name changed) in her seventies attended four of my classes to recover from the grief of losing her adult son who was in his forties under tragic circumstances. One day she came to our office in my absence and left an envelope. It had a ‘thank you’ card and some payment. The payment was far beyond what she owed me for the used books I sold her in the last class. More….
  • Seminar at East Greenbush Library (3): I offered the 17th seminar at East Greenbush Community Library on June 14, 2017 from 6.30 to 8.30 pm. Attended by 7 women. Feedback
  • Meditation and Yoga classes for children: I offered classes on ‘Gentle Yoga stretching’ and ‘Meditation on breathing’ to thirty nine boys and girls from 5 to 13 years at the Albany Hindu Temple on Aug 14, 17, 18 and 19, 2017 (1). Each class was for 40 minutes and repeated on two days. Feedback
  • Essential oils and Meditation on breathing for sleep – 1: The first of the two part workshop on the topic was jointly done by me and Glenn at Venture Inward on Sept 11, 2017 from 6.30 to 8.00 pm (1). Four females and one male attended. Feedback
  • Essential oils and Meditation on breathing for sleep – 2: The second workshop on the topic was jointly done by me and Glenn Kakely at Venture Inward on Oct 9, 2017 from 6.30 to 8.00 pm (1). Four females and one male attended. Feedback
  • Beginners’ meetup group meeting: The first meetup was off to a good start on Dec 5 with 4 people in attendance, two were new to ‘counting breaths meditation’ and two were already practicing it. A summary of the feedback is posted below. Feedback
  • ‘Practitioners’s meetup’ group meeting: It was off to a good start on Dec 19 with 3 people in attendance. A summary of the feedback is posted below. Feedback
  • Blessed to have you in my life: Latha (name changed) living in India was severely affected by insomnia. I worked with her by email and whatsapp calls. On my request she sent this testimonial. More
  • “From a ‘Human Doing’ to a ‘Human Being'”: This is the story of an anguished Mom whom I mentored over 4 months to help her reestablish the broken connection with her teenage daughter, engulfed in frequent cycles of intense, and nearly debilitating emotional suffering at a very crucial time in her life. More….

(1) Albany Hindu Temple