Nick Shroff, MD voluntarily works to help people discover love, light, truth, and peace which is already within each of us. He guides students to feel grounded and safe. He works with students of varying levels, including the cancer patients and leads classes with an earthy, grounded demeanor, to maintain a soothing voice to guide students throughout their practice. Yoga helped him to “find myself, and it has made my life easier and more enjoyable; it is meaningful for me to share that joy with others.” He collaborated with various organizations and mobilized several Health Care professionals, volunteers, and Gym instructors to help many deprived and underserved communities across the United States and India. One of his programs consists of teaching breathing techniques and yoga to help combat diabetes, especially in the elderly.
EXPERIENCE Dr. Shroff is a recognized Yoga Alliance teacher from Art of Living Foundation (AOL). He also trained under Baba Ramdev, Swami Jyotirmayananda head of Yoga Research organization, etc. and Dr. Shroff has written several articles on Yoga related subjects. He is a certified 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher, registered with the Yoga Alliance, and is currently working toward 500-hour certification. See yoga4senior.org His practice includes many different styles, including Hatha Yoga, Chair Yoga, Yoga Trapeze, Vinyasa, Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, and Bhakti Yoga, and he incorporates various elements from those disciplines into his classes. He also trained under Ajit Telang for Reiki Level 1 & 2 and had learned to incorporate healing powers into his classes. One of Dr. Shroff’s other passions is teaching Hatha-yoga, particularly for the elderly, cancer patients, etc. For the past nine years, he has done so purely on a voluntary basis. Leading by example, he practices yoga, Pranayama, and meditation daily, showing that cognitive decline and weakening of the brain’s function with age can be slowed with lifestyle changes and yoga.
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Yoga for Health and Happiness: focuses on incorporating authentic yoga as a daily practice. This includes the practice of physical postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation/deep relaxation (dhyana) and knowledge (gyana) mainly from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Sri Sri School of Yoga (SSY)
The Sri Sri School of Yoga is founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarian and thought leader in yoga and meditation, who is fully established in the self. The School seeks to expand the world’s understanding of yoga through education and training that are steeped in the Vedas – the original roots of yoga – and a long lineage of masters while making yoga accessible and applicable for modern day use for people of all ages, abilities, cultures, and religions.