By age eleven, Wendy was initiated into Transcendental Meditation and attended weekly yoga classes. This was the beginning of a life long inquiry into yoga and meditation. Wendy continued to investigate Raja Yoga through the Spiritual Lifestyle Program at The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lennox, MA. At Premanandam Ashram, under the guidance of Swami Vinit Muni and Swami Arundhiti, Wendy studied the teachings of Swami Shri Kripalvanandji.
While working as a Chemical Engineer, Wendy organized and taught Yoga classes to co-workers. Recognizing the need to alleviate stress in the work place, she created Yoga and Stress Management classes in corporations throughout the Greater Toronto Area. These classes branched into Fitness Facilities of Condominiums, Community Centres, School Boards and private classes. Wendy initiated a private Yoga-Art-Astrology Studio and held frequent weekend wellness retreats.
Featured on City TV’s Breakfast Television, Wendy was invited to teach at conferences including Women’s Wellness Retreat in Orillia, ON; the United Astrology Congress Conference in Monterey, CA & the Royal Ontario Museum Asian Wellness Retreat, Toronto, ON., State of the Art Astrology Conferences at Niagara Falls, US.
A strong proponent of continuous self development, Wendy has spent significant time studying with exemplary teachers. In addition to spiritual lifestyle training in ashram environments, she studied Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad founder of the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico, Yoga Nidra with Richard Miller, PhD, Sanskrit with Vyass Houston, (Sanskrit Institute) Phoinix Rising Yoga Therapy with founder Michael Lee. Wendy began to instruct Yoga Teacher Training to share her skills and experience.
Education + Credentials:
BASc Chemical Engineer
Ordained Metaphysical Interfaith Minister
Master Peace with Yoga and Meditation:
Kripalu Yoga, residential experience and training at Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health, Lennox, MA
Scarvelli Yoga, Certified by Esther Myers, Toronto
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy for One-on-One Yoga Sessions
Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
Holistic Health and Wellness:
Reiki II, Ayurveda, Herbs and Health, Wise Women Tradition
Body Alignment Technique, Access Consciousness, Oneness University-deeksha, Healing Codes, Trans Healing, Shamanic Healing, New Decision Therapy
Mediumship training with Tutors from Arthur Findley College, UK
Accessing the Inner Artist:
Arscura, Art as a Curative Discipline
John Michael Angel Art Studio
National Council for Geocosmic Research, III
Canadian Association for Astrological Education, III
Kepler College, Seattle
Saturday 3:15 – 4:30 PM Ministry Track
” Astrology From Inside Out”
A guided visualization through the planets. Followed by a brief lecture on the basic fundamentals of astrology. Followed by a meditation on the zodiac. Group discussion on how to apply it in life. Applying Marsilio Ficino’s method that developed the Renaissance Men by teaching them to find Venus within and live it in their lives along with all the other expressions of the microcosm in the microcosm.
“I incorporate in depth understanding of meditation with the intellectual understanding of astrology to assist others to metaphysically absorb and access knowledge and wisdom that can enhance their lives. “
The goal of this workshop is to help attendees in developing an intuitive understanding of the basic foundations of astrology and to use this experience to open oneself up to the world of astrology in daily life.