On October 19th morning Kripafoundation Iyengar Yoga® workshop was held at a leading group of Hospitals in Wauwatosa, WI. presented by Fr.Joe Pereira, Dr.Ashok Bedi (Jungian Psychoanalyst), and Kripa' presence in the US lead by Bryant Mascarenhas.
Dr.Ashok Bedi, Dr.Murthy, Director of Integrative Medicine, Aurora Sinai - Nancy Conway, Fr. Joe, Bryant Mascarenhas, Vice President of Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, Larry Lenz in the photograph
Fr.Joe presented for 2 hours with Dr.Ashok Bedi opening the presentation to a large group of medical doctors, hospital administrators, nurses, care givers, yoga practitioners and yoga teachers.
Fr.Joe expounded on how the Kripa Model of Recovery embraces the technologies of the 12 step progam and helps to bridge the body and Kripafoundation Iyengar Yoga® with 'healing the spirit'.
There was a lot of interest created by Fr.Joe in the group on the importance of 'Loving the body back to life' and how breathing, meditation and the entire psychology of yoga is used.
Dr. Ashok Bedi opened the talk in welcoming Fr.Joe to Aurora Group of Hospitals. Dr. Bedi presented the important steps in the healing process. Prayer, Humour and Yoga being a part of the larger whole.
Bryant Mascarenhas demonstrated the Kripafoundation Iyengar Yoga® model as a practice of healing, rather than a quick fix of techniques, under the instructions and guidance of Fr.Joe.