Deborah Charnes (C-IAYT, E-CYT 200/RYT500) of The Namaste Counsel is among the few bilingual certified yoga therapists in Texas. As such, she offers traditional and eclectic yoga classes, in addition to therapeutic holistic workshops and personalized yoga therapy in Texas, Mexico and Central America. She recently opened The Namaste Getaway in Wimberley, TX, but continues to offer clients traditional small group or individualized sessions in their home or workplace in San Antonio, Austin and Hill Country.
Her Yoga Therapy is based on her learnings in Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Exercise and Myofascial Remodeling, among other things.
She was trained in Ayurvedic massage therapy, nutrition and doshic treatments in India. In addition to her certification in Ayurvedic Foundations, she is a Yoga Alliance registered teacher (200 hours) and holds advance certification in Yin Therapy, Restorative Yoga Therapy, Yoga Nidra Therapy, Ayurveda, Acupressure and Reiki. She is among the first to be certified as a Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
While she has coached students from age 4 to 98, her specialty focus is blood sugar management, weight management, stress related-illnesses and digestive disorders.
She also offers mini-retreats and workshops at www.TheNamasteGetaway.com in pristine Wimberley, not far from Austin or San Antonio, Texas.