Benita J. Galvan, also affectionately known as BJ and Beej, is a world renown Certified Anusara Yoga Instructor, founder of Heart Core® Yoga, Handstands Anonymous™ and one of the visionary co-founders of the Anusara School of Hatha Yoga founded in 2012.
With multiple thousands of hours teaching Anusara trainings, three decades of teaching experience and a lifetime of wisdom studies, she is considered by some a master yoga teacher, a ‘teacher of teachers’. Benita is deeply honored to have been integral in introducing Anusara yoga in Latin America and continues to lead bi-lingual events sharing her expertise as an inspirational and playful expression of Anusara yoga globally. She is profoundly grateful to have had the opportunity to travel the globe apprenticing and assisting master yoga teacher, founder of the Anusara yoga method, John Friend when he was associated with Anusara yoga. She extensively studied Tantric Philosophy with Dr. Douglas Brooks for 10 years and feels deeply grateful to have had his tutelage as well as several other well known and loved Tantric scholars. Benita continues to be a student of yoga, wisdom and nature based modalities and continues her studies and practices with the finest teachers, scholars and healers in the world. She has accrued thousands of hours of teaching mostly immersions and teacher training which she loves and it shows through her palpably contagious enthusiasm.
Passionate about the yoga practice, Benita teaches therapeutically aligned, dynamically flowing classes skillfully woven with heart filled yogic philosophy that will both inspire and challenge you to align with the inner source of power to heal and awaken, experience and recognize the beauty and goodness that is your true Nature…. and wicked fun handstands are usually on the menu!
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Heart Core® Yoga, “Anusara Yoga by Benita J. Galvan”, has been a Yoga Alliance RYT-200 hr school since 2009. All hours with Benita qualify for both Yoga Alliance and Anusara School of Hatha Yoga licensing.
Professional Background, mainstream life BY (Before Yoga)
• Professional ‘Mom’ to three boys, now amazing grown men; Sage Ma (Grandma) to two more boys and two little girls, team mom, coached soccer and did all the momly duties for 30+ ys. She was once a fully certified personal trainer and fitness class instructor for 15+ years. Fluent in Spanish, Beej co-owned an antique store that was in “Phoenix Best” for 3 years in a row, she served on the local school board 4 years that built the 1st Green school in the country, served on her neighborhood association board 4 years, co-founded a day worker center for local migrant population, participated in town envisioning projects, coordinated the outfitting of the interior of a hotel in Mexico, administrated the design, building, leasing and management of commercial property for five years. Benita is a Reiki Master, Certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner and has been studying other natural healing modalities and metaphysical arts since 1975… 40 years… time flies when you’re in love with life! Benita’s maha mantra is Choose Love, Devotion, Wisdom and Service. Love.