Co-founder of the University of Toronto Holistic Education Program and founder of YEM: Yoga as Energy Medicine, Parvati is a chart topping, international-touring Canadian musician/yogi and new thought leader who has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, performed at Madison Square Garden (New York), at Earl’s Court (London) as well as at numerous international music, yoga and healing festivals. Through her interactive, multidimensional show "YIN: Yoga In the Nightclub" that celebrates the divine feminine, Parvati invites participants to see yoga, that is, to be one with the divine, everywhere.
Completing training in Hatha and Scaravelli Yoga, studying Iyengar, Ashtanga, Tantra and Chi Kung, and owning yoga studios in Montreal and Toronto, Parvati has gained international respect through her visionary yoga method “YEM: Yoga as Energy Medicine” that couples her yogic knowledge with her ability to shed insight into individual’s healing needs.
In response to the popularity of her “Ask Parvati” blog, Parvati founded Parvati Magazine, a volunteer based, community driven electronic magazine that inspires awakened living. Following this success, Parvati wrote her critically acclaimed self-help debut book “Confessions of a Former Yoga Junkie”, a candid, compassionate and inspiring account of her near death experience and steps to living an authentic spiritual life. The first edition, printed in May 2013, sold out within weeks.
Parvati spearheads the Post New Age musical genre with her boundary-breaking independent success hit single "Yoga in the Nightclub" that raced up Canadian charts to sit at #2 for several weeks. Her self-produced music has earned her the prestigious NHC award for Best Musical Artist 2012. With crew from Cirque du Soleil, Parvati will be touring her show “Natamba” through Asia in 2014.
When Parvati is not writing and producing music or performing, you can find her producing more YEM DVDs and CDs, leading workshops at international conferences and festivals, transforming lives through one-on-one intuitive counseling, and giving talks to assist people realize their true magnificence.
Her meditation practice continues to be the foundation of her life.