Rae Indigo, ERYT 500 and a Certified Yoga Therapist by the IAYT. She has studied yoga asana and yoga philosophy for over 25 years, with 15 years of teaching experience. Her yoga practice was dedicated to healing with asana, and she spent over a decade researching techniques to regrow injured tissues, and bring harmony to the minds of practitioners. She applies energetic anatomy, mind science, internal practices, and architecture of form in unique combinations depending on the needs of individual clients, with rapid results in all areas of life.
Rae also studied martial arts for 25 years, and developed her own Yoga and Movement Arts school integrating the underlying principles of alignment, energy generation, control and awareness practices from both Yoga and Martial Arts. Within the underlying forms of each, she uncovered powerful unifying concepts, and methodically documented these practices into her own complete system of Therapeutic Vinyasa Krama.
Rae is a direct student of Yogi and Medical Doctor Ranjani Cobo, who also initiated her in the Zen Meditation Tradition. An intuitive teacher, she is particularly gifted at expressing the most ancient and obscure sciences of Yoga and Tantra using a teaching skill set that is transformational and accessible to all practitioners.
Rae is a student of Andrey Lappa, who revolutionized the way asana and yoga philosophy was understood in the west.
She works extensively with Occupational Therapists, and Doctors assisting them in lifestyle adjustments for clients. Rae has lectured at the prestigious Mexican Yoga Conference, and her writings have been published frequently in Elephant Journal and Mantra for her work in Yogic Philosophy and Meditation. She has an extensive blog, www.raeindigo.com.
Rae founded United Yoga University, and leads yoga immersions internationally certifying students to teach yoga. Her courses teach sequence design and give students a developed understanding of each asana from the inside out, using energetic anatomy, bandhas, postural architecture, and directing attention creating internal awareness. Her 200 hour program teaches all the foundational philosophy of yoga, including 8 limbs, energetic anatomy, sequence design, and introduction to therapeutic principles. Her 300 hour program teaches the Art of Therapeutic Yoga, which is a healing practice for the body, and mind that brings practitioners to a deeper awareness of their own inner light and wisdom. From this place of insight, one can greatly assist others in transforming lives from suffering to thriving.
Internal awareness, sequence design, public speaking, the business of yoga, energetic anatomy, alignment, therapeutic conditioning practices, and bandha application are just a few of the topics learned in her in-depth and transformational Yoga Certification Programs. Rae Indigo leads teacher trainings in South America (Peru, Mexico, Chile, Colombia), USA, Bali, Thailand and Europe.
Rae teaches 200 & 300 hour Yoga Certification. The focus of her trainings is teaching students to heal using yoga, and to create sequences that are effective for the group or individual being guided. Her teachings are rooted in the foundations of many yoga styles, and are applicable regardless of any previous lineage or style you may have practiced. Rae Indigo leads teacher trainings in the Mediterranean, Peru (Lima), Mexico, Miami, Colombia, Bali and Thailand.