Daniel Fonseca Bio
Daniel Fonseca is the Co-founder & Headmaster of Wise Living Yoga Academy and has been conducting Yoga Teacher Training courses & Workshops in India, South Asia (Hong Kong, Thailand, Bali) and South America (Brazil) along with his wife Jeenal Mehta. Born in Brazil he was interested in Martial Arts and Adventure sports and got his bachelor degree in Tourism. After spending a few years in Europe and completing a pilgrimage throughout Northern Spain in 2005 he made his way to India where he is living since 2006. He has then adopted the Yoga Philosophy as his way of life and he inspires his students with teachings based on Classical Yoga, Bhagavad Gita & Shri Yogendra’s methods for the practice of Hatha Yoga. Besides his formal training in Yoga Education & Therapy at The Yoga Institute of Santacruz, Mumbai, India, where he is also now faculty teacher, he holds a Diploma in Buddhist studies & Vipassana Meditation from University of Mumbai.
What Daniel has to say, in few words, about Yoga:
“Yoga is the training and control of the whole human personality. One has to start from the body, which is more gross and available. Next, one moves further deeper inside, using the breath. Eventually thoughts and feelings will also be available”.
As a dedicated practitioner, in his classes Daniel inspires the yoga aspirants with precise instructions originated from insights of his own practice. Expect from his classes fun filled comments on Yoga philosophy and helpful advice on how to start or progress with your training.