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Antonio SausysAntonio Sausys (B.A. Psychology, M.A. body-oriented Psychotherapy) is a somatic health practitioner and yoga professor specializing in one-on-one yoga therapy for people with medical and emotional conditions, both chronic and acute.

During his career, Antonio discovered a key correlation between modern body-oriented psychotherapy and ancient yogic teachings, and has integrated the best practices from both worlds. He applies specific yogic techniques for individuals to create a “Yoga Sadhana”. This is a specific and personalized yogic routine that best serves the individual’s needs and abilities, integrating mind, body and spirit to fully embrace the experience of life.

He studied with Yoga masters and teachers such as Indra Devi, Swami Shankaradevananda, Swami Ekananda, Babashi Singh, Ram Dass, Swami Pragyamurti and Larry Payne. He has continued his professional development with training in Foot Reflexology, Swedish Therapeutic Massage, the Degriefing Process and Reiki.

Antonio teaches and lectures at U.C. Berkeley, California Institute of Integral Studies, and College of Marin; has been a faculty member at the International Yoga College and former Honorary Secretary of the International Yoga Federation for USA. He is a member of the World Yoga Council, the International Association of Yoga Therapy, Director of US Yoga Federation and the US Delegate of International Yogatherapy Association.His work has been published in several health related national and international journals and he is Co-Editor for All Things Healing.

He created a ‘Yoga for Grief Relief’ program to induce self knowledge and personal transformation by addressing and working on the physical and emotional symptoms of grief. www.yogaforgriefrelief.com

He also developed a ‘Yoga for Cancer’ program based on the premise ‘Spirit can’t have Cancer’ and leads groups receiving individuals from the Oncology Departments at Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Marin Cancer Institute and UCSF. He is presently bringing his program to Bennett Cancer Center and The Health and Fitness Institute of Stamford Hospital in Connecticut.

The program draws elements from Yoga and Psychotherapy to integrate techniques, thoughtful insights and, why not, humor, in a very dynamic class intended to provide practitioners with tools to better understand and cope with life with cancer. It is designed to accept all types of Cancer and all levels of experience and rather than presenting random series, the class features the use of specific series and techniques to accomplish particular goals. The program also emphasizes the relationship between the physical techniques and their mental and spiritual correlates to empower those with cancer towards personal realization.

Antonio Sausys resides in Marin County with a thriving yoga practice throughout the Bay Area. In addition to speaking engagements and workshops, he is a radio (http://www.iamhealthyradio.com/antonio_sausys_1.html)and TV host, and is fluent in four languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian. He is the founder and Executive Director of ‘Yoga for Health’ the International Yoga Therapy Conference.  


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1986 Started his own Yoga studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Punta del Este, Uruguay
1988 Director of the Psychology Department of the Uruguayan Yoga Association
1994 Yoga Consultant to Nisimo Spa, South America
2000 “Keeping Hope Alive” non-profit organization for stroke recovery
2000 College of Marin, course taught to disable persons
2000 Heart of Humanity Foundation, television appearances and stress management
2001 St. Mary’s Hospital, San Francisco, co-lead support group for stroke survivors
2001 Faculty member at the American Yoga College
2001 Yoga practice in Marin County
2002 Yoga for Grief Relief, “Alive and Well”, Institute of Conscious BodyWork
2003 Yoga for ‘Degriefing’, Kaiser Hospice, Vallejo
2003 Yoga for Pain Relief, Los Gatos Hospital/ Stanford Pain Clinic
2003 Presenter at the World Yogatherapy Conference, Portugal
2003 U.C. Berkely Extension course, Lecturer “Changing Paradigms in Loss and Grief”
2003 Named Honorary Secretary of International Yoga Federation for North America
2003 Selected as World Yogatherapy Conference spokesperson/director for 2005 conference to be held in San Francisco.
2004 Named Honorary Secretary of International Yogatherapy Associacion
2005 'Yoga for Grief Relief' at California Institute of Integral Sutdies
2006 Joined IMPACT program teaching Yoga for Cancer
2006 Produced and Directed first International Yoga Therapy Conference
2007 Produced and Directed second International Yoga Therapy Conference (San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL)
2008 Produced and Directed third International Yoga Therapy Conference ( San Francisco, CA)
2008 Named member of World Yoga Council
2008 Radio Host for www.iamhealthy.com
2009 Produced and Directed fourth International Yoga Therapy Conference (NYC, NY and San Francisco, CA)
2009 Produced and hosted Yogi Views TV Show CMCM, California


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