Your Svaroopa Yoga & Meditation Teacher and Yoga Therapist





          In Varanasi         In Ganeshpuri with Swami Nirmalananda

At the Svaroopa Vidya Ashram in Pennsylvania                  In India with Himalayan Institute

Kelly Sullivan

M.A., B.S., C.Y.T., C.Y.T, C.M.T

A teacher for 40 years Kelly Sullivan, director of Samve Centre has an extensive background in the fields of yoga (all aspects), exercise science, fitness, dance, and health science. Prior to a focus of teaching Svaroopa Yoga & Meditation, personal healing sessions and Ayurvedic wellness consultations Kelly taught many courses as an adjunt professor at the San Diego Community Colleges incuding dance exercise, fitness classes and in their Fitness Specialist Certificate Program. She simulataneously ran her own very successful personal fitness training and wellness consulting business. After graduate school Kelly moved to Maui for a few years and worked in Cardiac Rehab, Community Health Programs, Physical Therapy, and as the exercise physiologist for the local expanded Y.M.C.A.

Kelly has beening serving her clients with Svaroopa yoga therapies and programs full time for 26 years. With an interest and love for science and health Kelly began studyng Ayurveda; the sister science of yoga with Dr. Vasant Lad in the mid 1990's. (Dr. Lad is one of the foremost Ayurvedic doctors and teachers in the U.S.) Along with the Svaroopa yoga practices Kelly uses Ayurveda for her own health support.   Kelly now includes Ayurvedic principles on top of her western training when offering lifestyle consulatations and classes to her clients and students.

Kelly's degress and trainings include a B.S. in Physical Education/Health Science in 1983 and an M.A. in Exercise Physiology/Preventative Health in 1990 from San Diego State University. Kelly began teaching for San Diego Community Colleges in 1985. She completed her certification in Svaroopa Yoga Teacher Training in 1993 under Swami Nirmalana (formerly Rama Berch) at Master Yoga Foundation the internationally recognized Svaroopa training center, where she has continued in-depth study in the Advanced Teacher Training Program and Meditation Teacher Training. 

Kelly offers personal yoga therapy sessions, J.Barnes Myofascial release sessions and teaches group classes , holds workshops and retreats. She serves her students with both wisdom and compassion and is dedicated to yoga as a spiritual path and personal lifestyle.

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M.A. Health Science & Applied Exercise Phsiology - Masters of Fine Arts & Sciernces

B. S. Exercise Science & Physical Education - Bachalors of Science

Yoga Teacher C.Y.T.

Certified Svaroopa®Yoga Teacher (700 hours)

Advanced Svaroopa Teacher Trainings (Multiple Courses, many hours of additional training)

Yoga Therapist C.Y.T

Svaroopa Embodyment®Yoga Therapist

Svaroopa®Yoga Therapist

Meditation Teacher C.M.T

Svaroopa®Vidya Meditation Teacher

John Barnes- Myofascial Release MFR 1 and The Myofascial Release Healing Seminar


Some of Kelly's journeys in India


Kumbha Mela in Allahabad , India


                On The Ganges in Varanasi                 Arati on The Ganges



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