Meet our Instructors
Dr. Mehrad Nazari, E-RYT 500
Dr. Mehrad Nazari is the co-founder of Raja Yoga Institute and a Senior Teacher of Raja Yoga and has been teaching for 24 years. He holds a PhD in Leadership and Human Behav-ior. Mehrad was personally trained by the Yogi Raj Walt Baptiste and Magana Baptiste and was initiated in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition by Swami Veda Bahrati of Rishikish, India and has received initiation in Rinzi Zen by the Zen Master Kyozan Joshu Roshi of Japan and studied with other great masters including H.H. The Dalai Lama.
He is the author of the best selling book: Enlightened Negotiation: 8 Universal Laws to Con-nect,Create, and Prosper where he promotes the application of yoga principles to our daily inter-actions, personal or corporate life for personal happiness, professional effectiveness, and joyful sustainable living that promotes the health of one’s family, community and the planet. Mehrad has been on the faculty at Rancho La Puerta, Mexico (20 years) Esalen Institute, Big Sur, Cali-fornia, (15 years).