Addiction, the void within-the dilemma of love
The paradox of love, joy and presence of addiction is the addict is seeking the higher spirit, but not knowing how to access this, gets caught up in the lower spirit. This lower spirit of choice – drugs or alcohol is freely available in the market. Guruji Bryant Francesco will expound on how to love the body back to life, using the ancient teachings of Yoga: its bodywork, breathing and meditation. Aligned with the twelve step model of recovery and powerful voice dialogue to the “antara yamin ( inner- soul).
Guruji Bryant Francesco MBA, MIS, CYT, ERYT, KFIY
Guruji Bryant has been teaching addiction yoga for 35 years. He was inspired by Fr. Joe Pereira since 1982,, in India along with the powerful teachings of BKS Iyengar. Over the years Guruji Bryant has taught yoga to 100s’ of addicts in Bombay and more recently at Aurora Dewey Centre and SAL house here in the United States.
He has also taught yoga to Dr. Ashok Bedi- Jung Analyst, and the Head of AODA- at the Dewey Centre, Aurora Hospital Dr. Lance Longo., and liaisons with Active military commander of the US Army Reserve Base in Chicago for a suicide prevention program.
In 2012 he was recognized as 1 of 5 in the world for his contribution to healing in Addiction by BKS Iyengar & Fr. Joe Pereira of Kripa Foundation Iyengar Yoga (KFIY, the largest NGO for addiction in India).
Today Guruji Bryant runs his yoga centre in Brookfield. He has conducted programs in LA, Manhattan, Michigan,, Bombay, Germany, Brazil. He has brought healing to CVI – war vets program for PTSD, taught Judge Carl Ashley and his team at the Military High Court, Milwaukee. He has received medals of excellence for teaching yoga from the US Army Reserve, Chicago and the Italian Military Police of Sovicille, Tuscany.
Guruji Bryant Francesco also runs a school of yoga “to teach the next generations of yogis”. Santosh Yoga was founded in 2006 and is recognized by the Wisconsin State Board as a vocational school for teaching & Training of yoga; and recognized by Yoga Alliance both at the 200 hour & 300 hour levels of yoga teacher training.
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