Pierre is the founder and director of Santosha School. He has 25 years of training and work in natural health care and has instructed at more than 100 schools in the US, Mexico and Canada, including the Ayurvedic Institute.
He holds certifications in:
Ayurveda, Yang style T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Ashtanga Yoga, Synergy (Hot) Yoga, Anusara Yoga, Viniyoga, Craniosacral Therapy, Ayurveda Massage, Acupressure (Marma), Barefoot Shiatsu, Thai Massage, Tui Na, Sanskrit, and is a devotee of the Self-Realization Fellowship of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Pierre does his best to continue the luminous work of his incredible teachers: Paramahansa Yogananda (yoga meditation); Dr. Vasant Lad (Ayurveda); Dr. Barry Green (BodyMind therapy, natural health care trainer); Tim Miller (ashtanga yoga); Kathy Green (viniyoga); Bataan Faiago and Chris Luth (t'ai chi ch'uan); Peri Ness (synergy hot yoga); Myriam Machado Baker (anusara yoga); Ray Castellino (birth and prenatal trauma); Edward Spencer (ashiatsu); the Acupressure Institute (oriental bodywork); Marshall Rosenberg (NVC); Kanta Masters and Dennis Holz (spiritual growth Source seminars)
Pierre does his very best to make spiritual living -- which can seem difficult and esoteric -- instead become simple, loving and practical. He is working to create a 4 year degree in natural health care so that students may some day have a real profession in it.
Pierre meets the established requirements for education and experience and is registered with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the Yoga Alliance, and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, the national organizations for these health disciplines. View Pierre's credentials by clicking the icons below.
Pierre is available any time of the month for skype/facetime/voice Ayurveda consultations and advice. For these consults, schedule directly with him at pcouvy [at] gmail [dot] com
Apr 19-26, May 17-24, Jun 21-28, Jul 19-26, Aug 16-23, Sep 13-20, Oct 11-18, Nov 8-15
Yoga with Pierre is during the above dates: yoga 2 Sat 9:15-11am; yoga 1 Tues 6-7p with chanting afterwards.