Mehtab completed his first Kundalini Yoga teacher-training program in 1974 at the Hargobind Ashram in San Rafael, California where he taught Kundalini Yoga in the public schools and in drug rehabilitation programs. He is a Level 1 and Level 2 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer and an Experienced 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT-500). He has an educational background in psychology with advanced training in Integrative Yoga Therapy.
A four-time presenter at the Southwest Yoga Conference and a recipient of the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher's Association "Building Communities in Yoga" award in 2000, Mehtab has taught Kundalini Yoga workshops and classes to students and teachers from around the world at the annual Kundalini Yoga Summer Solstice gathering in New Mexico.
Mehtab is the author of 11 books, including the recently released Gong Yoga: Healing and Enlightenment through Sound, and over 100 articles on yoga, health, diet and nutrition. He has trained yoga teachers in the art of playing the gong for meditation and relaxation and has taught weekly Yoga of Sound classes since 1999. He was a featured instructor in the University of Texas Master Class series where he played the gong and lectured on the practice of yoga.
He and his wife Guru Karam are the founders of Yoga Yoga, which had its beginnings over 14 years ago in an extra room at their Austin home.
Mehtab was interviewed by the Austin Business Journal. Click here to read that interview.
For information on Gong Yoga and Kundalini Yoga workshops and trainings with Mehtab, please visit: www.gongyoga.com.
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