Manuel ”Manu” Fernandez

Manu, PhD, Lama, E-RYT 500, lived in India for 11 years. The first seven years he participated in retreats of Tibetan Buddhist meditation. He took a three-year retreat of Tantric preliminaries, Fivefold Path of Mahamudra, and Six Yogas of Naropa.

The last four years Manu was the Director of the Meditation Research Institute at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama ashram in Rishikesh, where he offered biofeedback training and studied advanced meditators of Buddhist and Hindu traditions, using state-of-the-art electroencephalographic technology and analyses.

Since 2010 Manu has been teaching meditation / yoga in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and is the creator of a Teacher Training Program with Yoga Alliance USA, with dozens of 200-hr graduates.