Gerald (Mahabala) Burmeister, Expert Registered Yoga Teacher and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider is currently teaching in beautiful Puerto Vallarta. Mexico City born and raised, he is a Minnesota Supreme Court Spanish Interpreter as well. Gerald has followed teachers throughout his practice, Alida Gil, who follows the lineage of the Tibetan Heart Yoga; Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee, who has been teaching and practicing for over 40 years and is a disciple of Guruji Acharya Shree, in Rishikesh, India. Gerald´s 200 hr certification is from her Alpha Omega School of Yoga training held here in Puerto Vallarta, by Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee. And finally, Wayne Krassner, kpjayi.org Authorized teacher, direct disciple of Guruji Patthabi Jois himself, where Gerald took his practice to a whole new level. And more recently pursuing ashtanga, Teacher Trainings with Maty Ezraty, Kino MacGregor, Mark Robberds, LAruga Glassner and more! During his practice and travels, he has had the opportunity to experience training from several different schools of thought, including the BKS Iyengar Institute, and CorePower Yoga in Minneapolis, and he is happy to share his experiences with us. Gerald (Mahabala) has been able to combine his skills, thus translating 200 hr and 500 hr training manuals into Spanish and is currently in the process of starting a project on a Yoga Anatomy book in Spanish. His class will uplift your spirit, make you smile and feel good throughout the day.
“When I started doing yoga, it did something to me, it opened up my heart. At the end of the class, I would tear in joy silently during shavasana. I just want to have others experience first hand what yoga has done for me…..(Mahabala)”