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Curriculum vitae

Nathalie ANTHONY

1976 Beginning of Yoga practice.

1978 Catherine ASHMORE’s assistant – Workshop at Nicky de Saint-Phalle’s house.

1979 First training "Anatomy and massages".

1982 Setting up "Ganesha Yoga Centre" in Fontenay-aux-Roses, Paris. Classes and workshops from 1982 to 2003.

Second training in massages.

1983 "Yoga teaching aptitude degree" – Catherine ASHMORE School – 4 year training, Paris.

1983-1986 Chinese medicine studies – I.E.T.C. Traditional Chinese Medicine Institute with Jean-Louis BLARD.

1985 Certified Master Practician degree – "The Conscious Body School" J.L. ABRASSART.

1986 National degree in Traditional Acupuncture.

1989 Study tour on India Yoga and Ayurveda in Yoga and Ayurveda. She meets Sri O.P. TIWARI and SHANTARAM VAIDYA.

1991 Study time in India with TIWARIJI.

1992 General Secretary – FIDHY Yoga Federation, Paris

Member of the group " Seekers on the move" for the maintenance and dissemination of Jacques THIEBAULT’s teaching.


Organization of the first "Yearly Encounters" for the teachers members of the FIDHY.

Organization of the first summer workshops for the FIDHY YOGA Federation : a 4 year study on Patanjali Yoga Sutras.

1994 Family settles in Cévennes in South of France.

She now translates all TIWARIJI’s teachings in the workshops she organises for him.

From 1995 Teaching course in Paris – workshops

First summer workshop organized in Cévennes for Ganesha Centre students.

1996 Workshops in Paris

1997 Last workshop in the Cévennes. On the last day, she invites Pierre RABHI to meet her students.

1998-1999 Organization of a trip to India for her students.

2000 Workshops in Paris

2001 Workshops in Paris

2002 Pilgrimage and spiritual retreat in Himalaya.

2003 Setting up of YOGADHAMA Yoga School in Baillargues near Montpellier (South of France). Classes and workshops from 2003 till now in Paris and Baillargues.

2004 She puts free Yoga introduction classes for teenagers in place.

2005 Organization of a Yogic retreat in India with TIWARIJI, Rishikesh.

Translation of the book "Prânâyâma" by Swami KUVALAYANANDA.

2006 Workshop at the "Domaine de la Tour".

Partner of the publishing house "Les Editions du Petit Véhicule" : "Swami SIDDHESWARANANDA and his times" in 3 volumes.

In India, participation to the 5th International Conference on "Advances in Yoga research, education and therapy" at KAIVALYADHAMA, Lonavla.

2007 Member of the KAIVALYADHAMA staff organizing the "Prânâyâma Sadhana Shibir" led by TIWARIJI at KAIVALYADHAMA, Lonavla. Assistant teacher during the Shibir.

Setting up of the Cévennes teaching centre of YOGADHAMA School. Classes and workshops.

2008 She attends the first Certification Course for Prânâyâma "Sacred Breath" at Lonavla, KAIVALYADHAMA led by SRI O.P. TIWARI.

2009 January : time spent in India.

December : study with TIWARIJI – Rishikesh, Himalaya.

Déc 2009 Etude auprès de TIWARIJI à Rishikesh, Inde.

Eté 2010 Summer workshop "Indian Yogic tradition and anatomy and physiology applied to Yoga" – Arche de Saint-Antoine.

2011 Organization of a study visit of KAIVALYADHAMA for the YOGADHAMA School students. Study on Yoga and Ayurveda with the physicians of the centre : Dr Jagdish BHUTADA and Dr BHALEKAR.

Organization of a special workshop with Catherine ASHMORE in Fontenay-aux-Roses, Paris.