Jon Brandi



Certifications
July 2002 Kripalu Center - Kripalu Yoga teacher training
Over 200 hours of intensive training in Asna, Pranayama, Meditation, Theoretical and Applied Yogic Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology, Communication, Teaching Methodology, Teaching Practicum, and Professional Ethics and Practices in the Kripalu Tradition.
Lenox, MA
April - June 2006 On the Mat Yoga - Pranavayu Yoga Series 1 Teacher Training
50 hours (5 weekends) of training in Asna, Pranayama, Meditation, Theoretical and Applied Yogic Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology, Communication, Teaching Methodology, Teaching Practicum, and Professional Ethics and Practices in the Pranavayu Tradiiton.
Concord, MA
December 2004 American Red Cross - CPR certification
Heartsaver CPR program.
Westford, MA

Teaching Experience
October 2005 - Present BromYoga @ 119 Gallery
Lowell, MA
March 2006 - Present Copyright Clearance Center
Danvers, MA
October 2005 - December 2005 One Family, Inc.
Boston, MA
July 2004 - November 2005 Best Fitness
Chelmsford, MA
September 2003 - January 2006 Mike's Gym
Dracut, MA
September 2003 - May 2005 Veterans Administration Hospital
Beford, MA
January 2003 - August 2005 Fitcorp
Burlington, MA
September 2002 - March 2005 Shakti Yoga & Healing Arts Center
Chelmsford, MA
August 2004 - October 2004 Bally Total Fitness
Lowell, MA
November 2003 - July 2004 Raytheon - RF Components
Andover, MA
September 2002 - February 2004 Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Andover, MA
September 2002 - December 2003 Yoga with Robin
Tewksbury, MA
September 2002 - May 2003 University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA
November 2002 - May 2003 The Champion Factory
North Andover, MA
May 2003 - July 2003 A1 Fitness
Lowell, MA

Credits Toward Advanced Certification
October 2004 Kripalu Center - Chanting: The Heart of Devotional Yoga with Jai Uttal & Daniel Paul
Learned about Bhakti (devotional) yoga by way of kirtan (folk styleIndian chanting in the ancient language of Sanskrit) and stories presented by Jai.
Lenox, MA
October 2004 Kripalu Center - Posture Assisting Techniques with Yoganand Michael Carroll
Deepened my capacity to give quality assists with confidence andsensitivity. Also learned how to observe students’ postures andrespond to their specific needs.
Lenox, MA

Continuing Eductaion
April 2006 Saint Josephat's - Awakenings with Sharon Turner
Two day workshop that provided techniques for workers in the teaching/health care profession to prevent burnout.
Long Island, NY
April 2003 Yoga for Life - Awakenings with Sharon Turner
Two day workshop that provided techniques for workers in the teaching/health care profession to prevent burnout.
Concord, MA
August 2003 - August 2004 Shakti Yoga - Ashtanga Yoga with Sue Pentland
Took Ashtanga yoga class to broaden my teaching skills. Primary series and some of Intermediate Series introduced.
Chelmsford, MA
September 2003 Kripalu Center
Took part in Yoga Teacher Training Facilitation. Offeredstudent/teachers feedback with their teaching practicum. Updated my knowledge of the Kripalu approach to yoga asnas (postures).
Lenox, MA