Parmar, MBA, is
the Director of Awakening Creative Arts. As an experienced creativity workshop
has been teaching on topics including marketing, creativity, art, yoga and meditation
across North America and internationally since 2000.
She is a sought after speaker on
of tapping human potential -- see client list below.
Family Constellation Facilitator: As
a professionally trained Family and Ancestral Healing Facilitator, Vina facilitates private and group sessions to help people heal the past, free themselves and reclaim their life.
Art Facilitator and Trainer: As
a Certified Mandala Healing Facilitator, Vina helps
to bring about
transformation at the mental, emotional, spiritual and physical levels.
Vina trained with Judith Cornell, Ph.D., author
of Mandala, Luminous Symbols for Healing, from 2005-2007.
In 2008, along with Dr. Cornell, she co-facilitated the Circles
for Healing: Mandala Facilitation Training. This training
was conducted to 50 healthcare professionals from around the world.
Meditation Instructor: Vina
was personally approved by Amma to teach the IAM® - Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique. Amma,
popularly known as "The Hugging Saint," is an internationally
recognized humanitarian and spiritual teacher. Since 2007 Vina has traveled
across North America on Amma's U.S. summer tours teaching
IAM. Trained as an IAM meditation instructor for all four versions
of IAM: Original,
Organizational, and two Youth's courses, Vina also serves
as National Instructor Trainer and Regional Coordinator for California IAM instructors.
Yoga Teacher: Having
completed 500 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training at the Mount
Madonna Center, Vina teaches peace through yoga, breath and meditation.
Maiden, Mother, Mystic: Awaken the Goddess Within, 2016: A journey from birth through life interwoven with Goddess stories, sacred geometry, meditations, sacred art, and more.
Sacred Creations, 2011: Co-Author
and Artist of the new book, Sacred Creations. Funded by
Mercey Springs Foundation.
Living on Sunlight, 2007: Based
on the teachings of Hira Ratan Manek this e-book outlines harnessing
of sunlight to heal the mind, body and spirit.
East West Books' weekly inspirational
e-letter, website and quarterly newsletter. 2000-2005.
- Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA
- University of California, Davis, CA
- Mount Madonna Center, Watsonville, CA
- Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
- Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
- East West Books, Sacramento, CA
- East West Books, Mountain View, CA
- The Expanding Light Yoga and Meditation Center. Nevada City,
- St. Joseph's Regional Cancer Center, Stockton, CA
- Mercy Women's Center, Catholic Healthcare West, Sacramento, CA
- Christ Unity Church, Sacramento, CA
- Spiritual Life Center, Sacramento, CA
- St. Anthony's Parish, Sacramento, CA
- Brahma Kumari's Meditation Center, Sacramento, CA
- The Learning Exchange, Sacramento, CA
- The Avalon Arts Center, Fair Oaks, CA
- MA Center, San Ramon, CA
- Amritapuri Ashram, Kollam, India
Education & Background
and Master's Degrees in Business Administration with a minor in Communication
Studies at California State University, Sacramento.
an international upbringing which spans India, Africa and the United
States, Vina grew up winning competitions in sand mandala, art, dance,
singing, drama and more. Vina teaches from a
sacred perspective inclusive of traditions from both the East and West. Click
here to view testimonials on Vina's teaching style from previous graduates.
Vina is available as a professional, motivational
speaker for your event. For scheduling information and rates, send
to: firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (916) 505-3037.