Passion, Experience, Knowledge

Our diverse and talented faculty will share their knowledge to offer you the best Yoga Teacher Training Certification Programs available anywhere in the world. Whether they are giving you the lowdown about asana, taking you on a journey in your meditation, explaining ancient occult wisdom or shedding light on complex philosophical topics, their collective insights will open your mind and expand your awareness and provide you with the knowledge and encouragement to be the best teacher that you can be.

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Liz Lindh

Liz Lindh is licensed and board certified Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a NCCAOM diplomate in Chinese Herbal Medicine, a holistic skincare therapist and natural beauty expert, and yoga teacher and teacher trainer.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and a Masters of Oriental Medicine degree from the East West College of Natural Medicine. She is currently the director of The Sanctuary at Two Rivers, a unique eco-conscious yoga and wellness retreat center in Costa Rica.

Dr. Lindh’s has has treated Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winning actors and directors, Grammy Award winning musicians, authors, dancers and artists of all sorts to inspire creativity, beauty and focus. She has worked with professional athletes in the field of sports medicine for injury treatment and prevention and enhanced performance. Her extensive experience includes research and treatment of stroke patients at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, touring with a rock band as their private acupuncturist, creating a “Healthy Eating, Healthy Skin” program for Whole Foods, presentations on complementary and alternative medicine at the University of Miami, the development and implementation of a therapeutic yoga, meditation and wellness program for cancer survivors through international non-profit support group, “The Wellness Community”, the creation and instruction of a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training approved by the National Yoga Alliance, and the formulation of her own line of natural beauty products. She has been featured on TV, radio, print and on-line publications as a wellness expert, recognized by MindBodyGreen as one of the Top 100 Influential Thought Leaders in Wellness and received a Mercury Love Award as "Best Yoga Instructor 2013". 

Liz has been exploring the path of yoga since the early 1990’s. Her dynamic vinyasa yoga classes are a fusion of fluid movement, flexibility, core strengthening and balance where you will find rhythm and awareness, breath and calm, ritual and rock & roll, integration of body, mind, heart and spirit. She teaches retreats, workshops and teacher trainings internationally with the intention of spreading love, health and beauty. She has attended yoga teacher trainings across the globe with many great teachers.

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Photo Credit: Mitya Ku

Photo Credit: Mitya Ku

Marga Jaynya Mahan

Marga Jaynya Mahan has been a student of classical Indian subjects for the past 20 years. She has deep roots in three main lineages: Nyingma/Kagyu Tibetan, Samkhya/ Jyotisha/ Vastu through the Vedic Vidya Institute, Renowned Jyotishi Hart de Fouw and Swami Dayananda as modern representitives, and the Ayurvedic and Tantric teachings that come through Dr. Robert Svoboda and Dr. Vasant Lad.

Margaret studies, practices and teaches Jyotisha, Palmistry and Vaastu, as well as Sanskrit, Samkhya, Vedanta and other subjects at her home in Canada. She is presently dedicating her time and efforts to an advanced three year course in Vedanta and Samskrta offered by Swami Dayananda at the Arshavidya Gurukulam facility outside of Coimbatore, India.


Photo Credit: dimnikolov

Photo Credit: dimnikolov


Naganath, Co-Creator of The Sanctuary at Two Rivers, has been an ardent yogi since 1992. He has completed over 700 hours of yoga teacher training with Shiva Rea (her Advanced Teacher Training Program), Rod Stryker, and teachers from the Bihar School of Yoga. Naga studied Ayurveda at The Ayurvedic Academy held at Bastyr University in Washington and has extensive studies in Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) with the aid of his close friend and mentor in various occult sciences, Dr. Robert Svoboda. It was Naga's devotion and earnestness on his spiritual quest over the past two decades that propelled and guided him to find a strong karmic resonance in Ancient Tantra, eventually being initiated by Shri Kapilnath into the International Nath Order, a modern Nath Tantric sect established by Shri Gurudev Mahendranath with its roots in the Adi-Nath Sampradaya and Uttara Kaula Sampradayas of which Shri Mahendranath was holder of parampara and Guru. The Guru tradition and initiation of the International Nath Order includes wisdom teachings from Hindu, Soto Zen and Taoist sources plus practices rediscovered by the science and yoga of meditation, contemplation, mantra and ritual. Naga has been applying this Science of Awakening using only his "Eco-Lab" as the primary tool of discernment for over a ten years of living 100% off-the-grid in the jungles of Costa Rica. He currently serves as Chakra Raja at Nagaloka Dhuni.

Prior to moving to the jungle, Naga was a manager of Sacred Movement Center for Yoga and Healing in Venice, CA, (now Exhale Center for Sacred Movement) the studio which was then home to Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, Erich Schiffmann, Mark Whitwell, Saul David Raye and Max Strom.

Naganath brings The Sanctuary over 25 years experience in the Hospitality Industry. He was an acclaimed restaurateur with renown venues in NYC and LA. As a Plant-Based Chef de Cuisine, Naga has been developing The Sanctuary's vegetarian and vegan menu since its inception, designing and producing a melting pot of creative culinary ideas coined, "Tropical Fusion". Naga creates dishes with complex flavor profiles and involve decadent yet healthy ingredients with a strong focus on vegan and gluten-free items for optimal health, wellness, environmental consciousness, taste and enjoyment.


Jaycee Gossett

Jaycee Gossett is an international Dance, Yoga, & Fitness Expert and Life Empowerment Teacher. Her teachings include a fusion of World Dance, yoga, fitness and healing therapies. Her mission is bringing spirituality, fun and full-on self-expression into her classes, workshops and retreats. 

Jaycee has completed Yoga Teacher Trainings with Shiva Rea and was certified with Alison Sinatra in a 200hr YTT. Jaycee is Co-Founder of The Jungle Alchemy Institute, a yoga school passionately created to lead Life Empowerment Retreats and Yoga Teacher Trainings.

Jaycee's studies have led her to dance the world traveling through North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean and the South Pacific, where she studied, filmed and taught the roots of movement. Jaycee intimately understands how movement helps define who we are. She is constantly bringing indigenous flavor and total free self-expression into her classes, workshops and retreats, helping people discover their best self. She believes in movement being accessible to people, allowing the transformative power yoga, dance and fitness to heal the body, mind and spirit.

Recognized for her expertise in said fields, Jaycee was recruited as a Dance, Fitness, & Wellness Expert Host on Veria Network’s TV show, "The Juice", a live, weekday television program where she interviews, demonstrates, and expounds upon various functional methods from pioneers and leaders in the health and wellness fields.

Jaycee is also one of only three teachers in the world leading the cutting edge training workout, "the class", founded by fitness guru Taryn Toomey. The Class is a 75-minute mind-body experience, working every muscle from the ground up. There are no weights and no props, it is just you and your body. This modern fitness system has been featured in Vogue, Well & Good, New York, Self, and Cosmopolitan Magazines.

As part of her ongoing Seva Programs, Jaycee is a Dancing Classroom Teaching Artist in the Newark, New Jersey public school system and The New Jersey Performing Arts Center. She spearheaded the launch of the Dancing Classroom program in USVI St. John and St. Thomas school systems. Dancing Classrooms is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1994 by legendary dancer and choreographer, Pierre Dulaine. The Dancing Classrooms Program is a 10 week, 20 session social development program for 5th and 8th grade children that utilizes ballroom dancing as a vehicle to change the lives of not only the children who participate in the program but also the lives of the teachers and parents who support these children. The dance is a tool for getting the children to break down social barriers, learn about honor and respect, treat others carefully, improve self-confidence, communicate and cooperate, and accept others even if they are different.

Jaycee is Co-Founder of The Connection Art Project, a multi media international art project dedicated to bridging cultural divides through Cultural Immersion and Art Exhibitions. 

Jaycee was a Ballroom dance competitor and became a National Finalist and World Semi-Finalist in International Latin Pro/Am Ballroom Dance. Jaycee also produced and hosted her own television special, “Dance The World; Brazil” which aired on The Travel Channel in 2011.