Trained in Raja Yoga at the Self Realization Fellowship in Los Angeles, and Hatha Yoga at The Yoga College of India, Beverly Hills, Naader Shagagi has been studying and practicing Yoga & Meditation since 1983. A former Ph.D. Candidate in Engineering, Naader also studied Philosophy and Religion before coming to Los Angeles as a disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda in 1985.
A student of the great Yoga Master, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Sufi Mystic, Pir Inayat Khan, Naader brings a culmination of intensive study and personal experience presented to you through his Yoga of Mystics® philosophy.
Yoga of Mystics® offers the Curative Yoga™ series; an invigorating and challenging system of Hatha Yoga choreographed and practiced by Naader himself that incorporates a specific series of asanas (poses) in order to cure physical, mental and emotional bodies.
Naader’s Yoga of Mystics® blends Hatha Yoga, Raja (Ashtanga) Yoga and ancient mysticism (Esoteric School of Sufi Mystics) to cleanse your mind field with one-on-one and group yoga therapy sessions that focuses on the psychology of the breath, relaxation, gentle stretching, muscle toning and weight loss.
Shagagi frequently quotes from the writings of Yoga Masters and Sufi Mystics in his classes reminding his students that “Health is not everything, but everything is nothing without health.”
Naader has taught yoga and meditation to over 20,000 people and has trained over 1,000 teachers through his Yoga of Mystics® teacher-training program. His DVDs, The Power of Hatha Yoga and Yoga of Mystics: Curative Series, teaches more than 60 positions that help people improve their concentration and sense of balance.
Naader also offers retreats, spiritual counseling, and holistic therapies and supplements, which culminate in health, vitality, healing and realization of oneself.