Anjani Siegrist, LMT, E/RYT-500, YACEP:
Anjani has been practicing the healing arts professionally since 2000, yet self-healing and wellness have been a lifelong passion.
After honorable discharge from the US Navy, Anjani completed her bachelor’s degree and over 1000 hours of bodywork training in Tucson, AZ. Days after completion, she moved to East Asia where she studied for 2 years with masters in Ayurveda, Yoga, Reiki and Thai Massage. Her current studies/practices include herbalism, astrology and Kashmir Shaivism tantra yoga. With over 20 years’ experience in the healing arts, she delivers a powerful synthesis of multicultural healing practices for radiant health and regenerative growth.
Anjani trained as a fitness instructor in 1997 and taught classes in Silver City, New Mexico until joining the Navy in 1999 where she was trained in many fields of western medicine. She was honorably discharged in 2006. Anjani graduated from Cortiva Institute in Tucson, AZ in December 2007 with over 1000 hours training and practicum then traveled to Thailand to study Thai Massage with the Sunshine Network of the International Society of Thai Yoga Massage and is certified to practice Thai massage.
Her passion for the healing arts led her to India where she studied ancient modalities such as Ayurveda Massage, Panchakarma, Reiki, and Yoga. While living in India, Anjani studied the traditional practices of Reiki from Nirvana Kendra Usui System of Natural Healing with Jacqueline Keita in Kodaikanal. She also studied Ayurveda Massage at CareWell Hospital in Kerala, India and is certified in Panchakarma Therapy.
Anjani is a student of The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre and has been titled Yoga Acharya (Master of Yoga) in March 2008. She stayed in the ashram to continue practicing and to teach new students as well as yoga teacher trainees as an assistant teacher in 6 teacher training courses. As a yoga teacher living in Sivananda Ashram, Anjani learned to integrated yogic practices into modern Western lifestyle.
Anjani completed Nutritional Counseling/Healing with Whole Foods, and Western Herbalism Certification at the School of Healing Arts, San Diego.
Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant Healing Certification from Dr. David Frawley’s American Institute of Vedic Studies.
Level III CranioSacral Therapy with an Upledger Certified Teacher and ND, Maureen Shwehr
Three-year Priestess training and initiation with Lisa Michaels, Natural Rhythms.
Certified Reiki Master Teacher and Shamanic Journey Training with Shamanic Practitioner, Katie Weatherup in San Diego, California.
Alchemical Herbalism and Vitalist Herbal Practitioner Certifications from Evolutionary Herbalism, on-going student of the Materia medica monthly with Evolutionary Herbalism and Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism
Active member, student, mentee of the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School, taking every single course they’ve offered. From the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Anjani studied Temple Lomi, Huna and Hawaiian healing arts with one of the island’s most senior teachers, Wayne Kealohi Powell.
Other on-going studies include tantra yoga philosophy and practice with Chris Tompkins and Hareesh Wallis and cacao + ancient wisdom teachings at The Mayan Wisdom Academy.
Anjani is currently certified with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and holds licenses with the Massage Therapy Boards in the states of California and Arizona. She is also a registered teacher (E/RYT-500, YACEP) with Yoga Alliance, and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.