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Manorama evokes healing through the universal arts of language and conscious living. “Happiness,” she often says, “is the free flow of energy, and communication is energy. When we use our voices authentically and confidently, we create harmony between ourselves and others.” A renowned, highly respected teacher, Manorama offers Sanskrit Studies™ programs for yoga teacher trainings, as well as Luminous Soul™ retreats. She tours the globe, training students in the Sanskrit Studies™ Method and the Luminous Soul™. Through the Sanskrit Studies Method ™ Manorama offers a direct, accessible and joyful approach to Sanskrit, encouraging her students to focus on its dynamic sound qualities and philosophical beauty rather than simply memorizing grammar. The Luminous Soul Method ™ fuses sacred Eastern and Western wisdom teachings with everyday life. Luminous Soul is comprised of Mantra, Meditation, understanding our Archetypal Imprints and Yoga philosophy. Combining her earthly charm with a healthy dose of humor, Manorama guides students in bridging the ordinary with the spiritually sublime. Yoga teachers and students alike treasure Manorama’s recordings on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, Learn to Chant Yoga Invocations and Learn to Pronounce Yoga Poses. Celebrated for her haunting melodies in chanting, Manorama is featured on numerous albums, including Invocation (with Krishna Das and Ty Burhoe) and Wade Morisette’s