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Brian Siddharta

Living Somatics
Brian Siddharta Ingle is a licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and a Naturopath. He is a certified Hanna Somatic Educator, a Somatic Yoga teacher, a practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method and an aqua bodyworker. For more than 30 years, Brian has been inquiring into authentic systems of self-healing, movement and personal development.

He has a background in Ayurvedic Medicine, Vedic Astrology and has been based in India since 1995. Life in India started in Lucknow, in service to Sri H. W. L Poonja (Papaji), where Brian was his osteopath. Brian is a graduate of the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training. He is the founder and director of the Ingle Institute for Somatic Education. Together with his team, Brian offers workshops and professional trainings all over the world, including India, Europe and Russian speaking countries.

His work takes him traveling extensively, sharing his passion for embodied movement as a vehicle to greater freedom. Brian has a great love for adventure and movement in nature, such as surf kayaking, ocean swimming and Somatic running. He is also a singer-song writer and plays a guitar.

At the festival, Brian will teach classes in Somatic Education, which is a system of neuromuscular re-education based on slow, mindful movement. Through functional movement and somatic awareness his students are empowered to be self-autonomous in their transformational process.