Fred Busch Biography:
Fred Busch is a dedicated practitioner of Yoga and is founder and director of Miami Yoga. Fred is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment and is director of the Teacher Training Programs in Miami and at his retreat center in Colorado as well as at Lima Yoga in Peru, Natural Yoga in Bogota, and other studios around the world.
Fred Busch is one of the nation’s top Yoga Teacher Training instructors and is widely known for his system of healing with Yoga and guiding students to an individually applied practice.
Fred’s original Yoga Studio was called Miami Yogashala was founded as an Ashtanga Vinyasa School in 2001. After several years of teaching Ashtanga Vinyasa Fred started noticing that there was no mechanism to heal certain injuries. As a result Fred began to advise certain students to refine their poses in ways that were more healing.
This development meant that Fred no longer was teaching traditional Ashtanga vinyasa yoga, so he changed the name of his classes to Power Yoga. Fred has trained over 500 teachers and Fred Busch Power Yoga is taught all over the world.
Traveling alone in Africa in 1998 Fred Busch was stricken with a blood parasite and nearly died at age 25. During his suffering and fear of death Fred had a clear vision about the gift that is health and visualized a prayer that if he were granted his health back he would not take it for granted again.
Fred’s resulting commitment to achieving and maintaining a health of body and mind lead him to practice 7 consecutive years of a very strict diet and become one of the country’s top experts on Nutrition and Intelligent Lifestyle. Fred is the author of “A Clear and Definite Path – Enlightenment and Health with Yoga and Holistic Living” and In 2003 Fred opened Food Without Fire, Miami’s first 100% Raw Vegan Restaurant. Fred is also the founder and director of the YogaNutrition™ Certification Program.
Fred is the author of “The Lower Back Bible – A Yoga Solution to a Pain Free You”. Fred is a pioneer in the Healing Arts and creator of Fred Busch Healing Sequences for Power Yoga™ a system of Yoga therapy and healing injuries and back pain with Yoga pose modifications.
Fred is also owner and director of programming for Salamadhi Ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Salamadhi Ranch is a 50 acre residential yoga retreat center dedicated to Yoga, Gourmet Vegan Food, hiking and meditation. Salamadhi Ranch also hosts Fred Busch Teacher Training Programs and retreats led by renowned Yoga Instructors.
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Fred was initiated into Devanagari (the language of the Gods), commonly known as Sanskrit, 12 years ago by his Sanskrit/Yoga Philosophy master Manorama. She is from the lineage of Brahmananda Sarasvati, founder of the Ananda Ashram in New York. Fred provides Sanskrit language instruction in his Teacher Trainings and offers private Sanskrit lessons to those who want to do Yoga asana with their tongue, to quote Manorama, his Sanskrit Teacher.
A humble student of Yoga, Fred Busch gives all credit to the following Yoga Masters as his direct Teachers: Sri Sri Dharma Mitra from the lineage of Yogi Gupta; Gary Kraftsow, a long time direct student of Sri T. Krisnamacharya; Tias Little, direct student BKS Iyengar and K. Pattabhi Jois; Duncan Wong, Martial Arts and Astanga Master and founder of YOGIC ARTS; Sri Sri Aadil Palkhivala, founder of Purna Yoga, from the lineage of Sri Aurobindo and long time student of BKS Iyengar; and Masters Rodney Yee and Shiva Rea.