Open Meditation and 12-Step Meeting

Deanna Galkin-Doran (Parameshwari)
Fridays 7:30 –8:30 pm

Any 12-Stepper welcome. By Donation

Our meetings focus on the 11th Step:
Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, as we understood him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. Many people say that they can’t meditate because of discomfort in the body and/or a busy mind. This is because the proper preparation hasn’t take place: Join us for the Asana class to prepare your body, mind and spirit for meditation!

Deanna Galkin-Doran (Parameshwari)

Parameshwari (Deanna Galkin-Doran), CYT, has practiced Yoga since 1991. After completing her first teacher certification in 1995, she has taught classes, courses, and workshops on Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Marina del Rey. In addition, she is a graduate of the Yoga Therapy Rx and Prime of Life Yoga™ programs (2010) at Loyola Marymount University as well as the Tensegrity Yoga Therapy internship program (2011), under the tutelage of Sherry Brourman, E-RYT and Physical Therapist. 

Prior to moving into teaching Yoga and Yoga Therapeutics full time, Deanna worked at Verizon corporation for over 30 years, earning two business degrees while working full–time in a high stress environment doing project management, systems analysis, support and implementation. She has a well-founded understanding of the importance and benefits that yoga can bring both on and off the mat.