Search
Rome
My First Album - Rome [185]
River Arno, Florence
My First Album - River Arno, Florence [145]
Stonehenge and Us
My First Album - Stonehenge and Us [140]
image
My First Album - [172]

Cynthia Gran



Connect with Me

Cynthia Gran Teaches

  • Spiritually-Oriented Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Specialty Yoga

Languages

ENGLISH

About Cynthia Gran

Cynthia Gran is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) and  YACEP ® with Yoga Alliance. Cynthia began to study yoga in 1978 at The Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy when it was still located in Glenview, IL. Initiated into the Himalayan Tradition,...

Cynthia Gran is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) and YACEP®with Yoga Alliance.

Cynthia began to study yoga in 1978 at The Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy when it was still located in Glenview, IL. Initiated into the Himalayan Tradition, she was a resident there for four years and studied with Swami Rama, Swami Veda, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rudolph Ballentine, and many other gifted teachers. She began her career in the natural foods and wellness world in 1979, was a founding chef at the Chicago Diner in 1983, and later owned and operated the Annapurna Herb Shop in Evanston, IL. She holds a diploma in Ayurvedic Health Science through Robert Svoboda and has also studied Homeopathy, Herbalism, and Aromatherapy. She wrote a bimonthly column for several years called Yoga From My Experience, for the publication Conscious Community Magazine, (formerly the Monthly Aspectarian). They are currently republishing her articles. She co-owned the Evanston School of Yoga from 1995-2010. She taught there and    various yoga classes since 1985 including beginners, general, chair for seniors, adaptive chair, meditation classes and a variety of workshops. She is a Vitamin and Herb Specialist at the Wellness Shoppe, part of the Integrative Medicine Department at NorthShore University Health Systems in Glenview, IL. She works to find a gentle, introspective and balanced life through good food and mind/body skills. She lives with her kalyanamitra, Gary, loves to cook, garden, hike, dance, read, study wild flora and fauna, listen to all types of music at small venues, and she continuously pursues personal development.

 

First Registered June 2005
8132 Teaching Hours
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider

Teaching Experience

Previous

North Branch Yoga Studio

May 2016 - July 2018
8056 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL, United States
Previous

Evolution Yoga, Glenview, Il

February 2016 - June 2018
1841 Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL, United States
Previous

Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center

January 2011 - June 2018
109 W Slade St
Palatine, IL, United States
Previous

Meditation Instruction, Integrative Medicine Dept, North Shore University Health Systems

September 2014 - June 2017
NorthShore University HealthSystem - Glenbrook Hospital, Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL, United States
Previous

Central Street Yoga

December 2015 - February 2017
1937 Central Street
Evanston, IL, United States
Previous

Full Bloomed Lotus

May 2015 - December 2015
1217 Washington Ave
Wilmette, IL, United States
Previous

Evanston School of Yoga

October 1994 - August 2011
1122 Seward St
Evanston, IL, United States
Previous

Himalayan Institute Glenview

September 1985 - October 1990
1505 Greenwood Road
Glenview, IL, United States
First Registered June 2005
8132 Teaching Hours
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider YACEP® Profile 
Yoga Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(6). Yoga Alliance Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3). This website refers to the two organizations as "Yoga Alliance." Copyright 2019 Yoga Alliance. Yoga Alliance, the Yoga Alliance logo, RYS, RYT, and YACEP are registered marks with the USPTO and other jurisdictions.
Copyright 2019 by Yoga Alliance