Welcome to Integral Yogi Chef
Eating is a simple act of life, but requires some attention to keep it from becoming more complicated than is healthy or necessary. Integral conscious eating recognizes that this simple act can be much more than simple sustenance. Instead, it can be done wisely and with love, uniting spirit, mind and body.
Join us in the journey from simple sustenance to integral conscious eating.
Who is the Integral Yogi Chef?
Mahendra Briksha, born in small village of Himalaya, is a yogi, a certified rebirthing breathwork practitioner, Integral coach and raw vegan chef. Mahendra Briksha combines Hindu Yogic practices, Buddhist wisdom and Integral Insights in his teaching. He is a longtime Vipassana meditation practitioner and has done several long silent retreats up to 30 days.
He worked as a head raw vegan chef in Tree of life for a year and at Cafe Gratitude for 4 years. Briksha`s main mission to share his knowledge and experience is to help people awaken in their body, breath and mind and learn a peaceful life in the midst of busy world.
He is a graduate of the yoga teacher-training program at the Vivekananda Yoga Research Center, Bangalore, and holds certificates in integral yoga from California Institute of Integral studies, and yoga therapy from Purusha Yoga, and has over 200 hrs Yoga Teacher training from Urban Flow Yoga Studio. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area with his wife and two and half year old son.
Briksha also operates RaY’s Mandala, originally created as a Rawfood and Yoga Support circle in San Francisco, providing guidelines for wellness and awakening to bring more vitality, creativity and peace in your life. A certified rebirthing breathwork practictioner, Briksha provides information on breathwork at his Hamsa Integral Breathwork website.