The Only Beauty that lasts is the Beauty of the HEART – Rumi
Dean Telano/Sukh Shabad Singh, ND, PhD, E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT – Founder of Rahini Yoga
Dr. Dean has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 25 years. His yoga training and study includes Hatha, Kundalini, Raja, Kundalini Maha and Tibetan Yoga. Additionally, he has many years of study and training in Bon and Sakya Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, Dzogchen Meditation, Zen Meditation, Reiki Healing, Medical and Spiritual Qigong and Ayurveda. Dr. Dean has been a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance since 2001.
Dr. Dean is the founder of Rahini Yoga and the Director of the Rahini School of Yoga and Meditation and the Rahini Rocks! Kids Yoga Teacher Training – both Yoga Alliance Registered Schools (RYS). He is also Co-Owner of True Living Yoga Healing Center, President of Bon Buddhism of Long Island and Director of the Reiki Integrated Energy Healing Center.
Dr. Dean, an Ordained Interfaith Minister since 1997, is a Naturopath, an Exercise Physiologist, Reiki Master and Qigong Master. Dr. Dean has appeared on television numerous times, is a guest speaker at wellness seminars, teaches meditation for cancer survivor groups, is a spiritual and mediation coach and a pyschic medium. He has authored several Rahin Yoga, Meditation and Reiki Teacher Training Manuals.
Dr. Dean has studied and trained with many teachers from many traditions including: Kundalini Yoga with Ravi Singh and received his spiritual name – Sukh Shabad Singh, from Yogi Bhajan; Hatha and Raja Yoga with Dr. Vedula Satyananda Rao- “Babaji”; Tibetan Yoga & Meditation with Alejandro Chaoul-Reich, Ph.D.; Tibetan Bon Buddhsim and Meditation with Latri Geshe Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche, Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche & Geshe Murig Nyima Kunkyap Rinpoche; Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin; Qigong Healing and Medical Qigong with Master Tianyou Hao, Grandmaster Dr. Chen & Tina Zhang; Zen Buddhism and Meditation with Sensei Janet Jiryu Abels & Sensei Gregory Hosho Abels; Kundalini Maha Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Japa and Meditation with Shri Anandi Ma & Shri Deleepji.
Dean’s Credentials Include:
- Ordained Interfaith Minister (Since 1997)- Universal Life Church
- N.D.- Naturopathy
- Ph.D.- Natural Health
- M.S.- Exercise Physiology
- C.N.C.- Certified Nutritional Consultant
- M-RYT- Master Rahini Yoga Teacher
- E-RYT 500- Certified & Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher
- RCYT- Yoga Alliance Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher
- RPYT- Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher
- Qigong Master, Certified Qigong Healer & Certified in Medical Qigong
- Reiki Master & Teacher in the Usui Shiki Ryoho
- Author of Several Rahini Yoga, Meditation & Reiki Teacher Training Manuals:
- “Fundamentals of Rahini Yoga”
- “Rahini Yoga: Yoga of Spiritual Alignment”
- “Essential Yoga Poses of Rahini Yoga”
- “Mind-Of-Clear-Light Meditation”
- “Reiki Healing: 1st, 2nd, Advanced & Reiki Master Levels”