Our instructors

Prof. Namkhai Norbu left an enormous legacy in terms of knowledge, and the mirror of it are our instructors. He trained, followed and personally approved instructors from different countries that can teach practices and support students in their learning process. Here are the instructors who come to Merigar East.

Portrait of Adriana Dal Borgo

For thirty years Adriana Dal Borgo has been teaching contemplative dance and methods of awareness in movement, harmonization of energy. Adriana is an expert in the practice of presence through sound and dance, giving courses for those who wish to follow this path of knowledge...

Aleksander Skwara

Alexander is instructor of the Base of Santi Maha Sangha, student of Chogyal Namkhai
Norbu since 1991. He begun Buddhist practice under the guidance of Korean Zen master Seung Sahn in 1981, later he received teachings in Kagyu and Ningma traditions as well as experience in practice of TWIM method

Elias Capriles

Elías Capriles studied with some of the greatest lamas of the 20th century, and after receiving specific Tregchod instructions from Khyabje Thinley Norbu and Dudjom Yeshe Dorje, did repeated 3-months retreats in hermitages and caves in the higher Himalayan range. He met Chogyal Namkhai Norbu in 1978

Fabio Andrico

Fabio Andrico is an internationally recognized Yantra Yoga expert. He is one of the closest students of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, who introduced Yantra Yoga to the West in the early 1970s. Read more...

Gabriella Schneider

Gabriella Schneider teaches meditation, according to the series of Sutra, Tantra and Atiyoga teachings called Santi Maha Sangha. Prof. Namkhai Norbu authorized her as an instructor in 2016. Since then, she has conducted more than 12 meditation retreats and many teaching sessions, live and online...

Magdalena Ourecka

Magdalena Ourecka comes from Czech Republic, recently lives in Romania. She met her Master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu for the first time in 2006. Since that time she follows His Teachings and is devoted to the system of Yantra Yoga. In 2016 she was authorized as a Yantra Yoga First Level instructor and

Migmar Tsering

Migmar was born and grew up in Lhasa. Since 1987 he has been studying with the Master Chönyi Rinpoche in his monastery for more than six years, where he learned traditional Tibetan art, astrology and Sa-che (Tibetan geomancy).

Migmar has participated in decoration of the main Tibetan temples such

Monica Gentile

Born in Venice, Italy, Monica Gentile has been studying and practicing meditation in different traditions since 1983. Graduated in Venice with an M.A. In History of religions, she soon after got a university grant and was for 3 years a research scholar in Buddhism and Sanskrit language at the

Oana Marcu

Oana Marcu is Yantra Yoga and Respira instructor. She has been a student of Namkhai Norbu since 2011, and dedicated the last two years of her life to Merigar East.

She is first level instructor according to the Yantra Yoga classification, also RYT 250 aerial yoga teacher, certified by World Yoga

Oliver Leick

Oliver Leick is among the early students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, having discovered his precious teachings back in 1977. He has been authorized by Rinpoche as a Santi Maha Sangha Base Level and Yantra Yoga instructor and has been teaching for more than 40 years. In his responsibility as the

Zoltán Cser

Zoli Cser started to practice in a Chan Community at the age of 16 in 1986 where he became monk later. He began his studies at the University of Economics, but moved to the newly founded Dharma Gate Buddhist College (DGBC) in 1991. Since 2004, at DGBC, he is teaching Buddhist ethics, basic