Intrigued with Asian cultures, Andy spent 15 years living in India and Southeast Asia. In 1983 he joined his first meditation course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. The journey through the East led Andy to experienced work with various Lamas such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Venerable Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lama Yeshe, Venerable Lati Rinpoche, Venerable Gen Lamrimpa, and Urgyen Tulku as well as others. Including teeachers of teh Vipassana tradition such as Ajahn Buddhadasa, Ajahn Tong, Christopher Titmus, Jack Kornfield while extensively studying meditation techniques through retreats and studies of teachers throughout Asia. His studies also led him to renowned gurus such as Papa Ji and led to living, studying and working at the Osho Ashram for 12 years. There, he learned techniques in psychotherapy, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, breath training and other training in the healing arts. From these foundational teachings, Andy began to experience a deeper sense of self-acceptance and peace within the self. Still, he had a desire to know more.
His thirst for learning guided him toward his most recent work in Brazil where he combined the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Aquatic Therapies and breathwork techniques for innovative approaches to healing. His current work in Maui, Hawaii, has allowed Andy to become widely recognized for his innovative techniques that allow the process of healing to naturally flow between practitioner and patient with his work as a Maui healing practitioner.
“Before I had a session with Firdaus, I felt a strong pull to go deep into the ocean, and to swim long distances through waves. But something was always stopping me. I have fear that I understood rationally, But no matter how well I meant to be understood it, The fear never left my body. After my first craniosacralaquatica a session, I found myself 1 week later, Scuba diving in the deep ocean. I didn't have a second thought before going in. It was relaxed it was easy. I felt I was breathing as normally as i would just walking around everyday life. My first dive at the trial I actually did not use any oxygen from my tank. It was amazing and I felt just as if i were in the craniosacraaquatica session, safe, natural, easy, alive.”
Yasha Joie Taylor
Yasha Joie Taylor