Our Late Founder : About Veronique Robert
Veronique Robert started practicing yoga in 1987 and became a naturopath in 1990 in order to discover a more holistic approach to various practices and therapies. In 1991 she studied traditional Thai massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand and in 1993 learned aromatherapy at the Ecole Des Plantes in France. She had been a Tai Chi Chuan Yang teacher since 1998 and had taught yoga since 2000.
Always passionately interested in ways to develop spiritually and expand her knowledge with the aim of enhancing her own life and the lives of others, Veronique often spent time at the Sri Aurobindo ashram in Delhi, studying philosophy of integral yoga and the Bhagavad Gita.
She became a Bach foundation registered practitioner in 2001 and during the same year developed a yoga program for children which was very popular. She obtained a yoga alliance international master degree in 2008 specialising in yoga for children and is now head of Sri Ma integral Hatha yoga school in Goa, India.
Veronique had worked with the IDA pre-school in Gurgaon training all facilitators and teachers in integral education and yoga for children and is currently an approved teacher for level 1 courses in Bach flower therapy in India.
During the summer of 2011 Veronique spent several months traveling in France and Italy harvesting flowers which she prepared with great love and care using the original method and recommendations of Dr Edward Bach. From these she produced Bach flower mother tinctures in collaboration with a botanist and an Italian producer of Bach flower essences and is now delighted to be able to offer a complete set of stock remedies to students in India.
The qualities that Veronique briought to all she did were openess and enthusiasm, surrender and self awareness. She had many years experience in meditation and seeking spiritual knowledge and is dedicated to sharing with other seekers her chosen path. She believed in discipline in order to achieve full potential and has a deep felt connection to nature which has inspired her passion for botany. Amongst other interests, Veronique enjoyed gardening and walking and her life time of travelling had helped her develop a love of photography.
You can find her as the only authorized teacher of Level 1 Course In India at the Bach Centre website
Veronique died a sudden death under mysterious circumstances when her body was discovered in her room at the Aurobindo Ashram at Delhi where she used to live whenever visiting Delhi.