About Ma Durga (Siew Yong)
Siew Yong (also known as Ma Nithya Durgananda) is the founder of Your Presence HealsTM, which aims to provide a compassionate healing space for sharing the sacred science of yoga and self healing with people who are ready to look within and heal themselves of their patterns of suffering.
Siew Yong combines more than 13 years of learning from her own life as well as the science of yoga and meditation in self healing from different teachers and her spiritual guru, Paramahamsa Nithyananda.
Through her personalised programme and yoga classes, workshops and private sessions, she takes her students/clients on experiential journey through the embodiment of their existence and helps them to discover health and the right understanding about life.
She is a certified yoga teacher from sVyasa, Indian Yoga Institute. She also incorporates the body work from Body-Mind Centering (BMC) developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen using human developmental patterns as well as Vedic wisdom in her classes.
In 2009, she founded the company, Other Ways of Learning Pte Ltd (The Owl Company) with a business partner, Gerry Hillier. The Owl Company offers workshops, retreats and programmes specifically structured to allow individuals to explore their own innate creative potential and the stillness within themselves. In 2012 July, she decided to fully concentrate on Your Presence Heals.
In 2013, Siew Yong became one of the featured authors in the bestselling Adventures In Manifesting series alongside with other contributing thoughts leaders, entrepreneurs and inspiring personalities in the world.
Siew Yong volunteers as a teacher in the Nithyananda Bala Vidyalaya weekend tuition for children in Life Bliss Foundation (Singapore). She is also a certified counsellor and an ordained Nithya Spiritual Healer.