Awakening Women Teachers

Chameli Ardagh

Founder of Awakening Women

Chameli (pronounced sha-meh-lee) is a yogini, mystic and a Goddess Wisdom Keeper. Her love of decoding and experimenting with ancient wisdom teachings through her own practice in yogini circles all over the world has crystallized maps of spiritual awakening and leadership that are accessible, practical and honoring of women today. Rooted in earth honoring, devotional women’s spirituality and goddess centered tantric yoga, she is especially appreciated for her love of mythology and storytelling as a key to spiritual awakening and embodiment.

Read more about Chameli here.

SimoneRita Egger

Temple Training + 9 Month Program Teacher


SimoneRita is a Goddess Wisdom Keeper in the lineage of the Living Goddess. She has practiced in women’s circles around the world since 2007, and she teaches the Women’s Temple Group Facilitator training, as well as the Awakening Women 9 month Goddess Journey in Germany. Her spiritual practice includes Goddess-centered tantric yoga, meditation, dance, movement, chanting, being a businesswoman and mother.

She is especially appreciated for guiding women to retrieve the original instructions of the Living Goddess, and how we can live this wisdom in all aspects of our being, our family, our relationships and leadership.

Yashodhara van Vilsteren

Temple Training + 9 Month Program Teacher


Yashodhara, originally from Holland, lives near Munich and has been practicing with Chameli and Awakening Women since 2005. She has participated and assisted in many Awakening Women seminars. Yashodhara was the team leader of all German temple group trainings when Chameli taught them. For 12 years she has been facilitating women’s temple evenings, days and weekends.

Yashodhara also works in a holistic hospital, offers temple for couples, private sessions in Tibetan Pulsing Yoga and The Journey of Brandon Bays.