"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy." –Rumi

 

Georgina Berbari, MA, RYT-200, is a photographer, writer + editor, and yoga + meditation teacher.

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From a young age, brimming with curiosity and passion, I turned to art as a form of exploration and release. Since then, photography and writing have become forms of catharsis for me, and have anchored me through life's challenges. Discovering inner balance through photography, psychotherapy, writing, meditation, and spiritual practice, I weave my skills and experiences together in my work as a writer/editor, and through my photography and yogic offerings.

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For me, the ritual of contemplative photography creates a container for sacred witnessing and transformation. To be witnessed with joy, and without judgement is all of our birthright.

My intention is to share this ritual with all beings who seek it.

My offerings include:

*Body liberation sessions (freedom from social/political systems of oppression that designate certain bodies as more worthy, healthy, and desirable than others... seeing one's body as a vessel for the cosmos.)

 *Nude sessions  (which see the body as an art-form, and strip it of hypersexualization. Taking nude self-portraits has been and continues to be one of the most healing rituals for my relationship with my body/sexuality. I consistently get this feedback from others, as well.)

*Photo sessions for healers (a way to support your business as a yoga/meditation teacher, acupuncturist, bodyworker, & other complementary medicine healing modalities.)

*Couples/engagement intimacy shoots

*Pregnancy/birth photos

*End-of-life sessions

*Simple portraits

*and beyond

These photo sessions are grounded in embodiment and the breath. They're great to gift a loved one for a special occasion, to preserve a momentous time, or to gift yourself simply in celebration of You.

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I also offer yoga/meditation sessions. I have been an accredited yoga teacher for nearly a decade now; a life-long student, the ancient practice of yoga (meaning 'union' in Sanskrit) deeply informs my artistic processes. My focus is currently on Bhakti yoga. Please contact me to learn more about what my yoga offerings look like.

As I continue in devotion to the paths of art and yoga, and in deep gratitude to all of my teachers, the boundary between the two dissolves and the practices intertwine.

For bookings + collaborations, please reach out using the form below, or email georginaberbari@gmail.com.

Education:

MFA Creative Writing (Columbia University)

BA Journalistic Writing (Marist College)

AAS Photography (Fashion Institute)

RYT-2oo Yoga/Meditation Teacher (Yoga Alliance Certified)

RYT-3oo Embodied Yoga Teacher Training (In-Progress, 2023)

Photo session testimonials:

Upon meeting Georgina for the first very first time, she immediately felt like a longtime friend. A poetic multidisciplinary artist with a warm spiritual presence and a playful inquisitive process of unfolding. Thank you for spending time and unfolding with me.

Shooting with Georgina made me feel so beautiful and feminine in a way I never have felt before. It felt like I was expressing myself in ways I never have been able to—it felt extremely liberating to me. Our shoot reminded me why I used to love getting photographed so much and why I am so particular about what kind of photography I actually like—I often feel that it misses what can make it such a power tool/story-telling tool, and creating with Georgina has given me that understanding back and has just made me want me to immerse myself in art more.

Georgina made us feel so seen, beautiful, and safe during our engagement shoot. Everyone was blown away by her work!

Georgina captures me in a way that makes me feel so beautiful. It's my body existing and it's so beautiful.

 

Thanks for reaching out! I'll be in touch soon.