Visiting teachers

Week 1: Alice Taylor-Rugman – Special classes for ladies: Yoga and the Menopause, Being a lady practitioner in the second half of life (included in Yoga Price) Charlie Taylor-Rugman – Extra classes on Mobilisation and Strength (extra fee) Maya Pokrovskaya – Extra classes on deep relaxation with a Singing Bowl (extra fee) Week 2: Anouk […]

Tamara Ashley / Meditation, Restorative Yoga and Anatomy

Tamara first encountered ashtanga yoga as part of her dance training. She is very inspired by the ashtanga yoga community, her teachers and fellow practitioners. Yoga has been a grounding and positive influence on her dance, performance and teaching career, and has greatly assisted her in injury recovery. Her process of injury recovery also enabled […]

Wambui Njuguna-Räisänen / Astanga, Meditation

Meditation: Wambui will conduct evening meditation sessions based on the four brahmaviharas, outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 1.33. Known as the four immeasurables or the four divine abodes, we’ll be cultivating these qualities of the heart-mind, namely, loving kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity. Each evening we’ll explore one of these qualities so that by […]

Juha Javanainen / Astanga

Juha Javanainen (born 22nd July 1963) has practiced Astanga Yoga since 1989. He founded the Astanga Yoga School of Helsinki with Petri Räisänen in 1997. Juha has translated the book Yoga Mala, the primary work of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois on Astanga Yoga into Finnish. He has practiced long time with Radha and Derek Ireland, Lino […]

Petri Räisänen / Astanga

Petri Räisänen (born August 13, 1967) is internationally known and respected Ashtanga Yoga teacher. Petri started practicing Ashtanga Yoga in 1989 and teaching in 1990. He is a devoted student of his Guru, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), and was authorized to teach Astanga Yoga in 2001 by Guruji. Petri is careful to pass on […]