Teachers

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Irina van der Sluijs

Astanga LedMysore ProgramYin,  Mindfulness

Irina feels a deep longing for exploring consciousness. She used to sit in silence for hours in the church of her hometown and felt at ease in the surrounding nature with animal life. Later on it was in dance where she experienced the freedom and endless space that is ours to roam.

In 2003 Irina discovered Astanga Vinyasa Yoga when she entered a Mysore- room for the first time. It was still early in the morning– Amsterdam was sound asleep – but here everybody was wide awake, present and breathing as one. Irina felt an immediate connection and the practice became her companion, in good times and in bad.

Good and bad, heaven and earth; our existence is by nature bi-polar. It therefor didn’t take long before Yin Yoga crossed Irina’s path. This gentle form of yoga is a welcome addition to dynamic forms as it nurtures and heals on a deep level. Irina practices a style of Yin that includes Buddhist teachings, cultivating attention and awareness (mindfulness).

The quality of breath and meditative aspects are central in Irina’s classes. She loves helping and motivating students to start their own daily yoga practice.

Irina continues her studies with various teachers, in particular Claudia Pradella, Petri Räisänen and Sarah Powers (Insight Yoga Institute). 

Irina completed over 300 hours of teacher trainings. More information: www.irinavandersluijs.nl

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Workshops

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Astanga Yoga 5-days Mysore Practice

With Maria Paola Stefani & Sergio Rossetti

Starting on 11 July 2018

Lino Miele’s most senior teachers, Maria Paola and Sergio will be with us in Amsterdam from 11 to 15 July 2018. They run the Astanga Yoga Research Institute in Rome and have nearly 20 years experience teaching astanga in the traditional method.

Amsterdam

€150

Astanga Yoga: Practice Foundation Course

With Jurre & Megan

Starting on 01 September 2018

Would you like to broaden your understanding of astanga yoga or would you like to establish a regular practice? Get confident with the three main aspects of the astanga yoga system: breath, bandhas and drishti and get a solid base from which you can continue your self-practice.

Den Haag

€475

Prison Yoga Workshop

With James Fox

Starting on 29 September 2018

Share the power of yoga with people impacted by trauma. The Prison Yoga Project, in collaboration with Delight Yoga, is offering a special workshop for yoga teachers and committed yoga practitioners interested in working with people who have been impacted by trauma.

Amsterdam

€295