Teachers

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José Antonio Manchado & Irene Sportel

About José Antonio Manchado

Jose Antonio Manchado was born in 1976 in Lanzarote, Spain. He is sound therapy instructor (Tibetan singing bowl, gong and modern sound), Inner growth instructor, self-development trainer, Tibetan energetic healing instructor, lecturer, firewalking instructor ánd the author of the book "Be Happier than the Dalai Lama".

Since 1998 he has been in constant practice and learning using several Masters (Monks, Tibetan Buddhist lamas and Zen in the fields of meditation, healing, sound therapies, therapies and vibrational energy. He has been specially trained in the study and practice of Meditation (Shinee and Shamata), mindfulness meditation, relaxation techniques, mental purification, Hatha Yoga, with different teachers including Akong Rinpoche, Lama Sangye, Sogyal Rinpoche and Jorge Diaz.

He has been organizing and participating in various retreats and training events Tibetan and Zen Buddhist. He currently performs workshops, conferences, retreats, fear liberation workshops, meditation, healing seminars and healing concerts like this one on the conference. 


About Irene Sportel

After having finished her Medical degree, Irene (1985) worked as a doctor for a couple of years. As she felt she was bumping into the boundaries of Western Medicine, Irene quit job in 2013 and traveled to Byron Bay Australia for a Hatha Yoga Teacher Training with Rachel Zinman. She met herself on a deeper level and re-discovered her passions: healing and music!  Back in Amsterdam she started working as a yoga teacher. In 2015 she did a Yin Teacher Training with Jose de Groot and started teaching Yin Yoga with great enthusiasm. Through Jose Antonio Manchado she learned to practice Tibetan Energetic Healing (Shin-do) in 2014, in which she found the depth and simplicity she was looking for in healing. In private sessions, she now helps others to find and heal the emotional cause of disease. Irene also organises mantra concerts, mantra singing circles, yoga and music retreats and Yin in Concert workshops. 

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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