Special classes

More information about the special classes in our studios

Yoga has many more qualities than just the physical practice on the mat (asana).
There are so many ways to feel connected, energised and union.

To inspire you to explore other practices besides the Asana practice we offer Special Classes.

Special Class - Tommaso Caenazzo

Meditative Handpan Concert

Met Tommaso Caenazzo

22 September 2019

Exploring the power of vibrations with healing intention. A 2-hour Handpan concert, starting and closing circle, with music guiding you in a journey into relaxation and facilitating the release of physical, emotional, and mental stress.

Den Haag

Special Class - Inge Peters

Yoga Nidra

Met Inge Peters

27 September 2019

This meditation is a practice of conscious relaxation designed to release held tension in our body and mind. The practice of yoga nidra guides students into a state of deep relaxation, by progressively relaxing and releasing tension from each part of the body. This helps us to feel more open inside and is a great way to reverse the impact of stress.   Join Inge from 20.00 - 21.00 at our Prinseneiland Studio. 

Amsterdam

Special Class - Annette Knopp

Living from Heart-Mind

Met Annette Knopp

Multiple dates

“Living from Heart-Mind” invites us to recognize the ever-present openness of life and to relax into what is already profoundly complete. That what we usually are looking for – connection, freedom or peace – is already available, closer than our own breath, yet, our constant habit of looking outside of ourselves or superimposing what we long for onto all kinds of objects prevents us from seeing,

Amsterdam

Special Class - Lonneke Lamers

Kirtan: Open up your heart through your voice

Met Lonneke Lamers

Multiple dates

Open up your heart through your voice   Join Lonneke for an evening of opening your heart with singing mantras. During this evening you will experience the power of sound and vibration flowing through your body. Chanting mantras purifies us and brings us closer to the source, closer to the joy and love in ourselves.

Den Haag

Special Class - Arno Nistal Ten Veen

Breath Opening Exercises - Divine Healing

Met Arno Nistal Ten Veen

05 October 2019

The goal of this class is to experience the divine healing powers of your breath, and through that, your Divine Self will come shining through. We will practice Osho Divine Healing exercises, which are a blend of Yoga, T'ai Chi and Qigong.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Katiza Satya

Women Circle: living real sisterhood

Met Katiza Satya

Multiple dates

With Katiza Satya, Dolores Mae Höppener, Alixe van Ogtrop, Ingeborg Timmermans & Ira Hardjosusono  We are happy to open the doors in a more consistent way to offering a sacred space and sharing time to the fact that we are finding a way to live consciously and making a difference in our realities and the world we are in. 

Amsterdam

Special Class - Lydia Aytogmus

Mantra & Meditation

Met Lydia Aytogmus

Multiple dates

As Mantra literally means 'to cross over the mind': experience in this monthly class how chanting is fun & vibrates in every cell of the body and takes your meditation to a deep level.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Lydia Aytogmus

Full Moon Jivamukti

Met Lydia Aytogmus

Multiple dates

Jivamukti Yoga is a yoga method created by David Life and Sharon Gannon who studied many years under the guidance of Sri K. Patthabi K. Jois. Inspired amongst others by the Astanga yoga system they developed in 1984 in New York a yoga method which re-integrates the physical, philosophical, spiritual and devotional aspects of yoga.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Patricia Veltri

Yoga & Ayurveda: Get ready for Autumn

Met Patricia Veltri

18 October 2019

In this special class, Patricia will show you how you can prepare your body and mind for the seasonal change.   During seasonal transitions, we are most vulnerable. Either because of the weather or the life-style change, many times the body and the mind gets effected at those times of the year.

Den Haag

Special Class - Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

Chat & Chai

Met Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

18 October 2019

Join us for an Astanga Community event to mix & mingle with each other and ask all the questions you have wanted to ask about your Yoga practice.    Very informal, with snacks and chai, everyone is welcome.  Please join us from 20:00 to 22:00 at De Clercqstraat.    ~ One Body, One Mind, One Breath - One Practice.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Claudia Kratzheller

The Magic of the Pelvis

Met Claudia Kratzheller

19 October 2019

The pelvis is your home base and the centre of your body. Awaken the awareness with softness and strength!   The Pelvis is the connection between your spine and your legs. We will gain insight into the anatomical function of the pelvis and energetic potential of the chakras and make the connection between the two.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Mariette de Kroon

Lu Jong Tibetan Healing Yoga

Met Mariette de Kroon

25 October 2019

Lu Jong Tibetan Yoga is a practice for health and happiness: effective, playful, gentle and powerful at the same time. Lu Jong is rooted in the diamond teachings of Tibet & in Tibetan Medicine and contains amazing wisdom of how body, mind and natural cycles work together.

Den Haag

Special Class - Daniel Maciejewski & Sjoerd Dragtsma

Nada Yoga Sound Ceremony - The Yoga of Sound

Met Daniel Maciejewski & Sjoerd Dragtsma

Multiple dates

On this special evening, you can immerse yourself into a ceremony of sound and vibrational healing while celebrating all that life has to offer.   We give space for whatever wants to arise, for bliss and also to that what is still dark and longs to be brought into the light of your presence.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Lydia Aytogmus

New Moon Kirtan

Met Lydia Aytogmus

Multiple dates

Every New Moonday we are gathering to sing together and to connect fully with who we truly are.  As Mantra literally means 'to cross over the mind': experience in this monthly class how chanting is fun & vibrates in every cell of the body and takes your meditation to a deep level.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Mariette de Kroon

Lu Jong Tibetan Healing Yoga

Met Mariette de Kroon

08 November 2019

Lu Jong Tibetan Yoga is a practice for health and happiness: effective, playful, gentle and powerful at the same time. Lu Jong is rooted in the diamond teachings of Tibet & in Tibetan Medicine and contains amazing wisdom of how body, mind and natural cycles work together.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Julia Blohberger

Ayurveda & Yoga

Met Julia Blohberger

09 November 2019

Ayurveda derives from Sanskrit and means ‘the science of life and longevity’. It is, in particular, the wisdom of how to live according to your unique and individual constitution. As a science of self-healing, Ayurveda encompasses diet and nutrition looking at lifestyle, exercise, relaxation, meditation, breathing exercises and medical herbs.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Fleur Van Zonneveld

Yoga Nidra

Met Fleur Van Zonneveld

17 November 2019

In this class we will explore the meditative practice of Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation and meditation technique that is nourishing and restorative as well as healing and transformative. To get into the state of Yoga Nidra is to step into the realm of pure awareness, while the body is at rest in Savasana (corpse pose). The practice is very grounding and expanding at the same time.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Ingeborg Timmerman

Feeding your demons

Met Ingeborg Timmerman

22 November 2019

Feeding your Demons is an ancient Buddhist Practice influenced by western Psychotherapy. Developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione, the first female ordained Nun of the west, Emination of Machig Labdron, Yogini 11th century. Derived from Chod: To cut, to let go of the clinging of the Ego. This Meditation practice will allow us to transform what we are struggling with at the moment.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Saskia Nefkens

Collective Reading

Met Saskia Nefkens

23 November 2019

Have you always known that there is more between heaven and earth? And that you are part of it? It is time for you to realise that you are more than just a human being. You are energy, also known as Source, or Soul.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Ilanit de Wilde

Dynamic Meditation

Met Ilanit de Wilde

29 November 2019

In order to live a more fulfilled life, you will want to get to know your full potential, your true Self. Meditation is the route to that knowing. It is the methodology of the science of awareness.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Claudia Kratzheller

Tandava - Movement Meditation

Met Claudia Kratzheller

13 December 2019

The Dance of the Divine.   A ritual of self-connection, fueled by connection to your breath and gentle slow movements. A moving meditation with reverence for your body and the bodies that you share the space with.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Victoria (Tory) Hyndman

Woman Yoga

Met Victoria (Tory) Hyndman

20 December 2019

Come to spend this Friday evening among women to tap into your female energy. Through gentle vinyasa practice and lovely nourishing music, we will dive into the body to awaken deep-seated shakti energy in our female seat.

Amsterdam

Special Class - Stefanie van der Zwaal

Dance meditation

Met Stefanie van der Zwaal

27 December 2019

Dance meditation is a form of active meditation which offers the possibility to find new ways to witness yourself, the thoughts, emotions, sensations, of everything in you. Dance meditation is also a practice in (re)connecting to your body and to get more body awareness.

Amsterdam