Atha Yoga Anushasanam

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Your yoga.

Experience a joyful, personal practise for strength, peace and enlightening up. A regular yoga practise will improve your health and physical fitness, your relationships, and your mood. My clients have completely transformed their bodies, dream and love lives, and developed  generous and grateful outlooks in life.

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Retreats.

The best gift you can ever give yourself is time to unwind, unplug, and focus on your yoga practise. Retreats are a time to reconnect with yourself, deepen your practice and understanding in yoga, meet amazing new yoginis and/ or spend time with old friends, and recharge for your daily life. My retreat locations have included exotic beaches, eco-resorts, and renovated farmhouses. We cook together, meditate, laugh, sweat and rejuvenate. 

Teach yourself.

I also offer an apprenticeship programme for Berlin-based teachers. My program includes:

  • personalised instruction and assignments

  • lesson planning and theming instruction

  • feedback on teaching style and delivery

  • in class private adjustments

  • inclusion in group workshops on sequencing, assistance and modifying for multi level groups

  • one on one coaching sessions based on your questions

  • love, encouragement and support

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About me.

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Hey  om-mie!

I came to yoga almost 20 years ago, when I was told I needed to have metal plates inserted in my spine after a serious accident. I said "um...no" and sought out other healing...eventually I was told by an accupunturist to practice sun salutations every day in order to recover, and here I am decades later, still practicing every day, living mostly pain-free, and alive with the realization that transformation is possible for us all.

I'm a silly, creative, international yogini. I was born in California and have lived in Canada, Mexico, Portugal and now make my home in Berlin, where I met my wife.  As a lifelong athlete and former hip-hop teacher and choreographer, I've always been passionate about  movement, music, and art: and so I integrate these elements into my teaching. I have been teaching for over 10 years and have over 1000 hours of certified training. I have studied in Indian Ashrams, practised ashtanga in Mysore for a few months, and taken countless workshops with famous international teachers and many modest ones the whole world over.

Although I love me an advanced, sweaty asana practise, its the rich philosophy and meditation traditions that really keep me walking on, studying, and talking about the yogic path.

I share my guru Anna Laurita's vision, when she says that the success of practice can be measured by the peace we feel every day in our lives, and our ability to share that with others.

But Arjuna! you have to fight! and I am so committed to equality, feminism, environmentalism, and sharing all the techniques I have learned on this path to liberation.