Chetana Meehan

When I first stood on that sticky blue mat in 1997 little did I know how life changing it would be! My first experiences with yoga were all about technique, blocks and bolsters. This gave me the physical challenges I …

Miluše van de Kant

Miluše started her yoga practice in the Netherlands in 2003 and immediately knew that she stepped on a path that would alter her life. When she began to practice Ashtanga it immediately felt like ‘coming home to herself’. Miluše completed …

Chandra Thagunna

I am from Baitadi district in the Far-west of Nepal, but have been fortunate to travel widely through my passion of sharing the benefits of Yoga and meditation. I have been practising Yoga and meditation for 26 years, and made it …

Sissy Karydi

Namaskar to all. I teach Ashtanga Yoga in the traditional method of Shri. K. Pattabhi Jois, while deepening my own practice and studies in Tibetan Buddhism. I’m so grateful to be able to teach a method where one is able explore …

Amy Babb

At a young age Amy found a passion for dance, energetic healing, and heartfelt contemplation. Over the years she has been fortunate to meet and learn from many great teachers of various Tibetan Buddhist lineages and especially her qigong (“chee” …

Nata Kryvolapchuk

I’m a Universal Yoga instructor certified by the USA Yoga Alliance, and a disciple of Andrey Lappa (Ukraine). Having begun teaching yoga in Ukraine since 2009, I continue to deepen my understanding of yoga-practice, exploring the physiology of yoga, ayurveda, …

Rianne Wiggers

Namaste! This is my third year in Nepal and I’m enjoying every day of it. To me Nepal is as diverse as yoga: colorful, inspiring, spiritual, touching. Life here has its ups and downs: enjoying my social life and everything …

Annie Seymour

My practice and study of Yoga, especially the Ashtanga lineage, had a huge and unexpected impact on my approach to life and direction: within my practice I found myself truly in my element. Yoga brought a sense of wellbeing, contentment, …

Thanos Koukouvanis

My name is Thanos and I come from Greece. Having already taught with Pranamaya last year, I have returned to continue teaching after a deep retreat in the Kopan Monastery. I teach hatha yoga and also make astrology chart interpretations. …

Adi Schneckenburger

In a way I have always been trying to find out what it is that lies behind this material and perceivable world of ours. There was always this desire to dig deeper and to understand that higher principle behind everything …

Daniel Pugh

Yoga and I met in Venares, India when I was traveling there in 1987 on a break from Nepal where I was working as a climbing guide. My first teacher was a true yogi; jolly, sincere, mindful and present practicing …

Andrea Barrueto (Atmaratna)

Welcome, Spirituality has been accompanying me since I have been a little girl. In search for knowledge I have visited Shamans in South America, survived many Vipassana retreats in Asia and Europe and during a long-term stay in Nepal I …

Emily Hardy

I am British and recently spent 6 years in Jamaica, where I started practising yoga regularly. I completed my 200 hour certification to teach in 2010. Since then I have both developed and intensified my own practice and established my …

Bhupal Man Shrestha

I have been teaching yoga and meditation since 2002 in schools, private homes, hotels, studios, and NGOs. During this tenure of teaching to people from around the world, of all age groups and backgrounds, I have gained much knowledge that has informed …

Ellen Johannesen

Born in Norway and following a career in contemporary dance, Ellen started practicing Ashtanga in 1994 at Jivamukti Yoga Center New York. A keen practitioner ever since, she has studied with teachers worldwide, was authorized from KPJYI, Mysore by Sharath …

Nicky Zammit

Nicky first found yoga many years ago in a classroom in Cairo, Egypt, where she was taught by the most beautiful Indian lady who instilled a giant spark into her the very first lesson.  Since then she has been hooked …

Rupesh Joshi

I was fortunate to meet many yoga teachers during my life. They always gave me warmth and support, and under their guidance I learnt yoga. I believe that when we practice yoga consistently and devotionally, one day we will be …

Yogatara (Lisa Alessandra)

My journey with Yoga began when I first arrived in Nepal 15 years ago. For me Yoga is a great love story, a way of life that has brought me to a deeper understanding of, and compassion for, myself, others …

Chrissie Gregory

I had my first yogic moment in my thirties. Rolling down from Halasana (the plough) my whole body quivered with pain, the combined effect of scoliosis and overstretched ligaments. Over the next ten years irregular yoga classes brought relief and …

Sam Voolstra

In our team of very experienced teachers, i am definitely the new kid on the block. I started doing yoga in 2007, and studied and am studying with different teachers in Nepal, India and New Zealand. In these few years …