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This 25-day yoga program is designed for yoga aspirants who want to improve their yoga skills. You will also learn philosophy, mudra, and pranayama in this program. This training is very special as Guruji BNS Iyengar who studied directly with Pattabhi Jois, and the father of modern yoga - Krishnamacharya will be teaching in the Ashtanga Vinyasa system. So, what are you waiting for? Be a part of this special journey!
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Krishnamachar Yoga Shala has two kinds of room. The first one is standard single rooms next door to the shala with shared kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Meanwhile, the second one is the deluxe apartment. It lies nearby the shala with private bathroom and kitchen. Private room with fan, WiFi, shared bathroom, self service kitchen, stove fridge, you might receive a private bathroom even if you paid for shared if it is available.
L. Farrah Furtado
L. Farrah Furtado is Canadian-Portuguese and is a Yoga Alliance E RYT 500 Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher, author of three spiritual best-selling award winning books, and director of Kaohsiung Yoga School and Bend it like Buddha Yoga in Portugal. She has lived in Asia for over 14 years, studying the healing arts in Buddhist monasteries in Taiwan, Balinese healing with energy healing masters in Ubud, and has trained in the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa system and pranayama with BNS Iyengar, the lineage of Pattabhi Jois and Krishnamacharya in India. Farrah is a third degree Usui Reiki master.
Kanchen started practicing yoga two decades ago and has been teaching professionally for over 10 years, Kanchen has studied with many eminent teachers about asanas and adjustment and is well versed in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and Hatha yoga. Kanchen has studied with Balaji Rao thombre and pranayama, mantra, mudra, and philosophy with Sri BNS Iyengar in Mysore. Kanchen has also won many prizes at district and state level competitions. She established and has been running successfully the BNS Iyengar Khrisnamacharya School in Mysore for over a decade.
Srimathy holds a post-graduate diploma in yoga studies from the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). Srimathy Gopalakrishnan’s association with yoga began nearly 14 years ago. In 2003, after a long stint as a teacher in KYM, Srimathy began learning and practicing classic Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Having learned the ropes from Guruji Pattabhi Jois himself, now he is continuing to study with Shri Sharath Jois and Mrs. Sarashwathy.
Reshy has assisted and also led several 200-hour yoga teacher training programs in India and Thailand for different schools. She has registered her yoga school, Yoga Space, with Yoga Alliance and offers 200-hour yoga teacher training in Hatha and Vinyasa flow yoga. Reshy trained in the discipline of yoga under two very experienced teachers, Sujata Nerurkar and Dr. Renu Mahtani at Param Yoga, in Pune, India, where she completed her foundation in Hatha yoga teacher training and medical yoga therapy in 2011. She trained further in Vinyasa yoga, prenatal yoga, science of pranayama, and Viniyoga.
For any student who is truly interested in learning Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and learning all the philosophies and interconnected practices such as Pranayama, Mudra, etc., Sri BNS Iyengar is a gem. Sri BNS Iyengar is “the last link to the real deal”. He is the oldest living teacher of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. He carries an authenticity that comes with his age, background, and lifelong dedication to yoga. At the age of 87 he continues to conduct his classes daily with passion, humor, and inspiration at Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Shala.
This retreat will take place at Krishnamachar Yoga Shala, Mysore, Karnataka, South India.
You will be provided with two tasty South Indian or Western vegan or vegetarian meals a day.
You will have Reiki attunement and ayurvedic massage included in the price, during this program.
Please book your flight to arrive at Bangalore Airport (VOBG). Transfer from the airport is not included. They can arrange a driver to pick you up at the airport for a 3-hour drive to their shala.
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