Bhaktivedanta College is an international educational institute which provides a relevant education with an overarching spiritual component.
Yoga Retreats (1)
A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, 2016, Abo Akademi and the author of the book Inner Yoga, introduced to the Ashtanga-Vinyasa yoga tradition in 1992 under teachers Petri Räisänen and Derek Ireland. Janne did an additional five-year yoga training in ashrams in India and Finland, developing an interest in yoga philosophy and using sound in yoga (mantra meditation). He had undergone teacher training in two recognized schools (Sivananda and Iyengar). He currently teaches in Helsinki and Stockholm, educating both practitioners and teachers in the physical, meditational, and philosophical aspects of yoga.
Emma's yoga path started in 1999 to 2000 with Hatha and Ashtanga yoga. Slow yoga has become a daily habit since 2009 when she started practicing it with her teacher Janne Kontala. Emma also studied yoga therapy and has been teaching a wide range of yoga at several locations in Finland and abroad since 2008. Currently, in addition to her weekly lessons and courses, she trains with Janne Kontala slow yoga instructors in Helsinki, Stockholm, and Oulu. Key themes in her teaching are anatomy, body function, therapeutic perspective, and increased awareness and safety in practice.
Jan Simak (Jananivasa Dasa) a registered Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP) has been practicing Yoga for the last ten years. Being trained in various systems including Sivananda Yoga, Gokul Yoga, and Purna yoga and having spent five years of his life in ashramas around the globe in order to deepen his insights into the true Yoga tradition, he now works full-time as a Yoga Teacher. Still continuing to deepen his understanding of the tradition, he regularly travels to Malaysia to practice with and teach for his teacher and guide Jani Jaatinen (Mahayogi Gokulacandra Das)