Petri Räisänen, a Pattabhi Jois authorized teacher since 2001.
He is co-owner and director of Ashtanga Yoga Helsinki,
one of the world's largest Ashtanga Yoga Shalas.
He teaches together with his wife Wambui Njuguna.
He focuses on integrating healing and therapy with yoga, meeting student's
individual needs and guiding their progress. Petri's yoga pose adjustments are gentle,
effective, therapeutic and almost magical. His friendly, relaxed behavior and intuitive
perception give an open, energetic and meditative atmosphere to his classes.
Laruga Glaser is an advanced level practitioner and student of yoga as well as
a Level 2 Authorized Teacher. This American lady is director of
The Ashtanga Yoga Program at Yogayama, Stockholm, Sweden.
Sharmila Desai is an author, long-time Ashtanga yoga practitioner, gardener
and mother of two. She wrote the first book dedicated to the subject of Ashtanga
yoga, pregnancy, birth and motherhood. It’s called Yoga Sadhana for Mothers.
Gretchen is an Authorized teacher and also a licensed Psychotherapist.
She offers a unique blend of eastern and western therapeutic techniques by helping
people develop positive coping skills, increase self awareness and overall well-being.
David Garrigues is a very funny and expressive teacher that has written & recorded
two Kirtan albums. He bases his teachings on his guru's saying,
“Anyone can take practice”. He is the founder of Ashtanga Yoga School of Philadelphia.