Louise Riencourt 65-67
Athens - Panormou metro station
+30 213 0383611
+30 6979 093731
All Athens Yoga teachers have studied yoga at schools that are certified by the Yoga Alliance International
Maja's life and her teaching are devoted to connecting with people with commitment and care, offering the teachings of yoga in a way that respects the needs of each individual, inviting them at the same time to unfold their full and true potential.
Founder of Athens Yoga, Maja has been immersed in meditation and yoga since the early 1990s. She has been educated in Hatha Yoga, Anusara, Prenatal Yoga, Partner Yoga with world wide known teachers: Chris Chavez, John Friend, Carlos Pomeda, Sianna Sherman, Elysabeth Williamson, Desiree Rumbaugh, Andrew Rivin, Jordan and Martin Kirk, Sue Elkind, Todd Tessen, and others.
Her method integrates different styles of yoga as she combines dynamism with meditative and mindful approach to asana, links movement with inner awareness, and always inspires students to approach yoga as a way of life.
"Yoga has added so much to my life and I could not think of a better purpose to pour my energy into. I feel that the best job in the world would be to pass on this knowledge and practice to people that need it and fill their lives with the joy that I have found through yoga. "
Anna practiced yoga for over 7 years when she decided to become a teacher. She studied yoga in Coonoor, India, where she became a qualified Hatha Yoga teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance International. In 2011 she completed a prenatal Anusara yoga teacher training with Sue Elkind. Anna is also a graphic designer and holds a university degree of arts and sciences, with major in psychology.
Elissavet started practicing Ashtanga yoga in 2006 and since then yoga plays a major part in her life. The arrival of her two children, prompted her to combine yoga with motherhood, and inspired her to contribute to support groups for women. She has been certified as Baby Yoga and Prenatal Yoga Teacher from Birthlight organisation and she's currently undertaking a training as Doula Childbirth Assistant. She helds a diploma in Communication & Media and over the last ten years she's been working in projects which support alternative attitudes towards sensitive social issues, such as the protection of migrants, social reintegration of former addicts, creative activities for unemployed, and people with special needs. Nowadays, she is passionately working towards the support of natural childbirth, breastfeeding and a parenthood with respect to Mother Earth
has a teaching experience of over 6 years in various yoga schools and studios. She is a graduate of the superior professional school of dance of Rallou Manou. Her love for dance and exploration of movements led her to find yoga. She studied Hatha Yoga for teachers at the School of Yoga and Budo center for Hatha Yoga, Certified by the Yoga Alliance International. Additionally, she has completed the International Teacher Training of Kundalini Yoga, Kundalini Research Institute. She continued her studies of yoga with world-wide known teachers such as B.J. Galvan, Desiree Rumbaugh, Martin Kirk and Todd Tessen. Her teaching combines elements of Anusara, Astanga Vinyasa Flow and Ιyengar Yoga.
Yiannis teaches challenging classes with such precision and care that they become accessible to every student. He draws inspiration from Anusara yoga and focuses on the effectiv and therapeutic alignment principles.
He came in touch with yoga for the first time in 2002, when he was studying architecture. In 2007, wanting to go deeper in practice and the philosophy of yoga, he completed 200 hour teacher training with Vivi Letsou and Rusty Wells. Ever since he has been deepening his knowledge and advancing his practice. He has been systematcially attending seminars and trainings of various schools of yoga (Anusara, Astanga, Jivamukti, Acroyoga and other) with exceptional world-wide known teachers. He feels very fortunate to have been learning from Todd Tesen, Noah Maze, Carlos Pomeda, Sianna Sherman, Martin Kirk, B.J.Galvan, Vivi Letsou, Swami Nirvikalpa and Desiree Rumbaugh. Additionally he completed the first part of the Anusara Yoga teacher training and his teaching is highly influenced by Anusara Yoga.