ZAMBHALA is both a Yoga festival and a also coming together of urban Yogis from around India and afar! And for this we need Yogis of different styles to share the stage and teach in their unique manner. In my last blog-post we previewed the Yoga Teachers – Jehangir Palkivala and Dipika Mehta; as well as the oldest Yoga center in the world – The Yoga Institute (Mumbai)! Today, we’ll see the Yoga teachers from abroad who are coming to share their teaching at Zambhala!
EOIN FINN is a Yoga teacher in LA and Vancouver and an avid Surfer. His love for the Ocean is well-documented. Following his teacher’s inspiration to ‘follow his Bliss’ – he developed a movement called Blissology! Blissology emphasizes the connection that exists between us all; something that Eoin suffuses his classes with. He’s also been featured on Oprah and TED.
Eoin will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* Earth, Body, Yoga
* The Pursuit of Happy Hips
INSIYA RASIWALA-FINN, who is also a Blissology teacher and Ayurveda exponent will be teaching these workshops at Zambhala.
* Elemental Vinyasa Yoga: Vinyasa Yoga + Ayurveda
* Agni Fire Flow: Vinyasa Yoga + Ayurveda
DUNCAN WONG is a Yoga teacher based in Japan and the founder of YogicArts. He teaches a synthesis of Yoga, Martial Arts and Massage, with a bit of Dance and Pilates as well. Duncan formerly ran successful Yoga studios in New York but his journey brought him back to his father’s country – Japan where he teaches his high-octane YogicArts. The class ends with a massage though!
Duncan will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* The timeless forms of Yoga & Martial Arts: YogicArts
* Core Conditioning through Yoga
* The Rubber Band Performance (I recommend not missing this 10min breathtaking performance!)
JANET STONE teaches in San Francisco. Her journey began in 1996 in India when she met a Yogi. Her classes and workshops are a unique approach to Vinyasa Yoga – they are suffused with great music, humour and a nurturing attitude!
Janet will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* Ananda Vinyasa
* Sunset Yoga
* Winter Solstice Sadhana: A Journey to Stillness and Light (Recommended as Winter Solstice – Dec 21 – happens during Zambhala)
* California Flow
MAUD CHUFFART, who runs Yoga House in Mumbai and Bangalore started life as a dancer and gymnast and then in 1998 began her yoga journey. She has trained in Iyengar Yoga which she teaches with discipline and also a sense of fun and creativity!
Maud will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* Hatha Yoga: Happy Healthy Back/ Strong Core
* Hatha Yoga: Breathe into Action
YOGI ADNAN CABUK , also known as Yogi Baba teaches in Istanbul where he owns Siddashram. Having worked in the Fashion industry for nearly 2 decades; his interest then shifted to Spirituality where he studied several styles and completed his first Teacher Training at Sivananda School. He then studied Kundalini Yoga and was blessed to teach it. Further he studied “Live Food Diet” which dealt with Fresh and Raw Food Healings.
Adnan will be teaching Esoteric Awakening at Zambhala.
LOURDES CABUK is teaching an interesting Face yoga session called Beauty Yoga.
KISHAN SHAH is a Yoga, Meditation and Kalaripayyat Martial Arts teacher in LA. His Yoga style falls within the ambit of the teachings of Sri Krishnamacharya and Swami Sivanada Saraswati. He is also an Ayurveda practitioner and has been a faulty member of the International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh for the last 6 years.
Kishan will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* Yoga & Ayurveda for Radiant Living
* Moonlight Yoga (Recommended cause its at 10pm on the Beach!)
* Vinyasa Love Flow
FALGUNI HARKISANDAS is the founder of Jivaka Thai Yoga Foundation and teaches Yoga in India and the US as well as Yoga philosophy, theory, Thai yoga therapy, Yoga counseling, Reiki, Qi Gong, Kalahari Marmas and Vedanta philosophy.
Falguni will be teaching the following workshops at Zambhala. For a full list of the Zambhala workshops & sessions.
* Ancient Indian Wisdom: Yoga, Ayurveda, Nadis
* Partner Yoga: Removing Toxins & Stress through Nadi massage
So there you have it! All the Yoga workshops that are on offer at Zambhala. Refer to the first Blog-post to see the other Teachers including Dipika Mehta, Jehangir Palhkivala, The Yoga Institute and the Bihar School of Yoga. Also, from tomorrow we’ll preview the other Meditation teaches, Healers and Fitness trainers at Zambhala!
– MANISH POLE … yogi, blogger and the founder-director of Total Yoga.