Workshop with Atsuro Chiba

WORKSHOP WITH ATSURO CHIBA

September 29 – October 6, 2017

Porta Pandana is honored to welcome Atsuro Chiba giving his first seven days workshop in Athens, Greece.
Born and raised in Japan, Atsuro has been seriously practicing and studying Ashtanga Yoga with Tim Miller and he is grateful to be able to share his knowledge of the practice.
In this workshop Atsuro Chiba will break down and explain the asanas, the dynamics and the energy aspects of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga.
He will also guide Pranayama and Mysore sessions.

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WORKSHOP WITH DAVID GARRIGUES

January 19 – 23, 2017

We are honored to welcome David Garrigues giving his first weekend workshop and semi-private classes in Athens, Greece.
David is skillful in providing explanations of elusive, often unspoken aspects of the practice and will give a combination of Weekend Workshop- offering clinic style led classes that investigate specific aspects of the practice that help students come to new perspectives on how to practice more intelligently, safely and joyfully- and Semi Private Mysore and Pranayama Sessions, small class structure limited 20 people, offering specific, personal instructions to each practitioner.

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Roots vol.3

Sunday November 13th, 2016

These year’s workshop will emphasize and approach in an experiential way the elements that characterize the practice of Ashtanga. Through the practice Bandhas, dristhi, Ujjayi sound breathing and Vinyasa will be unfolded. The meditative approach, which is incorporate in our practice, will be revealed.

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NANCY GILGOFF

26 – 30 AUGUST 2016

Porta Pandana has the honor to host Nancy Gilgoff in Athens, yet another year, for a lifetime experience workshop. In this Primary Series workshop, you begin to learn the principles of hands-on adjusting, of working therapeutically, and of sensing energy movement and blockage in the body.

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ashtanga yoga athens Zazen Shokan

ZAZEN SHESSIN WITH SHOKAN

6 – 8 MAY 2016

The Sesshin can lead to deep experiences of awakening. The three days of sesshin is a unique opportunity for the practitioner to “settle down” into the sesshin routine to a point where the mind becomes quiet enough for the deeper types of meditation and samadhi to begin.

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Guruji Memorial

GURUJI MEMORIAL 2016

WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2016

On Wednesday 18th of May 2016, in memory of our great teacher and founder of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Shri K. Pattabhi Jois, the Porta Pandana Shala opens its gates to all practitioners.

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WORKSHOP ZAZEN – PRANAYAMA

SUNDAY 17 APRIL 2016

This workshop will be an inro to the fourth limb of Yoga, Pranayama – the yoga of breathing. The practice of Pranayama techniques has been studied and can clearly have an influence on brain wave patterns, helping to attain a deeper level of concentration, meditation and falling asleep. Each Zazen session will help to deepen the concentration and balance of mind.

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Acro Yoga I

Sunday March 6th 2016

We invite you to experience the full spectrum of your being through acceptance and safety. Embody joy and practice by exploring partner-supported conditioning and learn, while having fun, how to give and receive; to support and to be supported; to be strong and sensitive. Acro Yoga combines the wisdom of classical Yoga, the nobel compation of Tai Massage and the dynamic strength of acrobatics. Those three ancient practices manifested together cultivate trust and connectivity in a playful and joyful manner.

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ROOTS II

SUNDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2016

Push Down to Go Up! In this workshop, among others, will analyze the elements that characterize the practice of Ashtanga, as taught by Shri K Pattabhi Jois: Tristhana and bandhas. How these elements can be developed in our practice? Relation and combination of Pranayama, meditation and practice. Awareness and development of bandhas.

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Misogi

MISOGI

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2015

On Thursday, December 31st , 2015, at 23:15 we welcome the new year of 2016 with a dynamic practice by performing 108 Surya Namaskar.
Zazen meditation will follow, yet another time.

For your registration please send an email at info@ashtangayogaathens.com.

NANCY GILGOFF

NANCY GILGOFF

17 – 18 OCTOBER 2015

Porta Pandana Ashtanga Yoga Shala has the honor to host Nancy Gilgoff in Athens, for a Weekend Workshop. Nancy began practicing Ashtanga Yoga over forty years ago with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, in Mysore, India. As a result of their long and close association, Nancy is able to teach with a style and touch that comes directly from Pattabhi Jois. When she asked Jois how she should teach, he told her to “teach the way I taught you”—advice which she took to heart and continues to follow today.

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Tim Miller

TIM MILLER

18 – 25 SEPTEMBER 2015

Porta Pandana Ashtanga Yoga Shala has the honor to host Tim Miller in Athens, for an 8-Days Workshop. Tim Miller has been studying and teaching Ashtanga Yoga for over 30 years and was the first American certified to teach by Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. Tim has a thorough knowledge of this ancient system, which he imparts in a dynamic, yet compassionate and playful manner. “My goal as a teacher is to inspire a passion for practice. The practice itself, done consistently and accurately, is the real teacher.” Tim teaches workshops and retreats throughout the United States and abroad.

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Misogi 2014

MISOGI

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2014

On Wednesday, December 31st , 2015, at  23:00 we welcome the new year of 2015 with a dynamic practice by performing 108 Surya Namaskar. Zazen meditation will follow.

The event will take place at Athens Aikido, Hellenic Birankai.

For your registration please send an email at info@ashtangayogaathens.com.

Breath of the Gods

BREATH OF THE GODS

14 DECEMBER 2014

Porta Pandana invites you to a special yoga evening. This Saturday, December 14th at 18:00 we will enjoy a very interesting documentary “Breath of The Gods”, in which the life and work of Sri T. Krishnamacharya is presented, as screened in cinemas. A gathering will follow with questions and answers in a casual manner.

WORKSHOP ASHTANGA

WORKSHOP ASHTANGA

15 – 16 NOVEMBER 2014

We will explore in depth and detail the Asanas with their physical and energetic alignment, technical aspects like jumping through and balance. We will develop our core strength, originating from the bandha work and how to use the weight and gravity, to enable the practitioner to flow through the practice gracefully   with and inherent ease.

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INTENSIVE ASHTANGA

INTENSIVE ASHTANGA

15 – 19 NOVEMBER 2014

The intensive will continue the Workshop and the focus will be on refining and strengthening your own practice and will offer a profound understanding of the energetic aspects of Ashtanga Yoga. The Intensive gives each student the opportunity to explore the deeper aspects of the Ashtanga Yoga practice.

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New Season's Party 2014

NEW SEASON’S PARTY

12 OCTOBER 2014

We invite you to our New Season’s Party.

Join us to a nice evening with Vangelis Karipis, Adi Shakti and a special dj set!

Doors open at 21:00.

OPEN DAY

OPEN DAY

19 OCTOBER 2014

We invite you to an Ashtanga Yoga Open Day.

For registration please send an email at info@ashtangayoathens.com.

GURUJI MEMORIAL 2014

GURUJI MEMORIAL 2014

18 MAY 2014

Porta Pandana honors the memory of the great teacher and founder of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, by organizing a full day memorial schedule.

Participation is open and free to all practitioners.

The places are limited. For registration please send email at info@ashtangayogaathens.com

ZAZEN SHESSIN

ZAZEN SHESSIN

6 – 8 DECEMBER 2013

With the Zen Monk Shokan, Shogen Dojo Zurich.

A three days Zazen meditation which offers the opportunity of intensive deepening.

Registration until November 22, 2013 via email at info@asthangayogaathens.com

SHIATSU OPEN DAY

SHIATSU OPEN DAY

17 NOVEMBER 2013

Porta Pandana invites you to a Shiatsu open day, Sunday, November 17 at 17:00.

The workshop includes a description of the therapeutic method of Shiatsu and short sessions to participants. The open day will be held by Ms. Helen Ntzifa.

She is practicing as a professional Shiatsu and Sotai the last 17 years and Bowtech for 9 years. She is a founding member of the Shiatsu Greek Company Shiatsu.