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Anastasia Stoyannides

Hatha Yoga - bien tempéré / The Style Ruchpaul

Wisdom of the body

"Hatha-Yoga is not fast food. It is a transformation of our physiological potential"

"During this week I would like to share with you another perspective of what Yoga could offer. Often we are entering a Yoga class with lots of expectations of what Yoga might bring to our physicality and/or to our mental state of being.

What about if we practice Yoga with the only wish to enjoy our body and ourselves as we are right now?

With the practice of Hatha Yoga "bien tempéré", we will learn how to trust on the principle: "with the minimum of effort we can achieve the maximum of effect".

How does it feel, if we allow a non-competitive performance to take place? How do we perceive ourselves as well as the world around us?

Hatha Yoga introduces postures - the asanas - as a medium to reach towards a more refined state of awareness. Trusting on the intuitive intelligence of our body as a vehicle for self-development and spiritual growth, we will soon be enjoying a spontaneous state of equanimity, joy and grace. We feel our strength and we le it shine!!!"

My wish is to encourage the yoga practitioner to cultivate trust in his/her profound nature in order to be able to effectively incorporate the benefits of the yoga practice in the demands of daily life.

A sophisticated and precisely elaborated Yoga training system is very important to me as a teacher. This is why I am fascinated by the Yoga bien tempéré style of Eva Ruchpaul – a pioneer of Yoga in Europe, who developed and codified this technique. It invites to balance assumed oppositions such as the simplicity of the form and complexity of performing a posture. In Yoga bien tempéré practicing and instructing are always bridging art and capacity. I personally enjoy the variety and individuality which are both welcome in this practice. This Workshop is open for everyone interested in a new dimension of Hatha Yoga practice.

"…With Eva Ruchpaul’s unique Hatha Yoga technique and Anastasia as a teacher, I found exactly what I was looking for in yoga. It’s rebalancing, invigorating and rejuvenating—and simply blissful, I love it!" - Irina P., Vienna

For more info about Hatha Yoga "bien tempéré" and Anastasia Stoyannides please visit the website


With the generous support of the Onassis Foundation

ArtistBio: Anastasia Stoyannides
Workshopoverview 2017
Week2: 24. Jul - 28. Jul 2017
Week3: 31. Jul - 04. Aug 2017


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