Workshop with Petri Räisänen, 10-12/5

Petri Räisänen Times SquarePetri Räisänen is an internationally known and respected Astanga yoga teacher. He is co-owner and director of Astanga Yoga Helsinki, one of the world’s largest Astanga yoga shalas, and author of  two Astanga books as part of his ongoing pilgrimage into yoga’s inner world.

  • Petri focuses on integrating healing and therapy with yoga, meeting student’s individual needs and guiding their progress. His friendly, relaxed behavior and intuitive perception give an open, energetic and meditative atmosphere to his classes.
  • Petri’s Mysore teaching gives you an opportunity to experience the wholeness of the practice, and his teachings aims to lead to an experience of deep concentration (pratyahara) and meditation (dhyana).

In addition to Astanga yoga teacher Petri is, for example, a folk healer, punk rock vocalist, throat singer, spritual anarchist and a father.

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The workshop is part of the one year celebration of Mysore Yoga CPH. More information to follow later.

”Do your practice and all is coming.” ― Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

”Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind.” ― Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

"Astanga yoga is 99 percent practice, one percent theory." ― Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

”Everyone can practice Astanga yoga. Except lazy people.” ― Sri R. Sharath Jois

"Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is." ― Bhagavad Gita

“The mind is restless and difficult to restrain, but it is subdued by practice.” ― Bhagavad Gita

“Asana practise is for 2 hours. Yoga practise is for 24 hours.” ― Sri R. Sharath Jois

”When the mind is quiet, the asana is correct.” ― Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

”This is not a gym, you are not here to work out. You are here to bring peace to yourself, to know who you are.” ― Sri R. Sharath Jois

”With practice anything is possible.” ― Sri R. Sharath Jois

“The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.” ― Bhagavad Gita