Mysore team

Click here to meet our Mysore program teachers, all authorized or certified by the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute. From February 2016 onwards Nick Evans and Katia Gomez will be our residential teachers. 

 

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February 2016 and onwards

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Nick Evans

After 10 years working in the music industry in London, Nick discovered he had a rare form of Cancer and underwent extensive treatment during 1999.

In pursuit of a deeper healing he spent much of the next fifteen years practicing daily and studying with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and his family at the the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, South India. From 2003 to 2006 Nick lived in Mysore and studied Vedic Chanting and ritual with Prof. M.V. Varadarajan.

In 2004 Nick was Authorized by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois . Since then he has taught traditional Mysore style ashtanga for extended periods in Brighton, Barcelona, Lisbon, Connecticut, San Francisco, Antwerpen, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oviedo, and is currently teaching at De Yoga Studio in Eindhoven.

Nick has had several articles published in Namarupa magazine, including an interview with Pattabhi Jois's daughter Saraswathi. This article was included in the book "Guruji" a portrait of Sri K.Pattabhi Jois through the eyes of his students by Guy Donahaye and Eddie Stern.

In 2010 Nick was given Level 2 Authorisation by the Institute. He also has some experience in Vedic chanting and ritual, and studied Pranayama with Pattabhi Jois. He is currently studying advanced A with his Guru Sharath Jois at KPJAYI where he continues to study annually.

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Katia Garcia Gomez

In 2001 she made the first of nine annual trips to study with Sri K Pattabhi Jois and his grandson R. Sharath Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute.

In 2006 she was authorised by the Institute to teach the method.

From 1999 to 2006 she was the director of LÁbadia old people´s residency in Oviedo, having full responsibility for the efficient running of the home whilst at the same time being with those in the final years, months and moments of their lives, the depth of compassion this required remain present in her Yoga classes today.

From 2003 to 2005 she taught Ashtanga Yoga classes at Oviedo University instructing large groups of students in the Traditional Ashtanga method. She also assisted Certified Ashtanga Instructor Peter Sanson in his Spanish workshops in Barcelona at his request.

From 2005 until 2011 Katia taught daily Mysore style Ashtanga Yoga at her own school, Ashtanga Yoga Sadhana in Oviedo Asturias.

When their son Morgan was six months old, Katia and Nick began travelling and teaching at some of the best Ashtanga Yoga schools in the world, until this year when they settled in Eindhoven for Morgan to start school. They teach daily traditional Ashtanga Yoga classes at De Yogastudio, Eindhoven, Holland.


AUGUST 2017

Veronica Fernandez

In 2004 I came to Barcelona from Buenos Aires (Argentina), in search of a change and with a desire to acquire experiences. That's how I started taking Hatha Yoga classes. Soon I was interested in deepening the study of Yoga so I conducted a teacher training course at YOGA STUDIO Barcelona. A year later, when I happened to attend an Ashtanga class, I immediately knew that it was there that I wanted to stay. My first steps as a student of Ashtanga I took by the hand of Nick Evans and Eva Oller, with whom I practiced the first 3 years. Later I was a student of Hojung Aurdenarde in his shala CasaAbhyasa. Over time I began to attend her classes and train as a teacher. There I began to teach and I continued doing it for 5 years. Later during 2014, I took the Mysore program in the afternoons in Sama Yoga Shala, directed by Aleix Griño.

During these 12 years of practice I have also studied and practiced with other authorized teachers such as Rolf Naujokat, Peter Sanson, Tomas Zorzo, Kranti, Yuya Sarashima, and many other teachers who have nurtured and taught me their personal visions of this practice and who made me grow as a teacher, student and person.

Since 2010 I have made several trips to Mysore, India to practice with Sharath Jois at KPJAYI. From him I received the Level 2 authorization (first and second complete series) to teach this practice in its traditional method in 2014.


July and august 2016 

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Gibran Gonzalez Madrid Gibran´s yogic path started in Mexico in 2000 with Baptiste Marceau and led him soon to regularly practice in India,
first in Bangalore and then, in October 2005, in Mysore at the KPJAYI (Sri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute) with Sri K Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois Rangaswamy.

Having found his true teachers, he has been returning there ever since for several months a year, currently practicing third series.

As a direct student of Sri K Pattabi Jois and Sharath Rangaswami his aim is to keep up the lineage alive and true to its origin.
In March 2009, Gibran was given the Authorization and Blessings to teach Ashtanga Yoga by the KPJAYI as the fi rst Mexican teacher.
In July-August 2010 he successfully completed Sharath Rangaswamis Teacher Training and was invited to assist him in December 2010 in Mysore.


 november december 2015, january 2016

Lucia Andrade
Lucia Andrade

Lucia Andrade is one of the few Certificate teachers by Sri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute.
During University she encountered Ashtanga Yoga, which seemed like a unique body technique guided by a strong connection, devotion and surrender to the Divine; using physical approach to reach spiritual direction.
Having studied with excellent authorized and certified teachers, she went to Mysore and has been a long term student of R Sharath Jois, following his teachings.
Lucia graduated in Communication at the Catholic University of Sao Paulo (PUC/SP). Is currently learning Advanced Series with R Sharath Jois in Mysore.
She has been exposed to diverse cultures and environments and has had the pleasure to share her yogic experiences in places like Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Argentina, Spain, Taiwan, Norway and The Netherlands.