Jonas Westring, originally Swedish with decades both in the USA and Asia, began his yoga journey in 1981 at the Scandinavian Yoga School and hasn’t stopped since. He is founder-director of Shantaya Yoga & Bodywork School that conducts 200-hour and 300-hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Programs. Jonas is a yoga educator and yoga therapist, Certified Anusara Teacher Trainer (CATT), a licensed physiotherapist (PT), master therapeutic body-worker, E-RYT 500 – who brings to his teaching 35 years mind-body experience in a multitude of yoga styles, therapies and healing modalities. With an extensive background in traditions from both East and West, combined with a lifelong personal inquiry and quest for the Self, Jonas naturally transmits the essence of yoga with insight, clarity, and joy. Continually he shares his passions around the world with a full international teaching schedule.
ELECTIVE WORKSHOP: ANUSARA YOGA
Anusara Yoga is a profound, therapeutic and elegant Hatha Yoga system that blends the ancient art of yoga with the science of biomechanics. Anusara features an effective framework for practice called the Universal Principles of AlignmentÔ, a Tantric philosophy, and a celebration of the full potential of life as a whole. Welcoming students of all levels, it emphasizes alignment not only of the body, but offers guidance in how to bring yoga beyond the mat into life. Through Anusara’s life affirming approach, effective biomechanical alignment principles, and dedication to community – students enjoy a new level of inspiration and confidence in yoga.