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Retreats and workshops

Chanting Workshop

Mysore Yoga Helsinki, Kolmas linja 4, Helsinki

March  24th to 26th 2023

Friday March 24th 5.30 PM to 7 PM:

- Ganesha mantra: Vakratunda mahakaya 

- Shantimantrat: Saha na vavatu, Asa to ma sadgamaya

Saturday March 25th 11.30 AM to 1 PM:

- Primary Series: asanoiden nimet

- Shantimantra: Purnamadah (Being complete)

Sunday March 26th 11.30 AM to 1 PM

- Shantimantra: Sham no mitra (Preparing mind for knowledge)

- Jo opitun kertausta

- Mantrameditaatio (japa)

Kurssi sopii kaikille chanting-harjoituksesta kiinnostuneille.

Summer Retreats
at Kadermo 

Kadermo Island (Hanko, Finland)

- June 15th to 22nd 2023
- August 20th to 25th 2023

Easter Workshop with Heidi and Juha

Helsingin Astangajoogakoulu, Annakatu 28 B, Helsinki

April 7th to 10th 2023 

In this workshop Heidi and Juha Javanainen will guide and assist the Ashtanga yoga practitioners in their morning Astanga Yoga Mysore style practice. Heidi and Juha will also give special classes on Astanga Yoga including chanting, philosophy, pranayama and meditation. 

Ashtanga Mysore style: Friday – Monday 8 – 11, starting times every 30 minutes between 7 – 9:30.
Special Classes: Friday – Monday 11:15 – 13. Also streamed live online 


The Special theme in the retreat is the Mind and the Practice, with theory based on Yoga sutras:

– The mind in the state of yoga and the mind in other times

– Patterns that create suffering 

– How to reduce sufferings by practicing yoga in order to get clarity and peace of mind


We will also discussion on observing our practice to discover give simple but effective ways how to be more present and observant:

– The challenges in yoga asana practice and concrete ways for overcoming them. 

– What can you learn through this challenge?

– What kind of qualities do you need to cultivate in your practice in order to take it to the next level?

For further details and to register go to:

Ashtanga yoga asanas, Yoga Sutras, chanting and meditation at the beautiful and serene Kadermo Island:


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