Andrés was born in Biel and is qualified as a graphist. He discovered dancing with a production from Les Ballets C. de la B. This experience moved him to study Dance Pedagogy (BA) and brought him to Vienna and Amsterdam where he continued his training at the SNDO. In complement to his dancing, Andrés started practicing Yoga and was immediately convinced of the positive effects of the practice on the body, the soul and his life. He finally embraced the Yoga Teaching path by completing the VinyasaFlow Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance) in Zurich.Andrés teaches a strong, dynamic Vinyasa Yoga in which dance inspirations influence a harmonizing flow. In his classes, Andrés creates an atmosphere where creative energy and strength can be explored and in which focus is placed on correct alignment. Asanas are practiced in perfect harmony with one’s anatomy with the awareness for details.
Andrés teaches in German.
The path which led Aurélien towards Yoga initially passed through working as a primary school teacher and as a professional photographer. Ever since childhood he has been attracted by everything to do with body and mind such as climbing, judo, karate and taekwondo. Then he explored various artistic expressions such as classical singing, drums, African dances, tango and Contact Impro dancing .
Aurélien discovered Yoga in Brussels with Iyengar teacher Willy Bok. Since then Yoga has influenced his life on and off the mat. He continued his Iyengar Yoga journey with great yogis such as Jean Lechim, Glenn Ceresoli and Christian Pisano. In 2009 he completed the 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher training in Geneva with Lance Shuler. The principles of alignments of Anusara Yoga also influence his teaching as well as various body techniques. The Body Mind Centering© and ‘Anatomie pour le Mouvement©’ methods are part of the explorations which enrich his approach to Hatha Yoga teaching. Aurélien leads classes in English and French.
Chiara studied architecture at ETH in Zurich. She has been practicing yoga since 1995. While practicing, she experienced moments in which place, space, time and identity dissolved. These experiences awakened her curiosity and she wanted to learn more about yoga.