Gemma is a Lebanese Yoga practitioner and teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa in Beirut and Brussels. She introduced the Ashtanga Vinyasa practice to Lebanon as well as the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) student’s activities program and other Yoga studios. She wrote her PhD thesis in philosophy about meditation as a philosophical and spiritual exercise through Ancient, modern and contemporary philosophy. Gemma is a confirmed Yoga teacher by the ABEPY (Association Belge des Enseignants et Pratiquants du Yoga) since 2011. Since 2013 she founded with Claire Hugon and friends Samastitihi asbl for promoting yoga and philosophy practice in Belgium. She continues to deepen her practice with Sheshadri and his son Harish, and following senior teachers Manju Jois, Kristina Karitinou Ireland and Jean-Claude Garnier.
She also studies Sanskrit chanting, Yoga Sûtra and vedic tradition with Shantala Sriramaiah.
Photo "Copyright Héloïse Berns" Gemma teaches every Tuesday lunch @12.30-14:00h at the studio. Starting in January 23rd Let's Yoga offers a new Ashtanga for beginners package taught by Gemma in small groups of 4 to 8 people. These lunch class courses are an introduction to the basics of the primary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Breathing and alignment are emphasized in order to help each student understand the main interest of this challenging sequence. Progressively and slowly the students will gain confidence to take their practice further.
When ? On the following Tuesdays lunch , 12h30-14h00. January 23, 30, Feb 6th, 13th and 20st!
For whom ? For complete beginners, new or out-of-practice yogis who wish to go back to the basics
How much ? 80 euros for the 5 class initiation! We ask practitioners to commit to the 5 courses in order to build a basic foundation for the further practice. Classes will be taught in French unless the whole group would prefer English.
Subscriptions will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis; a new 5-class courses will start at the beginning of March and June! For more information, please contact Ramona (Ramona@lets-yoga.info)