Govinda Kai (certified kpjayi)

Intensive Ashtanga Weeks Cologne 03.10. - 06.11.2022


Mysore Morning Program Monday - Friday 07:00 - 09:00

Led Class Full Primary Sunday 09:00 - 10:30

Ashtanga Yoga & Philosophy Workshop Saturday 22.10. & Sunday 23.10.

Kirtan & Chanting Classes
03.10. - 10.10. 1 hour Chanting with Danny befor practice
08.10. 17:00 Kirtan
03.11. 18:30 Kirtan with Marco Buescher & friends

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We are so excited to welcoming again certified Ashtanga teacher GOVINDA KAI and his teachings back to SantoshaYoga!

Govinda Kai is a certified teacher of Ashtanga Yoga from the Jois lineage in Mysore, India.

He began yoga practice at the age of 19 in California USA in 1978. Between 1978 and 1989, Govinda practiced Iyengar style yoga in San Francisco, California at the Iyengar School of Yoga.

In 1990, he was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga and has been a student of the practice for the past 32 years. Between 1995 and 2015, Govinda traveled to India to practice, usually for 3-6 months at a time, over 20 times.

He began teaching Ashtanga Yoga full time in 1997 and has been teaching full time until the present day. Though the course of his life, Govinda has taken a strong interest in different kinds of meditative disciplines, spending extensive time practicing meditation in the Mahayana and Zen Buddhist traditions. Govinda has also engaged in the study of yoga philosophy and other spiritual philosophies.

Come, study and learn from this exceptional teacher. Be prepared to be challenged, inspired and called to a deeper understanding, not just about yoga practice, but about what it means to live a truly meaningful life.

"Let us explore the great tradition and practice yoga together in ways and with a level of passion and enthusiasm that we have never given before."
- Govinda Kai


MYSORE INTENSIVE WEEKS 03.10.- 06.11.2022

Rates | *Early bird till 5. September (incoming payments) 

  . flat complete time  320 € | *295 €

  . flat 2 weeks  210 € | 195 €

  . flat 1 week  120 € | *110 €

  . 10-class card  190 € | *180 €

  . drop in  38,- €

(no extra costs for regular SantoshaYoga students with 10-class card / 3-/6-/9-/12-month flat)

Trial lessons und 4-classes try-out-cards are not valid for the classes with Govinda during this time.

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ASHTANGA YOGA & PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP | Weekend Workshop

Saturday 22.10.2022

09:00 - 12:00   Led Class Full Primary & Introduction Intermediate
13:30 - 16:00   Yoga Philosophy | Lecture & Chanting

Sunday 23.10.2022

09:00 - 12:00   Led Class Full Primary & Introduction Intermediate
13:30 - 16:00   Yoga Philosophy | Lecture & Chanting

A YOGIC VIEW ON LOVE: WHAT IS REAL LOVE?
In this lecture/discussion, we will talk about the view of love and intimacy from the view of yogic literature (Vedas, Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita). As we evolve as yoga practicioners and students of life, we should literally evolve in our deeper understanding of the nature of Love and relationship.
As the Dalai Lama says: "If your practice does not make you kinder, it is of no use".

Rates | *Early bird till 15. September (incoming payments) 
  . Complete Workshop  170 € | *160 €
  . Single day  95 € | *85 €
(20% discount for SantoshaYoga students with 6-/9-/12-month flat)

All levels welcome. Previous experience with Ashtanga Yoga is recommended.

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KIRTAN & CHANTING CLASSES

03.10. - 10.10.  1 hour Chanting with Danny befor practice
08.10. 17:00  Kirtan
03.11. 18:30  Kirtan with Marco Buescher & friends

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Stornierungsregelung

Eine verbindliche Anmeldung erfolgt mit dem Tag des Zahlungseingangs. Bei einer Stornierung durch den/die Teilnehmer/in werden folgende Teilnahmegebühren erstattet:
- Bis 2 Wochen vorher: 80%
- Bei einer späteren Stornierung ist eine Erstattung nicht möglich.

Teilnehmer Anzahl: min. 5 / max. 18

Bei Nichterreichen der Mindest-Teilnehmeranzahl behalten wir uns vor, den Workshop abzusagen.