Govinda Kai (certified kpjayi)

Intensive Ashtanga Weeks Cologne 02.01. - 29.01.2023

Mysore Morning Program Monday - Friday 7:00 - 9:00

Led Class Full Primary Sunday 9:00 - 10:30

Ashtanga Yoga & Philosophy Workshop Saturday 28.01. + Sunday 29.01.

Kirtan & Chanting Classes
Chanting: 1 hour befor practice | Monday - Friday 6:00 - 7:00 | Sunday 8:00 - 9:00

Kirtan: 14.01. 17:00 & 26.01. 18:30




We are delgihted to welcoming soon back again certified Ashtanga teacher GOVINDA KAI and his teachings 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 02.01. - 29.01.2023

Rates | *Early bird till 15. December (incoming payments) 

  . flat complete time  260 € | *240 €

  . 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.

   . Chanting classes are free of charge for students which are participating the Ashtanga classes with Govinda.
     Others: Donation of 8-10€



Saturday 28.01. & Sunday 29.01.2023

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

Yoga practice as a method to create an authentic and profound sense of happiness.

In this lecture and discussion, we will explore how a dedicated and regular yoga practice can help anyone to cultivate a life which both maximizes the sense of joy and deep satisfaction and minimizes mental and emotional suffering. There are many dimensions to the practice of yoga that are often overlooked and under appreciated. In consciously working with these parts of practice, it is possible to greatly enhance one’s connection with a vibrant kind of joy and happiness in oneself.

| *Early bird till 31. December (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.



Chanting: 1 hour before practice
Monday - Friday 6:00 - 7:00
Sunday 8:00 - 9:00

Kirtan: Govinda & Friends 14.01. 17:00 | Govinda & Marco Büscher 26.01. 18:30


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Cancellation policy

A binding registration takes place on the day of receipt of payment. In case of cancellation by the participant, the following participation fees will be refunded:
- Up to 2 weeks before: 80%
- In case of a later cancellation a refund is not possible.

Minimum participants: 6If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the workshop.

Minimum participants: 6

If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the workshop.