Prema Shanti Yoga and Meditation Retreat

26 Feb

Woman practicing YogaMara Staffieri and JanardhanMcInosh are the co-founders of Prema Shanti Yoga and Meditation retreat. Mara is the Managing Director and she was teaching in Prema Shanti over ten years. She began her yoga practice in 1986 and her yoga philosophy is significantly influenced by Iyengar, Ashtanga and Satyananda types of yoga. Mara is finished teaching a Diploma Course at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies in New Zealand recently. Over the past twenty years in practicing and teaching yoga she has gathered sound teaching style her own and unique with sound anatomical and psychological way. The cornerstone her philosophy is that her believe that yoga must be understood by body and it is not a mind game. The dynamic and conscious practice of postures and breathing with meditation helps her theory. She emphasizes intention. It is alone can be win half of the game. She is fond of biomechanical principles. The retreat center was created to facilitate her teaching method and it is holding retreats in both Australia and New Zealand. The teachings of Yoga Sutra are her basement of courses while practice is mainly focused on Vinyasa, Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga. 

The other notable character is JanardhanMcInosh. The vision behind the creation of Prema Shanti yoga and Meditation Retreat is his. His style is never limited to any particular type of yoga. That means he has taken teachings from various teachers and mentors over the past twenty five years and believes that yoga is a way of life. In 1997 he had begun his career as a yoga instructor. He is well aware with students’ performance while practicing asana and meditation without taking to consideration of their age. He lived in a meditation and the Prema Shanti Retreat center for ten years where he was the resident yoga trainer and meditation instructor.

The retreat is located in between the world famous eco-systems of Great Barrier Reef and Daintree rainforest, the world’s oldest rainforest. Its programs are running through all seven days of week and year round. Accommodations are affordable and cost is reasonable, according to tourists. With having natures bless and great work out from classes you are to enjoy the happiest time of your life there. Form the beginners to more advanced practitioners are welcomed by Prema Shanti and they do not teach a particular style of yoga but they have their own way of teaching form ancient Yoga Sutra. Their classes are designed around the personal abilities of individual students to comprehend, absorb and attain the goals of teachings. The very aim of that style is to provide students a pack of tools that can be used in the rest of life of.

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