Here some information on how registration and payment works for Petri workshop:
1. For now, if you are interested in attending, please send your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org,
2. You will be added on the list, no deposit required at this stage.I trust you that you genuinely want to join the workshop and it give you time to plan your schedule.
3. Two months before, you will receive email plus information how to pay the full workshop. 100% payment will be necessary to guarantee you space at this time. For Petri workshop you can expect this email beginning of November. In case you know you cannot join, I ask you to tell me immediately, not when you receive the email to pay.
4.After full payment is made, in case you cannot join after all, you can find a substitute to attend, but you must inform us before workshop starts. No refund can be made under any circumstance.
In summary, no deposit required, your name will be added to the list, I trust you to tell me immediately if your circumstances change, you have time to plan properly and we want to see you in the class
Petri Räisänen (born August 13, 1967) is internationally known and respected Ashtanga Yoga teacher. Petri started practicing Ashtanga Yoga in 1988 and teaching in 1990. He is a devoted student of his Guru, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and was authorized to teach Astanga Yoga in 2001 by Guruji. Petri is careful to pass on his Guru's exact teachings.
Petri started practicing Ashtanga yoga in 1988 and teaching in 1990. Petri is co-owner and director of Ashtanga Yoga Helsinki, one of the world's largest Astanga Yoga Shalas, which he founded with his friend and colleague, Juva Javanainen, in 1997. Sri K Pattabhi Jois blessed the school to teach the traditional Astanga Yoga method.
In his yogic path Petri has studied with many respected Astanga Yoga teachers such as Derek Ireland (his first certified teacher), Radha Warrel, Gwendoline Hunt, Lino Miele and Eddie Stern, in addition to R. Sharath Jois and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.
Petri focuses on integrating healing and therapy with yoga, meeting student's individual needs and guiding their progress. Petri's yoga pose adjustments are gentle, effective, therapeutic and, according to some, almost magical, and originate (besides his own practice and teaching) from his past work as a traditional Finnish folk healer and naturopath. His friendly, relaxed behaviour and intuivite perception. More about Petri please go to:www.petriraisanen.com
Wambui Njuguna (November 29th, 1980) was born in Kenya and moved to the United States in 1991. She discovered the therapeutic benefits of Hatha Yoga in 1995 while studying modern dance at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and continued to practice yoga throughout college and graduate school, to complement the various forms of dance and martial arts she was involved in, such as capoeira, samba and Afro-Brazilian dance.
Wambui was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga in 2008 while working as an English language instructor in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She credits her first teachers, Jeff and Harmony Lichty (Ashtanga Yoga Victoria) for starting her off on the spiritual path.
Wambui moved to Helsinki in 2009 and has been assisting Petri since then, both in Finland and internationally. She started teaching at the Ashtanga Yoga School of Helsinki in 2011 and is the editor for Petri's primary series book ( April 2013, Yoga Words, London). She continues to assist Petri, both in Finland and internationally, following closely in the direct method of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.