The AY team
ancient wisdom for modern Seekers
We have completed our many years of training with Yogarupa Rod Stryker. Founder of ParaYoga. He is one of the leading, most respected authorities in the West who teaches Yoga and Ayurveda according to the tradition of Sri Vidya.
The holistic form of Yoga that we teach allows more clarity and mindfulness to unfold. We guarantee you our support on your individual path towards contentment, happiness and a healthy lifestyle!
Senior Teacher and Owner
Life has shown itself to me in many facets. The question of meaning became a central issue in early adolescence. Combining work and family, not forgetting your own person and development - that was often a balancing act without warming up the muscles beforehand. Music, dance and trips to distant countries brought me relaxation. My education in medicine took me through internal medicine to the field of oncology, which still gives me enormous foresight today, but at the same time teaches me humility and gifts me with satisfaction in life.
My training as a yoga teacher took me to many parts of the world. My teacher Yogarupa Rod Stryker has proven to be a unique person and mentor to this day. Through the happy combination of medicine and movement I found one of the oldest Eastern traditions of yoga, the extensive knowledge of Sri Vidya. I live, breathe and teach from this fund every day.
Soon the vocation crystallized, that the essence of my life is to let my knowledge and experience be woven together, so that I can advise and support others in their search for their unique purpose in life. I am lucky to have been able to merged my job and Yoga, a matter close to my heart, together so wonderfully.
Senior Teacher und Inhaberin
Soon I will spill a little details about me here....Thanks for your patience :-)
I grew up in the mountainous canton of Graubünden and moved to Zurich to study medicine. Back then I loved endurance training to «unwind» after a busy day. Rather by coincidence, a friend and I found ourselves in one of Angelica’s yoga lessons at ASVZ (the university’s sports program). This was a crucial event. The practice left me not only with a fantastic feeling of my physical body, but also with a clarity of mind that I had never experienced before. From that moment on, I attended yoga classes regularly, initially at ASVZ. Soon after I switched to the AyurvedaYoga classes at the studio. Today I can't imagine a life without yoga, the effects of my regular practice are simply too convincing:
neck tension after a long day at the desk - that’s history!
miserable autumn weather in Zurich - for me no reason to have the blues!
more energy to get things done, feeling healthier, content & having self-confidence - yes!
For all that I have to thank the loving support of Angelica and her precise instructions on the mat, as well as her precious advice off the mat. The depth of the classes in the homely environment at AyurvedaYoga can't be compared with an open class.
Angelica and Misty also made it possible for me to teach Fire & Light and now my own class, Asana Anatomy. This gives me so much joy. It is a great gift, to be able to pass on my knowledge of medicine in combination with my knowledge gained through my ParaYoga education.
In Juri, Angelica & Misty have discovered a Yogi, in which the teacher has been waiting to be awakened. We are pleased to have Juri on our Team!
Massage and Acupressure Therapist
My interest in massages and acupressure was awakened in my childhood. My grandmother had a stroke and was partially paralyzed. She suffered a lot and I began to massage her regularly. To do this, I relied on my intuition. However, my greatest wish was to deepen my knowledge in order to help her.
In the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, enough exercise and variety is an important part of keeping the body and mind healthy. That is why I invented the «Quarantine Fitness Training with Souleymane». Angelica and Misty found it very fresh and wanted to start a collab right away. As soon as said it was done! You can register for my Zooom lessons in the online timetable. The password is provided in the AY client chat.
AyurvedaYoga has enriched its Code of Ethics (CoE) with the complete ParaYoga Code of Ethics. We are proud to be entrusted with these values and stand up for them. We are all committed to this conduct. If you have any questions, please come and ask us.
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