A former journalist and classical dancer in her home of Lisbon, Portugal, Filipa started in 2004 her Ashtanga Yoga practice, as traditionally taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and followed by Sharath Jois. She fast became a devoted practitioner understanding the deeper levels of Ashtanga and its benefits. Authorised by KPJAYI, Filipa has been practicing for more then 10 years and teaching for the past 5 years in Bali and Portugal.
Not only a teacher, Filipa is a continuing student, going every year to Mysore, India, to study at the KPJAYI with Paramaguru R. Sharath Jois, the grandson and holder of the Ashtanga Yoga lineage who recently granted her with the blessing for teaching the method. In addition to Ashtanga, Filipa studies chanting sessions and Ayurveda at the Vedic University.
Filipa lives in Portugal where she dedicates her life inspiring people to transform their lives through teaching regular classes, workshops and retreats.
An avid writer, Filipa inspires people through her blog which has recently blossomed into a book: Yoga-Me.
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For more information about Filipa, please see: www.filipaveiga.com