Name and brief bio of the instructor
Misa Derhy -
Misa Derhy is a yoga teacher now residing in Dublin following 4 years in India. She came across yoga for first time when she was 10 years old in former Czechoslovakia where she was born but she really started with her deeper studies of yoga in India in 2007. She and her family have lived in 10 different countries during the last 20 years.
In India she studied for 4 years with Prasad Rangnekar, teacher of teachers, and continues to learn from his teaching. She also studied at the Yoga Institute in Mumbai, Yin Yoga with Paul Grilley and this year she began the study of Classical Yoga with Georg Feuerstein. Misa participates in regular yoga retreats, workshops and yoga conferences around the world. She is a certified Yoga Teacher 200 with Yoga Alliance and she teaches in Anahata Yoga Studio in Dublin and at Lycee Francais dí Ireland where she teaches parents and teachers. She is also currently developing a corporate yoga program in Societe General in Dublin.
Introduction to Yoga is an online Yoga course aimed at individuals who are unable or choose not to attend classes in a studio but that want to make a healthy change to their life. Stress becomes part of our routine and our physiological and emotional health suffers. Yoga provides the opportunity to take the first step towards change. If you are a complete beginner or have taken a few classes in the past, this course is for you. This course is less suitable for the advanced practitioner although you may enjoy the theory and practice and the physical part with deeper awareness. This course requires a commitment to spend at least 60 minutes per day with yourself for daily practise and activities. After all, is it not the most important meeting of the day?
Our Online Yoga course will lead you step by step safely through the physical postures while building your body awareness. We will also work on Yoga philosophy as a Lifestyle. The course covers theory and physical practice combined with active reflection with your instructor. If you are tired or if you have a sleeping problem, indulge in unhealthy food or you suffer from lack of physical movement, this class will be beneficial to you. In the comfort of your home you can work on your discomfort in your whole system and learn how to bring more flexibility and energy to your life. These courses are designed to be interactive. We will actively connect, share and reflect using tools such as Skype, discussion forums and personal journals. Join us for beautiful adventure of self discovery and healthy living to your own rhythm!
This is a 2 week course with an additional 4 weeks practice and reflection with your tutor.
Estimated Study Hours:
60 minutes per day over the course of 2 weeks plus an additional option of 4 weeks practice and
reflection as required
At the end of our 2 week journey, you will be able to:
- Understand the basic concepts of yoga
- Know different parts of yoga according to Patanjali
- Practice 15 Yoga postures safely at home
- Practice breathing exercises
- Reduce the stress from your every day life
- Practice on your own for 30-45 minutes home