The Basic Principles of Chaya (Shadow) Yoga

Special Yoga Event with Caterina Hadjilias When: 23 Dec 2016 - 19:00
Where: Bhavana Yoga Center, Athens

(English) The class will introduce the Preliminary Stage of Shadow Yoga.

This stage consists of the Astha Chalanas (eight warm ups), Jiva Chalana (the Churning of

the Inner Self), strong leg work, squats, seats and the Warm down.

This dynamic and challenging practice builds up stamina through the demanding legwork,

develops coordination, releases muscular and mental tensions, induces correct breathing and

cultivates the correct attitude of the mind towards the practice.

Shadow Yoga is a dynamic form of Hatha Yoga, based on the ancient yogic texts.

Its founder is Zhander Remete, an international Hatha Yoga Master of Hungarian

origin. For more info on Shadow Yoga/Nrtta Sadhana please visit

All levels welcome

Participation : 20 euros

For more info and registration at or 2103238133.


Caterina Hadjilias – is one of the few acknowledged teachers of Shadow Yoga with a

long teaching experience and skill.

Caterina was born in Athens and moved to London in 1974, where she lives with her family.

She was introduced to Hatha Yoga in 1980. She has been teaching in London since 1994.

Caterina has been studying with Zhander Remete (founder of Shadow yoga) for the past 20

years and she learns regularly with him and his wife Emma Balnaves worldwide.

for more info on Caterina please visit