#149 John Tattva & Marta Magdalena - Ashtanga Yoga, Love & Community (Ashtanga Nilayam Singapore | @ashtanganilayam.sg )
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Marta Magdalena is a co-founder of Nilayam and a dedicated yoga practitioner and teacher of Astanga Yoga. With over 20 years of experience on the mat, Marta's dedication to her daily self-practice of asana and pranayama is truly inspiring.
Passionate about the holistic approach to wellness, Marta emphasises the importance of breathing practices, Ayurveda, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle alongside the physical aspects of yoga. She firmly believes these elements should always go hand in hand, creating a harmonious balance for overall well-being.
In her spare time, Marta delves into the study of Vedic mantras, seeking a deeper understanding of the mind-body-soul connection. She understands that exploring a wide range of practices that bridge the physical and metaphysical realms unlocks the gateway to a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
John Tattva is a co-founder of Nilayam and a passionate advocate of yoga. From his early days as a primary school apprentice, John has immersed himself in yoga, constantly expanding his knowledge and expertise. Today, he stands as a seasoned instructor, sharing his deep-rooted passion and wisdom with students daily for over a decade.
He truly believes in the transformative power of Ashtanga Yoga, a practice that has become the cornerstone of his teachings. Yearly trips to Mysore allowed him to deepen his understanding and receive the blessing to teach from his teacher, Sharath Jois, reaching an Authorization Level 2.
John also embraces therapeutic yoga, spreading positivity and healing through his teachings. Join him on a transformative journey of self-discovery and holistic well-being.