Dominic has started Ashtanga Yoga with Shri K.Pattabhi Jois (Guruji) in the early 1980s. After the long continuous period of study under Guruji, he has became a certified teacher, and has been sharing the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method with his students around the world for many year
Tarik began exploring different forms of yoga in the early 1990’s. In 1994 he was introduced to the Ashtanga yoga system. It was precisely what he had been looking for and from that point on he has been dedicated to the system and to deepening his practice. Tarik has practiced Ashtanga yoga for 18 years and over the last 13 years he has studied with his primary teachers Sri K.P. Jois and his grandson Sharath Ranganswamy. He visits Mysore, Indian annually to continue his studies and practice and was blessed teach by Pattabhi Jois in 2005 and certified in 2012.
Tarik currently teaches all over the world but his heart and home is at his daily morning Mysore class in Shibuya, Tokyo. Tarik is committed to teaching the traditional Ashtanga practice as taught by Pattabhi jois and providing students with an ideal environment for them to discover the beauty and power of their own practice and their own yoga.
Matt’s parents started practicing Ashtanga Yoga with Sri. K Pattabhi Jois in the early 80’s. His parents have been a big influence on many of the teachers and students that practice Ashtanga Yoga today. Their devotion and love for yoga had a huge effect in his life. He experienced his first yoga classes at the age of six. Raised a vegetarian and growing up on the Hawaiian Islands with the ocean and nature was a great path into the yoga.
Matt hopes to share the yoga in a way to inspire and empower the student to live life with the fullest of potential. His classes are for both beginner and advanced student giving a space to learn and grow at your own pace. Matt has been traveling teaching Ashtanga Yoga internationally for 15 years.He continues to travel today spreading the powerful affects Yoga has on the world. Matt is one of very few Advanced student of Guruji and Sharath and is Authorized to Teach by KPJAYI (Ashtanga Yoga Institute) of Mysore, South India.