Since 2000, Jani has explored yoga with Janne Kontala -- his life-long teacher and friend. Jani has been practicing yoga for 15 years and his personal practice have become an integral part of his spiritual experience. Known for sharing his love and knowledge of yoga in a dynamic and generous manner, he receives invitations and returns regularly to teach workshops and retreats throughout Europe, Asia, USA and South America.
Started her yoga practice in 2010 and gradually increased the frequency and intensity of her practice over the next few years, received her teacher training from Jani Jaatinen as a RYT200 Yoga Instructor at Gokul Yoga. She had been involved in dance and fitness since youth and early adulthood. Other than running the daily operational matters of the shala, she is also teaching Prenatal Yoga and occasionally assists to replace Jani's classes while he is away.
Co-Founder and Yoga Instructor of Gokul Yoga
Deep love and appreciation for yoga developed out of her journey through injury and maintaining mental wellbeing. Believes that practicing yoga on and off the mat has the power to move towards personal transformation, mindfulness, acceptance and both physical and emotional heaing as well as developing resilience. Her practice is influenced by classical yoga covering Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga currently taught by Mahayogi Jani Jaatinen. As a yoga instructor at Gokul Yoga and background in Community and Clinical Psychology, she hopes to share her knowledge in using yoga as a complementary toolkit in managing stress, anxiety and depression.
Yoga Instrucor of gokul Yoga
E-RYT500, RYT300, RYT500, YACEP
Teachers & Students
Throughout the years, Gokul Yoga has been conducting Teacher Training courses, classes, workshops and retreats internationally with more than 600 teachers and students combined.