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The Essence of Yoga

  • yogamoves Steinberggasse 61 8400 Winterthur (map)

Workshop with Rachel Zinman and John Weddepohl

Are you looking to advance in your yoga practice? Want to take your yoga off the mat and feel more of it’s power and impact in your every day life? Excited about the benefits of yoga but not quite sure why and how it works? Yoga is more than just physical exercise. It’s meaning is powerful beyond measure. Unlocking the secret of yoga is like tasting mango for the first time. As soon as you try it the flavour bursts onto your tongue and you want more! The true meaning and depth of Yoga is like that. It touches you deeply and your life will never be the same.

Rachel Zinman and John Weddepohl have been practicing and teaching for over 30 years sharing their meaningful message to students world wide. Personable and authentic,  Rachel’s emphasis on meeting the individual and her detail in alignment and sequencing are sought after by both beginner and advanced students alike.  While John’s knowledge and clear and compassionate teaching of the Upanishads isn’t readily available in regular yoga workshops, retreats or teacher trainings.

Join us at yogamoves for this special one day course exploring the essence of Yoga with two senior international teachers.

9.00 - 11.30h:
Dynamic Vinyasa yoga session including pranayama and meditation. Rachel is known for her creative sequencing and light hearted approach. The class will explore standing, balancing and back bending postures, energising breathing practices and finish with a relaxing meditation

Tea and snack break

12.00- 14.00h:
Introduction to Self Knowledge with John- What is Self Knowledge? Understanding this word “I”- who is this I that lives in each and everyone one of us. Taking on a name, education, job, family,  looking for happiness. These talks with John are enlightening, freeing and reveal the mystery of the Self.

Saturday 28th of May 2016, 9.00-14.00h, CHF 90.- (incl. MWST)
Please register via Registration is binding. The workshop will be held in one of our studios either at Steinberggasse 61 or Schulgasse 3. Further information will follow.

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John Weddepohl – aka Siddhartan is a yogi, music composer, teacher and explorer. After successfully completing his role as householder in his native South Africa, John went to live in India. Travelling north, south, east and west, living with sampradayas and paramparas, (traditional lineages), different sects, eventually John met his master who over the next seven years initiated him in Para Vidya and Brahma Vidya, Supreme Self-Knowledge. Taught by his master in the style and methodology of India’s greatest teachers Sri Krsna and Adi Shankara, John was told to go out and teach. More on

Rachel Zinman is an international yoga teacher trainer, musician and published writer and poet with over 30 years practical experience in the fields of Hatha, Tantra, Ayurveda, Vedanta and Bhakti Yoga. Her classes are often described as a fluid mix of creative playful sequencing, meaningful insights and lighthearted fun. More on

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