Shirley Woods is the founder of Yoga Practice in Innerspace Amsterdam. She is a Certified Vijnana Yoga Teacher, and a long time practitioner and teacher of Ashtanga Yoga. With years of comprehensive training, she has gained extensive knowledge in yogic practices and disciplines. She studied under Orit Sen-Gupta. She teachers Vijnana Yoga for all levels in Amsterdam and offers a three year Teacher Training course of 800 hours.
Orit is the founder of Vijnana Yoga and is a long time practitioner, scholar and teacher. Her studies are numerous including Sanskrit, Indian Philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She comes from the line of T. Krishnamacharya (the father of modern yoga) who was the teacher of BKS Iyengar, Desikachar and Pattabhi Jois. She teaches Vijnana Yoga and trains teachers in Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Mexico, The Netherlands, Finland and USA. She has written several books: Vayu’s Gate, The Heart of Practice, Beginners Practice Manual, Vijnana Yoga Practice Manual and Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. She studied and taught with Dona Holleman and they published together Dancing the Body of Light an in depth study of yoga postures.