AmelieAmelie D

“Amélie is French originally from Burgundy ; it’s in 2008 in Paris when she starts giving an interest in Hatha yoga and then Bikram yoga, until she discovers what Ashtanga yoga is through the advice of a friend. In 2009, she involves into a 200H Teacher training in Ashtanga Yoga Paris with Linda Munro and Gerald Disse, and follow them in Auroville, India, for workshop with them and Monica Marinoni, settled there. It was her first immersion to India, a part of her path to yoga and for more understanding of its roots and culture. She started to teach with Linda and Gerald in 2010 for several years. The artistic field was her first path of expression : originally trained as a dancer since her youngest age, she makes her first step in the Jazz performance field in London, also in some dance theatre contemporary dance creations and cabaret work. Back to France after 4 years in the U.K, she felt her health decreasing at all levels, from physical injuries to depression signs. Ashtanga was a miracle as it put everything back into place : emotions, thoughts, physical strength and on the energetical level too. She then realized her regular practice was necessary to keep going and open to wider possibilities in life. Several ashtanga workshops abroad also took her to different countries to follow Mysore programs and deepening her practice ; Ron Reid and Marla Meenakshi Jois in Thailand, Kino Mac Gregor, Tim Miller in California and Monica Marinoni in India. She nourishes her inspirations through the acknowledge of Ayurveda and daily practice and also in the contemporary dance, as she occasionally goes back into the field. She discovered Gaga movement language in 2017, created by the Israélien choreographer Ohad Naharin. She attended several international intensive workshops for professional dancers with his company Batsheva.

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Ashtanga