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Peninsula Office Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
A Chartered Accountant by training, TT was introduced to Yoga when Pure Yoga first opened in 2002, initially focusing on hot yoga. Over the years, he has practised and trained in various styles – from hatha, power vinyasa and ashtanga to yin yang, AcroYoga and aerial yoga – under different masters. TT’s practice has evolved from a physical practice to a holistic approach. Inspired by his teachers Patrick Creelman and Wendy Wyvill amongst many others, TT undertook his first teacher training in the US with Baron Baptiste in 2009. The training was transformational and stressed authenticity. He then furthered his studies with Master Yogananth Andiappan, deepening his knowledge and practice in the yoga tradition. After acquiring 500 hours’ training with Master Yogananth, he was motivated to pursue a Master of Science degree in yoga & naturopathy. TT continues his lifelong journey in yoga, recently building his expertise in aerial yoga. Through teaching yoga, TT hopes to spread its benefits and philosophy to a wider community. As Managing Editor of Asana, he is instrumental in introducing yoga masters to all and connecting with the international yoga community on yoga and related subjects. TT emphasises non-competition and compassion. His classes can be challenging at times, but students will leave feeling refreshed and energised. Qualification Highlights • E-RYT 500, YACEP, Yoga Alliance • MSc Yoga & Naturopathy, Manonamaniam Soudaranar University – First Class [Hong Kong/India], 2010-12 Aerial Yoga • Aerial Yoga Teacher Training Levels 1 and 2 [Indonesia], 2016 & 2019 • Yoga Trapeze Teacher Training [Barcelona], 2019 • Chakra Aerial Yoga Teacher Training Levels 1, 2 & 3 [UK], 2015 & 2016 • Swing Yoga Teacher Training [Dubai], 2016 • Gravotonics Yoga Swing Training [Indonesia], 2015 • AntiGravity Restorative Yoga [Thailand], 2014 • AntiGravity Fundamentals 1 & 2 [Ireland], 2014 Ashtanga Yoga • Traditional Ashtanga Yoga Practice Teacher Training Course with Manju Pattabhi Jois [UK], 2013 • David Swenson – 40-Hour Primary Series Training Immersion [Hong Kong], 2011 Hatha Yoga • Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Levels 1, 2 & 3 [Hong Kong], 2009 & 2010 • 200-hours Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course (in conjunction and accredited by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India) [Hong Kong], 2009 • Patrick Creelman: The Seat of the Teacher [Hong Kong], 2007 TRX • TRX Suspension Training [Hong Kong], 2022 • TRX Yoga Foundations – Instructor Training [Hong Kong], 2021 • TRX Group Suspension Training [Hong Kong], 2014 Vinyasa Yoga • Baron Baptiste Levels 1 & 2 Teacher Training Bootcamp [USA], 2009 & 2010 • AcroYoga Immersion Training [Hong Kong], 2009 What TT teaches • Aerial Yoga • Hatha • Healing • Hot • Vinyasa
A non-vinyasa-based asana practice focused on connecting the body and mind with the purpose of increasing awareness and stability. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included. Suitable for students with some yoga experience looking to have an invigorating experience. No full inversions are included in these classes. Some preparations for inversions and Level 2 postures may be introduced, with options for Level 1 students to ease the transition from Level 1 to Level 2 classes.