Global Yoga Congress Barcelona 2020

The Global Yoga Congress was born from the desire to make yoga available to as many people as possible. Therefore, we want to accompany you on your path.

The Global Yoga Congress brings together several of the greatest yoga masters in the world in a unique and inspiring event. Yoga classes, concerts, talks, meditations and other activities will immerse you in a universe of well-being and allow you to discover new avenues of growth.

An atmosphere of peace and respect where you can learn and connect with teachers of different lineages, who will gather in a unique location with different spaces. A great yoga event adapted to all levels, where you can select the sessions that most motivate you and discover new styles and masters.

Whether you have been practicing for years or if you are just starting, whether you are flowing with Vinyasa or sitting down to meditate … we want to offer the time, space and perfect conditions for you to connect with your practice, try new paths, discover great masters, listen, sing, share … and grow.

October 2, 3 & 4, 2020

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Special offer Global Yoga Congress 3 days + Pre Congress 2020

220 €

Take advantage of this special offer to attend the 3 days of the Global Yoga Congress and the Pre Congress 2020.

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Instructors


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Yoshio

Hama

He started practicing yoga in Caracas, Venezuela in 1999. Until 2008 he had the opportunity to study Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Iyengar Yoga under the guidance of different yoga instructors.
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Cristi

Christensen

Cristi Christensen is shaking the world of yoga by integrating yoga and dance with live house DJ music during her invigorating “Deep Exhale“ events.
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Ambra

Vallo

Heiress of the lineage of Larry Shultz, Ana Forrest and Sri Dharma Mittra, her goal is to guide others so that they can also experience the many amazing benefits of yoga on the body, mind and soul.
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Alvise

Vianello

Alvise started practicing yoga in 2007. During his first years of practice, he was able to practice with international teachers, particularly interested in ‘Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and the practice of Dharma Yoga. With Andrei Ram he began his journey in Hatha Raja Yoga, developing a deep interest in his spiritual and cultural roots.
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Fabio

Filippi

Devoted disciple of Sri Dharma Mittra, Fabio learns directly from his spiritual guide, practicing daily and sharing Hatha Yoga classes and workshops. Fabio’s curiosity drove him to travel extensively to remote regions of the world, to find inspiration from people and cultures,
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Jordi Canela

Om Ram

With a multidisciplinary training, he has understood the need to learn different disciplines and styles of yoga to be able to adapt yoga to the diverse needs of his students.
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Katya

Devi

Devoted practitioner and teacher of Hatha Raja and Kriya Yoga, dedicates her life completely to spiritual practices and to transmit the knowledge of healing through Yoga and Meditation.
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Vladimir

Jandov

Vladimir started yoga in his teens and draws from his 20 plus years of practice in the Iyengar yoga method and yoga based therapy and is known for his effective demonstrations and a way of delivering essential bites of information in a friendly and accessible way.
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Sandra

Howling

Sandra teaches the primary, intermediate and opening part of the third series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. She has been practicing yoga since 2001, studying Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with John Scott since 2002 and teaching since 2007.
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* The presence of yoga teachers is subject to possible minor changes.


Yoga

We offer yoga styles for all, so you can practice the styles that suit you best and discover new approaches to yoga that may open new horizons. You could surprise yourself by practicing a style you would never have thought of for yourself!


Yoga Philosophy

We will have teachers who will share their wisdom in a very up-close manner, giving you a glimpse of everything beyond the mat: the yoga of life, how to integrate it into your day, where it comes from … and many more fascinating things.



Styles

Ashtanga, strength and perseverance
Dharma, opening of the heart
Hatha Raja, body-mind connection
Sivananda, recharge energy
Iyengar, alignment and rectitude
Vinyasa, find your own flow
Kundalini, elevation of consciousness
Jivamukti, realization through asana
Acro Yoga, balance and trustfulness



Music

The concerts and the practice of Kirtan, the ancient chanting of Sanskrit mantras in a “call-response“ format, will offer us a space where we will be able to silence the mind leading us to the innermost center of our Being from which can evoke the individual and collective song. Quite an experience, worth sharing with your loved ones.


Free time

You will be able to rest in the spaces that will be enabled for that purpose, visit our shopping area with stands offering different products (clothes, personal care, hygiene, therapy, etc.), eat healthy in the space reserverd for foodtracks and enjoy a juice or herbal tea at any time of the day.


¿For whom?

For everybody!



Beginners

This is an ideal space to introduce yourself to Yoga, with introductory classes, workshops and level 1 practices. It will be the best way to start practicing.
Our teachers will be happy to accompany you, the classes are categorized by levels which will help you to design your personal program.



Intermediate and advanced practitioners

This event is paradise for those who already have their established practice.
Imagine, so many of the teachers that you have always dreamed to study with, together in one space, to share full days of union together with your Shanga… and if you own a school or you are a large group that travels together do not hesitate to consult us for special prices.



Families

You can benefit these days as an enriching experience for the whole family, your partner or your children. We have prepared special yoga sessions for children and for the family, as well as corners to simply enjoy a juice, a meal and be outdoors.


Location

Nau Bostik
C/ Ferran Turné, 1-11 (Barcelona)


How to get there?


Metro
La Sagrera (at 800m, 10 minutes on foot)
L1 · L5 · L9N · L10N
Renfe
Línea R4 – La Sagrera (at 800m, 10 minutes on foot)
Autobuses
Bus 34 – Berenguer de Palou / Ferran Turné (3 minutes)
Bus H8 – Camp Nou / La Maquinista (4 minutes)
Bus V31 – Berenguer de Palou / Ferran Turné (2 minutes)
Bus V29 – Sagrera / Martí Molins (5 minutes)


Private transport
Access by Ronda Litoral (B-10) exit 28: Gran Via / Pl. Glories.

The Nau Bostik adjoins a free parking that has an entrance from both the Pont del Treball street and the Ferran Turné street.

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Ashtanga Yoga

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Ashtanga Yoga is a style of great strength and intensity, it was created by master Sri Pattabhi Jois. It is a dynamic system of postures that are connected through the breath. The system, which has various series of fixed sequences, is based on the coordination of the breath with movement (vinyasa), to create a continuous flow.

Practiced in its correct sequential order, it gradually leads the practitioner to rediscover his true human potential, with his correct Ujjayi breathing, postures (asanas) and focus of the gaze (drishtis).

The body strengthens and increases its resistance; the mind becomes calm as it increases its ability to concentrate.

Ashtanga links each of the asanas through vinyasas or half vinyasas, as also groups of three or less postures are called, the same always, which serve as links between asanas or sequences and keep the body warm and fit for a dynamic flow in the practice. In these vinyasas Chaturanga, Urdva Mukha Svanasana and Adho Mukha Svanasana usually come together.

One of the main functions of the Ashtanga system is to generate an intense internal heat called Agni, which produces a physical and energetic purifying effect.

This series of postures is totally predefined and is always meticulously followed, which distinguishes Ashtanga Yoga from other styles, as each posture is considered a preparation for the next. The asanas are linked in a continuous, fluid and consistent way, coordinating exactly each movement with one breath. The ultimate goal is to maintain internal concentration throughout the entire session; that is why in Ashtanga much emphasis is placed on daily or regular practice.

Ashtanga Yoga is structured in three large series or sequences of postures ordered by degree of difficulty: Yoga Chikitsa (first), Nadi Shodana (second) and Sthira Bhaga (third). Each level needs to be fully developed before proceeding to the next and it is usually the teacher who recommends the student when to advance in the series.

This style of yoga is usually taught in two main formats, on the one hand as a guided class. Here the students follow the class together at the pace marked by the teacher in a session in which usually only the first series is addressed. The intention of the class is to remember and clarify the correct movements, as well as to deepen and face the difficulties existing in practice. It is a highly recommended and important class to do at least once a week, once the students have reached a certain level in their daily practice.

On the other hand, there is the so-called Mysore style, which refers to the Indian city of Mysore, where the guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois taught Ashtanga Yoga for more than 60 years. It is a method based on self-practice. Although the students are together in the same space, each one performs the sequence at their own pace and based on their level of development. Meanwhile, the teacher and the assistants work individually with each one to adjust and add positions to the series of each student.

It should be noted that, on a theoretical level, Ashtanga Yoga literally means “yoga of eight limbs”, as indicated in the Yoga Sutras of the sage Patanjali. According to this work, the path of inner purification to reveal the Self is composed by the following eight spiritual practices: Yama (moral codes), Niyama (self-purification and study), Asana (posture), Pranayama (control of breathing), Pratyahara (control of the senses), Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (meditation), and Samadhi (definitive absorption in the absolute).