A former journalist andclassicaldancer in her home of Lisbon, Potugal, Filipa started her Ashtanga Yoga practice, as traditionally taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, in 2004. She fast became a devoted practitioner understanding the deeper levels of Ashtanga and its benefits. Certified by the Yoga Alliance UK, Filipa has been practicing for more then 10 years and teaching for the past 5 years in Bali and Portugal.
Not only a teacher, Filipa is a continuing student, going every year to Mysore, India ,to study at the KPJAYI with Paramaguru R. Sharath Jois,the grand-son and holder of the Ashtanga Yoga lineage. In addition to Ashtanga, Filipa studies meditation and chanting mantra sessions and is studying Ayurveda at the Vedic University. Filipa has also had the privilege of studying regularly with international renowned teachers Dena Kingsberg, Mark Robberds, Danny Paradise, Prem and Radha Carlisi, among many others.
Filipa lives between Bali and Portugal where she dedicates her life inspiring people to transform their lives through teaching regular classes, workshops and retreats.
An avid writer, Filipa inspires people through her blog which has recently blossomed into a book: Yoga-Me.
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