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Luna Alignment Yoga

Luna Alignment Yoga (formerly Gaia) is a space for a deep learning experience, realigning our bodies as well as our mind, emotions and spirit with nature.

Instructors 3

Tal Swissa

Tal started practicing yoga at the age of 17 and has 16 years of practice and 12 years of teaching experience. She's trained in Sivananda, Ashtanga-Vinyasa, Iyengar and Yin Yoga. She studied Yoga Therapy, Anatomy, Kinesiology, Pilates, Prenatal-Yoga, Kids-Yoga, Reiki, Theta-Healing and Thai-Massage. Tal taught around the world and manages her own yoga school 'Luna Alignment Yoga' (formerly 'Gaia Yogashala') in Koh Phangan, where she already led 6 TTCs and certified over 150 teachers. Tal's teachings are adapted to the practitioner’s needs & condition emphasizing skeletal and asana alignment.

Arnaud (Anu) Chartier

Anu started practicing Yoga in 2002. He has lived in Buddhist monasteries in Thailand and New Zealand for several years, studying various meditation methods and over time expanded his studies of Hatha Yoga also into Iyengar Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Yoga Therapy Consultation, Alignment Yoga and Tantra. In total having undertaken 5 TTCs on top of his constant personal studies, Anu has made it his life's mission to find ways to use Yoga and Meditation combined with his scientific research. Anu's purpose in teaching is to enable his students to live a balanced life in our modern-day world.

Naama (Nami) Peled

Naama started practicing yoga in 2000 and since then she has been emerging herself into Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga, Viniyasa, Feminine and Prenatal Yoga and Therapeutic Alignment. 5 TTCs and numerous workshops later she is now spreading her own expertise teaching TTCs internationally. She also teaches Mindful Alignment Vinyasa, Adjustments and Therapeutic Touch workshops to senior practitioners and yoga teachers. Her classes are a unique blend of building strength, deepening flexibility and meditation. Naama uses distinctive hands on adjustments to enhance her students’ asanas.

Reviews 9

Keiona Hinds

from Thailand, April 2018

"More than yoga training"

I went into this course expecting to focus on yoga asanas and mediation for the most part, which we most definitely did, but I also got so much more. The teachers were amazing, the self exploration was priceless and the experience was something I'm more than grateful for and will never forget.

Darlene Mccullough

from United States, April 2018

"A Miracle Month in Koh Phangan"

As a fitness professional I went to Luna expecting a yoga program with a basic anatomical understanding...and got way more than I bargained for! What I received was a highly polished, professionally presented anatomy and kineseology, expert coaching on instructing asana and teaching yoga, yoga philosophy to blow (and reframe) my mind, next level meditation instruction, and an emotional and spiritual awakening. All in a beautiful setting with a like-minded group of students and a supportive community.

Tal, Anu, and Naami are brilliant at what they do - each teaching in their own style that compliments the others. The course was well designed and structured and I can't say enough about how pleased I am that I chose Luna for my first TTC.

Pauline Demuynck

from France, April 2018

"Séjour fabuleux bien au delà de mes attentes !"

Un programme complet et varié.

Professeurs incroyables et cours passionnants.

Le cadre est également fabuleux.

Une expérience hors du commun !

Testimonials 3

traveler

Gaia Yogashala

I was volunteering at Gaia for the last two months, and it surely changed my life. The yoga classes are carried out by carefully selected teachers. Tal, one of the founders of Gaia has so much knowledge and experience, she really knows what she is doing when she is giving a class, working on your body and its muscles and lines.

The rest of the classes and sessions are lovely, from martial arts, to ecstatic dances to sound healing, this place is much welcomed food for the soul, the body and the heart. It is run with loving warm heart, carried out like a real family.

I have nothing but positive remarks for Gaia.

It will always have a place in my heart.

traveler

Gaia Yogashala

Gaia is located near the beach, surrounded by palm trees and beautiful environment. The atmosphere is very calm and people working or volunteering are just amazing! Classes are diverse and every weeks schedule add something new. Also there are few classes which are constant and thought by professional yoga instructors. I was very happy to spend 1.5 months going to Gaia and next time I'm in Phangan, I will return!

traveler

Gaia Yogashala

This was just the most amazing experience!!!

I could not have asked for more. Between the kindness of everyone present, to the benefits provided, to the most energetic environment imaginable. The only sad part was that I had to leave! I feel truly blessed to be a part of the team. Thank you so much for everything. The classes were perfect, the food was delicious, and the vibes were electrifying. :)

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