Finding Samatolatva (Inner Balance) with Father Joseph Pereira

Samatolatva is the inner balance we gain with yoga and which aids us as we move with steadiness and ease through difficult times.  Join us in asana, pranayama, and restorative yoga under the guiding wisdom of Father Joe.
Kripa Foundation Iyengar Yoga™ is a program used to reach out to those afflicted with addiction and addiction-related ailments. Guruji Iyengar recognizes this very special program and its outreach, particularly to those who are marginalized.

About Father Joe:

Father Joseph Pereira is a Jesuit priest and renowned senior Iyengar Yoga teacher. He is also the Founder and Managing Trustee of the Kripa Foundation, established in 1981 in Bombay. The foundation is devoted to the care, support, and rehabilitation of the chemically dependent and those living with HIV & AIDS. Father Joe has called BKS Iyengar his right hand and Mother Teresa his left, mentored by both he brings us his unique heart-centered teaching. At 80 this year he is our beloved inspiration and we are grateful for the opportunity to study with him again.

DATES: Tuesday + Wednesday, September 19-20, 2023

10am – 1pm:  Asana Practice
Lunch Break
2:30 – 4:30pm:  Pranayama and Restorative Practice

FEE: $275 + tax

377 St Paul Street West, #200 Montreal, QC H2Y 2A7

NOTE: Space is limited to 25.

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PROPS: This venue requires us to bring our own props. They can be left over night on Tuesday. The yoga studio is up one flight of stairs.

The list of props Father Joe requests are:
  Yoga mat
  One bolster or two blankets (minimum)
  Two belts
  Two blocks
  One open-back chair

We understand that bringing all the props can pose a challenge for some. Reach out to Donna if you need help or assistance. Also please reach out to Donna if you have extra props or can be of assistance. Together we will make this work.