Tashi is a KPJAYI Authorised level 2 Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga teacher whose objective is to lead each student to develop and adore their daily yoga self-practice.
Currently she teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga for beginners and Embodied Mindfulness on some of the most successful yoga retreats in Europe. She is the resident yoga teacher at the highly celebrated Kaliyoga Retreats Italy and a regular guest teacher at the acclaimed Vale de Moses retreat in Portugal. She is a guest teacher in 2018 at the stunning Kadermo Retreat in Finland and teaches regular classes for Ekhart Yoga in Holland.
Traveling annually to Mysore India to study yoga since 2005, Tashi continues to deepen her practice each year at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore with Sharat Jois. She was authorised by Sharatji in 2014 to teach the Ashtanga Primary and Intermediate series.
She’s been a practitioner of yoga since she was in her teens and has since studied with many wonderful teachers around the world including Manju Jois, Godfrey Devereux, Simon Borg-Oliver, John Ogilvie, Kristina Karitinou, Eddie Stern, Mark & Joanna Darby & many others.
Tashi has traveled more than most, she has lived & worked all over Australia, in the South Pacific, Sth East Asia & all over Europe. She has traveled teaching yoga as well as managing art, dance & community projects. She has a degree in Fine Arts and Masters Degree in Community Development from Melbourne University.
Tashi is a gemini fire-dragon and you know what they’re like… apart from being a yoga teacher and event manager during her travels she has studied many forms of dance & therapeutic bodywork and occasionally leads ecstatic dance sessions & offers bodywork treatments. Recently Tashi began training as a tattoo artist, you can find her on Instagram as @tattooyogini.
A regularly asked question… what does your name mean?
She was given her lovely name by her parents who were followers of Lama Yeshe in the 1970’s. ‘Tashi Dawa’ translates as ‘Auspicious Moon’ in Tibetan, and yes, Tashi is aware that it’s more commonly a Tibetan boy’s name..