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8 Limbs, Chintamani Yoga, Gregor Maehle & Monica Gauci.

8 LIMBS & CHINTAMANI YOGA

Gregor and Monica began their yoga journeys separately in 1978. At that time they both studied and practised Iyengar Yoga, which established their solid foundation of physical alignment within asana practice. They met in 1995, each on their first trip to India to study Ashtanga Yoga. They were both authorised by K Pattabhi Jois* in 1996-7. In 1999 they left the Jois community to dedicate their learning and teaching to restore Ashtanga Yoga to its original tradition of a holistic eight-limbed yoga practise.

8 Limbs was born as a Yoga School in Perth in 1996, which Monica and Gregor co-directed for 21 years. In 2012 they moved interstate to live remotely, on a mountain, surrounded by ancient rainforest and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Here they created their Chintamani Yoga blog site as a way to share their teachings globally. Their approach is founded on Patanjali Yoga and that of the yoga pioneer, T. Krishnamacharya. The asana component of their teaching accommodates the capability and needs of the individual student.

Individually, Gregor and Monica teach workshops and training world-wide. Together, they teach their Immersions in Bali and from their mountain-top studio close to Byron Bay, Australia.

*In the wake of the MeToo movement information surfaced regarding KP Jois’ sexual assault and abuse. Please read Gregor’s statement and Monica’s statement.

GREGOR MAEHLE

Gregor is the international author of five textbooks covering all eight limbs of yoga. He is a mystic and a profuse blog writer covering topics on yoga and beyond. He travels the globe educating with passion, humour, insight and wisdom.

MONICA GAUCI

B Sc, B Chiro (Hons), Yoga Therapist.

Monica is a dedicated Yogi, a compulsive Educator, a registered Yoga Therapist and a lover of the Divine. She has dedicated her adult life to studying yoga and the healing arts. Her joy is to teach, share and inspire love.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Workshops and events with Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci are held worldwide. They include modules of our teacher training which are open to any students wishing to learn more and deepen their understanding on a particular subject. All levels are welcome.

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Sydney – Our Essential Core with Monica Gauci

September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020

In order to have the stability that prevents injury and enables us to build strength...

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Online Workshop with Gregor Maehle in Collaboration with Iriness Yoga, Horsham/ UK

September 26, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Online Workshop with Gregor Maehle in Collaboration with Iriness Yoga, Horsham/ UK

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Online Workshop with Gregor Maehle in Collaboration with Ashtanga Yoga Glastonbury

October 3, 2020

Online Weekend Workshop in Collaboration with Ashtanga Yoga Glastonbury

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Perth Workshop with Gregor Maehle

November 30, 2020 - December 6, 2020

Going back to Perth for workshops at the Yoga Hub, Mt Hawthorn...

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Byron Bay Immersion – Level 2 – 150 Hour Training

March 7, 2021 - March 24, 2021

A 150 hour/ 18-day Level 2 Teacher Training Immersion with Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci...

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Italy – Pranayama, Yoga Sutra & Asana with Gregor Maehle

May 22, 2021 - May 28, 2021

Due to strong interest we are offering a rerun of our popular Pranayama module. This time in Italy.

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European Yoga Teacher Training – Level 1

May 22, 2021 - May 28, 2021

Train with Gregor and Monica in Europe ...

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Greece Anatomy Adjusting and Asana with Monica

Greece – Anatomy, Adjusting & Asana with Monica Gauci

May 30, 2021 - June 5, 2021

Rescheduled due to COVID.

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Bali Immersion – Level 1 – 200hrs – 2021

June 8, 2021 - June 30, 2021

A 200 hour / 22-day Yoga Teacher Training Immersion with Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci...

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Monica nd Gregor Bulgaria

Bulgaria – Meditation, Sutra & Asana with Gregor & Monica

September 4, 2021 - September 10, 2021

A 6-day Meditation, Sutra and Asana event with Gregor and Monica

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Mexican Yoga Teacher Training – Level 1

November 14, 2021 - September 15, 2023

We are excited to announce our new Mexican Teacher Training...

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Mexico – Pranayama, Yoga Sutra & Asana with Gregor & Monica

November 14, 2021 - November 20, 2021

This event kick starts our Mexican teacher training but can also be done just by itself...

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TEACHER TRAINING

Our mission is to equip our teachers with the skills, understanding and knowledge that they can experience the transformative power of yoga. We are committed to giving you an authentic experience with the highest quality of teaching, in a supportive, nurturing environment.

HAPPY STUDENTS

There are few in this world who can share such deep insights that yoga brings. It is clear to me that the information I require at my stage needs a particular level of experiential wisdom, mystical knowledge and a deep and profound understanding of light, love and essence. I’m not speaking lightly about this, I have met and practiced with amazing teachers, studied and healed under wise masters… Your beauty, love, knowledge and wisdom coupled with Gregor’s obvious progression and enlightenment of ancient wisdom is most certainly a beacon of brilliance. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU… for keeping it real.

– Sydoni. Byron Bay, Australia

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