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Zagreb, April 7-10, 2022

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Photo credit Alex Berg

Green Yogi Traveler is proud to be hosting Petri Räisänen for his first workshop in Zagreb!


Petri is an internationally known and respected Ashtanga Yoga teacher. He is a devoted student of his Guru, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and was authorized to teach Ashtanga Yoga in 2001 by Guruji. Petri is careful to pass on his Guru’s exact teachings.

Petri is co-owner and director of Ashtanga Yoga Helsinki, one of the world’s largest Ashtanga Yoga Shalas, which he founded with his friend and colleague, Juva Javanainen, in 1997. Sri K Pattabhi Jois blessed the school to teach the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method.

In his yogic path Petri has studied with many respected Ashtanga Yoga teachers such as Derek Ireland (his first certified teacher), Radha Warrel, Gwendoline Hunt, Lino Miele and Eddie Stern, in addition to R. Sharath Jois and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.

Petri focuses on integrating healing and therapy with yoga, meeting student’s individual needs and guiding their progress. Petri’s yoga pose adjustments are gentle, effective, therapeutic and, according to some, almost magical, and originate (besides his own practice and teaching) from his past work as a traditional Finnish folk healer and naturopath. His friendly, relaxed behaviour and intuitive perception give an open, energetic and meditative atmosphere to his classes.


*If you wish to participate in one part of the program let us know.



7:00 - 10:00 Morning Mysore (two batches)


FRIDAY April 8

7:00 - 9:00 Morning Mysore (one batch)*

18:00-20:00 Evening Led class*

20:00-21:00 Workshop opening, Pranayama & Meditation

*Students can choose the morning Mysore or Led class or both



8:00-11:00 Morning Mysore (two batches)

13:00-16:00 Intermediate series techniques, alignments and Vinyasa system (this is the class for all, also for the students who don't practice Intermediate series)

16:00-17:00 Q/A & Stories about Petri's Nadi Shodhana book and possibility for his book signing


SUNDAY April 10

8:00-11:00 Morning Mysore (two batches)

12:00-14:30 The Healing touch - how to create a safe and healing environment to the yoga shala. Theory and practice.



  • The schedule is subject to minor changes. Mysore groups and timings will be sent to all workshop participants by e-mail closer to the date.

  • Classes will be taught in English.

Location for Morning Mysore classes:

Dance Studio Escape, Florijana Andrašeca 18:

Location for rest of the program:

Elementary School Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, Varsavska 18:

More info about Petri and his wife and co-teacher Wambui at



Full workshop: 200 € / 1480 kn per person 

Weekend: 120 € / 900 kn per person 

Feel free to contact us if you are interested only in some particular classes and we'll form a package for you.


  • To reserve your spot please start by completing the registration form at the bottom of this page after which you will receive a confirmation e-mail with payment instructions. If for some reason you didn't get a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours, please write to us at

  • You can transfer your registration to another person if it turns out you cannot participate in the workshop.


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