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TEACHER AND FACILITATORS

About Matrika Yoga School Teachers and Therapists

International and quality teaching staff. We offer specialized training and retreats for yoga practitioners and teachers, health professionals, therapists and all those who work with the body and movement for personal development. Our trainings and retreats are accredited by the International Yoga Alliance and have a contemporary vision.

It deepens in the practice of Yoga, Ayurveda, the traditional Tantra of Kashmir and carries out a process of transformation through human relationships and communication.

Pablo Ferrero Fernández

Founder of Matrika Yoga School | Official teacher of Iyengar Yoga, hatha and Vinyasa Krama | Osteopathy | ayurveda

Lina Ma

Official Iyengar Yoga Teacher | Anthropologist | Doula | ayurveda

Natalia Castillo

Yoga teacher and training assistant in Santander, Cantabria. Diploma in Nutrition.

Marisa

Yoga Teacher and School Teacher. Participates in retreats and training sessions.

AMIT RAINA Om Ji con los ojos cerrados

Amit Raina - Om Ji

Official Teacher of Iyengar Yoga and Shivaita Tantra

Carmen - Ananda Jyoti

Yoga Instructor, Uterine Dance Teacher, Feminine Energy Specialist, and Holistic Therapist.

Pablo Ferrero Matrika Yoga

Pablo Ferrero Fernández

Founder and Director of Matrika Yoga School and in 2012. I have been practicing Yoga since 2006 and I have been teaching this discipline of life since 2012. Yoga teacher and manual therapist (Osteopathy and Ayurveda) I have training and teach the following traditions:

Iyengar Yoga, Satyananda Yoga (Bihar School of Yoga), Vinyasa Krama, Restorative Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism and Shivaite Tantra. (Kashmiri Shaivism).

Manual Therapist (Ayurvedic Masseur, Osteopathy, chiromassage, sports, reiki).

Degree in journalism and communication sciences. Postgraduate in Coaching and Personal Leadership. Studies in Psychology.

Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, trained at the Institut Anuttara de Yoga Iyengar in Nice with Christian Pisano and June Whittaker. Trained in Integral, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Women and Kashmir Tantra with Amit Raina and Lina Ma at the Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga, India. Diploma in Yogic Studies from Yoga Vidya Gurukul and the University of Pune.

I have lived and traveled annually to India since 2008 where I have trained and practiced at schools such as Bks Iyengar (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune) Bihar School of Yoga, Yog Ganga for Yoga Studies (Rajiv and Swati Chanchani ) and Patanjala Yoga Kendra (Usha Devi, Rishikesh)

Indian traditional music student. I have studied with tabla and voice teachers.

Currently I continue to deepen my studies of Ayurveda at the California School of Ayurveda and Osteopathy at Ised Madrid.

Link to the list of Iyengar Yoga teachers in Spain.

Biography about Pablo Ferrero

Amit Raina - Om Ji

He was born in Srinagar, Kashmir, India, into a Brahmin family.

His grandfather was a disciple of Swami Ram Ji, of the Abninavagupta lineage.

His mother Krishna is a Sanskrit teacher and his father Dwarka Nath is a great follower of Lord Shiva. Born into the Shaivist Kashmir Tradition and having an interest in spirituality from an early age, he grew up around great Shaivite teachers. Knowing that there is more to life than what you see with your eyes and what you perceive with your mind, he began practicing meditation and yoga from an early age.

He graduated from Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, in the holy city of Haridwar at the college of Oriental Studies where he studied the traditional philosophy of Hatha yoga, Asana, pranayama and Shatkarmas, then went to the Bihar Yoga School in Munger and received the certificate in studies of yoga, where he studied Satyananda Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

He is certified by the late BKS Iyengar as an Iyengar Yoga teacher and is a student of the yoga institute in Pune for over fourteen years where he learned body alignment, proper use of props, correct postures and pranayams,

Official B.K.S Iyengar directory site with Amit contact:

http://bksiyengar.com/modules/Teacher/teacher.asp?Country=India&Sta%E2%80%A6

Learn more about Amit Raina

AMIT RAINA Om Ji con los ojos cerrados

Lina Ma

Anthropologist with experience in community work, currently professor of anatomy, physiology and yoga at the Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga (KSSOY). Iyengar yoga teacher certified directly by BKS Iyengar in India. Ayurveda therapist and doula.

She has been a yoga practitioner for more than 20 years, she has lived for long periods in Asia (India) for 10 years and has taught training and courses in countries such as the United States, Australia, South Africa, the Middle East, Armenia, France, Spain and Nicaragua. .

In Colombia, he worked on processes of ethno-education and sociolinguistic diagnoses in indigenous communities.

In South America, he is in the Iguaque Reserve yoga project, a project for personal transformation that includes work with environmental education and water care.

Specialist in Yoga for women, yoga therapist, doula and ERPYT (Experience Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) with KSSOY.

Her studies create the foundation for the development of restorative yoga for women at the Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga.

Alvaro Semilla reflejado en un espejo

Álvaro Semilla

Since I was little I have been passionate about the great hidden mysteries of life…

At 20 years after training as a cook I decided to move to Ibiza where I started working in the kitchens of Personal Growth Retreat Centers; Yoga, meditation, shamanism, emotional intelligence, Taoism, expressive movement…

Throughout this period of time I learn to accompany and support the internal processes of the people who attend, in addition to taking care of their Food and Nutrition for Life. Macrobiotics, Ayurveda, Alkaline Diet, Detox, Raw Food…

These are some of the techniques that I was experimenting with, finally specializing in “Energy Nutrition” based mainly on the 5 Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Manuel Cerdán

Bio Constructor, Specialist of the flora and fauna of the Sierra de Gredos, lover of nature and human beings.

He was born in Talavera de la Reina and at the age of 18 he went to live in Arenas de San Pedro in one of the first Hippie communities in Spain. Manuel throughout his life has performed different functions; but its main tasks have been caring for the Black Stork for the Autonomous Government of Ávila and Toledo. As well as the construction of the Pagano and different tourist accommodation and environmental education in the Tiétar Valley and the Sierra de Gredos Regional Park.

Manuel currently facilitates mountain routes, mycological routes and guided visits to some of the points of greatest tourist interest. (caves, pools, horseback riding, etc) and the environment of the area where our retreats take place.

Natalia Castillo

Yoga teacher trained with Matrika Yoga School. Coordinates and co-facilitates Yoga training in Santander, Cantabria.

Dancing between the body and the soul…trying to understand the mind…

Since I was little, dancing and swimming was what made me feel good. I always noticed something else… I thought that by studying the functioning of the body I would be able to understand what it was.

I studied physiotherapy (EU Gimbernat, San Cugat del Vallés, 2004-2008) but finally decided to investigate nutrition (FPII Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Viérnoles, 2008-2010). Working for 8 years as a dietitian at a county hospital, she still couldn’t find the connection.

I have traveled the last 10 years of my life being accompanied and transformed through the practice of Yoga. My approach to this ancient discipline was inspired by my first teacher Javier Casares, with whom I finally took the first steps of teaching (RYS200 Yoga Alliance Sala Tierra 2020). I still remember those words that helped me understand that the practice was not only based on the alignment of the postures, but that the practice without being widened by the awareness of the breath becomes alienation.

I continued my yogic studies of traditional Hatha yoga Shivananda (RYS200 Con Calma Yoga).

And finally I trained in Matrika Yoga, where in addition to continuing to investigate philosophy and postural biomechanics, this school made me curious to explore the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism from the Tantrika perspective of a teacher with a long experiential journey. Pablo Ferrero (RYS200 Matrika Yoga School. 100h YACEP Matrika Restorative Yoga level I and level)

During this time I also continued to delve into nutrition studies (Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, UCAM 2017-2023)

There may be instincts to learn, but we only evolve from a settled foundation. Unhurried like the growth of a mountain.

The great thing about this job is being able to continue growing every day.

Carmen - Ananda Jyoti

Since 2007, I have been immersed in various disciplines of Personal and Spiritual Development, integrating therapies that encompass body, mind, emotions, and energy.

For me, it is not just a set of practices; it is a lifestyle. Some of the formations I have undertaken include Kinesiology, Reiki Usui and Karuna, Coaching based on Personality Typologies, Quiromassage, Visceral Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture, Oriental Esthetics, and Aromatherapy. I am an instructor in Mindfulness, Yoga, Yoga Dance, Conscious Dance, and Uterine Dance.

My studies extend to Classical Tantra and Neo Tantra, the Hologram of Major and Celestial Chakras, and expertise as a therapist in Female Cyclicality and Sacred Sexuality. I am a facilitator for Yoni Eggs, offering Taoist Massage for the Uterus, Ovaries, and Chest, as well as Taoist Breathing for Yoni Egg accompaniment.

My work includes the Liberation of Bonds through Sacred Feminine Rites. In my recent endeavors, I have also become a Therapist in Kundalini Innerdance and Mettasomatic.

Currently, I guide women in connecting with their Feminine Energy and Sacred Sexuality. I facilitate Personal and Spiritual Development Practices in Retreats and serve as an Aromatherapy Trainer.

Danya Gabruch

Yoga teacher trained in Restorative Yoga and Pranayama 100h with our school. Of Canadian origin and based in Troncones, Mexico. Coordinates and co-facilitates retreats and training in Mexico.

Yoga has been an integral part of my life for over twenty years and continues to inform my path. I have my Hatha Yoga certification from the Santosha Yoga Institute in Australia, as well as Restorative, Iyengar and Pranayama training with the Matrika Yoga School and Meditative Arts in Spain. I am also certified in Shiatsu and Meridian Yin Yoga from the Shiatsu and Yoga Academy of Europe.

In addition to completing 500 hours RYT yoga teacher training, I have been on yoga retreats in Bali, Thailand, Portugal, Spain, Hawaii, and India. I have participated in many trainings and workshops including Acroyoga, Aerial, Qi Gong and Thai Yoga. I studied Vipasana Meditation in My-anmar and led various types of meditations and mindfulness practices, including Yoga Nidra. I keep abreast of current yoga literature and studies and am particularly interested in the therapeutic benefits of yoga.

Although Hatha informs the foundation of my practice, I consider my style non-dogmatic and inclusive of complementary movement traditions that are both intense and gentle. My classes include Qi Gong exercises to raise awareness of the relationship between Qi (energy) and breath, Pranayama work to calm the nervous system and focus the mind, and functional mobility exercises to build strength and remind us to play. I make space for my students to creatively explore the somatic connection of mind and body through intentional movement. I offer variations and modifications to the classic asanas to adapt the poses for students with limited range of motion or injuries. My goal is to invite lightness of being and joy and encourage others to listen and respond to their intuition with confidence and awareness.

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