Yoga Guru and Meditator Profiles at Yoga Gembira Festival 2014

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This is the list of yoga gurus and meditator teaching at Yoga Gembira Festival on April 18-20, 2014 at Taman Menteng, Jakarta Pusat? These are their profiles of them.



Dicky is currently focusing on Yoga and Meditation, which he also had extensive experience of. Dicky is greatly inspired by the ability of yoga to transform people as well as its tremendous health benefits. He taught all levels of yoga including Hatha yoga, Power Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Basic Yoga, Flexibility, Therapy Yoga, Floating Yoga and Body Balance. Dicky acquired formal trainings from the “Art of Living Yoga” and Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, And Ashtanga Yoga one of the oldest and most reputable yoga training centres in the world in Mysore, India. He also holds international accreditations on Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga (RYT 200 hours, Yoga Alliance Certified).In addition yoga accreditations,  Dicky is a traditional yoga practitioner, Krishnamacharya Yoga , who is a direct student TKV Desikachar in Chennai, India. Sivananda Yoga is a direct student Swami Vishnudevananda in Delhi, India. Ashtanga Yoga and is a direct student under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India and his successor, Sharath Jois. Dicky practised meditations led by Dalai Lama based in Dharamsala, Himalaya, Tibet and New Delhi, India.

Along with yoga, Dicky has an extensive background in bodywork and postural alignment. He is an advanced practitioner and Reiki Healing therapist and one of the first in Indonesia for healing therapy certified “Indonesian Council Sentuhan Quantum Healing Of – ICSQ”

Dicky brings a depth of knowledge and experience of yoga into the classroom so he often prefers the meaning of the “Self Practice with Yoga is Very Important For Yoga Practitioners”, and understands that the adage that 99% of Yoga practice and 1% theory to have amazing energy for our Body, Mind, Soul and spiritual life. ‘

“Keep practicing Yoga with your Heart, Love and Peace..”


She completed Teacher Training in 2008 at Yoga Light and has attended 32 Workshops including healing and meditation training. She has also completed training as Laughter Yoga Leader taught by Dr Madam Kataria MD. Her interest on healing and meditation has brought her to the practise Kundalini Yoga by Maya Feinnes. At present she is joining online training for meditation and chakras conducted by Mindvalley LC. AS guest teacher for meditation at Yoga Mix and Purinawa Teacher Training.



Siska Marsudhy Drawn to meditation since young age, Siska started her formal practice over ten years ago with Vipassana meditation under Mahasi tradition.

Her journey with meditation has led her to various traditions such as Forest tradition, Zen and Meditasi Mengenal Diri (Self Awareness Meditation). It was the same journey that has brought her to the practice of Yoga, which has been a beautiful connecting bridge between cushion and daily life. Nonetheless, it is Yin yoga in which she feels most comfortable teaching. Her Yin yoga studies have primarily been with Sebastian Pucelle. Siska currently teaches mainly, but not exclusively, Yin Yoga.



Teaching Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga at MarTasya Yoga Shala Bogor & Celebrity Fitness, Martin teaches  Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga at YoGem Fest 2014 which is inspired from the Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, with Flying and Arm Balance as the main themes.



Teacher Training from: Yoga Leaf by Pudjiastuti Sindhu-Bandung & IYS by KokoYoga-Jakarta.

Sport is my passion since childhood, tried many types of sport and injured myself quite often in the process because i did not know my body and how to do a correct exercise.

In 2007, I started to join yoga classes irregularly and after a year I became really interested in it since I felt the benefits, especially
my body become more flexible. I became a regular attendee then joined few trainings and finally in 2010 I started a Teacher training course.

I have learned a lot from friends who like yoga,books & teachers who are an experienced yoga teacher like Edward Clarck,Judith Adank,Olop Arpipi,Sebastian Pucelle,Pudjiastuti Sindhu,Koko Yoga & Yudhi Widdiantoro.



Devi Asmarani has studied with a variety of teachers of different traditions and currently focuses her teaching on the therapeutic aspect of yoga, using the techniques of asana, pranayama and meditation that are grounded in modern medical discipline to treat clients with musculoskeletal and nervous system problems. She has also been involved in teaching yoga to competitive athletes to complement their training. With 18 years of journalism career under her belt, she writes columns, articles, essays and works of fictions for local and foreign publications. Devi is the author of “Yoga Untuk Semua, Panduan Berlatih Yoga yang Lengkap dan Aman.”



Dionisius started his Yoga journey since 2010, holds AFAS Personal Trainer, AFAS Yoga, TRX Suspension & Rip Trainer, Trigger Point therapy practitioner, RYT 200, 50 hour Yin Teacher Training with Sebastian Pucelle and 100 hour Advanced Teacher Training with Denise Payne.



More than 13 years experiences teaching Yoga in Jakarta International Certified of Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa YYTT1 ( Yin Yoga Teacher Certified) Founder and Mentor of Basic Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course in Jakarta Certificate Diploma of Jaganatha Yoga Shala since 10 years ago, have been graduated 11 levels. She is also part of Development Team Celebrity Fitness Indonesia.



Koko Yoga RYT-500 is a founder of Indonesia Yoga School, the first Indonesian yoga teacher training who was first registered at Yoga Alliance International RYS200. Koko Yoga also creates a new yoga system called KAPHA Yoga, focusing on individual body alignment while doing asanas with KAPHA technique and 3-core concept



Dini is a native of Jakarta who has been practicing yoga for over 11 years. She was originally drawn to yoga as a form of a peaceful exercise for mind and body. Her interest in yoga eventually grew to a desire to teach others. She studied a variety of yoga including Power yoga, Jiva Mukti, Synergy Yoga, Vibrant Living Yoga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Sun Kids Yoga, Yin Yoga and Astanga. With her experiences in learning yoga, she is certified to teach Kids Yoga, Power yoga, Astanga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa and Hatha yoga. She is also an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200) and Registered Children Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Her teaching style is focusing on sequencing poses so that students of all levels can find enjoyment and satisfaction in her classes.



Idrian Agustian S.Pd ERYT 200, RYT 500 known as Ryan Purinawa Yoga, is a graduate of the Faculty of Physical Education and Health from IKIP Jakarta . Earned his bachelor as an S.Pd in 1993. Ryan has focused on the fitness world since 1993. His edication to the sport is very high and leads him to explore yoga since 2002. Until finally registered in Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher for ERYT 200 and RYT 500, after passing 200 hour Yoga Teacher training in 2011 and 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Thailand Koh Sa Mui – last August 2013. Ryan learn and explore yoga from various streams including Iyengar , Anusara , Flow Yoga, Tripsichore , Yin Yoga, Ashtanga which all are the cultivation of Hatha Yoga. For Him, a yoga instructor at its best, is an instructor who has the best quality too, know best about everything in yoga, and can find his passion in Yoga.



Fadhiel Hip HopHis first contact with dancing was when Fadhiel was a young child. Having known his older siblings interest in dancing, at 6 Fadhiel began performing on stage. As a teenager, he competed in several dance contests and later became a dance trainer. On college, he was actively involved in students’ arts organisation. From that on, he improved his own skills as a dancer. Once he graduated from college, he moved to Jakarta to sign up at a dance training center in Mayestik. He learned much there and afterwards found his hiphop trainer from Brazil from whom he learned a lot about the hiphop techniques. To learn hiphop, Fadhiel attended hiphop seminars taught by foreign instructors. At last, hiphop has been much of his life. To Fadhiel, hiphop is a sheer hobby turning a full-time job.



Slamet Riyanto, S.Pd, CPT, RYT is the founder of Yoga Mix. He has learned Hatha Yoga,Asthanga,Anusara ,Iyengar , Yoga Therapy, Pilates, Yin and Fitness.

Prior to that, he was also a Master Trainer of Reebok University. Slamet was certified at Sport Conditioning in Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles ,the United States. Now he teaches regularly at Celebrity Fitness, Jakarta as part of Fitness Development Team.

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