Welcome to Yoga With Anne

Welcome to Yoga With Anne!

Greetings! I’m Anne Tana, an enthusiastic yoga instructor hailing from the enchanting landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India. My hometown is home to the second-largest monastery in Asia, the renowned Tawang Monastery. Growing up amidst this rich tapestry of diverse cultures, my childhood was imbued with vibrant traditions and a mosaic of cultural experiences. Now, I wholeheartedly embrace this diversity and welcome students from all backgrounds to my teachings.

Today, Graz is my beloved home, where I share the art of Yoga with English speakers through virtual and in-person sessions. Beyond the yoga mat, my heart finds serenity within the pages of books, the graceful rhythm of dance, the magic of culinary creations, the tranquility of tending to my garden, and the awe-inspiring wonders of nature during my hikes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Yoga

Online Yoga Classes

Yoga from the Comfort of your Home

Welcome to my online yoga classes, where the journey to physical and mental well-being begins. In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of peace and self-care can be challenging. However, through the practice of yoga, you can unlock a world of balance, strength, and tranquility, right from the comfort of your own space. Whether you are practicing for a long time or are a complete beginner, these virtual yoga classes are designed to cater to individuals of all levels. With a focus on accessibility and inclusivity, my aim is to make the ancient practice of yoga accessible to everyone, regardless of age, gender, or physical ability.

Each yoga online class is thoughtfully crafted to address various aspects of Yoga, including Hatha, Vinyasa, and Restorative Practices. Whether you are looking to build strength, alleviate stress, enhance mindfulness, or simply embrace a healthier lifestyle, my Zoom Yoga Classes offer a supportive and inclusive environment for you to thrive. Together, we will flow through poses, connect with our breath, and tap into the wisdom of ancient yogic traditions.  So, roll out your yoga mat, find a quiet space, and let’s embark on this enriching journey together!

Yoga in Graz

Yoga Classes in Graz

Group Yoga Classes in Graz City Centre

Welcome to my rejuvenating yoga classes in Graz, where English speakers can find solace and vitality in this charming city. As your instructor, I aspire to create a sanctuary for you to reconnect with your inner self, regardless of your experience level. Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just starting out, my classes cater to diverse backgrounds, offering a serene escape from the bustling world outside. 

Throughout our sessions, we will seamlessly blend yoga postures, breathwork, and mindfulness techniques, creating a harmonious experience that leaves you feeling invigorated and centered. Each session is an opportunity to explore the profound benefits of yoga: from stress relief to improved flexibility, and from cultivating strength to finding balance in your life. Whether you are seeking to enhance your well-being or embark on a journey of self-discovery, I invite you to join me on the mat.

 
anne teaching yoga class

Testimonials

  • Anne’s yoga classes are like a breath of fresh air. Her holistic approach to yoga, combining physical postures, breathwork, and meditation, has been instrumental in reducing my anxiety and promoting mindfulness.

    Claire
    Client
  • Anne’s yoga sessions are like a weekly reset button for me. Her gentle guidance and emphasis on breath control have helped me manage stress and anxiety. I look forward to every class because I know I’ll leave feeling refreshed and centered

    Robert H.
  • Anne’s yoga classes have been instrumental in helping me manage my anxiety. Her emphasis on breathwork and mindfulness techniques has given me the tools to find calm and balance in my daily life. I highly recommend her as an instructor.

    Olivia
  • Joining yoga class with Anne has been a lifeline for me during stressful times. Her soothing voice and nurturing approach create a safe and welcoming space to explore my practice. I’ve learned to find inner peace and relaxation through her guidance. 

    Yuki

The groundwork of all happiness is health.

Leigh Hunt

Yoga FAQ

What is Yoga?

Yoga dating back thousands of years to ancient India as a spiritual discipline, offers a holistic approach that brings harmony to the body, breath, and mind. This ancient practice combines physical postures, controlled breathing exercises, and meditation, all aimed at enhancing both physical well-being and inner equilibrium. In contemporary Western culture, yoga is predominantly embraced for its physical fitness benefits and stress-relief qualities.

Is Yoga right for me?

Whether yoga is right for you depends on your individual preferences, goals, and physical abilities. Yoga can be suitable for many people, as it offers a wide range of styles and levels, from gentle and meditative to more physically demanding. It’s a good choice if you want to improve flexibility, reduce stress, increase mindfulness, or enhance overall well-being. However, it’s essential to consult with a healthcare professional if you have specific medical concerns or physical limitations to ensure yoga is safe for you. Additionally, trying different classes or styles can help you find the right fit for your needs and preferences.

What are the benefits of Yoga?

Yoga has the potential to enhance your general fitness, posture, and flexibility, while also offering several additional benefits, including:

  1. Decreasing blood pressure and heart rate.
  2. Promoting relaxation.
  3. Enhancing self-confidence.
  4. Alleviating stress.
  5. Enhancing coordination and concentration.
  6. Enhancing the quality of your sleep.
  7. Assisting with digestion.

Furthermore, engaging in yoga may be beneficial for managing the following conditions:

  1. Anxiety.
  2. Back pain.
  3. Depression.

What to expect from typical yoga classes?

The majority of yoga sessions typically span between 45 to 90 minutes, and they encompass three fundamental elements:

Breath Control: Emphasizing your breath holds significant importance in yoga. Your instructor might guide you through various breathing exercises throughout the session.

Physical Postures: Yoga incorporates a sequence of movements known as poses or postures, designed to enhance your strength, flexibility, and balance. These poses vary in complexity, ranging from supine positions on the floor to challenging balancing stances.

Mindful Meditation: Most yoga sessions conclude with a brief meditation period aimed at calming the mind and promoting relaxation.

What should i wear to a yoga class?

Wear comfortable, breathable clothing that allows for a wide range of movement. Avoid overly loose or tight clothing that may restrict your movement or distract you during practice

How to prevent injury while practicing yoga?

Preventing injuries in yoga is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable practice. Here are some tips to help you minimize the risk of injury while practicing yoga:

Choose the Right Style: Start with a style of yoga that matches your fitness level and goals. Gentle or beginner classes are great if you’re just starting out, while more advanced classes may be suitable for experienced practitioners.

Find a Qualified Instructor: Look for certified yoga instructors with experience. They can provide guidance on proper alignment and help you modify poses to accommodate your abilities and limitations.

Listen to Your Body: Pay close attention to your body’s signals. If you feel pain, discomfort, or strain during a pose, stop immediately and adjust or come out of the pose. It’s crucial to honor your body’s limitations and not push beyond them.

Warm-Up: Begin your yoga practice with a gentle warm-up to prepare your muscles and joints for more intense stretches and poses. Warm-up exercises can include gentle stretches, deep breathing, and light movements.

Proper Alignment: Focus on proper alignment in each pose. Misalignment can lead to injury over time. Use props like blocks, straps, and bolsters to help you achieve correct alignment if needed.

Progress Gradually: Yoga is a journey, and progress should be gradual. Don’t rush into advanced poses before mastering the basics. Build a strong foundation before attempting more challenging poses.

Balance Strength and Flexibility: Yoga should promote a balance between strength and flexibility. Overemphasis on flexibility without adequate strength can lead to injury. Include poses that strengthen the muscles you’re stretching.

Breathe: Your breath is a vital component of yoga. Focus on deep, steady breathing throughout your practice. It can help you relax into poses, prevent muscle tension, and avoid overexertion.

Use Props: Don’t hesitate to use props like blocks, straps, and blankets. These can assist you in achieving proper alignment and reduce the risk of overstretching or straining.

Stay Hydrated: Dehydration can lead to muscle cramps and stiffness. Make sure you’re adequately hydrated before and after your yoga practice.

Rest and Recovery: Allow your body to rest and recover between yoga sessions. Overtraining can lead to fatigue and increase the risk of injury.

Consult a Healthcare Professional: If you have any pre-existing medical conditions or injuries, consult a healthcare professional or physical therapist before starting yoga. They can provide guidance on safe modifications.

Regular Practice: Consistency is key to progress in yoga. Regular practice helps you build strength, flexibility, and body awareness over time, reducing the risk of injury.

Be Mindful: Yoga is not a competition. Be mindful of your ego and avoid pushing yourself too hard to keep up with others in the class. Focus on your own progress and well-being.

Learn About Your Body: Take the time to learn about your body’s strengths and limitations. This self-awareness will help you make informed choices during your practice.

Remember that yoga is a personal journey, and it’s essential to prioritize safety and self-care. If you ever experience pain or injury, seek medical advice and modify your practice accordingly. Yoga should enhance your physical and mental well-being, not compromise it.

My Certifications

2017
200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Mysore, Karnataka, India
2017
Bachelor of Holistic Health and Nutrition
Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, Calcutta, India
2018
200 Hour Holistic Yoga Teacher Training
Abhijna School of Yoga & Meditation, Varkala, India
2018
Ayurveda Therapist Course
ALUVA Academy & Salubrious Ayurveda, Kerala, India
2021
Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy
ICHP Institute, Cork, Ireland