Yoga Therapy TTC + Mysore Week

with SONJA RZEPSKI (IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist & E-RYT500)

September 23-28, 2019
(40 hrs of advanced GaiaYoga TT300 / Continuing Education program)

We have been waiting for 7 years to host again in our shala this inspiring, compassionate, entire-life-dedicated yogini and a dear friend, who has been the key point of Zagreb (and Croatian) yoga community back in 2005, starting the first EVER Ashtanga Mysore program, and providing the training the first 4 Croatian yoga teachers. Her deep knowledge of yoga and her passionate way of teaching make each of her workshops an amazing and unforgettable experience - don't miss her out!

About the course:

  • Morning Mysore week (monday to friday)
  • TT300 Yoga Therapy TTC - only for certified TT200 teachers (monday to friday from 10:00-12:30 / 16:00-18:30)
  • Vinyasa & Yoga Nidra workshop (Saturday from 10:00 to 16:30)

 More info: see 'Program Details'

Sonja's bio

Sonja Rzepski

gost predavač | IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist / E-RYT500

Sonja started her yoga teaching journey back in the '90s. Originally she learned Ashtanga yoga under the guidance of Eddie Stern, and practiced directly with Pattabhi Jois for many years, and most recently with Saraswati Jois in India. Sonja revels in the immersion of different healing traditions. She is accredited by the International Yoga Alliance to lead teacher training in the specializations of pre/postnatal yoga and anatomy for yoga. As a physical trainer, the American Council on Exercise accredits Sonja in the specializations of pre/postnatal exercise, nutrition, nutrition for elite athletes, women's health, Foundations of Flexibility and Alignment, and Functional Anatomy. A grad of Prema Therapeutics Yoga Institute in the study of Medical Yoga and Ayurveda in New York City, she is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists and specializes in Cardiac Care, and is National Academy of Sports Medicine C-PT.

In 2005 Sonja lived in Zagreb for 6 months, and created the first ever Ashtanga community in Croatia. She also trained first 4 Croatian Ashtanga & Vinyasa teachers, among which Sandra D. Bianco, the Gaia Founder.

 She currently teaches yoga in New York City and is the Managing Teacher of Pure Yoga East.  Sonja is happy to to translate her yoga, and exercise training to empower people in such capacities such as meditation, restorative practices, trauma recovery, professional athletic performance, and kid's mindfulness training ages 4 to 16. 

Program details


This course spreads throughout 3 different modules. The course is for all the practitioners (we don't recommend it to absolute beginners), except the module 2, which is for certified TT200 teachers only. All Modules can be attended separately. Places are limited - priority given to Gaia TT students, or to those who attend the whole program!

  • Module 1:

    September 23-27, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:30 (one batch - places very limited!)
    (8 hrs of GaiaYoga TT300 program*)

  • Module 2:

    September 23-27, 2019 
    (25 hrs of GaiaYoga TT300 program* with certification of Attendance for the Training attended in full)
    *these hours go towards 800 hours of full accreditation for The International Association of Yoga Therapists

    Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th September from 10:00 to 12:30 // 16:00 to 18:30

    In this module of Yoga Therapeutic Fundamentals we will review the basic and applied science of yoga as an integrated movement therapy. You will get up-to-date material on how to keep the spectrum of yoga practices safe and effective in the studio setting today.
    Can be attended separately. 
    Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th September from 10:00 to 12:30 // 16:00 to 18:30

    In this module we will keep exploring yoga in the healthcare setting - a broad coverage of teaching students with conditions such as back pain, cardiac disease, and cancer. You will learn how to manage healthy client relations and be instrumental in supporting their own capacity to heal. Can be attended separately.  
    Friday 27th September from 10:00 to 12:30 // 16:00 to 18:30

    This module covers the traditional Ayurveda Perspective - we will be looking more closely through the lens of the ancient science of Ayurveda to assess and develop programming for individual and group class student in all environments. 
    Can be attended separately.  


  • Module 3:

    Saturday 28th September
    (5 hrs of GaiaYoga TT300 program)

    The Saturday workshop is applied knowledge of the Yoga Therapy in the Vinyasa Flow class and Yoga Nidra session. Also for those who cannot attend the whole Yoga Therapy TTC, but still would like to have a glimpse of a therapeutic approach in the yoga class.


Saturday 28th from 10:00 to 12:30

Take part in this grounding stabilizing warming Autumn vinyasa flow practice to align your energy into the autumn season. We will cover an energizing, strong practice, followed by inversions and back bend techniques seen from the therapeutic point of view. 
Can be attended separately (if places available).

 Saturday 28th from 14:00 to 16:30

Restorative/Nidra class will be a deeply relaxing practice welcoming all ages and physical wellbeing. It will include gentle restorative stress reduction postures and breathing, followed by a 45 minute guided meditation based on yoga therapy and Yoga Nidra techniques. 
Can be attended separately (if places available).


A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of 450 kn reserves your spot.

Full Course (modules I-II-III):       500 € (3.700 kn)   /   eb* & Gaia TT's: 450 € (3.350 kn)
Module I (Morning Mysore week):       100 €    (745 kn)    /  eb* & Gaia TT's:    90 €   (650 kn)
Module II full (Yoga Therapy TTC week):       400 € (2.980 kn)    /  eb* & Gaia TT's:  350 € (2.600 kn)
Module II partial - part 1 OR 2 only (2 days):       200 € (1.490 kn)    /  eb* & Gaia TT's:  180 € (1.350 kn)
Module II partial - part 3 only (friday):         100 € (745 kn)   /  eb* & Gaia TT's:    80 €    (600 kn)
Module III full (Saturday Workshop):           80 € (600 kn)   /  eb* & Gaia TT's:    70 €    (520 kn)
Module III partial (morning OR afternoon session):         50 € (375 kn)   /  eb* & Gaia TT's:    40 €    (300 kn)


* Early bird (eb) prices only upon full payment by July 25th, 2019! 

PLACES ARE LIMITED. Priority given to students who attend the whole programme.

Terms & Conditions

The deposite is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For full payments: cancellations made more than 60 days before training start date will not incur cancellation charges and will receive a full refund (except for the bank transitions charge). Cancellations after that date will incur 50% cancellation fee. One week prior to the course no refund will be possible.

By registering for this programme, you voluntarily understand and accept the following terms and conditions as set out below:

I am aware that participating in the programme requires a certain level of fitness and general physical health. I acknowledge and voluntarily assume my responsibility to assess my level of fitness and the risks of injury that are associated with physical activity of any kind including any variety of yoga. I confirm that I shall retain all control over my activities at all times. I voluntarily assume full liability and accept the risk of harm, including physical injury and discomfort as a result of my participation in the activities in this programme. I will inform the teachers and/or assistants of any limitations or medical conditions that may affect my practice.

I agree that organisers reserve the right to accept or kindly decline the application of a participant at any time, to make changes in the schedule whenever reputed necessary for the comfort and convenience to all participants. In the case that the event is cancelled or postponed organisers shall have no responsibility beyond the refund of money or expenses paid by the participant if the event cannot be re-scheduled.

I understand that photos may be utilized for communications efforts. To that end, I hereby grant the organizer permission to record the name, image and/or appearance on the above referenced date or dates of me and to use and publish the pictures, video and digital images and the like without compensation, and I waive any right to inspect or to approve any project that may be created using these materials.



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