IRIS Hong Kong Wellness Festival

22 September 2018

IRIS: Your Escape is an all-day Yoga and Wellness Festival. We create a community that is accessible and open to everyone regardless of age, gender, and race. Our goal is to create a collective consciousness that encourages people to connect with others on a deeper level. Through yoga, meditation, music, arts, health and wellness education, we inspire individuals to become a better version of themselves.
Andiappan Yoga Community together with Anahata Yoga, Hong Kong partnered with IRIS and help promote the health and wellness education. Andiappan Yoga Community's Founder/Director Dr. Yogananth Andiappan will lead a "Detox and Destress" Yoga class and explain the benefits of practicing yoga regularly. Followed by Class there will be yoga demonstrations by AYC's teaching volunteers and Anahata Yoga YTT graduates.
The rundown of this part of the event
  1. 4.50 - 5.50 pm Destress and Detox Yoga Class with Dr. Yogananth Andiappan ( This class is assisted by  Shui Yin Suki Ng, Jane Wu, Onthida Bamrung, Daisy Alam Eugenio , Ka Yee Chan Isabella)
  2. 5.50 - 6.00 pm Yoga Demo by Claire, Ming, Angela, Merly, Sandra and Anuja.
  3. 6.00 - 6.10 pm Yoga Demo by Onthida, Melody, Suki,  Tracy ,  Sally, Daisy.
  4. 6.10 - 6.15  pm Yoga Demo by Master Mahesh and Master Aarya
  5. 6.15 - 6.20 pm Yoga Demo by Master Yogananth Andiappan and Master Yoko
The Organisers of the IRIS event has also graciously given us 40 complimentary tickets, 20% discount codes, and a booth for AYC to promote its activities. We sincerely appreciate the support and we hope to work with IRIS event every year to help promote the mind-body wellness in Hong Kong. For more details about this IRIS event please visit: https://www.irishkg.com/ We thank you all the AYC Volunteers for helping us with this event.
22nd September 4.50 - 6.20 pm
The Main Stage, Central Harbour Front, Central HK
Please register at https://www.irishkg.com/
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Louise Vas

Louise is an advanced Hatha Yoga teacher, having 600 hours of training from the International Yoga Academy (IYA), with Master Yogananth Andiappan as her main teacher. A teacher under Yoga Alliance and IYA, Louise is also the Volunteer Coordinator for the Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) and project leader of the AYC’s yoga program for overseas workers, organizing and teaching free yoga classes to more than 150 domestic helpers every Saturday and Sunday with a strong team of fellow volunteer teachers.
Louise is constantly amazed at how the human body works especially during a yoga practice, and based on her own experiences, she believes that yoga is for every body, regardless of age, body type, gender, and personal background. Greatly influenced by the teachings of Guruji BKS Iyengar and the Mahabharata, Louise believes that her dharma or life purpose is to promote self-love, share her knowledge and influence more people to practice yoga and enjoy its benefits.
Aside from Hatha Yoga, Louise also teaches pre-natal yoga, restorative classes such as relaxation and de-stress, and other practices like Hatha Flow and power yoga.
Louise is a regular contributor of yoga articles to the Asana International Yoga Journal, breaking down asanas/poses into an accessible step-by-step tutorial.
Currently, Louise teaches at Anahata Yoga in Central, Hong Kong.

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