Joseph De Asis
Joseph is the founder and director of Yoga Philippines, He started practicing Yoga in 2000. Joseph took his Ashtanga Teacher Training Course with R. Alexander Medin in 2007, Advance Anatomy in Ashtanga Yoga Course with Neil Barker in 2009, Prayama and Ashtanga Course with Paul Dalaghan in 2015 and Intermediate Ashtanga Yoga with Manju Jois in 2015. Joseph is also certified in Basic and Advance Instructor's Course for Group Exercise, and in Basic and Advance Personal Trainer's Course by the Association of Fitness Professionals of the Philippines. He is a current student of KPJAYI India and Human Kinetics at the University of the Philippines. He has been teaching since 2003 and continues to unfold the beauty of Yoga practice.
His love for yoga started as an invitation to join his wife in ashtanga. He was initially trained for fitness in the boxing field for several years. But as he discovered the benefits of yoga on his body, he began to take it seriously. He was able to train and got certified under Jovan Nikolic of AV108 for Ashtanga Yoga. From then on, it was like a constant call for his body to achieve alignment, strength and sense of well being. His love for teaching is a manifestation of how he wants to share the achievements he attained when one starts to practice yoga. He believes that yoga chooses no one, and it is a practice for everyone who wants to engage in wellness and love for one's body. He is also a certified advance diver which he also enjoys as he correlates the experience of peace he gets underwater and on the mat.
Kat has been practicing yoga for five years and has been teaching for almost two years now. She got her certification at Greenpath Yoga and is continually moving people. She believes in the intimacy found in yoga practices and that building trust with your teacher is very important. Her goal is to master her art and share it among many as a way to have a peaceful healthy body mind and spirit.
Arthur "Bim" Pangilinan was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga by his teachers Ben and Joan Taylor back in 2005. He started yoga then only as an alternate activity to surfing but found himself challenged by the discipline and patience required by the practice. He completed his Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training under Jovan Nikolic. He enjoys teaching and believes that both teacher and student learn something new in every class.
Chantal has been unrolling the mat everyday since 2012. From being obese for most of her life, her goal of alleviating her constant muscular cramping evolved into a most miraculous journey towards weight-loss, emotional healing and overall health and happiness. She has earned her 200-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training Certificate under Ashtanga Vinyasa 108's Jovan Nikolic. She believes that yoga is for everyone and her aim is to spread the love for the practice to as many people as possible.
Vincent Paul Ocampo
His love for dancing started in High School as one of the members and choreographers of the Montessori Dance Group. Later on, his talent grew and developed as he began training and choreographing dance moves in college as part of the Emilio Aguinaldo Pep Squad and Dance Troupe. His professional Career as a dance instructor began early January of 2014 as he successfully passed the auditions at Gold's Gym Philippines and became part of the pioneer batch of instructors for POP Hits (More commonly known as Cardio Dance). Later on, he started attending various dance workshops to further enhance his skills, undergoing workshops including quickstep by choreographer Marc Devon. To further enhance his advancement in the field of dance, he plans to acquire formal license with Zumba and AFFA come year 2015.
Ronaldo started dancing since 1997, he is a former BMW Dancer and Power People Dancer, a choreographer of the three time grand champion of Belo Medical Group Dance Contest. He is also the producer of Sitcom's Best Dance Crew and Entertainment Manager of Sitcom LIVE! Las Pinas City. Dancing is his passion and teaching special events since 2007. He was recently Certified as a Certified ZIN (Zumba Instructor) this October 2014.