Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga, Handstands
Founder and head of yoga of Evergreen Yoga Studios.
Through yoga, Panos finds the connection with the simplicity of life, which is missing from the modern lifestyle, the union with the One, that leads to the spiritual balance and acceptance of the human experience.
He believes that yoga gives the tools you need to explore and align with our true Self, the Self behind the mask we use to cope with everyday life and its weights. Through the acceptance that yoga teaches, human relations are bridged and become more real. First we connect with ourselves, to be able to connect with others.
Being a graduate civil engineer with postgraduate studies in architecture, his approach in yoga initiated based on a scientific way of thinking, which set him facing major challenges in the effort to understand it.That is why his teaching is deal for probing and restless spirits, introducing the student to the deep philosophy of yoga in a coherent and comprehensible way, carefully bending the restaints of the rigid western culture.
Panos specializes in Vinyasa Yoga and Handstands. His classes are dynamic, with demanding sequencing of poses.He emphasizes in breathing and self-concentration leading to a meditative state of peace and tranquility while exercising the body of course.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga, Prenatal Yoga
She was born in Athens. She is a graduate of the department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is also a dance teacher graduated from the Higher Professional Dance School «Niki Kontaxaki».
Already in the years of her study at the School of Philosophy, she was interested in the expressive and therapeutic potential of movement. This interest was further expanded with the research and engagement in dance improvisation and eventually leaded her in Rotterdam, Netherlands where she studied Dance Therapy at Codarts University Rotterdam. In the Netherlands she first came across Ashtanga Yoga, in an attempt to cure back pain and find inner peace. Returning to Greece, she attended the teacher training program of Evergreen Yoga Studios, specializing in Vinyasa Krama Yoga and has been certified with RYT-200 from Yoga Alliance.
Out of love and respect for motherhood, she trained in prenatal yoga (RPYT) and accompanies women in the journey of pregnancy and childbirth through the path of yoga.
She believes that yoga can promote the body and mind connection and as a result improve the physical, mental and spiritual health of the practitioner.
She teaches yoga at various levels and in private classes with emphasis on the flow as well as on breath and movement connection. The classes have the structure of Vinyasa Krama, ie flow of movement and breath between postures and gradually increasing difficulty in asanas. This way, even less experienced students manage to reach demanding asanas safely. The classes are suitable for people who have experience in yoga and beginners interested in the element of flow in their practice.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Nadia was born and grew up in 1989, in the city of Patras, where she engaged in physical exercise and care at a young age. Her acquaintance with yoga was in the early years of student life as an engineer in Athens. Inspired initially by the desire for inner peace and spiritual decompression, without even clearly understanding the reason, the contact with yoga continued, gradually nurturing ground for an alternative lifestyle. Continuing abroad, where she was for business and educational purposes, she came in touch,for the first time, with the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga system. Covering a period of strong awareness and transition, yoga constantly stood beside her. The apprenticeship continued in studios abroad, but also through personal practice, and by that time was clear that yoga was one holistic approach of human existence, which transcends the physical exercise. In an effort to broaden her knowledge of the philosophy and practice of yoga, she returns to Greece and follow the teacher training program of Evergreen Yoga Studios, through which she met the Vinyasa Krama Yoga system.
Nadia feels that through the body and the practice, finds her way to reflect, observe and connect with herself in the present. Maintaining unbroken contact with the breath, the body finds space to talk, starting a dialogue with the mind and soul. The body responds to those questions that the mind cannot answer, leading to the knowledge of our deepest Self.
Nadia teaches courses at Evergreen Yoga Studios and also private classes, while continuing her training by participating in seminars on asana, but also philosophy of yoga.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga, Yin Yoga
Katerina was born in Halkida and from an early age she worked on the body and the expression possibilities through it.
In 2005 she received the 2nd degree in Reiki and from 2006-2009 worked and attended various kinds of dance workshops as Modern, African and Belly Dance. The years 2011 and 2012 acquired degrees in Thai and Tibetan massage.
Her restless spirit led her to yoga and Evergreen Yoga Studios from which he graduated and received the degree of 200RYT of Yoga Alliance in 2014. As in Vinyasa Krama we connect the breath with body movement, so Katerina was able to connect her restless spirit with the path towards the real Self, thus satisfying her need for knowledge and creation. This enables her students to start their own exploration to physical expression and treatment.
He teaches courses of various levels at Evergreen Yoga Studios utmost consideration precisely this connection. She believes that Yoga is the way to get closer to our true Selves, in connection with the body, which is the best Master. For Katerina teaching is primarily apprenticeship.
Teaches: Aerial Yoga
Vicky was born in Thessaloniki (1985) and grew up in Athens. She graduated from the Philosophical School, University of Athens, Department of French Language and Literature.
As a child she was involved in athletics as well as classical and modern dance. Yoga entered her life in 2007, after an accident which kept her away from her previous activities. Through constant practical and theoritical study of Yoga philosophy, she discovered the path she was searching all along. In June 2014 she completed the educational program Hatha Yoga (500 hours) of Ghytha Yoga School, mentored by Michael Filinis.
In 2016 she started aerial acrobatics. Wanting to combine her two favourite activities, she turned to aerial yoga, successfully completing the relevant educational seminar by Elena Mouratidou.
Through teaching, practicing and attending relevant seminars, she continues to enrich her knowledge and love for the gifts of yoga, recognizing her as "the art of life".
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga, Handstands,Prenatal Yoga
Emiliana was born in Athens in 1991. She studied Italian Language and Philology in Aristotele University. The first touch with yoga came in 2009, at the same time with contemporary dance. The reason that yoga attracted her more is the mentality of the respect of the body, the combination of movement and breath, the simplicity and the calm that are inside it, in contrast with the west way of thinking of body exercise.
The desire for yoga exploration and specifically, her love for the full of flow vinyasa, drove her to the 200 RYT of EVS. She continues to be interested in yoga training, so she participates in seminars and workshops.
At the same time she receives a training on dramatherapy, which is totally connected to yoga, because she believes that are both usefull tools for self-consciousness and love of the Self.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga & Prenatal Yoga
Marina was born and raised in Athens. She lived and studied Architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria, her second homeland. From an early age she showed her interest in the charm of various arts and means of expression, accompanied by an anxious rush to understand and reach the destination that would set her free. In 2014 she started practice and educational seminars in Greece in various studios with first teachers Ioanna Koliakoudakis and Panagiotis Kontogiorgos, collecting experiences, teachings and practice methods.
The next period was decisive. Observation will bring her closer to her own center and to the practice that will discipline her physically and mentally. She studied and continues her apprenticeship with her teacher, Panos Katsandris at Evergeen Yoga Studio, where she completed the 200H training in the Vinyasa Krama system.
In 2018 she trained in Yoga for children with Christina Matsis, Flower Kids Yoga Teacher Training 95H as well as in Holistic Massage with Eleftheria Mantzorou and Thai massage with Christina Zanni.
Through practice and teaching, she wants to share her experience, bridging the distances between the pairs of opposites, approaching a more holistic way of thinking that will bring us closer to truth, love and acceptance of ourselves and subsequently of our fellow human beings. us, motivated by the creation of relationships of a sacred nature.
Marina teaches at EYS, continuing her apprenticeship, with the intention of making everyone feel welcome to begin their journey and listen to their inner voice, motivated by deeper connection with the world around them.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Anastasia was born and raised in Patras. Since she was a child, she felt the urge to search the essence behind the world she could grasp.
She practiced dance for several years, but the need to express beyond the body language lead her to study acting. She kept on discovering that world, combining multiple disciplines. After she founded Andromeda Theatre Co, aiming for her art to be a means of protest and a cause for social action, her curiosity led her to study History of European Civilization.
Her path kept changing and in a critical point in her life she felt stuck, nothing close to her made sense. In that moment, she started practicing in Evergreen Yoga Studios.
She was met with respect, care, humility and generosity. Those qualities had a curing and transforming effect over her. Through yoga practice she came closer to a self she did not know existed, creating more space.
She then decided to attend the RYT-200 teacher training program of Evergreen Yoga Studios under the teaching of Panos Katsandris. She keeps searching, studying and practicing in hopes of finding a gentle flow in dynamic asanas and balances.
Through her teaching she aspires to discover worlds, spaces and presence. Her intention is to offer love, faith, magic and acceptance.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Maria was born and raised in Nafplio in 1998. From a very young age she came across classical and contemporary dance and eventually pursued it professionally. She holds a degree in classical/contemporary dance from the Rallou Manou dancing school.
Meanwhile, her interest for the human body and the healing properties of motion led her to study Physiotherapy in University of West Attica. Yoga came to Maria's life while she was studying dance and ever since it is a refuge of getting to know the self and accepting it as it is.
She believes that through practice the body motion combined with controlled breathing helps in a deeper understanding of ourselves, observing our emotions and accepting them. This brings a feeling of freedom that also pertains self actualization and discipline.
Her love for Yoga and her need to further explore and study it brought her at the Evergreen Yoga Studios where she attended the 200 hour Teacher Training Program in the Vinyasa Krama system.
Her mindset of keep improving, especially after being a Yoga instructor, led her to further study, research and understanding the potential and psyche of human existence.
Through her Yoga teaching, she wants to communicate the truth, the clarity, the pureness and the true love that every person has in him/her.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Alkistis was involved in sports from a very young age, that sparked her curiosity for people and the human body. This curiosity is what led her to study medicine. While looking for a way to decompress from the pressure of everyday life she discovered yoga, which ended up becoming a major part of her life.
Quickly she realized that yoga for her meant much more than just physical movement. Through the practice of yoga and overcoming daily physical and mental blocks she believes it’s possible to approach your true inner self and get over your outer beliefs.
For her yoga practice is a moment that she can let go of external stimuli and thoughts and bring her attention to the present while playing with the flow of movement and breath. She decided to attend the 200hrs teacher training at Evergreen Yoga Studios to deepen her practice and she trained in the system of Vinyasa Krama. She continues her training and at the same time teaching classes at EYS, for her it’s very important to share the gift of yoga with as many people as possible.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Anastasia was born and raised in Athens. She came across yoga in 2009, as intense physical discomfort in the area of hips; prompted her to seek yoga practices for healing and relief. Since then, the practice has become a way of living.
Her passion to go deeper into the anatomy of asanas; brought her to attend the teacher training program of Evergreen Yoga Studios, through which she met the Vinyasa Krama Yoga system.
Anastasia found the tools she needed to heal her mind and body by harmoniously combining breath with movement.
This condition brought her towards to the things she wants to pursue, self-observation and balance.
Her goal is to be a teacher as well as a student throughout her practice in yoga, so as to be able to share her experience and passion for what she loves.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga & Aerial Yoga
Maria was born in Athens. At a very early age she became familiar with the body and its expressive potential through the Orff Approach and classical ballet. Later on she spent many years without doing any physical practice, and following a mostly sedentary lifestyle. She studied applied mathematics in NTUA and her insterest in mathematical logic, computer science and philosophy led her to the Netherlands where she did relevant master studies in the Institute for Logic Language and Computation (ILLC) in the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Returning to Greece to do her PhD research in NTUA she felt that her body needed to exercice and express itself.
Ιn this context she begun practicing aerial yoga. After trying other forms of yoga (power, hatha and jivamuktι), as well as the chinese arts of tai chi and kung fu, she found what she was looking for in vinyasa krama yoga. At the Evergreen Yoga Studios she encountered a physical practice that was structured, dynamic and balanced, aiming at the practitioner's multilevel growth. Dedicated practice helped her -among others- to connect deeper with her body and feelings, and come closer to her true nature. Her desire to further and deepen this self-exploration led her to attend the yoga teacher training program of 200 hours in EYS and then the aerial yoga teacher training program of 60 hours at EYS with Vicky Papasideri. Lately she explores the expressive potential of the body through the art of aerial dance (aerial silks).
Yoga is for Maria first and foremost a powreful tool for understanding human nature, leading to freedom, love, and awareness. Seeing life as a journey and philosophy as a practice and way of life, she continues her study of yoga in EYS through practice and workshops attendance. Her teaching aims at sharing her experience, giving the practitioners tools to explore and realize their nature.
Maria teaches vinyasa krama yoga and aerial yoga. On the physical level her classes aim at the balanced strengthening of the body and the cultivation of its flexibility, gradually approaching basic or more advanced poses depending on the level of the practitioners (krama).Conscious breathing and the coordination of movement with the breath (vinyasa) create the conditions for the practitioner to enter into a state of moving meditation with direct benefits the improvement of concentration, stress reduction and consciousness expansion.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Georgia was born, raised and lives in Patras.
From an early age she was in contact with sports, but her main pursuit was expression through art. Growing up, she was involved in painting and sculpture, arts which evolved and cultivated to have a place in her life both professionally and mentally. At the same time, physical expression began with its contact with dance, ballet and contemporary, a relationship which continues to this day.
Yoga entered her life as a means of relieving the tension created by dancing in the body. She gradually discovered its deeper benefits which she wanted to explore further by attending the EYS 200h RYT training program in 2021.
She believes that yoga brings you in touch with yourself. Movement and breathing occur naturally offering flow and softness to mind and body. Through the process of practice you come into contact with the now without expectations and criticism, giving space to respect, love and acceptance, inwardly and outwardly.
Georgia teaches at Evergreen Yoga Studios Patras and continues her apprenticeship.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Amalia was born in Athens, where she currently lives and works. She holds an MA in Psychology from the Univercity of Edinburgh and is a Gestalt psychotherapist trainee in at the Gestalt Foundation.
She started dancing at a very young age and working with her body became something vital for her. After experimenting with different types of dance/movement, and wanting to explore the idea of expression through the body further, she decided to pursue dance professionally. This led her to Berlin where she studied contemporary dance at the Berlin Dance Institute.
It was in Berlin where she first came into contact with Vinyasa Yoga as a way of healing the body. Upon her return to Greece in 2020, she continued to practice yoga as a way of providing care fot her body. She attended the Teacher Training at Evergreen Yoga Studios, specialising in Vinyasa Krama Yoga.
Through her experience and after having worked for several years with mentally and physically vulnerable people, it became apparent to her that the soul and the body are interconnected. The pace of contemporary life makes it even more crucial for one to be in touch with both, body and mental world.
Her goal in her classes is to create the condiotions for one to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the city and get in touch with their body in the present.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
Elli-Anna was born in 1998 and grew up in Athens. Her first encounter with yoga happened very early on when she was still 16 years old, completely by chance, looking for an alternative form of exercise and connection with the body.
But the path led her to Paris, thanks to her bicultural background, where she studied civil engineering and architecture. Yoga, throughout this challenging course of study, remained a large part of her daily life that eased the fast pace that this social context seemed to demand.
After many trips and stays abroad, Elli-Anna finally decided to return to Greece, out of a desire to reconnect with her roots and with a country whose contradictions had always intrigued her.
There she had the time she was looking for to invest in her exploration of yoga, finding Evergreen Yoga Studios, a place that immediately inspired security and care.
Looking there to deepen her practice even more, she felt it was now the right time to attend the 200-hour RYT training program with teacher Panos Katsandris. This experience cleared the landscape and erased the small doubts that remained from her scientific career. Dealing with the more abstract concepts with her logical view was a challenge that excited her and was the impetus for her to continue her apprenticeship.
Her aim in her lessons is to create the conditions that connect us to the present moment, the here and now, and all that emerges from them.
Alongside her EYS training, Elli-Anna also trains as a climbing coach, a sport that requires full presence, brings you very close to nature and presents multiple psychological challenges, characteristics that find great common ground with yoga.
Teaches: Vinyasa Krama Yoga
I was born and raised up in Florina in 1997. I studied and graduated from Department of Primary Education in Ioannina.
During my early studies, I closely involved in martial arts which even though sparked my interest, also confirmed the necessity to cultivate the option of a purposeful presence on a different way. Due to my will for experimentation ,yoga came into my life in 2018.
A whole new world revealed and the every day practicing ended up being a source of inspiration, creativity, self expression and comprehension of my self as well as other people’s feelings. Moreover, willing to enhance my knowledge on movement and anatomy I began dealing with Pilates where I studied at NYSY studios in 2020 and up skilled in BASI System ( Body Arts and Science International). For the next two years I started teaching my own personal Mat Pilates classes. I
n September 2022 , I started searching for people who could help me unterstand the deepest feelings as well as the experiences that practice emerges and that will led up to Evergreen Studios.
I encountered love, respect and authenticity which deeply moved me in a way that every day was a special experience. Wanting that particular path of knowledge not to end, I attended the 200 hundred hours RYT training program with Panos Katsandris.