About Chai

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(Chai) Chaitanya Michael Malaga

Chaitanya delivers a harmonious approach of breath and movement with awareness. Through the practices of Hatha yoga,  he presents a sequence of dynamic yoga postures, breath expansion and deep relaxation. He encourages you to embrace all aspects of your being – your physical and mental health, balancing your emotions and creating a sense of clarity and lightness.

He met his first yoga teachers Yogi Charu and Sudevi Sundari in 2006. Ashram experience  – 4yrs. exploring various paths of approaches of yoga. With over 12 years of dedication to yoga life, Chaitanya is a qualified Hatha yoga teacher, his training is based on the traditions of hatha, tantra and meditation. He continues to learn from senior teachers such as Eileen Hall (Yogamoves), Carolin Coggins (East Redfern Yoga) and Swami Satyadharma (Academy of Yoga science).

Chaitanya works closely with leading business organisations and teaches yoga classes in offices, and special events such as health retreats in Australia and overseas.

Chai_Bhutan_Tour_2014-243600Yoga and meditation retreat, Bhutan 2014.                                                                       

One on one private sessions are available on request. His solid experience of yoga allows him to teach and mentor the up coming yoga teachers.

When Chaitanya is not teaching, you can guarantee that he is either enjoying an ocean swim, embracing his passion for photography or connecting with people over a cup of chai and a cake!

Qualification:

Yoga Teacher Training (1200 hours +) – Hatha, Tantra and meditation under the Saraswati lineage (2009)

Reiki (Seven Level 7 System) trained by Dez Dalton 2012

Introduction to Ayurveda – Govinda Valley by Prem Das (2010)

Diploma of Remedial Massage (2007)

Chi Gong Level 1 & 2 – Tai Chi Society by Grand Master Kellen Chia (2005)

Liu He Ba Fa Internal Arts – Sifu Connie from Wun Yuen System (1995)