About me

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Dipl. - Ing. Justyna Konecka

I am a scientist, a yoga and dance teacher, and an embodied spiritual practitioner. In my work, I am combining ancient wisdom, modern science, and my personal experience to help people reclaim their body wisdom as a gate to personal growth and healing.

I have a big passion for music and sensuality, the beauty of movement, and the depth of physical experience. I started to dance when I was seven years old and have never stopped ever since. Over the last decade, I have studied many styles of yoga, but for the past seven years, I mostly focused on Ashtanga Vinyasa with different teachers in Vienna and India. Above Yoga and breathwork, I work with expressive dance, music, somatic movement, and energy work as my tools.

I like to use scientific research to support ancient eastern traditions, and to provide explanations to some extraordinary phenomena, that can be experienced through our body. Science cannot explain everything (and it will probably stay this way), but it can help us understand and learn about our bodies and other dimensions of Self.

My Background

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Traditional Hatha Yoga

Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher

  (200RYT)

AyurYoga Eco Ashram

 Mysore district, India

MSc Biotechnology

Biotechnology in Medical Processes

University of Life Sciences, Warsaw

Universität Stuttgart

Germany 

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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher

(200RYT)

Samyak Yoga

Yoga Anusandhana Kendram

 Mysore, India

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Jazz and Brodway Dance

Dance Instructor

(180h)

Polish Sports Academy

Warsaw

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Meditation

Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher

 (100RYT)

Sarvaguna Yoga-Meditation Training and Research Academy

Goa, India

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Structural Bodywork

Fascial- based bodywork

Structural Alignment

(15h)

Mitchell Gold

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Yoga Therapy

 Manju Pattabhi Jois

 Natasa Cvetkovic

(25h)

European Academy of Ashtanga Yoga
 Vienna

Reiki Healing

Second Degree

According to Dr. Usui Shiki Ryoho

Training in Austria and India

 

My Story

I was always interested in the incredible machinery of life, especially the human body and the way it works. This fascination led me to my biotechnology studies and eventually to a job in molecular medicine. My scientific background and working in the research for over 5 years helped me to understand the mechanisms and biochemistry of life, but it didn’t give me answers to fundamental questions about human nature and consciousness.

My search for different means of knowledge brought me to the discovery of my own spirituality. It came to me in many different forms and ways, including my long-term yoga and meditation practice, creating music, and experiencing various dimensions of my body and mind through different states of consciousness.

The turning point on my path happened during my first stay in India, while I was living in an ashram, and dedicated myself to Hatha Yoga and the yogic lifestyle. Hatha Yoga prepares the physical body for the spiritual experience and turns it into a strong vehicle for transformation. And this is exactly what happened to me. During this time my body became a gate to life-changing experiences, which gave me profound insights into the nature of life, the universe, and myself. What I experienced couldn't be grasped by the intellect or detected by senses, but it taught me much more about life than all the scientific books and publications I ever read. I learned, that there is a different, more profound quality of Knowing, based on direct experience, and our body is a perfectly designed tool to get access to that knowledge.

Since then, I am committed to helping others get access to the full potential of their body wisdom and spirituality.

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