About JC

“I appreciate the abundance in my life and I allow myself to expand in gratitude, success and joy everyday.”

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Filming at the Mythic Yoga Flow workshop  

JC Yogi is the professional yoga practice of Jean-Claude Rawady.

JC Yogi are developing a holistic approach to both physical and mental health and well-being.

Our participants gain these benefits through group classes, private sessions, workshops and retreats.

We combine the five key principles of yoga into our practice to ensure our students gain the maximum benefits of beneficial exercise, correct breathing, complete relaxation, balanced diet and positive thinking.

Our classes cover the needs of beginners, intermediate and advanced yoga practioners.

Our workshops enable a deeper understanding of both mind and body.

Our retreats are held in beautiful, tranquil settings to fully unwind from the stresses of our Western society.

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Jean-Claude Rawady is registered with Yoga Alliance as a Senior Yoga Teacher which means he is accredited to award CPD hours to teachers who are registered with Yoga Alliance UK & US .The aim of the Yoga Alliance is to raise the standards of teaching Worldwide .

“Yoga is 99% Practice and 1% Theory”. – Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

My first experience in Yoga goes back to 2002, I felt so drawn to it and somehow I fell in love with it, however due to personal circumstances, I had to stop practising and got involved in running my own business as a Chef Proprietor.

I moved back to Staines upon Thames in 2006. I started attending yoga classes in the local health clubs and yoga studios. My first yoga teacher was the inspirational Heather George. Heather’s positive support encouraged me to take a qualification in teaching yoga and follow my current path. I was also very fortunate to come into contact with many other inspirational teachers of other yogic disciplines such as Ashtanga, Tantric, anusara & mindfulness.

My previous job as a Head Chef made me aware of how very stressful life has become especially in the corporate environment. I have noticed how desperate people are nowadays to compensate and restore their peace of mind and physical health.

Having a background in Lebanese Cuisine, which has a Mediterranean influence, and qualifications in catering, I can offer a tailored yoga practice combined with advice for a healthy diet.

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Professional Objectives

I motivate and inspire my students leading by my own example that yoga is a way of life, a journey to be taken peacefully and healthily in both mind and body. As with everything, although others cannot always see it, yoga is 10% ability and 90% effort in order to achieve goals. We learn to overcome our fear of failure as we progress to our greatest potential.

Workshops & Personal Skills

  • I have been assisting and teaching various yoga retreats with Heather George since 2008
  • I teach and take part in various charity events such as World Yoga Day and Crisis every year
  • I run & cover classes in various clubs and health centres such as Virgin Active Staines, Riverbourne Health Club, Spelthorne Leisure Centre , Mathew Arnold ,Nuffield Health Club , The Runnymede-on-Thames Hotel, and Penny Hill Park Hotel, Spa & Resort
  • I am running a monthly workshop at the local health club
  • I was featured in Sianna Sherman’s DVD: Mythic Yoga Flow, which was filmed in NuBoyana Film Studios in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • I have worked with a leading martial arts club in London to work on their needs in relation to rehabilitation and flexibility
  • I am highly reliable and I am often chosen to cover classes of my peers because of my reputation
  • I am an excellent communicator
  • I encourage all range of abilities and I always adapt my classes to suit everyone
  • I am a qualified chef with a passion for healthy food
  • I have catered for yoga retreats both here in the UK and abroad
  • I am always actively looking for new classes to teach and further training for myself

Qualifications

  • 9 years’ experience of practising yoga and 5 years’ experience of teaching yoga
  • BSY Diploma in Hatha Yoga, 200 hours
  • Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
  • Present Mind – Mindfulness course with Alison Armstrong
  • Teachers’ Training Workshop with Sianna Sherman – Riding with Tigers
  • Teacher’s Training Workshop with Sianna Sherman – Aim your Arrow
  • Gravatonic Swing Yoga Teacher Training
  • 300 hour Rasa Yoga Teacher Training With Sianna Sherman

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