Mariasana Bio

Maria Papadopoulou is practicing and teaching the physical and spiritual techniques of Yoga for the last 17 years and is a certified 200 hrs & 500 hrs teacher. Her teachings focus on expanding and understanding prana and consciousness through the physical body. Meditation, pranayama, relax & release techniques from Hatha& Nada Yoga in combination with Yin Yoga, Yoga Therapy & Restorative Yoga are only but a few of what one will enjoy when joining her classes. She is a Reflexologist, Flower Remedy Therapist and holds a certificate of Level 2 in Usui Reiki.

Also, Maria is the principal of education and primary instructor for Yoga Teachers since 2009. Nada Yoga (Yoga of Sound) is of way which liberates her and allows her to express herself as a human being, she loves sharing her love through her teachings and encouraging other people to truly realize their existence and their calling, through the path of Yoga.


Maria Papadopoulou

Education 2000–2017

  • Qualified instructor of instrumental and rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics, I.I.E.K. Floga, Athens 2000-2002
  • Lifeguard Diploma, PA.SY.NA. (Hellenic Lifeguard Association), Athens 2003
  • Qualified  Master Trainer Pilates (Level 1,2,3), Pilates Coach, Athens 2003
  • “Yoga Teacher Training” (150h), I.A.F.A. College, Athens 2005
  • 2-Day Training Seminar in “Yoga and Pregnancy” with Anna Korovesi, Athens 2007
  • Qualified Reflxologist, 2 –year training and 1-years postgraduate supervision, KE.RE. (Refloxology Centre) Athens, 2008
  • “Thai massage training”, Michael Filinis, 2008
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training” (2 weeks) with Jean Claude Garnier, Evia Lake, 2010
  • “Anusara Workshop” with Jaye Martin, Athens 2010
  • “Hatha Yoga Teacher Training”(200hrs), Patanjali Yoga Foundation, Rishikesh – India, 2010
  • “Anusara Workshop” (3 days) with Sianna Sherman, Athens 2010
  • “Anusara Immersion” I (5 days) with Todd Tessen, Athens 2010
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training”(2 weeks) with Jean Claude Garnier, Athens 2010
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Workshop” with Radha and Pierre, Athens 2011
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Workshop”(1 week) with Jean Claude Garnier, Evia Lake, 2011

  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Workshop” (1 week) with Jean Claude Garnier, Pendeli, 2011
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training” (2 weeks) with Jean Claude Garnier, Athens, 2011
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Training” (1 week) with Kranti, Goa – India, 2012
  • Masterclass with Todd Tessen, November 2013, Athens
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga” TTC with Jean Claude Garnier, October 2013, Athens
  • “Yoga for Pregnancy” TTC, with Anna Korovesi, November 2014, Athens
  • “Pilates” Teacher Training, I.A.F.A.College, November 2014, Athens
  • “Jivamukti Immersion” with Petros Haffenrichter,April 2015, Athens
  • “Flower Kids Yoga”, TTC, with Christina Matsi, May 2015, Athens
  • “Iyengar” Workshop with Voula Bolou, June 2015, Haidari
  • “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga” Workshop with Manju Jois, September 2015, Athens
  • Masterclass with Todd Tessen, September 2015, Athens
  • “Nada Yoga Teacher Training” 24hrs with Eleni Koraka, Lotus, Athens 2016
  • “Bahiranga Yoga Therapy/Restorative & Clinical  300hr Teacher Training” Nada Yoga Place, Athens 2016
  • Bach Flower Remedies Level 1, Certified by The Bach Centre, Athens 2017
  • “Nada Yoga Teacher Training” 12hrs with Eleni Koraka, Athens 2017
  • “Yin Yoga” Workshop with Kay Balnaves, Athens 2017