Petri Räisänen

Welcome to Petri Räisänen's home page!

These webpages have information about Astanga yoga, Petri's teaching schedule and other interests like his bands and life philosophy.

Check out these interviews: Ekaminhale, IS TV - After Dark, Wisdom of Healing and other Petri's interviews on YouTube. Wambui's videos about Yoga and Pregnancy can be found here and here.

Purple Valley, Goa. Yoga retreats with internationally recognized Ashtanga Yoga teachers, including Petri & Wambui. The video was made by Finnish journalist Vesku Salmi & Alex Leander for Ilta-Sanomat newspaper.

Krishnamacharya documentary: The Breath of Gods. Trailer and info here!

Upcoming workshops / retreats & events

Dec 20 - 23, 2017 Helsinki, Finland info  
Dec 27 - 30, 2017 Bangkok, Thailand info  
Jan 6 - Feb 3, 2018 Thailand Astanga Yoga Retreat info  
See more of Petri's workshops
Goat god, India

Petri's primary series book, "Ashtanga Yoga - Yoga in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois" was published in English in April 6 2013 by Yoga Words.
"There are no fetters like those of illusion (maya), no strength which comes from discipline (yoga), no friend higher than knowledge (jnana), and no greater enemy than egoism (ahankara)" - The Gheranda Samhita