About Mysore Room

All the teachers of Mysore Room have gained their knowledge thru Parampara. The principal teachers from decades of study in Mysore, India with Paramaguru Sharath Jois at the Ashtanga Institute and the assistant teachers from years of dedicated study with the principal teachers. Parampara is essential in the making of a authentic Yoga teacher, they have clarity and deep experiential knowledge of the practice as a result of practicing one method with one teacher for years, thereby gaining pure unadulterated transmission of an ancient art. Parampara is the succession of knowledge from teacher to student in ancient Indian culture, creating a lineage whereby knowledge is passed down in its pure form with no confusion. This long term student teacher relationship is the only way in which subtle, deep and advance understanding can be passed down and embodied.

As of 2006 Yan decided to dedicate her life to the teachings of Ashtanga Yoga. She spent 4 years living in Mysore, India dedicated to practicing & studying at the KPJAYI now known as Sharath Yoga Center (SYC), under the guidance of Paramaguru Sharath Jois, the world’s leading Yoga guru & lineage holder of Ashtanga Yoga. For over 13 years she has been going to Mysore annually in dedication to the teachings of her teacher & to deepen her yoga philosophy studies. In 2012 he blessed her with permission to teach this traditional method with an official Authorisation, eventually Yan became the first & only authorised level 2 Ashtanga Teacher from Malaysia. She has been teaching daily Mysore classes full time in addition to workshops globally in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Portugal, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain & Philippines for the past decade.
Yan has been interviewed live on TV news & in published magazines, invited to speak in podcasts worldwide & brought her knowledge & enthusiasm to festivals & events.
She is driven to use her colourful life experiences to help others find happy & fulfilled lives thru the practice of Ashtanga Yoga. Yan returned to her home country in 2015 to create Mysore Room, Malaysia’s only Ashtanga Yoga dedicated shala, where she is a permanent principal teacher with her husband Manuel Ferreira. Currently Yan is teaching online privates for both experienced students and beginners to Yoga.

Manuel Ferreira is a senior Level 2 Authorised Ashtanga Yoga teacher since 2009 and co-founder & Principle Teacher of Mysore Room Kuala Lumpur . Manuel is been practicing Yoga since 1998. With 20 years of teaching experience, he believes that the practice is an important tool for Life and adaptable to every lifestyle and body type. It is a strong message within his teachings to learn the art of intelligent movement with a healthy attitude as a practitioner.
Manuel’s years of experience traveling and teaching around the world while he supported and created several Mysore Programs, gives him the ability to teach the complete beginner to athletes, pregnant students, advanced practitioners and teachers. He strives to teach the Ashtanga method as it was been taught to him, while also adapting to meet the individual needs of all students.
Since 2004 Manuel is been traveling to Mysore, India to study with Guruji Sharath Jois with whom is currently learning the Advance A series of Ashtanga Yoga.