13 jan – 05 apr:  JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA
14 apr – 02 may:  JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA
07 may – 21 may:  SHARATH JOIS USA TOUR, USA
22 may – 03 jul:  JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA
17 jul – 17 nov:  JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA



Andrew Hillam began the practice of Ashtanga Yoga in 1994 in Adelaide, Australia but it was not until 2001 that he finally made it to meet and study with Guruji, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and Sharath Jois in Mysore, India. Since then he has spent much cherished time in Mysore studying at KPJAYI and is Certified to teach the traditional ashtanga yoga system.
Andrew has also devoted many years to the study of Vedic chanting and the philosophy of the Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads etc., while immersing himself deeply in the local culture of Mysore.
Andrew currently teaches and directs the Jois Yoga Mysore program in Encinitas, California, USA.
生于澳大利亚 (Australia)的 Andrew Hillam 1994年在家乡阿德莱德 (Adelaide)开始学习阿斯汤加瑜伽。2001年首度踏足迈索尔 (Mysore) ,与 Guruji, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois 及 Sharath Jois 结上了深厚的师生缘,十数年来不曾间断地回到源头进修。现为 KPJAYI 门下全球少数被正式认证 (Certified) 的师资之一,委以重任传授阿斯汤加第一到第三系列内载的全部瑜伽式子。
在勤练瑜伽式子以外的时间,Andrew 多年来除了在迈索尔深入了解当地的风土人情,还持续修炼吠陀经文唱诵(Vedic Chanting),钻研瑜伽经(Yoga Sutras)和薄伽梵歌 (Bhagavad Gita) 的哲理 ,还学习各种古代印度哲学奥义书 (Upanishads) 等等。对源于印度的瑜伽有多方位的了解,教学风格深入浅出。
Andrew 现为美国加州 Jois Yoga 的总监。
アンドリュー・ヒラム(Andrew Hillam )は、アシュタンガヨガの練習を1994年よりオーストラリアのアデレードにて始めました。そして、2001年に遂にインドのマイソールにて、グルジことシュリ・K・パタビジョイスやシャラート・ジョイスに出会い彼らの元で学びました。それ以来、マイソールのKPJAYIにて、多大な時間を慈しんで費やし、伝統的なアシュタンガヨガの方法を教えるサーティファイ指導者となりました。
アンドリューは、マイソールのローカル文化に深く身をゆだねつつ、ヴェーダ・チャンティング(Vedic Chanting)や、ヨガスートラ(Yoga Sutras)やバガヴァット・ギーター(Bhagavad Gita) 、そしてウパニシャッド(Upanishads) などの哲学の研究に長い年月を捧げてきました。
アンドリューは、現在米国カリフォルニア州エンシニタスのジョイスヨガ(Jois Yoga) を指揮し、マイソールプログラムを教えています。

2017 Ashtanga Yoga Retreat at SwaSwara

Release, relax, slow down and learn to listen to and reflect on your inner voice. 
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Retreat Program Details:

An eight day and seven night Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with KPJAYI Certified teacher Andrew Hillam, assisted by Veronique Tan, (KPJAYI authorized Level 2). This retreat will focus on the integration of all the elements of ashtanga yoga, philosophy, chanting and satsang. 

The retreat is held at the very special SwaSwara Eco Resort, chosen for its specialization in holistic treatments including Ayurveda & Naturopathy with a setting in the stunning natural environment of pristine South Indian coastal forest. Release, relax, slow down and learn to listen to and reflect on your inner voice or “Swara.” SwaSwara Eco Resort is the perfect place to deepen all aspects of your yoga practice and reconstruct your body, mind and spirit, creating balance and harmony within.

Daily morning chanting and Ashtanga Led and Mysore Classes are complimented by afternoon satsang, delving into yoga philosophy, discussions and asana technique sessions. During the day you can schedule Ayurvedic massage and naturopathy treatments and take Ayurvedic cooking classes or meditative art classes. Enjoy the beach or the pool or take a boat ride to the local village of Gokarna.


Accommodation is in individual villas with private courtyards and private outdoor showers, each one a sanctuary in it’s own right. Set on Om Beach, Gokarna, on the Western Coast of Karnataka, the grounds are surrounded by nature and only a short walk to the ocean. Delicious Ayurvedic vegetarian organic meals are created from scratch every day from seasonal produce sourced from the local farming community and the SwaSwara organic garden.

Getting to SwaSwara:

The closest international airport is Dabolim Airport in Goa. Fly into Dabolim and you will be picked up in a limousine and brought directly to SwaSwara inclusive of the package fee.


Full Package fee per person:

• Single Accommodation: USD$2,575 per person

• Double (shared) Accommodation: USD$2,075 per person

Early bird pricing is available until 31st August 2017

Please click here for full details and registration information.

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Alternative Beginner Program for Partners and Friends – 5 Day Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga :

If you are planning to bring a partner or friend to SwaSwara who is not ready to take part in the full Ashtanga Retreat, but who would like to take a more gentle introduction to Ashtanga Yoga, we have included an alternative 5 Day Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga Beginners Workshop. One and a half hours per day, the workshop provides a comprehensive introduction covering everything you need to know to get started in the practice of Ashtanga Yoga including asana practice and all the fundamentals. Double accommodation pricing for partners or friends is included here


7 nights individual Villas with private court yard garden,  upstairs balcony / meditation area and private outdoor shower
Ayurvedic vegetarian meals x Ayurvedic evaluation and Prakriti (constitution) evaluation x Full body Abhyanga massages inclusive:

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Contact Swaswara to reserve your spot:

T: +91 9513320360/61/62
E: greswaswara@cghearth.co.in
(Mon-Sat: 8:30 am to 8:00 pm IST
Sundays: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm )


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  • Daily morning chanting (5:30-6am):    JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA
  • Daily morning mysore (6-10:30):    JOIS YOGA ENCINITAS, USA
  • To schedule privates, chanting & Yoga Philosophy: please email to inquire.