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Yoga with Asiri

No. 6 Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 176 4662
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Nice and challenging yoga classes!

I did several yoga classes with Asiri during my stay in Galle and I really enjoyed all of them... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Bibi I
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Best yoga class near Galle

We took 2 yoga classes with Asiri, one in Unawatuna and one in his Yoga Retreat in Boosa. Both were... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
dorowagner93
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Erlangen, Germany
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Daily yoga class starts at 9.30 am and 6.10 pm (Drop in class / beginners welcome). Asiri offers accommodation/yoga/Ayurveda and Food for 160 US$ a night with the beach view room at Asiri Yoga Retreat. Asiri is fomer Sri Lankan Triple Jumper who is practicing Yoga since 1998 and teaching since 2008.He is motivating students and giving valuable tips to improve their abilities for all levels.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great teacher” (14 reviews)
“hour class” (2 reviews)
“kind soul” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No. 6 Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I did several yoga classes with Asiri during my stay in Galle and I really enjoyed all of them. Though I am quite a sporty person I never was much into yoga. But Asiri managed to change that. He found a good balance between streching,...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We took 2 yoga classes with Asiri, one in Unawatuna and one in his Yoga Retreat in Boosa. Both were really good and challenging. Asiri helps you with the difficult postures so everyone will see some improvement!

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I went on Asiris yoga classes during three days - my whole stay in unawatuna - and I liked a lot his teaching of classical yoga. He focuses more on the technique and the asanas, than on meditation and breathing. There where some new asanas...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Was curious to see what style of yoga is taught here. As it was low season I was the only person, so do try to call first to check if there is a class that day. As I prefer the fast flow vinyasa yoga, I...More

Thank nem048
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Asiri M, Manager at Yoga with Asiri, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

If you are not able to do just wheel...not variation... I do not know how to do challenging yoga... somewhere wrong with you.. first you must have solid foundation. just make your foundation well. not go for challenging yoga.. I do not know whether you...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

If you are looking for somewhere to try out Yoga then I highly recommend coming here. I went a couple of times, the second time taking my other half. Asiri is fantastic at getting everyone enthused about Yoga even those that have come as a...More

1  Thank Jo K
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Asiri M, Owner at Yoga with Asiri, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

You have to repeat again and again to learn. This is life time job! Wheel is very basic and you are still not there and it is very important posture. To learn do again and again..may be years

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Me and my lass went for class 9:30am as beginners. Asiri is a great guy and teacher and had everyone trying new things. I ended up being able to do more than i thought including a headstand. Dont listen to bad reviews we had a...More

1  Thank Alex R
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

For me iT was the first time in a yoga class. The teacher learnt me some really good poses and i felt totally relaxed afterwards. I even did the headstand. I can recommand iT if you want to try Some yoga on your holiday!

Thank Romke B
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Asiri teaches a very special type of yoga - the Sivananda style. I was already familiar with this practice...so I absolutely loved it and really enjoyed his method of teaching. It might not be for everyone, as some people prefer a faster-paced class with lots...More

Thank sothere2
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Asiri M, Owner at Yoga with Asiri, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Hi dear friend Thank you very much for your review. what I have to improve to get 5 star dear? Please advice me.... Thanks Regards Asiri

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

There isnt only Yoga there are also a massage places with 2 good therapists Soory and Sanjeewa! Next year not to miss as well!

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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Clear recommendation! Wanted to drop in the class today and had the luck to get a private lesson. Asiri has lots of experience, which you can only estimate of you‘re beginner as me. I felt all the time being in good hands and being coached...More

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Maria Isabel E
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Prasan A |
hi yes ..come and join. daily at 9.30am & 6.00pm
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July 1, 2017|
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yes..I do.. Please bring your daughter too.
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Nazgul O
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Response from Asiri M | Property representative |
beach arthur villa is a very good place to stay and get yoga and ayurveda...
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