Yoga is more than just bending & twisting. It’s about revealing the more joyful, healthy & fulfilled version of yourself. I just make it easier to get there. I am Irana Ji An Fourouli, and I am here to guide & help you realize & live your full potential. Let me introduce myself and my life work:
Being a Senior Classical Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Trainer, Woman Wellness Specialist & Life Coach, I guide & help women who are seeking conscious change to find clarity, courage and become strong, through Personal Coaching & Yoga Programs, so they can transform their lives and feel radiant and fulfilled.
Besides, I train people looking for authentic yoga, wanting to become Yoga Teachers. Through these Transformational training programs, they awaken to live consciously and vibrantly and learn to guide others with integrity & compassion as qualified Professional Yoga Instructors Certified by Yoga Alliance International Europe & India.
You own the qualities of being Independent, introverted, strongly connected with nature, focused, non-traditional, protective, just, courageous & many times Competitive. You appreciate the complexities of each person’s path and outlook & choose environments that honour your inner needs.
You create and value sisterly and brotherly friendships. You love learning new skills, know how to confront your flows and own your rage and pain. You are loyal to your loved ones and consider their feelings. Your archetype gives a woman the innate ability to concentrate intensely on whatever is important for you. The Amazona Woman is connected to the Earth Element.
When out of balance you may do as less as possible out of fear of getting heart, and you may feel unable to find self-expression which can frustrate and depress you. You can get fiercely reactive and competitive unconsciously, in your desire to create a better life. You may deny your own vulnerability and your need for intimacy with someone special to your heart.
Pay attention to the soft thoughts that remind you of your inner needs & ensure to take time and space to retreat to help temper your earthiness and become more creative. Know you have the right to meet your own needs by setting clear boundaries to yourself and others. A consistent gentle flow yoga practice & journal writing daily will reveal your inherent balance shortly and guide you to your inner realm.
Trust yourself that if you set your sights and focus, you will make your mark!
You are also generous and giving, helpful & supportive. You create safety around you. You may have solid friendships with other Earth women. You can be stubborn & have strong perseverance. Many times you may be almost incapable of saying ‘no’ to others, and therefore have the tendency to burnout through taking on too many tasks as you also have a strong sense of responsibility.
You are resourceful with what you have and can provide for others efficiently and you appreciate life’s simple pleasures feeling blessed and abundant. As an Earth Goddess, you may carry a deep longing for becoming pregnant to your own children. Then you may live solely for them and even experiencing life through them. You provide emotional insights and support for others, you are consistent and persistent in following your dreams, enjoy everyday life and you are not bound to youthful perfectionist ideals.
When out of balance you may ignore yourself & forget your own boundaries, then your psychological health may deteriorate. Your strongest shadow side can appear in the relationship with your children. With the intention of protecting them, you may become over-controlling. When not in balance you may also tend to see men as boys who need to be mothered.
To heal & Balance you are encouraged to learn how to take care and nurture yourself as if you were your own mother & to connect with and observe your body’s cycles and the cycles of nature. You may become involved in creating community. Seek replenishment and support from Mother Nature when you are tired and emotional.
Give your other archetypes expression so you do not lose your identity while looking after others. Where possible, simplify your life and review your priorities. Practice Meditation, Breath-work and Gentle Yoga Regularly, and preferably choose a class where you can use your voice and sounds.
You are a mother to the Earth!
You have logical thinking & a sharp intellect. You are wise, industrious, strategic, practical & patient. You relate to men as intellectual companions with whom you share ideas. You may be curious, seek information and want to know how things work. You are highly capable, and skilled at planning and executing.
You are happy for others to succeed, and you appreciate the process of learning without expecting yourself to be perfect, nor others. You believe in your unique gifts investing time and money into nurturing their growth. You value your intuitive wisdom as much as your intellectual knowledge. You are flexible enough to change course if the actual one feels counterproductive. You are loving and care for others.You are strongly ruled by the fire element and the Manipuraka Chakra.
When out of balance you praise your intellect and can be ruled by your head rather than your heart & you may lack tolerance of dreamers and idealists, and not be very much in contact with your own feelings and body needs. You may feel as you are never good enough. You may lose the courage to pursue what you really would like to do.
To heal & Balance you are encouraged to tap into the part of you that doesn’t have to feel responsible for everything. Learn to be with your feelings as you listen to people’s stories and experience. Also, be mindful of your tendency not to forgive yourself, and do not feel like you have to be tough constantly. Realize your self worth is not dependent on what you do but rather in your inner being, which is priceless.
Try and get enough quality sleep, and time in nature, eat clean and move your body. A Nurturing slow Yoga Practice with breath-work and time to retreat and journal on your current feelings on a daily basis may teach you how to turn inward for balance and become softer and more compassionate with yourself and therefore with others. Meditation for you is miraculous!
You are beautiful from inside out!
You have unlimited creative talents. At the same time, you are able to focus on what is personally meaningful to you and to become totally absorbed in it, You own the qualities of the water element. Your active imagination, sense of play and fantasy enhances mundane experiences, making them special and unforgettable! You seek to consummate relationships.
Ocean Muse, your magic consists is being fully present in what you do and who you are with. You give those around you the feeling of being special. You are extroverted, focused on relationships, compassionate, sensual & passionate, Having a lust for life, you are warm and attentive & have a tremendous force for change. You possess an empathic understanding and you are good at giving emotional counsel to help others.
You enjoy beautifying the environment, using beauty to heal and uplift. When speaking to people you give them your full attention, appreciating their uniqueness, which intern brings out the best in them. Your ability to dazzle others is endless as you know the elixir of life is love. You only surround yourself by people who are able to express love for you, even if that means distracting yourself from those you most want love from.
When out of balance you may easily fall in and out of love. You may act on sexual desire without considering the consequences or choose partners who aren’t emotionally available and so then you become tormented. You may either enjoy being the center of attention through the sense of power that comes with your sensuality or judge yourself harshly for those characteristics. You may also compare your looks to others.
You may need to learn how to use your sensuality positively. To free yourself from destructive attachments by loving yourself so much that you put yourself first and by acknowledging you can only love others as much as you love yourself first. Practice meditation or yoga to connect to your inner Self and derive your natural glow from inside you. Be fully present to the gift of each moment.
You are beautiful from inside out!
You are fearless in the face of the unknown and trust the cycles and rhythms of life knowing there is a divine plan behind apparent reality. You do not fear either traveling to the depths of your pain and shadow knowing that only by doing that you can re-surface to the light, and rise transformed and new. You are grounded & create ritual life practices to keep a healthy body-mind equilibrium. You take good care of your health and regularly look at what you need to let go in order to evolve, giving yourself equal time for reflection & doing.
You may be introverted, Intuitive, meditative guiding and helping others in their journey of transformation. You are a seeker of higher truth and meaning which makes you a spiritual being. You may retreat in solitude and emerge wiser each time you do so. You have a powerful creative force beyond tangible reality, yet so subtle & a personal approach to life that ignites inspiration and manifestation as profound works of art, literature, philosophy and scientific discovery. You are always aware of and respect your life cycles and rhythms. You embrace change with trust and gratitude.
When out of balance you may deny your fears and neglect yourself to the point of intoxication. You may resist change and the process of life. You may only see the wisdom and power to heal in others but not in yourself then get easily irritable and isolated. You may resist the process of ageing not being able to appreciate and embrace the gifts and power of wisdom.
To heal and balance you may validate your intuition, embrace periods of sadness and pain as opportunities for insight and growth by accepting also your shadow side. Take time in solitude mainly during your period days and the dark moon. Seek nature and its gifts. Embrace your ageing process as a gaining of power, grace and wisdom. Practice breath-work, meditation and yoga on a regular basis to ground yourself and stay balanced! Honor your cycles and Rhythms!
When we meet a Wise Woman like you, it means magic!
Instead of putting you on a treadmill, I look at what your end game is—where you want to be. And from there I’ll build you a custom program or one, complete with nutritional guidelines & lifestyle practices that help you get there. Sometimes that means a daily lifestyle routine. Sometimes it’s a movement & yoga routine to improve mobility. Sometimes it’s both.
I’ve helped people with poor nutrition improve their eating habits and take their health back. I’ve helped transform people with poor physical fitness & anxiety into vibrantly healthy, calm and joyful beings. And I’ve guided healthy and fit women to live fulfilled and unlock their full potential reaching new heights of personal performance & success.
Everyone is different. What works well for one person may not for another. And that’s why I take a thoughtful, tailored approach to every new client.
HOW I DO IT
Continuous education & twenty-seven years of experience is what separates me from all the yoga teachers & coaches out there and allows me to create personalized transformation.
Anapnoe Yoga® is my living path and 27-year experiential teaching method. I developed Awareness through the Body as a process of Embodiment that facilitates in unlocking your full potential, by teaching you how to transform any inner obstacle -physical, mental or emotional- that may be blocking your evolution, so you can reveal your essence: your authentic, best, pure you and feel in control of your life, vibrant, balanced & fulfilled.
Anapnoe Yoga® integrates Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga, Ayurveda, Organic Movement, Stillness, Bio-Energetic Alignment, Meditation, Prompted Journal Writing, Mindfulness, Sound, Breath-work, Healing Dance, and Living Practices to Live Yoga as Conscious Evolution