Tomas & Yuka
Follow your breath
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tomas Tealdi began his journey of yoga at an early age under the warm guidance of his mother who was also a yoga teacher. Despite growing up in a full yoga environment, his first choice of discipline as a young adult was martial arts. He immersed himself to Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Chi Kung for 7 years. During his stay in Thailand, he practiced Vipassana meditation that completely shifted his perspectives towards life.
In 2013, still working as a builder, he moved to Spain to work in a construction site. It was when he casually walked into a yoga studio and met Javier Castro, the owner and the principal teacher at Yogashala Institute in Marbella. Motivated by a strong encouragement by his teacher, Tomas continued to practice, and went on to complete 500 hour teacher training.
When Tomas was introduced to ‘The Rocket’ in 2014, he was immediately hooked by its dynamic style with was aligned with his nature. He attended his first Rocket teacher training by It’s Yoga International. Around the same time, he met Tiago Rocha, a renowned Rocket teacher in Barcelona, who, eventually lead him to train with David Kyle (aka Baba Rocket) of Ashtanga Puerto Rico.
Tomas’s dynamic, often humorous teaching styles appeals to students of many backgrounds and experiences. He continues to practice and teach Rocket Vinyasa and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga through his classes, workshops and trainings. He is a Level 3 Rocket® Vinyasa Certified Teacher, E-RYT 500 and Continuous Education Provider under Yoga Alliance.
Born in Miyagi , Japan. Yuka grew up in a small village surrounded by an abundance of nature. Inspired by her mentor, a wild-eyed university student who taught not only English to her but also curious tales of the world, Yuka secretly decided to leave Japan to live a life of her dreams.
Since1993, London became a mecca for endless self-discovery. While working at multinational corporations by day, Yuka continued to explore many styles of dance, schools of meditation and yoga. Among all, it was Vipassana meditation, 5 Rhythms, and Yoga that transformed her life over the years.
In 2015, Yuka decided follow her yet another dream to move to Spain and to become a Yoga teacher. She attended 500hrs teacher training at Yogashala Institute in Marbella, then continued attending further teacher trainings with international teachers including David Kyle of Rocket Vinayasa Yoga, Sue Flamm of Restorative Yoga, and John Friend & Desi Springer of Bowspring.
Yuka enjoys practicing and teaching Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and Movement classes to wide varieties of students. Her authoritative, humorous and inspiring qualities are appreciated from absolute beginners to experienced practitioners alike. She teaches group classes, workshops and retreat with her partner Tomas. She is E-RYT 500 and Continuous Education Provider under Yoga Alliance.