Thai-Yoga-Massage-Vacanza-2014-0707Krishnataki, originally from Greece, has been teaching Thaimassage and Yoga since 1998 having lived and studied in Thailand and India. He is a senior massage teacher of the Sunshine Network, and trained with Thai massage masters Pichet Boonthume, Chayuth Priyasith and Asokananda.

He is passionate about Chinese medicine, cooking and nutrition and incorporates aspects of Yoga, Meditation and Qi Gong into all his courses. He is now based in Greece, at Sunshine House, where he teaches daily yoga classes, offers treatments and runs retreats. In winter he travels regularly to Asia to teach courses. For several years he was one of the head teachers at the popular Thaimassage Circus in Laos.

Thai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-0681He is renowned for his unique, fun-loving and passionate way of teaching as well as his generous spirit and delicious home-made recipes. See his website and Takis’ Thaimassage Course in Greece Movie.

In the retreat he will be assisted by 4 – 6 experienced yoga teachers and thaimassage practitioners. This guarantees lots of support and best learning benefits for every student.

The movie below shows Takis at work and gives you a picture of the teacher. The techniques shown are advanced level and will not be taught in this course. More movies are in the gallery.


Till Heeg

TillTill has been infected by the positive vibrations of Thai Yoga Massage since 2003. In this year he found his way for the first time to the “Lahu Village” in northern Thailand, where he participated in his first Beginner’s Course for 12 days with Itzhak Helman. You could say, this was something like a light-bulb-moment. For him it was not enough what he could learn at Physiotherapy School, which he finished in 2002. To work only on the physical body– with all the emphasis on anatomy, physiology and disease in the minutest details– is for Till working on the surface. With the sacred dance of Thai Massage, he found something so much deeper. Since that beginning, his journey has taken him a few more times back to Thailand, India and Greece. Till feels blessed for the opportunities to learn with and from so many great teachers like Krishnataki and David Lutt.   On the path of “healing within”, he continues to explore and work in many different fields, lincluding Self-Knowledge, Vipassana Meditation, Nutrition, Yoga. Till is renowned for his lovely and kind being, his soft touch and deep trust in life. 

He is renowned for his Tills Toes Torture excercises.


Vangelis Varis

Evangelos Varis was born in Athens, Greece, and the last 22 years he lives in the island of Evoia. He was introduced to the oriental arts through Tai Chi and Yoga, after that it was easy to flow with the beauty of Thai Yoga massage which he met at Sunshine House Greece in 2009. He studied with many teachers and assisted them. In 2016 he started to study Osteopathy and Cranio-sacral Therapy, which has provided him with a unique touch in his treatments and has greatly influenced his teachings. Today he maintains his own treatment center, teaches massage seminars in Greece and abroad as well as gives therapeutic sessions. Evangelos seeks healing through massage and music sounds.


Sia Peyman

How the soul expresses itself through the body was always fascinating Sia. As a professional performer in movement theatre, it was much about the body, how to move, where it is blocked or which stereotypes are dominant. As a social worker, he could explore the mind and behaviour aspect in people while supporting them in their process. Thaiyoga-Massage allows him to bring it all together and creates a field of constant development. In his workshops, he like to share his very personal approach and help students develop their own through self exploration.


Patrick Tanner

Thai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-1311Patrick lives close to Basel and is Massage, Shiatsu, Thaimassage Therapist and Osteopath. Since 2000 he is training intensively with this therapies and working in his busy practice in Itingen. He is teaching regularly Massage- and Shiatsu courses for the red cross and assisting and organising Thaimassage retreats. He likes teaching a fusion of Thaimassage and Osteopathy for advanced practitioners.


Kai Ribéreau

kaiKai discovered Yoga in 2002. Since then he became Jivamukti-, AcroYoga-, Thaimassage- and Back&Joint teacher. He has been specializing for many years in therapeutic Yoga and his passion is Thaimassage. He is practising the style of the Sunshine Network, which originates from Northern Thailand and combines elements of Osteopathy and Cranio-sacral Therapy.

He has a good sense of humour and his teaching is empathic and authentic  and in an easy understandable language.


Daphne Tsatsou (Chef)

WThai Yoga Massage Vacanza 2014-0643e are happy that the outstanding chef Daphne Tsatsou from Athens is returning year after year  to Vacanza to cook, spoil und surprise us with her delicious vegan food. Daphne is cooking for many Acro-Yoga, Yoga and Thaimassage retreats all over the world. She is a member of   TrooFood. The aim of this collective is to raise awareness about food issues, helping people realize the consequences their food choices have on their own bodies and the environment. For Daphne food is not a simple manipulation of ingredients, it’s a source of life, it’s what heals us and makes us strong. There is a lot of magic and alchemy involved in the preparation of a meal.

Daphne will be supported by a kitchen-team of 5-6 helpers. The team will pamper us with yummy, well-ThaimassageVacanza2014-117balanced, organic, vegetarian wholefood with an Indian-Greek-Thai influence.

Daphne is happy to give you cooking and nutritional advise to you.






Zoltan Gyorgyovics

Portrait Zoltan 2014Zoltan from Budapest/Hungary is a true thaimassage magician. His passion for thaimassage started in 2003 and since 2010 he is teaching workshops and retreats around the world. He is a recognized teacher of the Asokananda Sunshine Network. For him thaimassage is a spiritual practice. Zoltan’s warmth and wealth of knowledge enables him to transmit this ancient healing art in an easily accessible way for everyone.


Jens Philipp Sterz

Thaimassage Vacanza 2014_088Jens loves to share his knowledge about massage and how to touch in an appropriate way, to ease pain and help the other to come back to oneness! Thaimassage is an art of being present and full of love, it’s the sacred dance inviting oneself to heal and to share NOW! Since many years Jens is studying thaï massage and healing arts, now he wants to share it with you.

He is the funny entertainer of the crew and famous for his funniest joke-telling-style.



Bojan Babic


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