About Chantal

“I fell over and downwards, hitting my back with my snowboard. It hurt so much I could barely breathe. All I could hear was my heart beat in my head. I realized that I had to keep breathing even though it hurt. This was my first real insight to understanding that my body needs to be taken care of and that breathing can be a conscious action.”

Chantal Hauser was born in Zurich, raised in the Swiss Mountains and grew up in New York City. She began her love affair with the human body soon after her first ski lesson and after her first dance act. Chantal was marked for movement as soon as she could walk and took her earliest yoga class at age 5, with her mother. It wasn’t until years later, when she felt lost in the madness of New York City that Chantal made yoga a daily ritual. Now it’s an essential part of her life.

“Moving my body from place to place has made me realize that the only things constant in life are breath and time. My path ahead, and the trails left behind, are here to teach me. I keep moving, following and honoring my intuition on my road. Yoga makes me understand, makes me breathe, and makes me grow.”

I love teaching YOGA

Chantal Hauser has been regularly practicing various styles of yoga for over 8 years and is a Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher and a E-RYT 500 in Hatha and Vinyasa with Yoga Alliance. She has worked directly with Ana Forrest and is studying Ashtanga Yoga with Tim Miller. Chantal has spent more than two months in India learning about Philosophy, Pranayama and Kriyas and she is currently studying Ayurveda.

You can expect – from Chantal’s various classes – a dynamic, safe and playful way to move your body into peace. “My life without yoga would simply not be. Yoga helps me breathe and move through life with balance.”

Having had multiple physical injuries and mental blockages Chantal can’t imagine life without yoga. She currently teaches in Switzerland and has workshops all over Europe.

Love + Yoga

 

 

Private / Yoga Instructor
For Adults & Kids

Practice + Schedule

All YOGA with Chantal is emphasizing the connection between the body and the mind, using creative and safe sequencing with intelligent and logical alignment and utilizing the power of breath.

She knows from experience that one can fully access change (emotionally and physically) if there is a willingness to do the work. Making a CHOICE is the ground-work to facilitate growth!

“My style is to teach authentically with some fun! I have strong classes that make you work in a healthy and safe way. I assist my students frequently and adjust the class to their needs, especially when working with an injury. I teach Hanuman Flow, Ashtanga Yoga, Forrest Yoga, Kids Yoga and Yin Yoga.”

 

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The Yoga Schedule


Tuesday – Dienstag 

17:30 – 18:00 Hatha Flow (Forrest Style) (CH/EN)
at Living Yoga – Luzern
(TEMPORARY CLASS until December 19!)

19:00 – 20:30 Hanuman Flow (EN)
at Living Yoga – Luzern


Wednesday – Mittwoch 

09:15 – 10:45 Hanuman Flow (EN)
at Planet Yoga – Zürich

18:15 – 19:45 Yoga 
(CH)
at Yoga Kilchberg – Kilchberg


Thursday – Donnerstag 

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Yoga (CH)
at Physio Werk – Zürich Enge
(Please sign up | Space limited to 7 Yogis) 

16:00 – 17:00 Kids Yoga (EN)
at Lakeside School – Horgen


Friday – Freitag 

09:30 – 11:00 Kids Yoga (EN)
at Kids Residence – Rüschlikon

Special CLASS Friday January 5th 2018!
18:30 – 20:30 Forrest Yoga Intensive 
(EN)
at Body Love Fitness – Zürich Seefeld


Sunday – Sonntag

10:00 – 11:30 Gratitude Special (EN)
at Living Yoga – Luzern

16:30 – 18:00 Hanuman Flow (EN)
at Body Love Fitness – Zürich Seefeld

 


Events Happening Soon + Now 


  Sundays | Winter Special | Hanuman Flow | Body Love Fitness

Hanuman Flow | SAVE THE DATES | 17.12

These classes will take place from 16:30 – 18:00 at Body Love Fitness in Zürich! Join us for our Winter Special Hanuman Flow with Chantal Hauser! Get ready for the family, the party, the weekend with a sweaty, intense, yet relaxing class to end your most likely busiest time of the year! Hanuman Flow is the best mix of Vinyasa and Hatha in Z-town!

Hanuman Flow is creative sequencing with focus and awareness on transitional movements. A steady flow that uses core, pelvic-floor and breath work to facilitate alignment and space. Every class is thoughtful, inventive and up-side down. Hanuman Flow’s foundation is Patanjali’s Sutra ll.46 “Sthira Sukham Asanam”. It’s Chantal’s unique and intelligent sequencing, created through her experiences as a full-time yoga teacher. 

17. December 2017 Facebook Event 

Cost: 42.- chf Drop In | Monkey Member 35.- chf
Sign Up with Chantal

Monkeyship Card until the end of the YEAR: 5x 160.- chf
(Monkeyship Cards are valid for 6 months from the day of first use and can be used for ANY #hanumanflow class with Chantal Hauser.)



Saturday | December 23rd | Hanuman Flow | Collab in Zurich

Holiday Hanuman Flow

This class will take place from 09:30 – 10:45 at Collab in Zürich! Join us for a HOLIDAY Hanuman Flow with Chantal Hauser!
Get ready for the family, the party, the weekend with a sweaty, intense, yet relaxing class to end your most likely busiest time of the year! Hanuman Flow is the best mix of Vinyasa and Hatha in Z-town!

Hanuman Flow is creative sequencing with focus and awareness on transitional movements. A steady flow that uses core, pelvic-floor and breath work to facilitate alignment and space. Every class is thoughtful, inventive and up-side down. Hanuman Flow’s foundation is Patanjali’s Sutra ll.46 “Sthira Sukham Asanam”. It’s Chantal’s unique and intelligent sequencing, created through her experiences as a full-time yoga teacher

Facebook Event
Cost: 42.- chf Drop In | Monkey Member 35.- chf
Sign Up with Chantal

Monkeyship Card until the end of the YEAR: 5x 160.- chf
(Monkeyship Cards are valid for 6 months from the day of first use and can be used for ANY #hanumanflow class with Chantal Hauser.)


Saturday | December 30th | Hanuman Flow | Hiltl Akademie in Zurich

 
Tat Sat Hanuman Flow

This class will take place from 09:15 – 11:00 at Hiltl in Zürich! Join us for a End of the Year TAT SAT Hanuman Flow with Chantal Hauser!
Get ready for the family, the party, the weekend with a sweaty, intense, yet relaxing class to end your most likely busiest time of the year! Hanuman Flow is the best mix of Vinyasa and Hatha in Z-town!

Hanuman Flow is creative sequencing with focus and awareness on transitional movements. A steady flow that uses core, pelvic-floor and breath work to facilitate alignment and space. Every class is thoughtful, inventive and up-side down. Hanuman Flow’s foundation is Patanjali’s Sutra ll.46 “Sthira Sukham Asanam”. It’s Chantal’s unique and intelligent sequencing, created through her experiences as a full-time yoga teacher

Facebook Event
Cost: 42.- chf Drop In | Monkey Member 35.- chf
Sign Up with Chantal

Monkeyship Card until the end of the YEAR: 5x 160.- chf
(Monkeyship Cards are valid for 6 months from the day of first use and can be used for ANY #hanumanflow class with Chantal Hauser.)


Friday | January 5th | Forrest Yoga Intensive | Body Love Fitness

Creating Space | Twisting + Backbends 

This class will take place from 18:30 – 20:30 at Body Love Fitness in Zürich near the Opernhaus.

In this intensive we are concentrating on the release and the letting go, through twists and backbends. Feeling into our back and the heart. We will work through twists and binds and strengthening movements to create space.

The focus will be on backbends and change!

Open to all levels.

Bring Water and your Self!
Please sign up for the class. Space is limited.

Facebook Event
Cost:
75.- chf cash
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with Chantal

 


2018 Preview… 

Training NEWS | SAVE THE DATE
7.-14. April 2018
| Advanced Teacher Training
 in Switzerland | More info here…


4. January 2018 | Thursday Hanuman Flow Candlelight | 18:30 – 19:45 at Lululemon in Zurich


5. January 2018 | Friday Forrest Yoga Intensive | 18:30-20:30 at Body Love Fitness in Seefeld


6. January 2018 | Saturday Digestion Flow | 11:30-13:30 at Living Yoga Luzern


7. January 2018 | Sunday Hanuman Flow | 10:15-11:45 at Body Love Fitness in Seefeld


NEW CLASS! 7. January 2018 | every SUNDAY Afternoon Hanuman Flow | 16:30-18:00 at Malayoga Thalwil 


13. – 14. January 2018 | Mysore + Forrest Yoga in Turku, Finnland at Karma Yoga Studio


27. + 28. January 2018 | Forrest Yoga Intensives in Ticino, Switzerland at Casa Corvo
SOLD OUT
(Waitlist…)


24. February 2018 | Forrest Yoga Intensive | 14:00 16:00 at Open Yoga in Bern, Switzerland


2. March 2018 | Hanuman Flow Masterclass in Hamburg, Germany at Sandhi Yoga


30. March 2018 | Hanuman Flow Masterclass | 18:30 – 20:30 in Zurich, Location TBA!


1. April 2018 | Hanuman Flow Easter Special | 16:00-18:00 at Malayoga Thalwil


Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu


 


Find Chantal in the video  of the Milano Conference 2015! 🙂


And Chantal has been featured in the Forrest Yoga Newsletter! How cool is that. “I am very honored and excited about it! Read up on me here!”


A SNAPSHOT of my TV filming with Sara Machts | Anti Gravity Yoga
Check out the full You Tube video here!


Follow her on Instagram with Facebook with Forrest Yoga Switzerland or Instagram with hanuman shala


CLASS CHOICES

Hanuman Flow

A Hanuman Flow is creative sequencing with focus and awareness on transitional movements. A steady flow that uses core, pelvic-floor and breath work to facilitate alignment and space. Every class is thoughtful, inventive and up-side down. Hanuman Flow’s foundation is Patanjali’s Sutra ll.46 “Sthira Sukham Asanam”. It’s Chantal’s unique and intelligent sequencing, created through her experiences as a full-time yoga teacher.

Ashtanga Yoga

The Ashtanga classes are well paced, working with predetermined postures in a specific order. The postures are taught in a set series or are introduced and made accessible to students in a fun and playful way. Ashtanga Yoga was developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (Guruji). He used to lovingly call it Patanjali Yoga. It is a dynamic breath based practice that with devotional practice steadies and quiets the mind. In the introduction course the postures are taught in an innovative & safe way for the beginner to learn proper alignment. (All Levels)

Forrest Yoga

In Forrest Yoga the poses are held longer to make you stronger. The practice takes place in a warm room with focus on the emotional connection to the body. Forrest Yoga developed by Ana Forrest is a modern approach to an ancient system. Based on the idea of Hatha Yoga, Forrest provides with its sequencing & four pillars: Strength, Breath, Integrity, and Spirit a yoga practice that is anatomically safe for everyone. (All Levels)

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is for kids ages 1+ to teens. Kids will learn to cultivate feeling, concentration and compassion for themselves and each other. Animated poses facilitate focus, coordination and body awareness. Chantal’s Kids’ classes are playful adventures! Embarking on creative visions, having fun with various games, singing, storytelling, and journaling. Promoting confidence, strength and self-esteem for years to come. Imagine and never stop!

Chantal teaches Kids Yoga at the Kids Residence in Rüschlikon!

Yin Yoga + Restorative

Yin Yoga is calming with a long and sweet relaxation at the end. A practice to completely surrender and rejuvenate. Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga with Chantal starts with relaxation and ends in bliss.

Aerial + AntiGravity Yoga

Aerial Yoga is a great tool and addition to a regular yoga practice or sport. It will make you experience your yoga postures in a completely new way. It’s main focus are; core stability and strength and releasing muscle tension and tapping into your connective tissue aka fascia. Chantal has been practicing Aerial Yoga since 2007 and uses it to decompress. It feels like a massage for your skin.

 

 

 

 

 

Privates + Kids Yoga

Kids Residence Rüschlikon

The Kids Residence in Rüschlikon offers Yoga with Chantal to their Preschoolers, Toddlers, and Kindergarteners.
The yoga classes takes place every Friday morning from 9:30 – 11:00. Classes are held in English.

For more info contact Chantal directly at chantalhauseryoga@gmail.com

Lakeside School Horgen

Chantal leads a Yoga Club at the Lakeside School Horgen. The next term starts in 2018! This is a great club for kids ages 6-10!
Thursdays 4-5pm in the Drama Room. Classes are held in English.  Sign up is for the whole school term.
Cost: 450.- chf | Starting 11. January – 12. July | NO YOGA: (15.2 + 22.2 Sport Vacation) 1.3 + 22.3 Chantal Continuing Education, (29.3 Easter Holidays), 12.4 Chantal Continuing Education, (26.4 + 3.5 Spring Vacation), (10.5 Ascension Weekend).

For more info contact Chantal directly at chantalhauseryoga@gmail.com

 


Private Yoga Sessions

Individual classes for 1 – 2 people available for 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes. You alone, with your partner or a friend enjoy a private or semi-private yoga session. Email Chantal for rates and currency options. Sessions can be conveniently held at your home or office.

Yoga for Kids at Home

1-3 kids can benefit from this small setting of extra attention to their needs. If this is a small group, ideally the kids are around the same age. Up to 5 kids total, after 3 kids, every additional child 20.—CHF). Depending on the age we will work with asanas, pranayama, games and stories.

Health + Wellness + Ayurveda

Are you confused and overwhelmed with your daily schedule? Do you know that you are living unhealthily and are constantly stressed out? Tangled up in too much work? Falling over projects? Balancing everything on one foot? Hands full and no time to breathe? Take a relaxing time-out with Yoga and make life work.

 “Let us re-arrange and find creative solutions for your daily life! Step outside your comfort zone and don’t let old habits hold you down! Change it up!” Coaching with Chantal is available! Email for rates and currency options. Sessions can be conveniently held at your home or office.

 

Philosophy

“My purpose of life is to enjoy it, to find peace, and to be happy. I don’t like to label things or putting life into a defined box. It is up to me to make life happen.”

YogaWiser

 NEW ARTICLE


An Intention – June 2017

“2017. This is a transition year for so many things in my life. It is a beautiful place to be in. It is a scary place too. Unknown. Whenever I used to find myself in unknown territory I’d grasp for my habits, run into the arms of chaos, and succumb to heavy guilt. A transition can also be messy. Confusing. Whenever I used to find myself bewildered I got lost. Utterly lost in my mind and numb in my body.

This year. I’ve chosen to focus on aparigraha. Again.

Non-attachment has always fascinated me, especially during my time of healing from addiction, depression and heart-break. Moving On. It was the ego that…” [read more…]

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hanuman shala

hanuman shala is a yoga community. The shala’s aim is to build a yoga community in Zurich and in Switzerland as a whole. Connecting each other and to open up space for yourself. We started with a Summer Yoga Commitment and will continue with a Winter Yoga Commitment. There are many more projects in the making!  Our website is being built as you read this! Be part of the monkey movement! <3


Moondays

In Ashtanga Yoga the full and new moon days are yoga holidays. Traditionally, Shalas are closed and no practice takes place.

The gravitational pull of the moon affects the waters of the world, ergo us humans. The full moon symbolizes a time of letting go and death. The cycle is complete, the inhale is full. It is a great time prior to the full moon to acknowledge what you do not need anymore and discharge physical and emotional pain. The new moon is associated with birth and grounding. It is a great time to plant seeds in the garden, ideas in the mind. Establish roots and plan ahead for the future. Set intentions for yourself.

“Moon days are days of rest. They give us time to connect to the earth and extend into sky more deeply, finding balance with nature.”

Posture & Animals

“I believe animals are our best teachers of movement.” Observing their poise, their grace, they are everlasting. They own balance, strength, and flexibility. To achieve pain-free movement one has to change with the elements; listen to what your body has to tell your mind, and see what your soul wants to touch. Feel the story you are about to breathe.

The call of a wolf or the cry of a raven. The soothing sound of an elephant, or the majestic power of a horse. The compact shape of a turtle. The quaint symmetry of an eagle. The bull’s heavy and steadfast demeanor. The quick and lively dance of a lizard.

“The movements of animals are graceful, portraying force and a perfect poise. Their soul is present inside their body, not forgotten by the mind. Humans can learn a lot from animals by observing their movement and by admiring their use of the body—to consider the human body as a complex puzzle, just as the animal’s.”

Yet, most human bodies are disconnected from the earth. The mind is trapped in the head and the feet are pulled by gravity. Vehicles and furniture mold the human body into an unchangeable shape. “Connect to the land, the ground, and our earth. It’s where home is!”

Active Feet

8 Limbs of Yoga

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