Name: Maria Archontaki
Lives in: Vouliagmeni (greater Athens), Greece
From: Athens, Greece
Occupation: I am a certified Hatha Yoga instructor 500RYT. I am currently studying at the Medical School of Athens. My specialization is in the stress management of patients with chronic pain.
Tell us your first three jobs (ever!): I worked as an office employee for ICAP and then for Marks & Spencer. I did this while I was building my client base for yoga. And now I’m a yoga instructor!
Zodiac sign?: Scorpio
What do you love about Greece? I love the south suburbs where I live. I love that I can walk at anytime of the day near the sea and enjoy the sun. I love our food (especially gemista!) and our fresh vegetables and fruits.
Tell us something most people don’t know about you: I am sensitive and introverted.
Where we are most likely to find you in Lynn’s Kundalini Yoga?: Doing yoga on the boat cruises and sometimes at the sea for the winter swims. :-
First time you tried Kundalini Yoga?: 4 years ago in Voula with a yoga teacher named Christina.
Tell us your top tip to combat climate change: Consume as little as possible (including electricity, food, plastic, etc).