Kristina is a certified Ashtanga Yoga teacher, and has been teaching through the tradition of Sri K Pattabhi Jois since 1991.She was qualified as an Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teacher by her late husband Derek Ireland ,authorized by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in 2002 and became Certified by Manju Pattabhi Jois in 2012. The last years she has been actively involved in the practice of Zen chanting and sitting under the guidance of Zen Master Hyon Gak Sunim.She teaches the Primary, Intermediate and Advanced Sequence and she offers classes, workshops, retreats and TTCs all year round in Greece, Europe and Asia.
Kristina’s work is a continuation of Derek Ireland’s teaching principles and techniques. Derek Ireland was one of the first students of Sri K Pattabhi Jois and is considered one of the most important yoga teachers of our era, succeeding in spreading the Ashtanga method in Europe. Kristina's work is dedicated to him.