Jason's Teachers


Qi Gong Teacher - Dr. Jorgos Pappas

A Qi Gong practitioner since the early 1970's, Jorgos has studied under various masters, including a student of Bian Zhizhong.

He teaches in harmony with land and sea at his retreat centre on Mount Pelion, Greece. Founded in 1993,  the centre is called "ILIOHOOS - The School of Simple Life." The main idea is to discover the omnipresent life energy and consciously use it for a better life.

Dharma Teacher - Da Dennis Trisker

Dennis spent more than thirty years with teachers and mind investigators.

Among them are Thich Nhat Hanh, Paul Auk Sayadow, Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha, Sri Krishna Keshab, Bhikku Vivekananda, and Jiddu Krishnamurti.

He held a Masters degree in Transpersonal Studies and authored several books on the subject. 

Most importantly he experienced ten continuous days of deep Samadhi after which he understood this natural and direct way to the Transpersonal state. Borrowing a term from Krishnamurti, Dennis called this "Choiceless Awareness."

Dennis passed away in 2018.

Kriya Master - H.H. Swami Shankarananda Giri

H.H. Shankarananda Giri is a Kriya Yoga Master in the lineage of Hariharananda, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Shri Yukteshwar.

Kriya Yogins describe the practice as the science of self-realization.


Spiritual Mentor - Basu Aryavat

Basu is an experienced teacher and has been giving courses and retreats in yoga, tantra and meditation in India, Thailand, Greece, Denmark and Austria since 2000. He offers a clear teaching and practice from different spiritual traditions without them loosing their originality. 

He began his yoga sadhana (spiritual practice) in 1997 and was in the following periode introduced into Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Tantra, Vipassana and Qi Gong.In 2002 he was initiated in Kriya Yoga by Swami Shankarananda Giri. 

In 2008 Swami Shankarananda Giri gave him the allowance to introduce and guide others into Kriya Yoga and in 2016 he became a Kriya Acharya and can give initiation into Kriya Yoga.

He has permission from Guruji Rajkumar Baswar to share tantric sadhanas since 2014.

He is the founder of Kriya Dharma and Co founder of Ellas Retreat.


Massage Teacher - 'Yan' Suriyan Punyafoo

Yan teaches Nuad Boron / Thai Yoga Massage at Sunshine Massage School in Chiang Mai. His approach is best desribed as flowing techniques and precise body movement.

Reiki Master - Sunil Chandran

Head of the Kerala Reiki Master's Association, Master Sunil is well known and respected for his Reiki practice and is also a household name as a television psychic in Kerala.

A strong emphasis on clairvoyance is the hallmark of Master Sunil's teaching and initiation, and he puts his Master Teacher students, Jason included, to clairvoyant tests.

While no longer practicing or teaching Reiki, Jason continues to draw on the energy work foundation which Sunil helped nurture.