Maja Vuckovic is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 500), an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200) and a Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) with Yoga Alliance, the most eminent association of yoga instructors and yoga schools in the world.
She finished 200 hours yoga teacher training at Vidya Yoga school of Dragan Loncar, a follower of the Bihar Yoga tradition. At the Faculty of Sport and Tourism of the University of Novi Sad gained the title Sertificated Yoga Instructor, which qualified her for obtaining work permit and professional license that she received from the Commission of the Alliance for the recreation and Fitness Serbia, pursuant to the Law on Sports of the Republic of Serbia. She mastered philosophy at the same university, where she studied yoga in the context of Indian philosophy, and since then has regularly practiced.
As a scholarship holder of the Government of India under The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) she completed Special Training Programme for Yoga Trainers at the S-VYASA yoga university in Bengalore (Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana). Yogi training program according to the purest Vedic tradition of Yoga and international standards that provides 500 hours of training she finished at the school of Traditional Yoga, led by award-winning scientist and famous Indian yoga teacher Dr. ALV Kumar, whose school is characterized by science-based courses and focused on holistic health. She received the stipend of Yoga Alliance Foundation (YAF) for the Teaching for Equity program (TEF) implemented with Ivy Child International and Synergy Yoga.
Her yoga style (Ahimsa Yoga) represents a mix of three most influential schools of yoga in the world: Iyengar, Ashtanga and Jivamukti Yoga. She teaches traditional yoga techniques and combining them with Indian philosophy of nonviolence. On the path to self-realization, following yamas and niyamas as ethical guidelines for living is crucial, she thinks. It includes compassion, tolerance, acceptance, patience and the interconnection of all beings.
Her classes are thematically designed and adapted to a wider range of people, as much as to those who have a specific exercise goal. They consist of asanas, pranayama and relaxation techniques as well as a theoretical reflection on philosophical and anatomical aspects of yoga practice. The exercises are designed to contribute to the balance and health on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual dimension of the person.
Yoga should be practiced everywhere and all the time is her motto.