Raised in East London, Fela Adebiyi has extensive international experience as a yoga teacher. Fela began studying Iyengar yoga in 1991 and 6 years later began studying Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with Alex Medin.
Thus his teaching brings together precision of alignment, anatomical detail and a profound meditative experience.
Based in Shanghai, At Octave Fela teaches several different types of yoga classes for all levels of students. He has been trained in Iyengar yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Viniyoga and Himalayan Meditation traditions.
Fela has been teaching in Europe and in Asia for more than fifteen years.
He spent 6 years as head yoga teacher at Yoga Plus Shanghai.
His practice and teaching has been influenced by the works of Swami Veda, David & Simi Roche, Alex Medin, INSPYA founder Lance Schuler, John Scott, Simon borg-olivier and Rajiv Chanchani, and Moshe Feldenkrais.
Fela is a long time student of the meditative arts following the Himalayan traditions and Buddhist studies, beginning with Vipassana. His teaching style is unique in being able to weave together poetic metaphor with clear instruction filled with compassion and humor.
Fela earned a BA Hon’s degree in Photography, he has also been a frequent guest on ICS and CCTV. He’s not only a great yoga Master, but also a very talented photographer, and is currently working on his own book project “Urban Yoga” a photographic journey that brings the ancient science of yoga to our contemporary environment.