Born and raised in Northern India, Manoj has had the privilege to be surrounded by the right people and exposed to the best setting to become a yoga teacher. Being the middle kid of 5, he has both the funny and caring qualities, a perfect match in his life as a teacher in yoga classes, as an educator for teachers-to-be and as director of Yogalife Belgium. You will feel connected with him through his endless enthusiasm and intuitive psychological understanding. Experience your true self and inner power, through his way of teaching Hatha Yoga. His gentle, though firm approach connects you back to who you are, who you are meant to be!
Two years ago, Nathan crossed the north sea from UK to teach at the festival, and it was good. We are happy to announce that he will do the same again in August. Nathan is one of those teachers who has been around forever. He has a vast knowledge of everything that can be linked to yoga because he has a non-stop will to educate himself (and his students). During the festival, he is taking the challenge to help you master your postures, through a personalized masterclass. Join Nathan at the Yogalife Festival where he will guide you towards a better yoga experience. [...]
Due to the unknown paths of faith, Yogalife & Dave (Devananda) were introduced to each other last year. And it was love at first sight. Devananda visited last year's festival as a participant and volunteer to help us a hand where needed. His yogic approach to life is so contagious that we have invited him this year to spread it as one of the festival teachers. During the Yogalife Festival, Devananda will let you experience authentic Sampoorna hatha yoga from Sivananda lineage. In his classes, he will pass you the tools to connect with your internal health, balance and happiness. [...]
It is almost 15 years since Anne first got in contact with Yogalife, when she participated in the Teacher Training Course in Geneva. Since then she has a very important role in many of the Yogalife Teacher Trainings as one of the senior teachers. During the Yogalife Festival, Anne will help you to restore the structural imbalances that many of us experience due to the modern life. Although she was born in the United States, she worked for the last 20 years in the fitness community of Geneva. If you are an experienced Yogi, or a teacher yourself, we highly recommend you to join her class and lecture! [...]
Valerie her Yoga Studio is a 15 minutes bicycle ride from the festival ground. She lives in this beautiful, natural area, which inspired her to dance, act, sculpt and create music. Through yoga, she channels her creativity even more. That’s why she became a Yogalife teacher over half a decade ago. Valerie lives her life according to the saying “The journey is the destination” [...]
Sigrid is very passionate about yoga. She also enjoys reaching out to people wanting to take care of their health and wellbeing. Delving deep into both passions, she looked for the necessary tools and completed two Teacher Training Courses with Yogalife. After her great class in the Yogalife Festival last year, Sigrid comes back for the second time. We recommend that you come and enjoy her yoga session. [...]
About 4 years ago, Ilse gave a new direction to her life, she wanted to delve more into Yoga and chose the Yogalife Teacher Training Course as her first intense yoga training. It tasted like more and she continued to deepen her knowledge. Despite her full-time job and two children, she is also a full-time yoga teacher. Her thorough knowledge of the subject makes her lessons very inspiring to her students. Ilse is one of those teachers of which Yogalife is very proud! [...]
Ute got to know Lu Jong and her Tibetan Buddhist master Tulku Lobsang in 2003. After she discovered the positive effects of it, she did his first teacher training and started to teach in her hometown in Germany. Recently she became a student of Sanjeev Bhanot and joined two Yogalife Teacher Training Courses. During the Yogalife Festival, you will get to know Tibetan healing yoga - Lu Jong. It is an ancient practice that uses smooth movements of the body to attain a deep harmony of body, mind and spirit. Through Lu Jong, you will find strength, stability and happiness. [...]
Lyza believes in the mental strength of yoga as a break in the daily rush, a moment for yourself, where your mind and body regain power. Lyza is a very down to earth, friendly yoga teacher who we got to know at the time when she came to attend some of our yoga classes. She has an inspiring yogic attitude towards life. Her gentle and calm nature makes her a perfect yin-yoga teacher. Through Yoga she made herself physically more flexible and mentally stronger and truly happier. We suggest that you discover this positive feeling at the Yogalife Festival. [...]
Els is one of the Yogalife teachers who came all the way to India, Goa to immerse herself into the Yogalife Teacher Training Course over 7 years ago. Through her dedication, she became a teacher at multiple Yogalife events. Because of her natural curiosity, she is always extending her horizons in Yoga, Tai-Chi, Nia, to name a few and is now specialized in Yoga Nidra Therapy. At the festival, you will feel her impact in Yoga Nidra, one very important component of yoga. [...]
Payal is born in Dubai, studied in India, Germany and Switzerland, and now spends most of her time at the yoga studios in Dubai & Mumbai. For Payal, yoga is nurturing, soothing and empowering. Fascination with health, wellness & science has driven her to study yoga along side with biomedical engineering. She has published research on music meditation and truly loves to share the practice of yoga and meditation as a tool to lead a balanced and fulfilled life. [...]
Alison is a traveling yogi. As her partner is a diplomat, they often have to move and that makes her spread yoga throughout the world. All those destinations made her understand the psychology and personal needs of people. In her class, she gives modifications according to each person’s needs. The breath work in her classes makes people calm and connected to themselves. By the end of her class, you will be able to flow into a deep state of mind. [...]
We cannot imagine a Yogalife Festival without Sanjeev. In 1999 he created Yogalife, and now, almost 20 years later it has become a movement, a family, a revolution. Sanjeev has improved lives of an unknown number of people and taught yoga to celebrities like Julia Roberts, the Kennedy’s and Deepak Chopra. Recently Sanjeev has personally taken care of the physical and mental preparation of the Solar Impulse Pilots. Through his natural curiosity, he always asks the questions that will guide you beyond your comfort zone into new dimensions. Join Sanjeev at the Yogalife Festival where he will teach, it will be a self-discovery throughout his class and lecture.
Savira is a strong women with a lot of life-experiences who has places called “home” all over the world. Savira's Yogalife journey started when she came to our Teacher Training Course (TTC) as a student. Her dedication and experience later made her an important colleague to the Yogalife team. She started to teach in our TTC in the Himalaya, then she traveled with us to Goa, Belgium and Switzerland for more TTCs. Now she runs her own Yin/Yoga Teachers Trainings and is spreading her wisdom of Yoga around the globe. Savira is a very dear teacher to Yogalife, join us at the Festival and expect to be inspired in her uplifting class! [...]