"When your are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations; your conscious expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a great, new and wonderful word"
Claire Green – Yin Teacher Trainer Senior Yoga teacher, yoga therapist and passionate yin yogi, from her first encounter with yin yoga she was hooked, and fell in love with the pure raw healing potential of the practice and the contrast between the strength and power of a yang practice compared to the grace and surrender of a yin practice. Passionate about how yoga empowers people in the healing process; rather, than being a passive recipient of treatment, the student is actively engaged in the path to their own well-being. Claire sees her role as guide you to listen to your own subtle messages your body gives and directing you as to how to respond offering tools for re-balance and teaching you the way to implement these tools within your own teaching. Claire has over 1,200 hours of teacher training and 15 years of teaching experience; completing 500 hours with the British Wheel of Yoga in 2005; Birthlight pregnancy yoga training in 2009. She gained the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course Teacher Trainer certification in 2011 delivering British Wheel of Yoga training. In 2014 she completed Forrest Yoga Advanced Yoga Training before furthering her training by completing 500-hour with Maggie Reach studying yin yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, chanting, and Ayurveda, co-run with Neil Pearson, a specialist in physical therapy and chronic pain in 2015. In 2019 she completed further Yin Yoga training with Jo Phee and Joe Barnett.
International Yoga Teacher, Johanna has been practicing yoga for 20 years and her passion & love for yoga as a philosophy of life has grown over the years.
Johanna is a Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT 500) who has been teaching in several parts of Europe & Asia since 2015 and teaching 200HR Teacher Trainings since 2018, with over 1000 hours of Teacher Training experience. She completed trainings in both Bali, Indonesia and London, UK, including trainings with Peter Clifford, Stewart Gilchrist, Dylan Werner, James French, Caroline Pena & Carlos Romero. Her teaching experience involves group classes, privates, corporate, SUP, kids yoga, pregnancy, postnatal, as well as specific projects such as Mental Health & Spinal Cord Injury incorporating both Yang (Vinyasa/ Hatha) & Yin practices.
Johanna will take you through a transformative life experience where you will understand the true essence of yoga, learn & embrace the foundations and principles of traditional ancient teachings. You will be trained to develop your own self-practice, create balanced Vinyasa Krama sequences, teach safely & confidently. In parallel, you will gain a deeper insight into the yogic philosophy of life which goes beyond the asana. This training will not only give you the tools to live a better life and help others by sharing the gift of yoga to the rest of the world, but it will also be a very powerful journey inside yourself, allowing you to get to the depths of who you really are and unleash your full potential.
Uk Trained Osteopath, New Zealand trained pilates rehab instructor and international anatomy teacher Rachel Ellery specializes in sharing her knowledge of human anatomy and movement principles to yoga students and body-workers from around the world. Her mantra “educating and moving the world one body at a time” stems from over 26 years of hands on experience and 17 years of teaching functional anatomy, bodywork techniques and movement. Her passion to heal others through touch and movement began while practicing sports therapy in the UK and Caribbean. Rachel naturally progressed into further education at the British School of Osteopathy graduating in 2000. Rachel has also continued training in Cranio-sacral Osteopathy, Garuda mat, dry needling, pediatrics and shown interest in Eastern medicine healing modalities Wuo Tai, Zen Thai Shiatsu, Thai Vedic Yoga and the Thai Massage Circus. Rachel educates yoga students in the importance of human and functional anatomy encouraging them to develop their alignment, self-awareness, teaching skills and to educate others in the wonders of the body.
Imogen trained in Melbourne, Australia, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical), Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters in Health Science (Osteopathy). Upon graduation, she worked for an Orthopaedic Hospital in Mumbai, India, focusing on knees, hips and shoulders. She worked alongside fellow Osteopaths, Physios and Surgeons in achieving optimal results for their patients. Imogen has been practicing yoga for the past few years and has found it to be greatly enriching her Osteopathic practice. She enjoys treating people from all walks of life, aiming to improve peoples’ relationships with their health, body, mind and spirit. Imogen uses a combination of hands on therapy, dry needling, kinesiology, taping, exercise, lifestyle modification and stress management. Imogen holds particular interest in the areas of improving biomechanics, the bodies capacity to adapt, neuromuscular control and ultimately getting the body to work smarter, not harder.
“Tomomi is the fire starter, lightworker and nurturer of Flying Elephant Yoga located in Pulau Weh, Sumatra, Indonesia. Her yoga journey started when she first moved to Canada as a teenager. In her almost 20 years of practice, 10 years of teaching and 8 years of teaching yoga teachers, she has been an integral part of extensive yoga teacher training programs both at 200hr and 500hr level trainings in various parts of the world.
With the background of vinyasa, power vinyasa, yin, pre- and post-natal yoga, she encourages her students to observe their minds while nurturing their own individuality. She likes to challenge her students to question their own habitual patterns in their minds to remove their barriers for ultimate freedom and growth. Her classes are about honoring both traditional and modern, physical and mental aspects of yoga. Her skills and talents shine in connecting yoga practice on the mat with the real life challenges, seeing people’s strengths, and changing their perspectives.
She has been featured as a writer for elephant journal, yoga expert for a popular Taiwanese diving TV show, Salty Mask, and a Lululemon Ambassador Alumni.
Beach bum at heart, believer of the Force and the power of the one ring, she loves to enjoy time with her traveling family exploring the world.”