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Eknath

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500 / RCYT)

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Eknath

 

Eknath grew up in a vegetarian family, where nature and the respect for all beings was the daily theme song. During his teen years he got interested in yogic breathing techniques while practicing the saxophone.  During his long career as a professional musician (a.k;a. Erwin Vann), Eknath practiced Tai Chi, Aïkido, Hatha Yoga, Chi Kung and meditation.  He started practicing yoga regularly with Susannah Périllat in 1994. In 2008 – 2009, he participated in the 500h Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training at Shri Yogi Hari’s Ashram in Florida. Eknath has been teaching several weekly classes and workshops since then. He is the co-founder of the Sampoorna Yoga Studio in Brussels. Furthermore, Eknath studied yoga for children with Marsha Wenig of YogaKids® (2010) and explores Yin Yoga and anatomy with Paul Grilley since 2011. He continues to visit his guru Shri Yogi Hari several times per year to deepen the practice of Sampoorna Yoga.

 

Hanna

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (RYT 500)

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Hanna

Hanna first discovered yoga in 2001 during a burn-out after many years of corporate career in the automotive industry and management consulting.
She personally experienced the amazing healing and transformation that yoga can bring on all levels, and wanted to share what she had learned. Hanna became a certified yoga teacher (Sampoorna Yoga) at Yogi Hari’s ashram in 2008, and has continued to study with Shri Yogi Hari as well as other renowned teachers including Aadil Palkhivala, Max Strom, Tias Little and Judith Hanson Lasater.
Hanna is co-founder of the Sampoorna Yoga Studio in Brussels. She is originally from Finland and now lives in Leuven. She also works as a management consultant and facilitator, sometimes integrating yoga tools in business challenges.

 

Medha

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (500h)

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Medha

After a few hectic years of combining working life with classical music studies, Medha started to practice yoga, looking for a healthier way of living.
Gradually she discovered that there’s much more to yoga than just the physical benefits. Curious to find out more she took the Teachers Training Courses at Yogi Hari’s Ashram in Florida. During her 6 weeks there, she experienced the incredible transformational power of Yoga and likes to share it now with other people.

 

Asha

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (200h)

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Asha

Asha, born in Gent, started to practice yoga back in 1984 with Rita Poelvoorde while studying at Mudra, the dance school of Maurice Béjart in Brussels. Throughout her long and intensive career as a professional dancer, as founder and artistic director of the art center PLATEAU, and as the dance programmer for the Halles de Schaerbeek, Asha has continued to practice yoga on a daily basis.
She discovered Sampoorna Yoga at the Studio in Brussels and soon experienced the fullness of the practice and the transformation in her body and mind through the system developed by Shri Yogi Hari. Asha took the Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training Course with Shri Yogi Hari in 2012, and feels blessed to be part of the inspiring crew of teachers at the Sampoorna Yoga Studio in Brussels.

 

Inès

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (200h)

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Inès

The yoga path of Inês started in 2000, in Lisbon, her hometown. During her business studies she felt the way life was going was not as fulfilling as she thought it could be. From then on it was a great discovery of several yoga schools and positive encounters.
The regular practice of yoga was complementary to her thoughts about the world, in many aspects. Always accompanying her throughout her further studies in anthropology and more recently throughout her day job, yoga plays a crucial role in harmonizing her thoughts with her actions.
In 2012 she took the Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training Course with Shri Yogi Hari. This was an enriching experience which led to an even more committed yoga practice. Inès is happy to encounter many others on this infinite yoga path and share the positivity and light which yoga can bring to daily life.

 

Ambika

Certified Sivananda Yoga Teacher (200h)

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Ambika

Having practiced several types of yoga since 2007, Ambika found the Sivananda yoga teachings to correspond perfectly with her own life philosophy.
She completed the Sivananda Teachers Training Course in Canada and has been teaching yoga since 2010.
Ambika is happy and humble to be able to share the yoga knowledge her teachers have given her and strives to share yoga with everyone that comes on her path and wishes to embark on this path. Furthermore, she holds a health coach degree, is a vegan and works for EVA, a non-profit organization that informs the general public about the advantages of a plant-based lifestyle.
Ambika is originally from Amsterdam, but feels more like a world citizen after having lived in France and Brazil before landing in Brussels 12 years ago.

 

Ilse

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (200h), Children’s Yoga Teacher

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Ilse

Ilse works as a researcher on the relation of nature and well-being. She started practicing yoga in 2006.
Mother of two daughters, she wished to share the yogic way of life with children. She graduated as a Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher from the yoga school Trikon in Bruges (2008). In 2012, Ilse studied with Shri Yogi Hari and became a Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher. During the teacher training she experienced the healing and transformation that yoga can bring. She likes to share the positive experience of daily life yoga with others.

 

Edith

Certified Energy Yoga Teacher (500h), Children’s Yoga Teacher

After studying painting, Edith has been giving painting, drawing and storytelling workshops to children since 2008. She started practicing Yoga in 2007 and studied for 4 years at the “Institut du Yoga de l’Energie” in Brussels. Wanting to share her love for Yoga with children, she enrolled in the “Yogabeez Children’s Yoga Teacher Training” with Bruyony Duckitt. Edith is a member of the ABEPY (Association Belge des Enseignants et de Pratiquants de Yoga).

 

Bhavani

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (RYT 500) and Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT 95)

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Bhavani

Bhavani discovered yoga at Sampoorna Yoga Studio in 2011 when initially subscribing the youngest of her three sons for children’s yoga. Very quickly she was bitten by the yoga bug and discovered there was more to it than just the physical benefit.
In 2012 she started training as a children’s yoga teacher and from the first classes she taught , she was hooked and made the decision to say goodbye to corporate life.
From the desire to bring the amazing benefits of yoga not only to children but also to families, she completed the Sampoorna Teacher Training in 2013.

 

Ramdas

Certified Sampoorna Yoga Teacher (200h)

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Ramdas

As a professional musician, Ramdas discovered yoga through music without even knowing it, just by being touched by the soothing presence of his then music teacher. Finding out that he was also a great yoga teacher, he started taking lessons with him at the Sampoorna Yoga Studio in Brussels. Due to regular yoga practice, so many changes occurred in his personal and professional life. Day by day, Ramdas discovered another possible world: peaceful, sincere, full of life, colors and love.
He then decides to go deeper and to take part in the Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training with Shri Yogi Hari during the summer of 2013. More involved in his practice than ever, he’s very much looking forward to share this growing yoga passion with everyone who crosses his path.