Emma is a long term traveler, world adventurer, and life-long student who has been teaching yoga internationally since 2006. Founder and Director of Jivani Yoga, Emma is a recognized Senior Heart of Yoga teacher and Teacher Trainer, (E-RYT500, YACEP) she additionally holds certifications in the Science of Chakra Yoga, Anusara-Inspired, Hatha, and Forrest Yoga, Nada Yoga Transformational Voice Work and nervous system regulating TRE. She is also educated in ancient healing, transformational voice work, Tao Tantric Arts, BMC, and yoga anatomy principles.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Hatha Yoga)
Growing up in a bilingual family in multi-cultural Belgium, Laurence learned from a young age how to bring people from different backgrounds together and let them connect as human beings. With 6 years dedicated practice to yoga with a wide variety of styles and gifted teachers, Laurence now sees yoga as a journey home, reconnecting us to the deepest parts of ourselves, with our breath, humour and self-love as travel companions.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Anusara Yoga)
Tara has been exploring movement as medicine for as long as she can remember. For her, movement has always been the key to a feeling of personal freedom, empowerment, creativity, and peace of mind. Tara now practices Integrated Bodywork which helps the receiver illuminate their "blind spots" that create chronic tension (body and mind), facilitating deep relaxation, body awareness, and more comfortable and efficient movement and/or breathing patterns. She is currently based in Chiang Mai, Thailand where her company, Somatic Movement Project, constantly evolves.
Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Yoga)
From a young age, Sophie has pursued her interest in the body and physical exercise, with a childhood of competitive sports; leading her to studying Sports Psychology and Sociology at university. Sophie encourages her students to drop in and draw awareness from the roots up, grounding them in a strong foundation. A lover of travel, experiencing nature, and new cultures, delicious food, and books, Sophie is constantly learning and evolving and trying to absorb all the beauty that this world has to offer.
Hannah is a Jivani Yoga graduate, having gained her 200-hour qualification in 2016. Hannah joined the Jivani Yoga team in 2017 and has since assisted on 200-hour courses in Northern Ireland and Costa Rica. She is dedicated to supporting students on their journey and is especially passionate about sharing Compassionate Communication, writing, and kirtan. Hannah is an eternal student and natural teacher who listens with both ears, hugs with both arms, and laughs with her whole heart.
Jivani Yoga School Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
from Ecuador, December 2017
"This YTT was just magic! "
Everything!!! It was the perfect training for me. The teachers where fantastic on so many levels. Words can not describe this month, because it was such a magical and life changing expirence. From the bottom of my heart I can recommend this training to everybody, it will truely transform you.