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Our Beautiful Yoga Teachers

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JOSEPH BERRIDGE

Joe has devoted the last 8 years studying yoga, music and education, discovering that yoga can help to realise oneself, inner peace and strength in day-to-day life. His varying studies led him to yoga which helps to reduce stress, maintain a clear mind and be mindful of all living beings. He has travelled to India, Bali & Europe to study yoga more intensely and now lives in beautiful Bali.

 

"We can find peace and contentment in many ways, yoga is just one way that encompasses everything, it enables us to surrender to our true self, go inward, find a connection beyond our ego, toward God, which leads us to kindness and welfare toward all human beings. All of life starts to become a phenomenon which we are grateful for. We are all teachers and students on this earth and can benefit greatly from sharing and learning from each other. Everyone is born a light/good human being & we can draw this out leading by example with dignity and integrity, having enthusiasm about nature and our spiritual growth" - Joe B, 2021

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DADA VIBHA

Dada was searching for spiritual answers since childhood, and finally introduced to holistic practices of yoga pose, meditation and Tantra and Rajadhiraja Yoga in 1993. In 1999, after several years working in the corporate world, Dada’s strong vision for spirituality led him to a major turning point in his life when he decided to leave his job and immerse himself fully in a devoted path of yoga. He went on to pursue training in India as a sannyasin, senior yoga monk.

 

From then he spent most of his time teaching yoga and meditation in Taiwan and Australia and eventually returned to his native island of Bali, bringing his devotional work home.

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IKA DEWI

Ika Dewi is a qualified yoga teacher who was born in Bali Indonesia. Ika believes yoga is not only a physical exercise, and while she enjoys its physical benefits, yoga for her goes much deeper. She believes a consistent yoga practice creates harmony in the body, mind and heart and develops good habits which lead to a healthy and happy approach to life.

 

With her hands-on and caring teaching style, Ika designs her classes to allow students to explore their range of motion and capabilities in relation to each class’s focus. Her classes are both challenging and fun with an emphasis on physical alignment. She believes that yoga should be accessible to everyone and offers modifications to suit every student’s ability

ELENA SMOLNIKOVA

Elena Smolnikova was born in Russia, Perm City in 1991. She started to go to aerobics section at the age of 3. She was a professional rhythmic gymnastics since the age of 8 to 22. Then she got the sporting rank reached is Candidate Master of Sports.

 

Lena loves her job and is now giving stretching lessons for yoga students, crossfit athletes, swimmers, surfers, dancers and anyone who wants to improve flexibility and become healthier. She got her yoga teacher diploma (traditional Indian hatha) in 2017 and then moved to Bali to join the Joga Yoga Training team, giving yoga and detailed stretching and yoga classes.

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Dr. Elvina

Elvina Jessica is an Indonesian yoga therapist, breathwork facilitator and medical doctor with 10 years of experience in medical field since 2012. Through her training in IAYT (International Associations of Yoga Therapy) made her rooted deeply in holistic healing to fix underlying causes of disease and improve overall wellness.

Yoga transformed her life and open her mind to see bigger things beyond the modern medical knowledge, the power of fusing the complementary, alternative medicine with the western modern.

Through breathwork, she discovers her gift as an intuitive healer, she offers powerful and transformative guidance that transmutes the emotional pain of the past and transforms it bringing in inner peace, compassion and harmony to enhanced your own inner light. Attentively listening to her body sensation through her emphatic touch, she can feel the person emotion and from that help that person to go deep and release the mental blockages. Her strongly emphatic words triggering your mind to release trapped emotion “the true self wants to express something but the false self doesn’t want us to express”.

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Nina Belinda

Nina Belinda is a vastly skilled and a highly devoted Yoga Instructor who holds an immense passion for guiding others to a better and a healthier life. Nina love and admiration for Yoga and her passion for helping others in their pursuit of a happier life motivate and inspire her to pursue the given profession. Being equipped with the credential set of knowledge required to thrive in this profession, Nina goals are simple which are to love, to learn, and to teach. Nina holds a formidable blend of public speaking and presentation skills which help her in teaching others in the greatest of manners.
 

Nina always had a great deal of passion for living a healthier and a peaceful life and her pursuits for happiness guided her to learn and teach yoga. Nina believes Yoga could play an instrumental role in revolutionizing one’s life for the better and wants to use her knowledge for the sole purpose of helping others. She wants to serve the people with the treat of Yoga which she believes can solely change our stressed out life into a more peaceful one. Nina primary objective is to ignite the process of deep personal transformation by sharing her knowledge and understanding of the art of Yoga. Currently, her major emphasis is on growing and developing as a Yoga teacher and instructor. She wants to share her philosophy of life with others and wants to guide others to a peaceful and more satisfying life.