Yoga Centers of Africa

Directory of yoga in Egypt, Morocco, Mozambique and Tanzania - Yoga Studios & African Yoga Retreats!
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Color Code: Lilac = studio, Pink = retreat center

Egypt  ~  Morocco  ~  Mozambique  ~  South Africa  ~  Tanzania

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Egypt

Luxury Yoga Holidays in Egypt on the Red Sea
Location: Soma Bay, Egypt
Contact: Tel (UK): +44 (0) 207 584 9432  /  Email: info [at] yoga-escapes.com
Website: www.yoga-escapes.com
Yoga Style: Hatha and Vinyasa flow, as well restorative and Yin yoga classes. All yoga levels welcome.
Description:

Yoga Escapes

This is a truly wonderful beach yoga holiday with all the comforts of a 5☆ hotel just steps from the sea in Soma Bay, Egypt. A stylish luxury resort on the Red Sea with white beaches and green blue water, with a lovely marina and delicious restaurants.
You'll stay in spacious seaview rooms, have a chance to go on boat trips, try kitesurfing or diving, and pamper yourself at the best spa in Egypt. We'll hold two yoga classes a day and help organize activities and dinners, we don't have any rules on food or drinks, but do cater to people's diets. We don't mind if you want to sleep in, you can join the group whenever you like or spend some time on your own... it's your holiday and we'll be there to take care of everything!
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Sunra Yoga -
Holidays/Retreats, Yoga Teacher Training Courses & Yoga Diving in Egypt
Address: Sunra Yoga, Bedouin Moon Hotel, Blue Hole Road, Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt
Contact: Phone: +201009987402
Website: www.sunrayoga.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Barbara Gordon, Monica Farrell
Yoga Style: Sivananda Hatha
Specialties: Yoga Diving & Yoga Teacher Training
Description: Sunra Yoga provides yoga & yoga diving holidays (ALL year round) as well as teacher training courses (once yearly) at beautiful Bedouin Moon Hotel, Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt.
In addition, Sunra Yoga also offers an 8-Day Retreat at Nakhill Inn, Neweiba, Sinai, Egypt.
For more information and bookings please visit www.sunrayoga.com


Yoga in Dahab
Address: Dahab, South Sinai Yoga in Dahab - crow asana
Contact: Phone: +201065079230  /  Email: yoga [at] ayoga.at
Website: www.ayoga.at  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Jana
Yoga Style: Classical Ashtanga and dynamic Hatha Yoga
Description: I'm a certified Yoga teacher and have been practising Yoga for more than 15 years. Since 2004 I have been teaching Yoga in Dahab, Egypt. You can join any time one of my drop-in classes or book private classes.
Drop-in Classes:
Wednesday and Sunday, Blue Beach Hotel, 6pm.
Monday and Thursday, Coral Coast Hotel, 10am.
Gentle class: Friday, Coral Coast Hotel, 7pm.
Retreats: Several times a year I offer Yoga holidays. Yoga Safaris in the mystical desert of the Sinai can be arranged.

Morocco

Surf Berbere Yoga, Morocco
Address: Taghazout, Morocco
Retreats: Excellent Surf and Yoga Holidays and Retreat Service for Yoga Teachers (assistance and organisation for yoga teachers to hire out our beautiful luxury yoga space and accommodation to teach their students here in Morocco).
Contact: Tel: +44 203 2865 431  /  Email: contact [at] surfberbere.com for bookings and enquires, yogi [at] surfberbere.com for info on our yoga and retreat services. Skype: SURF BERBERE SKYPE
Website: www.surfberbere.com/extras/surf_yoga_in_morocco  |  FAQs
Instructor: SB Yoga's Main Yoga Teacher and Organiser: Lucie Palmer has 11 years of yoga experience and gives a playful, challenging yet relaxing class. Certified with Yoga Alliance from the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, BC Canada as well as having trained and taught with other centres across the globe, Lucie brings her passions for surfing and yoga together in her sessions.
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Hatha and Surf Specific Styles
Description: Come for the Yoga and Surf Package at Surf Berbere Yoga for a holiday you'll never forget. The dynamic mix of Yoga and Surfing makes your body glow with health and vitality. Experience revitalizing yoga in luxury locations, energizing surf in morocco's surfing mecca and get a taste of Moroccan culture. Located in Taghazout, Morocco you'll enjoy the sleepy Berbere fishing village with views of sandy beaches and colourful fishing boats. With over 20 surf spots in the area there are waves for all abilities.
Prices from £420pppw includes:
 · Shared ocean front accommodation
 · Delicious Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Meals with tasty Moroccan dishes
 · 5 Surf Lessons
 · 5 Yoga Lessons
 · and Sunday Airport transfers!
You can also enjoy fantastic extras such as massage and trips to Paradise Valley.
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Surf Berbere's Yoga Instructor Lucie has created the perfect yoga formula for surfers. Each class includes Pranayama (breathing exercises), revitalizing yoga asanas (yoga poses) and savasana (a deep relaxation). With a vibrant mix of Ashtanga Hatha and surf specific styles, yoga holidays at Surf Berbere Yoga leave you feeling energized, relaxed and refreshed.

Mozambique

Ananda Yoga
Address: Maputo, Mozambique
Website/Links: www.wix.com/zemigas/yoga-com-ze
Description: Ananda Yoga is a physical space that envisions to transport consciousness into a psychological, emotional and spiritual dimension of equilibrium. Its pillars of balance are Yoga, Body Therapy and the Cafe, each integral to creating a transcendental human experience.


Southern Africa Yoga Safaris
Address: We host yoga retreats, safaris and holidays in and around Mozambique & South Africa
Contact: Tel: +27325861219  /  Email: cheryl [at] sayogasafaris.com
Website/Links: sayogasafaris.com
Yoga Style: Hatha and Vinyasa
Specialties: We specialise in making your holiday a memorable Yogic experience !
Description: Southern Africa Yoga Safaris offers holidays, retreats and safaris for the Yogic traveller. Our style of yoga is hatha and vinyasa. South Africa is home to a wide variety of unique accommodations and flora and fauna, we intend to share as much of this with you as is humanly possible. If you would like to bring your own group on a Yoga Safari, we will make all the necessary arrangements for you. Making your African experience as hassle free as possible.
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Feel free to mail cheryl@sayogasafaris.com for any further information
Namaste

South Africa

All South African yoga studios and teachers are now listed on the Yoga Centers of South Africa page

Tanzania

A Unique Yoga Safari - Tropical Trails
Address: Northern Tanzania
Contact: Tel: 255272505578  /  Email: info [at] tropicaltrails.com
Send us an email and we will organize a custom safari just for you
Website/Links: www.tropicaltrails.com
Instructor: Master Marcelo Vega, Founder of Yoga Pura Vida
Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Tantric Meditation, Vedanta Meditation
Description:

Tropical Trails

Enjoy Tanzania Wildlife and a Yoga Retreat
Your trip will include the visit of 4 different National Parks in a private 4x4 vehicle and your own private driver / naturalist guide. You will have a unique opportunity to discover the wildlife of Northern Tanzania while training in Yoga, following your own level of expertise and your personal interest. Our tutor, Marcelo Vega, who will accompany you during the whole trip, will adapt his teaching to your level of practice and to your rhythm.
You will, during this safari, enjoy a close encounter with wildlife as well as a very quiet setting to practice yoga. Your tent will be put up each evening by our driver and our cook will make sure you have three attractive meals a day, respectful of a very natural diet. As you will camp in the wilderness, you will transport a camping toilet and a camping shower. This form of travel will bring you as close as possible to nature for a real encounter with animals. It will give you the opportunity to practice yoga in the open, making it a very unique experience.
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Yoga Safari in Tanzania
Address: Aursha, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: +255 769 588 858
Website: www.evolvedsafaris.com  |  Yoga Safari Retreat
Instructor: Heather Cruise
Yoga Style: Hatha and Vinyasa Power Flow
Description: Evolved Safaris invites you to explore the wildlife and culture of East Africa while treating yourself to a safari adventure with a healthy twist. You are welcome to join us for a yoga safari retreat in Tanzania where you will deepen your yoga practice up close and personal with the "Big 5" - connecting with animals, nature, ourselves and each other. Discover the splendors of Tanzania while practicing hatha and vinyasa principles of yoga during daily sessions held under the African sky.
We will be doing chatarungas within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where we will have the chance to visit one of the most critical paleoanthropoligical sites in the world, Olduvai Gorge, and the mysterious 'Shifting Sands' dunes created out of magnetic sand, crescent shaped, and constantly shifting. We visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, Ngorongoro Crater, and realize why it is often referred to as being the 'Garden of Eden' or the 'Ark of Noah'.
We will have a chance to visit the an traditional Maasai medicine man who will explain his practices and use of traditional herbs, as well as learn about metal-smithing from the Daatoga, and go hunting with one of the last intact tribes on earth, the Hadzabe. By incorporating morning and evening yoga sessions into a traditional safari, we will have the chance to hold or warrior poses in some of earth's most breathtaking panoramas and landscapes, making this trip a unique opportunity to satisfy our minds, bodies, and spirits, all in one. Karibu sana!


Zanzibar Yoga Retreat - all year long with the stunning Indian ocean as background
Address: Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Contact: Tel: 255272505578  /  Email: marketing [at] tropicaltrails.com
Website: www.tropicaltrails.com  |  Yoga Retreat
Instructor: Marisa Van Vuuren
Yoga Style: Dynamic Hatha
Specialties: Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga
Description:

Tropical Trails

Tropical trails is proud to collaborate with Marisa Van Vuuren to bring you the best Yoga training possible and offer unforgettable retreats right on the beach. Marisa is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the worldwide Yoga Alliance. She teaches dynamic Hatha based on Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga, bringing awareness into mindfulness and energy flow. Marisa has been practicing yoga for over 11 years. She completed her teacher's training in India, Vrindavan through the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre. She studies Ashtanga Yoga with various Ashtanga Yoga Teachers around the world and did her Kundalini Yoga Training with Guru Rattana in Turkey.
Come and experience the tranquility through Yoga on Zanzibar with pristine white beaches, turquoise blue ocean, palm trees and breathtaking sunsets; finding the time and space to reconnect with your true self and happiness in life.
The Yoga Retreat Holiday consists of morning and sunset yoga classes. The duration of a Yoga session is 1hour 30 min. It also includes a Yoga booklet which we will informally discuss to deepen your understanding of yoga. You can spent the rest of the day either relaxing, getting massaged, strolling barefoot on the beach, swimming, diving, snorkeling or take a Dhow sailing cruise.
The yoga classes are vibrant and include pranayama (breathing techniques), sun salutations, moon salutations and a dynamic flowing sequence of asanas (postures) bringing awareness into mindfulness and energy flow, followed by relaxation and a short meditation. The classes are suitable for all levels and variations are given accordingly. Yoga groups are kept small which allows for close personal attention and adjustment.
You can also include a Reiki program, an energetic healing therapy, that helps to open up your bodies pranic (energetic) flow toward the body's healing itself. When energy is stagnant it becomes the perfect ground for spread of disease. Reiki helps to get energy flowing through the body, shifting contracted energy and regulating possible weakness in the body.

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