Yoga Centers of South Africa

Directory of yoga in South Africa - listing yoga teachers of all styles and traditions!
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Durban & Umhlanga Rocks  |  Johannesburg  |  Pretoria  |  South Africa Yoga Safaris

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Durban Yoga Studios (including Umhlanga Rocks, Waterfall, Eston)

The Aspiring Yogi Studio
Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Contact: Anne, Email: annecowan [at] hotmail.co.za
Website: annecowan.blogspot.com  |  About Yoga
Yoga Style: Hatha
Description: "...The practice of yoga helps anyone gain good health, mental peace, emotional equanimity and intellectual clarity..."
Anne completed a certified teachers course in India and is registered with Yoga Alliance.


Ilanga Wellness, Waterfall, KZN
Address: 5 Hillfold Road, Waterfall (Durban Upper Highway), Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Contact: Phone: 0765772233  /  Email: piper.patricia [at] gmail.com
Website/Links: www.patriciapiper.com
Instructor: Patricia Piper
Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa
Specialties: 90 Day Yoga and Weight-loss Challenge
Description: Patricia has been teaching Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga for the past 3 years. Recently moved to South Africa and opened a studio in Waterfall. Patricia is also a Master NLP Practitioner and has combined NLP and Yoga for a powerful 3 month yoga and weight-loss challenge that will help you shape up your body and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Retreats: Patricia also organises Retreats in South Africa, Mauritius and Turkey.


Pathways Ultimate Country Yoga Retreat
Address: R603 Eston, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa Kwazulu-Natal Pathways Ultimate Country Yoga Retreat
Contact: Phone: +27836951360
Email: pathwaytofreedom [at] iburst.co.za
Website/Links: www.0-stress.co.za
Instructor: Jennifer Fitzsimmons
Yoga Style: Hatha and Kundalini yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan)
Description: It is our intention to provide an experience into the daily practices of a yogic lifestyle for all who seek peace of mind and solitude away from the stresses of modern day life. This retreat is set between rolling green hills, overlooking serene dams, and offers a private island or gardens for meditation and silent contemplation, an outdoor sun deck to salute the sun and moon, or indoor yoga studio, organic vegetable and fruit farming, fresh country walking trails, an abundance of bird life and includes a variety of activities. You'll feel revitalized, clear minded, relaxed and rejuvenated. Catering to individuals, couples, families and groups, a friendly, tranquil environment is assured.
You are free to follow your own schedule, observe silence, tour the organic farm from soil to kitchen or dip into a variety of options for your stay, and we take pleasure in hand crafting personalized retreats based on your needs. Choose from our pre-existing packages on offer, tailor your own custom itinerary.
Services: Group Yoga Classes, Personal Yoga Classes, Indoor and Outdoor Yoga, Children's Yoga, Meditation Course, Pranayama Course, Mantra Course, Chakra Balancing, Reiki Treatments, Personal programs, Team Building Workshop, Pathway workshops, Djemba Drum Sessions, Beach Yoga
Please visit our services page on www.0-stress.co.za for full detail on each or contact Jennifer directly on 0836951360


Yoga Vinyasa Tanya Monteiro
Address: Durban and Durban North, KZN yoga 4 Ladies PT
Contact: Tel: +27766025186  /  Email: enzaliving [at] gmail.com
Website/Links: www.survivingorthrivingnow.com/yoga/
Instructor: Tanya Monteiro - Practising yoga since 1996. Took my first TT with Yogaworks in NYC, practised at Jivamukti, YogaShala NYC and PowerYoga in London.
Yoga Style: Vinyasa
Description: A typical open class consists of flowing asana sequences, hands-on adjustments, breath practices and deep relaxation. Some classes will focus on detailed alignment instructions. Sitting, standing and inverted postures are incorporated into all classes, with challenging variations for more advanced students. To keep the practice inspiring asana sequences are ever-changing. Music plays an integral role in the class.

Johannesburg Yoga Studios

BlissYoga
Address: Johannesburg: Rosebank and Illovo
Contact: Phone: ++27(0)766006746  /  Email: info [at] blissyoga.co.za
Website/Links: www.blissyoga.co.za
Instructor: Tanya Botha
Yoga Style: Vinyassa Flow, Anusara-Oriented Yoga, Ashtanga
Description: Tanya a well-established Vinyassa Flow teacher in Joburg. Tanya's teaching style is compassionate, supportive and therapeutic. She is deeply committed to a Yogic path that honors the body, mind and Spirit in all ways. She loves to share the benefits of yoga, and watch the unavoidable positive transformations that yoga brings to her students. Tanya is gentle with beginners and challenging with those that want to step up their established practice.
BlissYoga is committed to spreading awareness of Anusara Yoga in Johannesburg. See the BlissYoga website for updates on visiting Certified Anusara Yoga teachers to South Africa.
Workshops & Retreats: Free Monthly Anusara-Oriented Workshops at various locations in Johannesburg.
Summer Yoga Holidays at Turtle Cove in Tofu (near Inhambane, 450km north of Maputo), Mozambique. Various other Workshops and Retreats through-out the year.


Indigo Yoga
Address: We have 2 studios in Johannesburg - Classes in Bryanston (Sandton/Fourways) and Boskruin (Randburg). We also host Beginners Yoga workshops and Yoga Retreats.
Contact: Phone: +27 82 929 7264  /  Email: info [at] indigoyoga.co.za
Website: www.indigoyoga.co.za  |  Yoga Resources & Links
Instructors: Eloisé Day (Hatha Flow Beginners Yoga), Patrycia Mochocka, Melissa Steenekamp
Yoga Style: Hatha Flow Yoga, Power Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Kids Yoga, Hot Yoga
Specialties: Beginners Yoga workshops, Yoga Retreats and Yoga Classes for all levels.
Description: Indigo Yoga provides a safe space for newcomers and existing yoga practitioners to learn to do yoga postures, relax and breathe. Indigo Yoga offers Beginners Yoga Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays which sets a unique platform for newcomers to learn how to do the basic postures and sun salutations. At Indigo Yoga we believe that doing yoga postures with the correct alignment from the beginning will prevent injury and encourage a deeper and more fulfilling and consistent practise in the long run. We believe that if you take the time to get to know your body and are corrected in your practise from the beginning you will have a more enjoyable and healing experience.
Workshops & Retreats: We provide Beginners Day Workshops throughout the year on Saturdays (as per schedule) in Johannesburg and nearby, Weekend Workshops for Beginners and Intermediate Students, Family Yoga Workshops with accredited Kids Yoga Instructor for Kids and Adult Hatha Flow Yoga Instructor as well as Holiday Yoga Retreats for all levels in Private Game Lodge near Tzaneen and Kaapse Hoop.
For fun we have "Yoga in the Park" at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens once a month an initiative with other yoga studios in Johannesburg (Indigo Yoga (Hatha Flow), Ekam Yoga (Ashtanga Yoga), Satyam Yoga (Sivananda & Kundalini Yoga), Yoga Kids (KidsYoga)) to promote the different styles of yoga. This event is free and highly recommended for the whole family.
Come and find yourself. Indigo Yoga's teachers are all trained internationally and qualifies for RYT200 yoga accreditation minimum by the yoga alliance. Have a look at our website www.indigoyoga.co.za for more information.


pure.peace.yoga
Address: 5 Sunbury Ave, Auckland Park, Johannesburg
Contact: Tel: 0768132825  /  Email: purepeaceyoga [at] gmail.com
Website/Links: www.purepeaceyoga.co.za/index.html  |  Location & Contact Info
Instructor: Stella Douglas
Yoga Style: Vinyasa Flow/Yin/Hatha/Ashtanga/Restorative
Description: pure.peace.yoga is a Jesus loving Yoga practice based in Johannesburg. That is not to say that we exclude or deny other religious or spiritual practices or beliefs (or lack there of). We say it so that we are clear that for us at pure.peace.yoga, Yoga is not just exercise for the body, it is very much a mind, body and Spirit experience. Come and experience Yoga as Worship, Yoga as Bliss, Yoga as Peace, Yoga as Power, Freedom and Grace.
At pure.peace.yoga we combine traditional Hatha and Ashtanga asanas (postures), meditation as well as pranayama (controlled breathing) to bring balance, strength and peace. We offer yoga classes for adults, children and pregnant women. Please check out our class times to find out more!


SKYoga Ruimsig/Westrand
Address: 30 Peter road, Tres Jolie, Ruimsig, Johannesburg, SA Aerial Yoga
Contact: Tel: 0791602492  /  Email: sue [at] SKYoga.co.za
Website/Links: www.SKYoga.co.za
Instructor: Sue Wolmarans
Description:

SKYoga

Aerial Yoga is one of the fastest growing forms of yoga practice in South Africa. If you want to break away from the mundane and stress of everyday life, come hang out with us for an hour :)
It's a fun (but still challenging enough to break a sweat) practice combining aspects of Yoga asanas, Pilates, Aerial Arts and Strength Training. A total mind and body workout for those who want to combine fitness with FUN. Our classes are small (only 6 per class) and specialized, ensuring personal attention. Unnata® Aerial Yoga was founded and developed in New York in 2006 by Michelle Dortignac, Professional Aerial Acrobatic Performer and certified Yoga teacher.

Pretoria Yoga Studios

Eonyoga
Address: 660 Pienaar street, Waterkloof, Pretoria. Eonyoga
Contact: Tel: +27824400285  /  Email: hello@eonyoga.com
Website: www.eonyoga.com  |  Contact Us
Instructor: Eon Swiegers
Yoga Style: Power yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Hatha yoga, Vinyasa flow
Specialties: Advanced workshops
Description: Eonyoga brings a new level of yoga to Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa. Offering power yoga, ashtanga yoga, hatha yoga and vinyasa flow on a weekly basis.
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South Africa Yoga Safaris

Southern Africa Yoga Safaris
Address: We host yoga retreats, safaris and holidays in and around Southern 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.
Kosi Dining LapacheetahsSouthern Africa Yoga Safaris
Feel free to mail cheryl@sayogasafaris.com for any further information
Namaste


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