Exotic Yoga Retreats blend yoga and inner discovery — with sensory experiences of visual beauty, healthy sumptuous cuisine, and cultural enrichment.
Yoga Alliance RYT 500
Josie Sykes is a Vinyasa and Hatha yoga instructor at the popular Svaha Yoga Studio in Amsterdam. As a teacher of the Feldenkrais Method (the powerful approach to improving life with gentle and mindful movements), Josie has a superb understanding of somatics and healthy postural alignments that energizes her students no matter their yoga level or their physical abilities. Introduced to pranayama breathing by her mother at the age of five, both breathing and meditation are featured strongly in her practice. Josie lovingly supports yoga students to discover the very best in themselves.
Blending classical Hatha, Anusara, and Ashtanga Vinyasa traditions with mindfulness meditation, Sylvia Ferguson received her teaching diploma from Yoga Therapy Ireland in 2003 and was featured in May of 2015 nationwide as a teacher that exudes the calmness. Sylvia currently offers public and corporate programs in Dublin, travels internationally teaching for Exotic Yoga Retreats, and has active an array of online Hatha yoga, yoga Nidra, and mindfulness courses. When not teaching or mothering, Sylvia writes articles about yoga and mindfulness for the Yoga Therapy Ireland Magazine.
Yoga Alliance RYT 300 (Sivananda)
Nina Butler is an experienced yoga teacher and writer, and she is the creator of YOGICOMM, an online platform for multiple yoga instructors to share bespoke yoga videos with their clients. Originally certified as a Sivananda Yoga Teacher in Vrindavan, India, Nina traveled to Mysore and trained in the traditional Mysore-style Ashtanga Shala, and has since incorporated this experience into her yoga practice. When Nina isn’t teaching, sailing, cooking or traveling, she is somehow finding the time to write her first novel. You can learn more about Nine at www.ninabutler.net.
Personal trainer, wellness and lifestyle coach, Lisa Nielsen offers personal fitness training, nutritional coaching, cooking classes, outdoor fitness classes, wellness coaching packages and varying wellness retreats. She is also currently training in dietary consulting for cancer and autoimmune diseases. Lisa has over 25 years experience working in the wellness industry including her biggest passions of functional fitness, therapeutic nutrition and mental,emotional, and spiritual wholeness.