Everyone, regardless of their physical ability, colour, life stage, shape or history, can move and breathe. Yonnie actively welcomes those who do not fit typical yoga profiles to explore the endless variations and possibilities for human movement.
Yonnie’s yoga classes are a rich blend of influences from Hatha yoga, yoga therapy, somatic movement, natural movement and functional movement. Yoga is not a practice frozen in time. In order for yoga to remain relevant, it needs to live, grow and evolve in harmony with today’s values, and to meet the needs of today’s practitioners.
Yonnie prefers fun, playful, exploratory and innovative approaches to teaching and learning over traditional authoritative approaches. Her classes support processes where each student finds their own answers based on their own sensory experiences rather than telling students how they should be.
Yoga therapy is one of the many branches of yoga. It applies the principles, concepts and techniques of yoga towards specific therapeutic goals and aims to restore and maintain balance in the health of an individual.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga
Our trauma sensitive yoga class creates a safe, predictable and non-judgmental space in which women who have experienced trauma may connect, befriend and reclaim their bodies.
return to wild wonder
Summer Camp for the Wild Hearted
Eastern Iceland, August 2019
Your body and mind evolved for a world that no longer exists. Reclaim the nature of your humanity. Join us for six days of nourishing natural movement and forest therapy on the pristine eastern side of Iceland. Explore the natural movements of being human as you explore your connection to the more-than-human world. Feel how the landscape breathes life into food you forage and harvest off the land. Receive the nourishment of living vegetarian food fresh off the organic farm. Refresh your mind, free from the clutter of screens and the urgency of modern life. Bask in the wonder of the Northern Lights and star speckled skies. Be called home to the embrace of Mother Earth.
(this retreat took place in August - more will run in 2020)