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Valérie 

Valérie is the face of Adfysio. She has been working as a physiotherapist and osteopath† In her spare time she is also interested in sports and the physical body. She already has a lot of experience with Pilates and therefore followed a professional training as a pilates instructor. Her experience as a physiotherapist and osteopath, in combination with her passion for Pilates, means that she can offer you a safe, as well as dynamic class, adapted to your specific needs.

From September 2022, Valerie will give the Gentle Pilates at 9:30 am on Thursday.

Els 

Els learned the first principles of Pilates from an early age during her ballet and contemporary dance training. As a Pilates instructor she often gives extra information about the part of the body that is being trained, as well as giving different variations. In her classes you will learn how to challenge yourself with respect for your body and limits. Els has been practicing yoga for years and also works at Yogalife Brussels as an assistant in training new teachers. after her Hatha Yoga education, she specialized in Yin Yoga en Yoga Nidra, so she has all the tricks to balance body and mind.

 

From September 20, 2022, Els will give the Yogalates Open Level on Tuesday evenings at 18 pm and the Relax Yoga at 19:05 pm.

Olivia 

Olivia has a broad interest in movement, meditation, spirituality and health. That is how she ended up at Yoga and after her studies Language and Literature and Cultural Studies she followed a yoga course in Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga in Bali, led by Indian and Balinese teachers. Then in 2021 she followed a Pre and Postnatal Yoga Training at Jennifer More, inspired by Vinyasa Yoga. Now she gives the (gentle) Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga classes in Adfysio with great pleasure and dedication, with a focus on flow, listening to our body & mindfulness.

 

From September 2022, Olivia will give the Prenatal Yoga on Wednesdays at 18 pm and the Women's Yoga at 30 pm. On Thursday evenings she teaches Vinyasa at 19 pm and Yoga for Beginners at 35:19 pm. On Friday evenings you will find her on the mat to teach Easy Vinyasa at 20 pm and Yoga for Beginners at 05:17 pm. And on Saturday morning at 18 am: Dynamic Flow Yoga

Lore

Lore is Pilates Instructor since 2008. She initially integrated this into her work as a Personal Trainer, later she started taking group lessons. Now she guides people in groups and privately with meditation, mindfulness and yoga, but Pilates remains part of her offering because it is important in a broader aspect of well-being. Pilates works on the 'core', the 'powerhouse' and the posture of the body. If you have good core muscles, a proud, open attitude, this has a direct effect on how you feel and what you radiate, which in turn influences the rest of your life. The combination of Pilates, meditation and proper nutrition and exercise can bring about deep transformations in people. Pilates provides the powerful, physical core (abdomen, pelvis, back, neck) that allows you to move more correctly in daily life and in other sports. A good posture gives self-confidence, more energy and resilience, less stress and back and neck complaints, better digestion / intestinal function...

 

Lore puts a lot of focus on technique and has a good eye for seeing how the movement is performed by someone and how to correct it. Her instructions and guidance ensure that Pilates can best come into its own through correct teaching and practice. It is taught in smaller groups, as is best for Pilates. Be sure to ask her how to start and improve.

 

Lore gives the Pilates Open Level class on Saturday morning at 9am.

Sofie

Small, blond and fierce, but calm on the yoga mat.
The attention for the power of the now and the recognition of her own limits, brought more balance in her life and it soon became Yoga with the big Y.

 

You will often hear her say "glow in the flow", her favorite phrase. The infectious glow you get is reflected in her yoga style.
Contemporary with an airy side. Down to earth.

 

Haar Prana Vinyasa Flow® training of 200u she followed with Nele Van Poucke (affiliate of Shiva Rea) and she is Yoga Alliance certified.
She also has her further training of 500 hours perfected at My Vinyasa Practice led by Michelle Young.
She has also completed additional training to mindful coach and if trainer and sports coach (Sport Vlaanderen and ADEPS (Wallonia and Brussels)).

 

Due to her biomedical background, she is also interested and educated in anatomy, which is important to prevent injuries and make adjustments.

 

Sophie gives the lessons Core Stability on Monday evening. From September 19, she will also Relax Yoga (Yin) on Monday evenings at 20 pm.

Kata

Kata is a yoga and pilates instructor. She likes to share her passion with her students. Creating a pleasant and warm environment during her classes is extremely important to her. Her priority is that everyone feels safe and comfortable during the poses. Kata's goal is to spread energy and vitality during her classes.

She attaches great importance to following your own pace, with respect for your own body. She makes various adjustments to the exercises, so that everyone follows their own level.

 

Kata gives Pilates Open Level on Wednesdays at 10am and Yogalates at 11:30 am on Saturday. Kata teaches in English.

Sonja Vlaar

Sonja Vlaar has been teaching various fitness group classes for over 12 years. After she got cancer 8 years ago and had to take a step back, she used this time to further develop and train. That's how she is Personal trainer, Pilates instructor, Hatha Yoga teacher and Restorative Yoga teacher† Sonja continues to receive further training and continues to follow courses Mindfulness coach and Craniosacral. She is grateful for her life and all the enriching education. Thanks to Pilates, her breathing after chemo is better than before and the Yoga philosophy is an enrichment in her life.

 

Sonja thinks it is important that everyone can participate in her lesson and provides the necessary options for this.

 

Sonja will give the from September 2022 Pilates Open Level on Thursday at 18 pm.

Hanna

Hanna is a clinical psychologist and yoga teacher. It stands for a healthy mind in a healthy body.
Hanna first came into contact with yoga at the age of 16. After an intensive yoga course in the summer of 2020, where she experienced the effect of yoga on both a physical and mental-emotional level, she was really bitten by the yoga itch. After this she decided to train as a yoga teacher at YogaLife in Brussels.
Hanna gives the in the summer Flow Yoga (Hatha) on Tuesdays at 19:35 PM with a focus on listening to body and mind.

 

From September 2022, Hanna will teach Dynamic Flow Yoga on Saturday at 10 am and also on Sunday at 05 am.

Sabine

Sabine has been a kindergarten teacher for the youngest toddlers in Freinet education for 10 years. She has always been fascinated by dance and movement and has also completed some training as a Jazz dance instructor for children via Bloso and followed classical ballet and modern dance in her youth. She also has a training in preschool yoga, which she often uses in her class. She is happy to teach our lesson series children's yoga this spring.

 

She has been involved in yoga for years: she has followed a training as a pre-school yoga and she has started the Yoga Life International basic training as a yoga teacher since 2019, after which she started to delve further into Yoga Anatomy and Sadhana, a training where you can become a yoga teacher. consciousness is stimulated and where you learn to feel that every day, every moment is a new beginning.

 

Sabine gives the children's yoga on Wednesday afternoons in the Kessel-Lo Sports Complex.

Joni

Looking for an outlet that would also improve her health, decided Joni give yoga a try. And soon, she was hooked. She became stronger, more flexible, in short, healthier, and her feeling of happiness increased. Thanks to yoga she is more often the person she wants to be: more balanced, more powerful, calmer, more energetic, more patient. It itch to immerse myself and various certified courses in vinyasa, yin and restorative yoga followed.

 

Her varied, thoughtfully structured classes have a playful mix between motivating energy and gentle relaxation. Joni attaches great importance to being yourself, discovering yourself and respecting your own limits. Because of her insatiable hunger for inquisitiveness, she still takes lessons herself and takes part in workshops and training courses with great pleasure.

 

Joni will give the from September 2022 Gentle Yoga on Mondays at 11 a.m. and the Intensive Vinyasa Yoga on Tuesday evenings at 20 pm.
Joke does yoga

Joke

Joke had been following yoga on an irregular basis for years. The last 5 years she found her way to do yoga regularly. Each time she noticed more balance in her body and mind, a kind of comfortable rest. She had been doing Pilates for several years. In this she noticed a strengthening from the abdomen, which made yoga poses easier to do. After training as a yoga life teacher at Yogalife, she understands that teaching is something she can do with heart and passion without losing her energy from her body.

 

In 2022 she completed the Pilates training at 'Goed Bezig', as well as yoga anatomy and yoga nidra at Yogalife. Joke continues to train and is currently following the children's yoga training at El Sole. In the first place to give her inner child the necessary softness and attention. With a lot of love and respect, her goal is to pass this on to children and adults.

 

She gives the lessons with attention to stay injury free. She is always looking for what the posture can bring to your body so that it can support your mind and your body. Listening to your body, being gentle with your body and challenging your body at the same time is her moto. No acrobatics but simple poses that anyone can participate in at any level with attention to what is in the moment. The most important thing is that you can be yourself wherever you are.

 

From September 2022, Joke will give the Gentle Pilates at 17 p.m. on Monday.

 

Catherine Neyrinck

Katrien

Since 2015, yoga has been a permanent feature in the life of Katrien and this gave her the necessary rest and relaxation during her studies in biomedical sciences and her subsequent doctorate. She soon caught the teaching bug and from 2016, after yogilates training, she started sharing her yoga passion. Since then, this passion for yoga has only continued to grow and has not stopped learning. A subsequent teacher training in yin yoga (2019), hatha/vinyasa yoga (2022) and Thai massage (2022) makes her an all-round yoga teacher with the aim of making yoga accessible to everyone. Yoga is for everyone and yoga can mean something different for everyone. Even if it is to find peace, to gain strength/flexibility, to discover yourself and your body, to pause your mind or to enjoy that blissful Savasana. Every reason is perfect!

 

Katrien will give from September 28, 2022 Yin yoga on Wednesday morning at 11:05 AM.

 

Photo Kristina

Kristina

My first acquaintance with Pilates was in 2017. In all those years I have been able to follow different teachers and thanks to all these people I am now a Pilates instructor myself.

 

The credo of my life is 'Mens sana in corpore sano'. I have a lot of knowledge about healthy food and alternative therapies (aromatherapy and homeopathy).

 

I always find time in my daily routine for nature walks, meditation and South Korean technique Kouk Sun Do.

 

From September 2022, Kristina will give the Pilates for Beginners at 18 p.m. on Monday (live class) and the Pilates Open Level online at 20:30 on Thursday.