About me

What I offer as a therapist, in my classes and lectures it always has the same mission: offering techniques & methods to discover yourself, inner management, be inspired and learn how to let go of resistance. Aware of what prevents you from experiencing inner freedom.

More than 30 years I was fully focused on the 'body mind complex'. Creating a meaningful life, with value, care & joy for my clients where body, mind, heart and soul can be experienced as one integrated wholeAlways in search for the energy and wisdom behind all knowledge. During my youth, I also explored emotions 'on stage' in the theater world, while observing and working with people with physical & mental issues.

 


Self enquiry

 

My richest moments are revelations in Meditation during silent retreats

( vipassana ) or in Yoga Nidra where wisdom arises from stillness and the heart. These insights are more clear and guide my directions in life. Even Pain, illness, fear, sadness, insecurity and disappointment are valuable now for growthgratitude and love for everything that I do.

In 2000 I created some changes in my life, studied Natural Health and it never stopped anymore.

Since 2006 I teach 'Mindful Yoga' in Shambho and different centers. I offer private sessions and a holistic approach of natural heath therapies, nutritionyoga massages.

In 2008 the Nia white Belt, re-awakened my dance vibes and my joy for life.

I had the most inspiring talks, meditations, courses, workshops, education programs and interactions with many many yoga minded people. My ex- partner taught me about the emotional lifestyles and psychology of the human mind. Our many psychological talks about the mind and behavior and specially his book inspired me to become a co-creator of the Upward spiral program, a10 days 'Yoga Psychology Program', offered in India, together with 'Yogalife'. These beautiful experiences on the field in Goa influenced my approach deeply of what I still offer in my private practice and in my weekly Yoga & Meditation classes.

Since my experiences of the Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra, some fundamental paradoxical changes happened around me and in me. I use this tool to reinforce and re-ignite the light of consciousness in myself and others. 

Stimulating the self healing process and emotional integration is what I support.
'If it does not change your life, it's not yoga'. 

My lectures, classes and experiences can mean a difference for mental and physical needs, balance, souplesse, choices and values  for your next step in life.

 

Yoga Nidra makes meditation easy, Just lie down, relax, breath and do nothing. Stay awake, observe and allow the intelligence of the body to do it's job. This Amrit method can solve many issues.

Develop the ability to move through awareness

Experience 

  • Vipassana (silent retreat) with Upul Gamage and Paul V.Hooydonck (Ehipassiko) June 2017

  • Advanced yoga Nidra facilitator at Amrit Yoga Institute in Florida US (2015-2016)

  • 7 years (2010-2017) commitment in Yogalife team & 5 YL Festivals in Belgium. 6 Teacher TC's in Belgium of 9weekends. 4 weeks 200hours TTC with Yogalife in Goa (2010 + 2012).

  • Lectures: Anatomy with Lieven Osteyn, Hatha yoga, Asanaclinics, Panchakarma's, Yoga Nidra and Meditation.

  • Co-creator of 6 'Upward spiral programs' in India which is a 10days - Yoga Psychology Program. My topics: 'the pain body', yoga Nidra/meditation, Thai yoga massage, 2Yoga classes

  • Vipassana10 days silent retreat with Jotika Hermsen and Bjorn Prins (Itam),2005

  • Mindfulness training with A.V.Steenwinkel/Dewulf IAM 2005

  • 10 day Panchakarma 2011 Rishikesh in Santa Seva Ashram

  • 7 weeks training with Katherine Woodward Psychotherapy, the One, the Self, 'Conscious uncoupling' 

  • Evolving wisdom'/Chopra/Eckhart Tolle/Robin Sharma, Tich Nhat Han, Matthieu Ricard...

  • Certified Nia white belt with An Christeanssen in Belgium and Hamburg.

  • Tai Chi for 12 years with Wudi Hu, Liu Wai Sang and Yvan Shen Poon.

  • Natural Health Therapist at European Academy 2000-2005

  • Yoga and dance classes in: Artevelde Hogeschool, Muda, Studio Groene Vallei, Planeet Mars, Medical practice Ruislede, Acelor Metal, Kopergieterij, ABVV, Colruyt groep...

  • 30 years experience in  social sector. Focused on  movements, expression & wellbeing for adults with disabilities. relaxation and massages.

Yoga Nidra Therapy & Health
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  • Yoga Evergem

Growth comes in breaking through past patterns