Meet the Teachers

We have an amazing group of experienced teachers who will guide you through magical yogaclasses, mantra, meditation, talks and more…

Nele Van Poucke, organiser

Lunar Prana Vinyasa, Pulse & Flow

Blond, tiny but full of power just 3 words you could use to describe Nele :)

Her classes are powerful yet calming. With Nele you explore your edge – flexibility, strength and endurance – in a playful way. The timbre of her voice gets you out of your thoughts and tempts you in a soft and meditative way. Her love for yoga is obvious in her classes, where passion, joy and flow invite you to discover your own yogic journey.

Her main yoga inspiration is Prana Vinyasa Yoga developed by Shiva Rea, who she has been assisting for many years. Nele is one of the only Prana Vinyasa 500hr certified teachers and Teacher Trainer in Belgium, offering Teacher Trainings in her own studio in Mechelen.

Denies Dumon

Residing in the unknown from the knowing self

Denies (31) has been teaching yoga since 2013. She has always been enchanted by movement. As a certified osteopath and seeker of novelty, her classes are known to be fun, innovative, creative and safe. It is her goal to make yoga accessible to all, whilst still shifting boundaries in an aware way.

Denies completed many teacher trainings in Vinyasa Yoga, Prana Flow, Ashtanga Yoga and also hosts her own Creative Vinyasa Teacher Training in Antwerpen

Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea, MA, is a founder of Samudra Global School of Living Yoga, a Prana Vinyasa teacher, movement alchemist, activist and innovator in the evolution of vinyasa yoga.

Shiva integrates the roots of vinyasa, yoga, Ayurveda, and tantra in creative, life-transforming online courses, workshops, retreats and trainings.

Inge Delva

Inge was bij de eerste lichting studenten die de teacher training Prana Flow Vinyasa van Nele Van Poucke voltooiden. Sinds ze afstudeerde in juni 2017, heeft ze zich niet alleen in die stijl verder verdiept, maar is ze ook in het therapeutische aspect van yoga gedoken. Na 350 uur opleiding bij The Yoga Therapy Institute en een opleiding yoga nidra, studeert ze ook nog verder bij Yoga Medicine.

Nadat ze gedurende enkele jaren zelf lessen organiseerde in Heist-op-den-Berg heeft ze vandaag van individuele yogacoaching haar specialiteit gemaakt. Onder de naam De Yogacoach richt ze zich tot vrouwen vanaf 40, tot sporters en tot chronische pijnpatiënten.

Annick Cuvelier

I am a full time yoga teacher (500 hours YA certified) and inspirator of Yoganic Moves. I am passionate about yoga, travel, sports and movement.

In 2012, I decided to make a drastic shift and left my stressful job and went on a world trip in the search for more meaning. It was during my travels in Asia that I dove deeper into yoga, its philosophy and started finding more clarity. Shortly after, I decided to become a yoga teacher and I finished my first training in 2013.

Since 2014 I have been studying with Yoga Medicine, with orthopedic modules on the spine, hips and shoulder and training in Chinese Medicine, Yoga for Athletes, Yin & Meditation, Mental Health.

With Yoganic Moves, I love to take you on a journey that allows you to grow, to transform, to get stronger in body and mind and live your fullest potential.

Nicki Forman

How to make every moment of life a sacred sadhana and practice of presence.

With a background as both a lawyer and an academic, Nicki’s discovery of yoga was epiphanic. She moved from South Africa where she was born and raised, to Antwerp, Belgium at a moment where the local practice of yoga was in its infancy.

Nicki was fortunate to learn and practice under various teachers and masters over the course of 2 decades. She is a registered yoga teacher (YA), certified in diverse yogic lineages including Ashtanga, Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and is a certified Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher.

Nicki Forman is the founder of Aruna Yoga, a syncretic yoga practice drawing on multiple yogic lineages with a focus on releasing stress, tension, and emotional blocks and bringing the practitioner to a state of optimal well-being.

She now lives in Israel where she teaches both locally and internationally.

Sandra Amtmann

Mystical flow, do less, feel more…

Sandra has been sharing her love and enthusiasm for yoga since more than 10 years. She is leading Prana Vinyasa teacher trainings in Germany, magical retreats around the globe and since 2019 especially at Blue Mind Surf & Yoga Tribe – her beautiful Retreat Villa in Morocco. There she is living her personal dream by creating together with her partner Khalid unforgettable moments for surfers & yogis from all over the world.

Sandra believes in yoga as a path which is leading to freedom and happiness and in community as a connection which is leading to healing and empowerement. For Sandra it is a true privileg to serve her student friends and to encourage awakening and deepening by showing up with all her heart.

Luc Acke

Sacred Savasana

Luc started practising yoga in 1997 and is a certified Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Restorative Yoga teacher.

As an independent musician, Luc has released several albums and EP’s in various languages and musical styles, with an ever growing interest in Sanskrit mantra. He has shared the stage with internationally renowned kirtan artists like Dave Stringer and Donna De Lory, and spiritual leader, physician and author Dr. Deepak Chopra.

In his teaching, Luc focuses on integrating music in the practice of yoga. He leads kirtan sessions and yoga workshops with live music in Belgium and abroad and was honoured to have been named “Yogi of the Year” by Yoga Magazine in 2013.

Since 2019, he has been leading “Rest & Reset” Restorative Yoga Teacher Trainings.

Ivan Figueroa

The Four Directions

Ivan’s practice of conscious movement, meditation, and yoga is dedicated to helping you build a resilient mind and body to be happy and free.

Infused with ancient traditions from around the world, influenced by Prana Vinyasa by Shiva Rae, and the indigenous medicine wheel -- his practice honors the sacred directions, our ancestors, and the elements for balancing the mind, body, and spirit.

Daphne Koken

Urban yogini, nature lover, vinyasa teacher trainer, lover of life, the moon, philosophy & chocolate.

Daphne is a certified 500+ hrs Prana Vinyasa teacher and Vinyasa Yoga teacher trainer.

The elements in nature, the cycles of life and the essence of yoga philosophy are her main source of inspiration. She loves to spend time in the mountains, near rivers and forests to recharge and tune in with the rhythm of life.

She is sharing the teachings of vinyasa yoga in a down to earth, energizing, encouraging and fun way. Daphne is leading her 200hrs foundation training in Haarlem, at Glow Yogastudio. During her 300 hr Advanced Vinyasa Program she invites you to dive deeper, both in Haarlem and on beautiful retreat locations in Europe and in the Caribbean.

Alessandra Pecorella

Alessandra, is an electronic engineer and second generation yogini that has been immersed in the Yoga tradition from a very early age. She has been a direct student of Swami Kriyananda (Kriya and Bhakti Yoga) Patthabi Jois ( he founder of Astanga Yoga ) and a very dedicated student of Shiva Rea (Prana Flow Yoga) for the past 18 years. She is the Founder and Director of Aditya Yoga School for Conscious Living, a Yoga school that offers a wide range of Courses, Workshops Events and Training in the Uk and abroadand a Senior Prana Flow Yoga Teacher and Affiliate Trainer.

She is a direct student of the Johari family ( artists, painters, sculptors and Tantrics of Northern India ). She is grateful to be able to study with Sushma Johari , sister of i beloved Tantric scholar Harish Johari.

Veena Pindario

Quintessentially subtle, flamboyantly bold, Veena is an open book with a rebellious heart and seeks to enhance deep connections to our true essence of being.

A Lancashire lass, with ancestral roots from India and Africa, a world traveller and lifelong explorer. Delving deep into cultures, arts, and music from around the world, and truly connecting to the wonders of this earth deep within her soul.

A Prana Vinyasa® trained with Shiva Rea RYT500 YACEP Specialising in the prenatal and postnatal programmes and all aspects relating to Women’s health and Yoga Nidra under the guidance of transformative teachings from a true advocate of women’s health Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Yoni Shakti® and Jenny Burrell.

Veena invites you to journey into this ancient science of yoga, empowering and guiding you to be the energetic force of your own unique path to wellbeing. Allowing for cellular renewal and to navigate through the natural stresses Veena embodies and leads a wide spectrum of yogic practices that taps into your own creativity and healing.

Helena Peirstegaele

(Plus)mama, leerkracht moraal, levensgenieter, stiekeme wereldverbeteraar en een beetje gek :)

Na de geboorte van haar zoon verlegde Helena de focus van hedendaagse dans naar yoga. In 2012 haalde ze haar eerste certificaat Ashtanga yoga, sindsdien werd de lijst van opleidingen in verschillende stijlen regelmatig aangevuld. Ze geeft ook les in verschillende teacher trainings, helpt met een-op-een coaching sessies en bedrijfsyoga. Moet het allemaal niet té serieus worden, dan ben je bij Helena aan het juiste adres.

Svatava Novakova

My teaching experience started in 1999 (dance background).Coming originally from the Czech Republic, have been dedicated to dance and the rhythms of the seasons from my very early age.

After my colorful journey of Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga, I started to study the Prana Vinyasa flow with Shiva Rea in 2008. Felt immediately drawn to the practice as it corresponds with my own life, rhythm, and flow.Since 2009 assisted Shiva Rea regularly on her Global retreats and events in Europe and South America (Costa Rica).

In the classes I cultivate a deep awareness of yoga, including movement meditation, using music, mudras, mantras, and poetry cues to deepen the flow.Love to allow my students to feel the natural inner flow of their bodies. Let them be completely themselves and get inspired to explore their yoga path on the mat.Riding the waves of breath, change, and life rhythms.Living, loving, pulsing, and serving life in all forms.

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