Our Yoga Teachers
Our team of yoga teachers:
At Yogazone we are dedicated to providing yoga teachers of exceptional quality for our patrons. Yoga teachers that are inspiring, experienced, compassionate and professional – giving you classes in line with the specialized styles and qualities we are unique in and well-known for. Each yoga teacher brings their own experience and character and, as a team, we work on giving our yogis the best – consistently.
Meet Fulvio Grandin – Owner and yoga teacher
Yoga is a continuous journey for me and embodies what inspires me most in life. Both practicing and teaching it.
Over the last 11 years I have joyously spent much of my time at my yoga studios and feel that I gain as much inspiration from my students as I try share with them through teaching.
Teaching a class is, for me, a yoga practice – one that challenges me to channel and share my best and to be completely present, focused and honestly open.
It is a constant inspiration for me to work with other yoga teachers and have a studio where so many people practice and enrich their lives.
Yoga is challenging, and integrating its practice into our lifestyles is rewarding beyond measure.
See you on the mat…
Meet Lucy Ker
I attended my first yoga class anticipating a physical work out which would improve my strength, flexibility and balance. I walked out of the studio after my first class with such a profound sense of stillness and peace with myself that I was drawn back to the mat day after day, month after month. My yoga practice fast became not only my passion, but a fundamental tool to keep me grounded in the present, allowing me to come back to myself and to reconnect with my inner strength.
I am particularly passionate about the dynamic flow of Vinyasa Yoga as one asana is weaved in to another and breath and movement unite. I feel truly blessed to have the opportunity to share the magic of yoga with others as I continue to grow and evolve on my yoga journey. Yogazone is my “home” studio.
Meet Marinus Müller
It all started in 2003 at Bikram Yoga Jozi - I then got myself to Teacher Training in Los Angeles in 2004: 200 people, 11 classes a week, 9 weeks. Total trip!!! I’ve been teaching yoga ever since.
Bikram Yoga is a beautifully elegant series and it continues to challenge and excite me. I’ve had seasons in my Bikram practice, at times I’ve loved it, at times not so much, but no matter what, I always seem to come back to it – it’s like home.
After practicing and teaching Bikram for a few years it was great to get into another style of yoga and so I trained, practiced and started teaching Vinyasa Yoga.
I’m loving teaching Vinyasa - it’s a very different style, rhythm and vibe and compliments Bikram yoga perfectly.
Yoga is a way for me to feel more comfortable and happier being me. On the mat I have more drive, more endurance, more power and can “burn off” negative feelings and thoughts.
Yoga is a Mirror, a very clear one. Sometimes it’s not cool to see myself so clearly, sometimes it’s really painful and every now and then I get to see beyond this physical, feeling, thinking being I call me.
Meet Sara de Beer
I believe that real transformation can come only through a vigorous interrogation of the human experience and I teach from the belief that we all have a burning desire to thrive and reveal our intrinsic goodness. I use the practise of yoga asana to get deep into the essence of my being, test my endurance, and reveal my spirit.
I strive to give classes that are focused and also playful. Sometimes it’s difficult to connect to the fun in yoga- halfway through a class when one’s legs are burning, and arms are shaking, and it feels near impossible to go on. That encounter with one’s shadow is a wonderful thing, a chance to find one’s true power, to move from a place of joy, and carry on. There’s a lightness of being that comes from that challenge.
Yoga is the most honest of companions; it is both frustrating and enabling. The way through has been to open my heart and mind to the grace, delight as well as the myriad frustrations that the challenge of yoga brings.
Meet Meghan Werner
Meghan has been a professional yoga teacher and studio manager for many years. She came to Cape Town in the Spring of 2011 and joined the Yogazone as one of its key Vinyasa teachers in January.
Her classes are challenging, very well planned and creatively sequenced. She facilitates a lighthearted and safe evolution of each students’ practice – beginner to advanced and her extensive experience is obvious.
In Meghans’ classes you can expect fairly familiar flows and tempo with precise alignment cues, a strong focus on breathwork and highlights of challenging and playful variations as options.
She is very knowledgeable of both yoga practice and the yoga body and so take time to ask her or discuss with her any relevant queries and insights.
Enjoy – she is a real gem.