Yoga hosts

Meet the people who welcome you in the studios

Delight Yoga Staff - Alexandra Kool

Alexandra Kool

Alexandra Kool was born in The Hague in 1985. 12 years ago she moved to Amsterdam and felt right at home. She decided to start her own upholstery and called it Koolstof. After 3 years she decided that she wanted to use the skills of her hands to help people instead of furniture. That moment she went into college to become a Shiatsu therapist. Last year she became a mother of a little girl Evi. She loves being a mother and uses yoga and meditation to have some Alexandra time.

Delight Yoga Staff - Annelot van Geffen

Annelot van Geffen

For 5 years she travelled around the world, initially thinking to follow the typical backpacker trail, but instead ended up spending time in monasteries and ashrams in Asia and Australia where she attended meditation retreats in the Tibetan Buddhism tradition, and got introduced to Yoga.

Delight Yoga Staff - Bo Schumacher

Bo Schumacher

As long as Bo can remember, nutrition, cooking, how to feed the soul and the body has been a passion and fascination. After studying Food Product Development and Nutrition, Bo just finished the study for Orthomoleculair Therapy.

Delight Yoga Staff - Carlijn Potma

Carlijn Potma

Carlijn describes herself as ‘a hyper curious heavy dreamer with an intrinsic desire to create’. She does what moves her - guided by that tingly gut feeling or sense of wonder - and believes in breaking boundaries.

Delight Yoga Staff - Froukje den Nijs

Froukje den Nijs

After working in the fashion industry, Froukje decided it was time for a change. Yoga was always a part of her life, this was the sacred time for herself whenever there was time for it.

Delight Yoga Staff - Josephine Jankowski

Josephine Jankowski

During childhood Josephine was introduced to yoga and spirituality while growing up within a creative nest. And since the creative existence tends to be slightly unconventional, she was taught from early age that life and its experiences are fluent and that things do not necessarily always turn out as expected.

Delight Yoga Staff - Laura Fleur

Laura Fleur

Laura’s interest for yoga started 6 years ago when she started working at Delight yoga in it’s very early days. When a job in events and project management was offered to her in London, she left and stayed there for almost 4 years.

Delight Yoga Staff - Laurien Venekamp

Laurien Venekamp

During a difficult period in her life, Laurien came in contact with yin yoga. It helped here overcome a trauma and made her realise that staying true to yourself is the most important thing in life.

Delight Yoga Staff - Maximiliaan Cohen

Maximiliaan Cohen

Born in Hoorn on 23rd of august 1984   Max has always been a truthseeker. After getting connected with meditation, he was able to feel the connection with spirit.

Delight Yoga Staff - Myrthe Capitain

Myrthe Capitain

Myrthe's affinity to yoga traces back to her childhood since her mother is a yoga teacher. After completing her studies at Artemis Styling Academy in Amsterdam she traveled the world for nearly two years.

Delight Yoga Staff - Pauline de Boer

Pauline de Boer

Pauline’s interest and passion for spirituality and yoga was sparked at an early age by her mother. When she moved to Amsterdam, this path was deepened by Iyengar yoga and group meditation sessions.

Delight Yoga Staff - Pebbles Tros

Pebbles Tros

Out of genuine interest in the unity of humankind and the way people create meaning to this life through their nature and culture, Pebbles has recently finished her study Cultural Anthropology in Amsterdam. Focusing mainly on religion, she will now continue her study by following a master’s degree in Spiritual Care. Even though having no clue where this study will take her, Pebbles is very excited to deepen her knowledge of theology and philosophy in this matter.

Delight Yoga Staff - Quinty van Eick

Quinty van Eick

Quinty is an avid traveler, animal-lover and yogini. She worked in the corporate world for several years and decided last year to say goodbye to her job and follow her heart: Explore the world and go traveling for half a year throughout Africa and Central-America. Her love for traveling combines perfectly with yoga as they both let her connect with Nature (within and without) and other beautiful souls from all around the world. 

Delight Yoga Staff - Ratna Adam

Ratna Adam

Meeting deadlines, working long hours and constantly pitching new ideas. As much as Ratna loved her challenging job as a marketing manager, she realized putting her work ahead of everything else wasn’t going to make her happy eventually. To boost her energy and find serenity she started doing yoga.

Delight Yoga Staff - Roos Bremer

Roos Bremer

After working as a project manager in the hectic world of advertising there came a point when Roos wanted to step back. In retrospect, she sees this “time out” as super valuable. The process in this period was her quest for balance and inner peace, in which yoga played a key role.

Delight Yoga Staff - Sara Vermeulen

Sara Vermeulen

Already as a little child child Sara loved to travel and was interested in different cultures and their way of living. No wonder she started studying History. Right now she is finishing up her studies with the specialisation Globalisation and she is looking forward to discover where her yoga journey will take her.

Delight Yoga Staff - Sarah Mead

Sarah Mead

Sarah Mead was born in Haarlem on a tropical summer day in late August 1989. She’s an Amsterdam based make up artist who’s always on the lookout for the sacred and beautiful things in life.

Delight Yoga Staff - Sibel Özen

Sibel Özen

Sibel Özen was born in Amsterdam in 1993. She discovered the world of yoga while traveling around the world after high school, and it has played a big role in her life ever since.

Delight Yoga Staff - Soleil Jongert

Soleil Jongert

Soleil is a dreamer and believer. She believes yoga is for all. Beside yoga she is having an interest for the beautiful healing power of plants and herbs. 

Delight Yoga Staff - Stefanie van der Zwaal

Stefanie van der Zwaal

Stefanie has a background in dance, meditation and yoga. She is studying to become a dance and movement therapist and yoga teacher.

Delight Yoga Staff - Tessa Schiebroek

Tessa Schiebroek

While traveling Nepal in 2014, Tessa experienced her first Astanga Yoga class and immediatly fell in love. Her journey within started and from that moment on her lifestyle changed dramatically.

Delight Yoga Staff - Valérie Dobbe

Valérie Dobbe

Spirituality has been second nature to Valérie since she was very young. An interesting exploration of what would suit her best in life revealed how she was constantly bypassing her inner self. She found out that the union of spirituality, the physical body and the Devine was what she was looking for.

Delight Yoga Staff - Yemanja Gottges

Yemanja Gottges

Yemanja started her yoga practice at Delight in 2011. She soon felt very comfortable in the serene and friendly environment. Currently she is finishing her master’s degree in psychology. During her exchange in San Francisco, she was lucky to experience the practice of Rocket Vinyasa.