Yoga hosts

Meet the people who welcome you in the studios

Delight Yoga Staff - Aida Peimaei

Aida Peimaei

Aïda has always had a passion for health and nutrition. This has led her to study for orthomolecular therapist. Supporting others in being healthy, energetic and happy is what she loves to do.

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 - Eileen Terpstra

Eileen Terpstra

For Eileen yoga is this road. She discovered Yoga at a difficult time in her life. Starting with a meditation practice, she slowly developed a home asana practice. It helped her to ground and find clarity.

Delight Yoga Staff - Froukje den Nijs

Froukje den Nijs

After working in the fashion industry for 4 years, 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 - Irene Bakker

Irene Bakker

When finding herself at a point in her life where she was unable to find that  peace of mind she had been looking for all her life, Irene decided that is was time  to try a different approach and had her first experience with yoga at Delight Yoga. After her introduction with yoga she got inspired by the yoga practice itself and by the people that are part of this ‘Delight community’.

Delight Yoga Staff - Jasper Brandsen

Jasper Brandsen

The study Industrial Design which had brought Jasper in 2008 to Delft, failed to give him the satisfaction he was looking for. In 2013 Zen Meditation made him return to the trail of what would bring him much closer to himself. It was the introduction to yoga not long after, that everything fell into place.

Delight Yoga Staff - Jidi Xu

Jidi Xu


Jidi’s curiosity brought her to yoga nine years ago. Yoga has helped her to be present and find stillness in this busy world. She is currently completing a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Health.

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 - Lisanne Rentier

Lisanne Rentier

Lisanne knew she had a passion for spirituality, travelling and local cultures from an early age. Thanks to her many travels she became very aware of her and other people’s spirituality and for her yoga is a way to connect to this spirituality. She sees yoga as a way to base and replenish her energy.

Delight Yoga Staff - Mandy van der Ende

Mandy van der Ende

Yoga helps Mandy to release and charge up. Relax and move. Grow through surrender. In her former job as a producer at a digital agency yoga helped her to stay balanced. She now wants to give yoga a more prominent place in her life.

Delight Yoga Staff - May Meppe

May Meppe

As she was raised by a Buddhist mom she always felt a natural interest for the eastern philosophy, meditation and yoga. 

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 - Nazli Parlayam

Nazli Parlayam

Nazli her quest for spirituality started a few years ago. When she first started with yoga, she knew right away it fit her lifestyle and mentality.

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 - 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 - Shari Iskandar

Shari Iskandar


After studying Econometrics and working for several start up companies, Shari became aware that the way she lived was too stressful for her and found herself burned out for about a year. During that period she started doing yoga everyday, mostly Yin yoga, and felt that it was exactly what she needed in her life.

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 - Sophie Schaefgen

Sophie Schaefgen

Sophie loves being in nature and wants to reduce wasteful consumption that uses up our natural resources. With a Master in Environment & Resource Management she now discovered how Yoga could guide individuals towards a more sustainable lifestyle.

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.