Belle | The founder of Leela Yoga

Yoga is much more than doing exercises on a yoga mat. It has transformed me, both physically and emotionally, into a much healthier, stronger, and happier person. It has taught me to release tension, not to overthink things or take myself too seriously, to have more fun and to enjoy a sense of freedom.

Practising yoga keeps me grounded and sane, despite the busy life I lead. Yoga makes my life feel lighter, makes me softer towards myself, and more flexible towards others. Especially after experiencing the impact of yoga on my personal life and health, I am beyond happy to share this with others.

In addition to being a yoga teacher, I am also a freelance copywriter and translator with Leela Words – a creative combination that allows me to move people, which I thoroughly enjoy.


Education & Certification
May/June 2021: Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga (60hrs) with Esther van Voorst at Yogaschool Noord
May/June 2020: Meditation and Movement with Laura Tabrizi at The Mountain Ibiza
November/December 2019: Reiki (10hrs) with Ria van Leeuwen at Mamasté
May 2018 – Yoga Nidra & Pranayama (50hrs) with Moena de Jong at De Nieuwe Yogaschool
May 2018 – Anatomy for yoga teachers (10hrs) with Manja Weijers
February 2018 –Yin Yoga and Energy (50hrs) with Alison Melvin at De Nieuwe Yogaschool
August 2016 – Yoga Makes a Difference Raja yogi course (50hrs) with Ratheesh Acharya
February 2016 – Thai Yoga massage course (30hrs) at Omsala Chiang Mai
January 2016 – Kavya Hatha Yoga immersion (30hrs) with Sarra Kaufman at Namo Chiang Mai
December 2015 – The Power of Touch; Tao of Yoga Adjustments (30hrs) with Vari Morales
November 2015 – Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher training (200hrs) with Vari Morales at All Yoga

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