Originally from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ellen moved to Playa del Carmen, Mexico in 2001. In Playa del Carmen is where she did her first Yoga practice and right away felt that this was her life changing moment. She embraced the practice and science of Yoga daily and became an E-RYT with the Yoga alliance and has been, and still is, studying with many great teachers. As they say; always the student.
Ellen's uniquely designed Vinyasa Flow has become highly popular, drawing students from around the world to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, where Ellen is based. Renowned in her field for her strength and helping her students to find their own strength Ellen will challenge you in class, but not without a special focus on safety, alignment, breath and meditation. Bringing into the practice that Yoga is not only asana but a great journey to take and if you let it a way of life.
Having trained with teachers such as Baron Baptiste, Erich Schiffman, Dharma Mitra and Bryan Kest. Ellen now continues her studies with Para Yoga founder Rod Stryker who, amongst other things works in finding “ supreme accomplishment” both in yoga practice and in life.
Susana started on the path 17 years ago. Her first introduction to yoga was a Bikram Yoga class and fell in love immediately with the practice. Her path took her to get her first certification in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in Hot Yoga Flow in 2003. She has also studied under Yogi Nasser, in Petra Yoga. Her love for the practice took Susana to different cities and study with various teachers in different styles including Edward Clark, and Bryan Kest. In 2012 Susana moved to Playa del Carmen Mexico and started practicing under the tutelage of Michael Gannon at Yogaloft when the school opened. She is a certified GPVY instructor. Her love and passion for power yoga reflects in her flow giving students a deep and strong practice.
Diana started exploring different styles of yoga in 2012. An ashtanga teacher trained by Michael Gannon recommended she move to Playa del Carmen to practice with Michael at Yogaloft. Diana has since spent 2-years studying with Michael and completed his GAVY 200 Ashtanga Certification in 2016.
Diana now teaches the evening, guided ashtanga program at Yogaloft and she asisted MIchael during the GAVY 200 2017 Teachers Training.