Isabelle Gheldolf (Brasschaat, België, 6 september 1991).

Isabelle is a professional vinyāsa yoga teacher, authentic relating facilitator, intuitive healer and astrology reader. She organises trainings, workshops and retreats all over the world, to teach authentic yoga philosophy that the world has lost touch with. 

From the Bhagavad Gita: śhreyān swa-dharmo viguṇaḥ para-dharmāt sv-anuṣhṭhitāt
swa-dharme nidhanaṁ śhreyaḥ para-dharmo bhayāvahaḥ

It is far better to walk one’s own path (dharma) imperfectly, than the dharma of someone else, even though well-performed.

 

Education

2020

November 2020: The Yogic Breath: Pranayama in Medieval Yoga Online Course with Dr. Jason Birch. Study of primary resources and texts such as Hathapradipika about pranayama. Dr Jason Birch is a scholar and historian of yoga, a sanskritist, who specialises in the premodern literature of yoga. Via The Luminescent, the world’s leading source of Yoga research, providing original research from primary sources. 16 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits. 

August 2020:  Adell Bridges Creative Sequencing Method. Online training. 

June 2020: The True Origins Of Yoga Online Course with Christopher Hareesh Wallis (US). His degrees include a B.A. in Religion and Classics from the University of Rochester, an M.A. in Sanskrit from U.C. Berkeley, an M.Phil. in Classical Indian Religions from Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Sanskrit from U.C. Berkeley.

May 2020: Prana Vinyasa Elemental Immersion: 50H Yoga Alliance Certified teacher training by Nele Van Poucke. At Yogalovers studio, Belgium.

April 2020: Chakras Illuminated Online Course with Christopher Hareesh Wallis (US). 10 Hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits

2019

January 2019: Applied Tantric Shaivism Yoga Retreat with Christopher Hareesh Wallis (US) in Ko Phangan, Thailand. His degrees include a B.A. in Religion and Classics from the University of Rochester, an M.A. in Sanskrit from U.C. Berkeley, an M.Phil. in Classical Indian Religions from Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Sanskrit from U.C. Berkeley.

May 2019: Yoga Sūtras – Sādhana Pādaḥ Vedic Chanting Course with Shantala Sriramaiah.

March 2019: Prana Vinyasa Krama & The Art Of Sequencing: 50H Yoga Alliance Certified teacher training by Nele Van Poucke. At Yogalovers studio, Belgium.

October 2019: Prana vinyasa Mandala Immersion (30H) Yoga Alliance Certified teacher training by Nele Van Poucke. At Yogalovers studio, Belgium.

October 2019: Embodying Shakti Prana Flow – Lunar Arts Immersion for Women. 23 hours continuing education (Yoga Alliance) with Shiva Rea in Amsterdam.

2018

January 2018: started practicing Mysore Ashtanga Yoga with Mati Guerra (KPJAYI authorized level 2 Ashtanga Yoga Renaca). 3 months.

February 2018: Sanskrit BelgiumVedic Chanting course with Shantala Sriramaiah. Introduction, Vedic Melody, Sarasvatī-prārthan, Medha, gayatri mantras,

April 2018: Mysore Ashtanga Yoga with Gabriel Azoulay (USA) for 3 months.

May 2018: Kino McGregor (USA) Workshop in Amsterdam: Tristana method, handstand workshop, full primary led class.

July 2018: Ecstatic Awakening Retreat with Ronja Sebastian – creator or the Ecstatic Awakening Retreat (Sweden) , Lisa Renee – master of AcroYoga & Contact Improv (Canada), Jonathan Fritzler – founder of the Mind Lab & Sacred Strategy (Hawaii),Jason W Digges & Ryel Kestano – creators of ART: Authentic Relating Training International (Boulder, USA). Ecstatic Breathwork, Ecstatic Dance, Massage, AcroYoga, Contact Improv, Authentic Relating Skills, Meditation and Quantum Flow Manifestation.

August 2018 – now: practice Mysore Ashtanga Yoga with Teune and Jenny from Ashtanga Yoga Antwerp (KPJAYI Level 2 certified)

September 2018: Energetic Bliss Mastery Level 1 with Shekina Ray (UK) (Tantric massage, Microcosmic Orbit Taoist energy cultivation technique). Certification Course

September 2018: Authentic Relating Level 1 with Jason W Digges & Ryel Kestano (USA) in London. Certification Course.

2017

January 2017: Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India – Akhanda yoga. Working mostly with the koshas en vayus.

January 2017: started with Ecstatic Dance (in Odessa (NL), Ecstatic Dance Belgium (BE), London,..) Exploring moving meditation, contact improv..

July 2017: De Gewijde Reis (NL) Womb Healing Weekend (breath work, tantric de-armouring, heart dancing guided meditation and plant ceremony).

September 2017 – June 2018: AntwerpYoga: Vinyasa Yoga 300H teacher training (Teachers: Elsie Matthijsens, Denies Dumon, Carlos Pomeda,..) + assisting in vinyasa and ashtanga classes.

September 2017 Acro Contact YogaAcroyoga 7 week beginners’ course

December 2017: Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India – Akhanda yoga. Working mostly with the koshas en vayus.

December 2017: Osho Dynamic Meditation workshop with Gita Van Rooy

2016

September 2016: practiced Swami Sivananda’s Rishikesh Yoga Series in Spain at the Raw Fruit Festival.

December 2016: Osho Dynamic Meditation workshop with Gita Van Rooy.

2013

April 2013: 3-Day Vedic Transcendental Meditation workshop with Eddie Vero from Berlin in Aarhus, Denmark.

Academic experience:

University Of Antwerp – M.A Political Science 2013-2015

Major in InternationalEuropean and comparative Politics. Electives include European Negotiations Seminar, content analysis, interest groups, representation and public opinion and the EU as a political system.

Skidmore College, USA – European Union politics, March 2015

The Danish School of Media and Journalism in Denmark – Journalism, World Politics and Multimedia January 2013 – June 2013

AP Hogeschool Antwerpen – B.A Print Journalism 2010-2013