• OLA, I'm Maria.

    I'm a Brussels-based Londoner, movement student and yoga teacher. My passion for movement and yoga began 15 years ago in Canada, as a complement to gymnastics, modern dance, injury prevention and physiotherapy. In 2017, I quit my London finance job to pursue my yoga dream in India. There, I found magic beyond what I had imagined. Reconnecting with my body and mind, an art I had forgotten over the years. Having had two knee surgeries, I used yoga as physiotherapy and provide modifications for injuries and adjustments for my students. My aim is to teach students to move in ways that feel good in their bodies. Beyond yoga through mobility, calisthenics and primal movement. My classes combine basic elements of ashtanga, breath-work to create a moving meditation.

     

    As a student of movement and yoga practitioner my job is not to make you make pretty shapes with your body. It’s to instill safe transitions into and out of poses, to demonstrate alignment, and guide you to use all muscles - even the forgotten ones, to distribute weight equally in both sides of the body and to use your body for what feels nice for it and its full range of motion.

     

    Qualifications:

    The BDK Academy Mixed Movement Arts (Yoga, Mobility, Calisthenics) (Miami, FL)

    65hrs RYT Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga (Sydney, AUS)

    200hrs RYT Sampoorna Yoga School (Goa, INDIA)

    The Science of Well-Being Certificate (Yale University)... and more

     

    See you in Brussels, London and beyond!

    Namaste

     

    Certified by Yoga Alliance

    "moving is more than creating pretty shapes, it is a lifelong commitment to self reflection and personal development - MS"

  • WAKE UP FLOW

    - WEEK DAYs 8:30AM CEST

    - SUNDAY ZOOM - 10AM CEST

    *donations based*

     

     

    PRENATAL & POSTNATAL MOBILITY

    Creating a mindful practice for you and baby, bringing awareness to the body, opening, making space, breathing, relaxing, stretching and strengthening, with the opportunity to meet other mamas and prepare together in a fun and complete practice.

     

     

    VINYASA FLOW AND POWER FLOW

     

    TEACHING AT BRUSSELS YOGA LOFT! IN STUDIOS AND ONLINE

    Fueled by an exciting urban music playlist, my creative flow classes help yogis push their boundaries and discover balance, strength, fun, mobility, flexibility and stillness. Using breath work and introspections, expect heart and hip openers, juicy twists, some inversions and lots of inspiration.

     

    ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

  • DAILY HOME PRACTICE

    SUSPENDED FOR SUMMER

    INCLUSIVE YOGA

    *30 mins flows

    alternate Yin/Yang*

    *Weekdays: 8:30AM CEST

    *Sundays Zoom: 10am

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    ZOOM CLASS ONLINE:

    - TUES: 7-8PM

     

    IN STUDIO TOMBERG

    (BACK IN AUGUST)

    MON: 6:15-7:15PM

    WED: 6:15-7:15PM

     

    *check website for more details

    TEACHER TRAINING BRUSSELS YOGA LOFT

    200H YTT

     

    ASHTANGA YOGA

    info@theyogaloft.be

     

    PRIVATE PRENATAL CLASS

     

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  • COVID-19 MEASURES

    STUDIO SAFETY MEASURES

    OFFERING: in studio, online and online library PASSES! BOOK YOURS TODAY!

     

    IN STUDIO CLASSES - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

     

    * Stay home if you have the slightest symptoms

    * ALWAYS book online BEFORE coming to the studio. ONLY students with a reserved spot will be allowed in.

    * Arrive at the studio 15 minutes before class.

    * Always keep 1.5meter distance from ALL others

    * Wear a face mask until you get to your mat. You can practice without a mask.

    * Bring your own mat (and any props) - Check SALE @mandukaeurope and use “mormariayoga10” 10%off

    * Come dressed for yoga. Changing rooms are closed!

    * Bring your own water bottle. Kitchen is closed!

     

    Extras:

    • Max 7 students per class in Tomberg studio
    • Deep cleaning of the studios every other day
    • Studio surfaces and contact points disinfected before + after each class
    • Organic and chemical disinfecting soaps, wipes, sprays and tissue paper available 
    • Plastic gloves available
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  • FEEDBACK

    "Happy for you guys to have Maria teaching at the studio. She is amazing :)" - Vayumudra Team

    "It's a great idea to have Adrian follow along; encouraging for us mere mortals! I enjoyed the (live) yoga session this morning! I need to get back in shape. " - Dale M.

    "Very challenging and exciting class - perfect for the weekend! Also loved the adjustment in savasana." - Carlos R.

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