Certified Yoga Teacher (RYT200) and owner of Trisanku Yoga Studio in Hartswater and Môreson Wellness Retreat near Reivilo, South Africa.
Jakes is a graduate in commerce and forestry, a professional pilot, businessman, farmer and Yoga teacher. He studied towards teacher certification with master teacher Dr Paul Jerard (E-RYT500). Jakes’ inner journey started 15 years ago, crossing amongst others the paths of meditation and yoga. He believes that wellness begins with physical, psychological and emotional health. He therefor guides his students to connect the body, mind and spirit with meditation, breath and movement, to release and discover the true inner self. His practice is founded on modern research while retaining the traditions and wisdom from yoga’s long history. Jakes has published various papers on yoga and is a registered yoga teacher (RYT200) with the International Yoga Alliance.