Johanne is a certified Hatha yoga instructor registered with the Yoga Alliance at the E-RYT 200 hour level, and has been practicing for over 20 years. She completed her first teacher training in 2004. Since then, she has trained in the schools of Iyengar (in India and France) and Anusara yoga (in Indonisia, Thailand and Canada). Her teaching approach is alignment-based and heart centered. Johanne is also a certified SUP yoga teacher. She loves to share her passions with her guests through hosting wellness retreats. Johanne has taught yoga in Asia, Europe, North America, Central America, and now offers retreats in the Peruvian rainforest.
Johanne fell in love with the natural beauty of Tambo Ilusión on her first visit in 2011. With its owner, Armando Rodriguez, Johanne co-founded Tambo Ilusion Retreat Center and they have been hosting wellness retreats for the past 4 years.
In order to help her guests improve their health and lifestyle, Johanne trained to become an Eating Psychology and Mind-Body Nutrition coach.
It is with the intention of creating a special place to gather, practice, share, and learn yoga, as well as learning about caring for our health and the health of mother earth that Johanne started her yoga project at Tambo Ilusión.
Johanne is also known as being an excellent vegetarian cook. Johanne offers a culinary & yoga retreat in her lovely kitchen in the jungle.
While in India, Johanne was attuned to the Reiki, an energy healing technique that focuses on the use of the hands to transfer universal healing energy. Johanne offers an Initiation to Reiki level 1 retreat.
Johanne loves to share her passions and her home with her guests and invites you to come live an unforgettable experience in the Amazon with her and Tambo Ilusión's family.