Hatha & Yoga Alliance Africa with Taryn Elise Herselman

In Episode 11, I sat down with Taryn Elise Herselman to explore the style of Hatha. As the owner and lead teacher of Shakti Yoga Training centre in Johannesburg, we discuss important aspects of a Teacher Training; its inclusions as well as what to look for in a Teacher Training. Taryn Elise Herselman is the director of Yoga Alliance Africa and in this podcast, she informs us about the Alliance as well as the benefits of joining!



Taryn Elise Herselman (Ma akash) Is the director of Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre in Gauteng and Yoga Alliance International South Africa / Africa. She is a qualified yoga therapist and internationally trained yoga teacher with over 14 years of teaching experience.


Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre is where you can find balance, harmony and energy renewal amidst the hectic bustle of everyday pressures and deadlines. Relax & enjoy a small group or therapy based yoga experience in our comfortable sanctuary.

They offer weekly yoga classes as well as a variety of teacher training programs



Yoga Alliance International (YAI) is a network of dedicated, like-minded people and institutions devoted to the cause of authentic Yoga. Yoga Alliance International is based in New Delhi, India- we are recognised by the government of India

 Yoga Alliance Africa is a division of Yoga Alliance International- the certificates are issued by the head office in India. Taryn is the Director for Africa. Swami Vidyanand is the founder and Mr Chandrashekaran is the organising director.

 They are not in any way affiliated to Yoga Alliance in America. We are a 100% independent organisation represented in over 42 countries. 


Music produced by Dan Schultz https://soundcloud.com/itsdanschultz / dan@fragmentsdc.com. Vocals: Tarryn James

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