Tanja Mickwitz

Tanja is a soul guide and mentor, storyteller and priestess, yoga teacher trainer and JourneyDance facilitator. She has nearly two decades worth of experience teaching and holding space for transformative practices. Known for her authentic voice, loving presence and speaking from the heart Tanja holds a sacred container for welcoming ourselves into wholeness. In her capacity as a mentor she weaves astrological wisdom and shadow work with intuitive guidance to offer a deep and rich container for soul growth and alignment.

Tanja’s yoga classes serve as an inspiration and support for life, with asana as the playground and metaphor. Tanja creates a nurturing space for exploration of the internal landscape and inner growth whilst challenging the physical edge with a safely led dynamic practice based on Hatha Vinyasa. Tanja is also an engaging storyteller using the wisdom of stories and symbolism to come into deeper understanding of ourselves and the universe.

Tanja is the first Rasa Yoga Teacher Trainer in Europe and continues to be guided and inspired by Sianna Sherman in her studies and teaching. Tanja has also studied with Para Yoga founder Yogarupa Rod Stryker since 2005 and is initiated into the SriVidya lineage by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait of the Himalayan Institute. Currently you can find Tanja teaching for her online community The Sadhana Collective in addition to guest workshops and trainings. She is also available for personal guidance and mentoring sessions. Tanja’s first book ‘Theming Skills for Yoga Teachers’ is is available as part of the Yoga Teaching Guides series for Singing Dragon. Tanja is registered E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance US and a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance UK.

On this retreat morning sessions will provide more energising Solar asana practices and flows as well as pranayama and meditation, to set you up for the day. Afternoon sessions will have a more nourishing Lunar quality and include slow flow, restorative yoga, meditation and yoga nidra (guided relaxation) as well as storytelling, yogic philosophy, chanting, contemplation and journalling practices. In this way balance of your inner Sun and Moon energies will be cultivated to restore harmony and peace within.

Tanja is experienced in catering for all levels of practitioner, from complete beginners to those with lots of yoga experience – all are welcome to practice at their own pace.