Kundalini Yoga Teachers at Kundalini Yoga Cambodia
Sela started as a student in the Kundalini Yoga and Meditation classes at Aziza School.
Enjoying the breathing and exercises he started teaching what he learned during leadership
training weekends of the Aziza programme. Soon he became assistant and translator in the
classes at Aziza school. Enabling him to teach the techniques correctly and to know to
benefits and effect was the initial reason to start Basic-Teacher training. He has completed the
international level 1 Teacher Training and is working on the advanced level 2 Teacher Training.
Seila also gives Reiki healing.
Sela now is the coordinator of the Kundalini Yoga Cambodia program and teaches at the
Kundalini Yoga House. He is also involved in Angkor Yoga Studio teaching yoga in a different
part of Phnom Penh.
Sorita joined the Kundalini Yoga Group in July 2007 and is a certified level 1 and level 2
Kundalini Yoga and Radiant Child Yoga teacher. She teaches public and private Kundalini Yoga
and Meditation classes in Khmer and English at the Kundalini Yoga House, as well as
pregnancy and post-natal yoga and kid's classes. She conducts and supports special trainings
and outreach activities for vulnerable groups and communities. She is also trainer on the
international level 1 Teacher Certification programme and one of the lead trainers for the
She provides Reiki and art healing, counseling, and therapeutic classes to students with
specific physical and mental problems.
Sorita holds a master degree in psychology. For two years she was the coordinator of the
Kundalini Yoga Cambodia programme.
Neary started to learn Kundalini Yoga at home and took an interest in teaching pregnancy
yoga. She completed the Basic-Teacher Training and a Basic-Pregnancy Yoga class. First
assisting in teaching classes, she enrolled in the level 1 Teacher Training course. She now
teaches regular classes at the Kundalini Yoga House.
Neary is involved in outreach activities teaching at Rabbit Schooll at "the Borei", a
government institution for physically and mentally handicapped children. She also is part of
the training team for Basic Teacher Training.
the University of Health and Science. She became interested in yoga after experiencing it a
few times. The moment she started this type of exercise, she found herself more flexible,
peaceful and relaxed from the tension from her studies and everyday life challenges. She
found that yoga is not just a series of poses which work on the body only but that it also
works on the mind.
Sophal has successfully completed the introductory course for sharing yoga and meditation
in 2016. She became a yoga teacher at Kundalini Yoga Cambodia after that. She also reaches
out giving part of her free time to share her yoga and meditation experience, providing yoga
classes to the kids in a local community project, called Young Leader Centre.
For Sophal, life is hard to balance without yoga.
Sao Somaly was born in Kampot province and now is living in Phnom Penh. She runs a small
business which enables her to work at home.
the classes twice a week. After some time, she started to experience a lot of changes both
mentally and physically. Yoga helped her to understand clearly about herself, creating a
balance, improving the flexibility of her body and strengthening every muscles. Moreover,
Yoga taught her to improve her breathing habit and to calm her mind. Most importantly, she
learned to control her anger and eliminate things that are not good for her mental health.
Also she used to have a lot of difficulties falling asleep, however through yoga breathing
exercises and mediations she did overcome this struggle.
Meditation Introductory course to learn more about Yoga and Meditation and to be able to
share Kundalini Yoga. Now she is become one of the active users and instructors of Kundalini
Yoga to all the students including family, relatives and friends in her community. Finally,
Kundalini Yoga has paved her a way that let her out from the darkness toward the brightness
where she belongs.
Tonie Nooyens is a long time practitioner
in different traditions of meditation,
meditational yoga and healing. He is a
certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and one of
the lead trainers on the KRI Asia Teacher
Training Program. He travels extensively
Starting together with Hanneke iin
January 2007, Tonie has been
facilitating the Kundalini Yoga and
Meditation training program in Cambodia,
supporting outreach activities for local
communities and vulnerable groups in which yoga and meditation techniques are used for
relief of stress and trauma, as well as for communication and personal capacity training.
In addition to his support to Kundalini Yoga Cambodia, Tonie facilitates meditation and
healing, classes for persons with special needs, individual counseling and life-skills coaching.
Teachers at the Kundalini Yoga House since 2004
Yan Vannac Visiting Teachers
Sao Kanika Siri Mukta
Kim Sovannara Joan Brookbank
Chea Socheata Tien Nghia Nguyen
Anne Mari Voutilanen
Anne Giroux (Pilatus)
Ann "Hak" Sereyvathana
Marie Jose Centeno
Odette Bakker (Zumba)
Hanneke was one of the founders of
the Kundalini Yoga Cambodia programme
together with Tonie, her husband. She
was lead trainer and teacher of the core
members of the Kundalini Yoga
Cambodia team. She inspired the
outreach, Reiki, and Art Healing activities.
She passed away on 25 March 2010
after suffering a severe stroke.