Vanille Siméonmaitrimovement@gmail.com |
Vanille Siméon, founder of The Maitri Movement, is a E-RYT Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher. Passionate about body and mind connection and movement therapy, she took her first certification in Vinyasa Power Yoga. Along the years, she completed her training with numerous continuing education programs including a life changing Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Biff Mithoefer, various spiritual retreats in the Buddhist tradition and trained in diverse massage techniques and functional movement. Certified Partner Acrobatics (this practice is also largely known as Acroyoga), she is always looking for more explorations and ways to play with the body to empower hearts and minds.
With more than 1,500 hours teaching experience worldwide and hundreds of students over the years, she has explored many different ways of teaching in different contexts. From a Yoga & Meditation Center in Cambodia, an Ecolodge in the Maldives, to Yoga Festivals and various Yoga studios in Denmark or in France, she has developed and gathered a vast repertoire of tools to suit all levels and backgrounds.
Newly relocated in Portugal, Vanille was born in France. After nearly two decades of traveling the world, she is also fluent in English and Spanish (Portuguese on the go).