“When your happiness is dependant upon what is happening outside of you, constantly you live as a slave to the external situation.”
Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre
real yoga for real people
Small group classes
Highly qualified and passionate teachers
Teacher Training (300 and 500 level)
Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre
300 Level Hatha Teacher Training
Internationally accredited with Yoga Alliance International
Online option available for students outside of Joburg
Over 100 graduates teaching all over the world
Maximum of 12 students per group
Traditional Hatha yoga which forms the foundation for all other styles of yoga
Welcome to Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre
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.
Balance Body & Mind
Enjoy our wide range of styles- from Aerial to Yin Yoga. Our classes are designed for all levels and body types.
Healthy Daily Life
We offer monthly workshops aimed at helping you gain the most from your yoga practice. From dealing with stress to finding the right diet for your body type.
Aerial Yoga Clases
Come fly amongst the birds in our beautiful outdoor Aerial Yoga Studio. Maximum of 9 students in a class.
Learn about the benefits of meditation and join our monthly Full Moon Yin classes with Kylie Coleman.
Yoga Teacher Training
Share your love of yoga and qualify as a 300 level Hatha or 100 level Yin teacher. All our courses are internationally accredited with Yoga Alliance International
Join us on a cleansing, detoxing retreat in nature. Unwind from the stressed of daily life and deepen your yoga practice under the guidance of expert teachers
Choose Your Classes and Start Your Yoga Practice Today
6 Oak Avenue
Norscot Slopes Security Village, Fourways
084 412 6737
Hatha Yoga Classes
Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Saturdays: 8:15- 9:30am
Sundays: 9:00am – 10:15am
Aerial Yoga Classes
Monday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am – 9:30am
Wednesdays 8:00am and 6:00pm
Taryn Elise Herselman (Ma Akash Ganga)
Yoga Therapist & Studio Director
Director of Shakti Yoga Therapy Centre in Johannesburg and Yoga Alliance Africa
Taryn Elise is a Yoga Teacher and Therapist with over 14 years of experience in this field. Taryn Elise blends her wide international influences and extensive training in India, to provide a compassionate and therapeutic approach to Yoga. Also holding a MA (Masters) in Psychology, she uses her in depth knowledge of yogic techniques to support emotional health and treat stress-related conditions, making use of the many physiological and psychological benefits of Hatha, Yin and Restorative Yoga. As a teacher, she creates a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere that makes her a favourite for retreats and workshops in South Africa and abroad.
Taryn Elise graduated in 2005 at Yoga Circle, a one year Teacher Training course in South Africa, before undertaking in-depth study in India.
A student of renowned Yoga Therapist Yogacharya Vishwas Vasant Mandlik, she holds qualifications in Hatha, Transformation and Aerial Yoga Teaching. As well as a diploma in Advanced Hatha Yoga and Yoga Therapy from the Yoga Vidya Gurukul, accredited by the University of Pune, India.
She has conducted 300 level teacher trainer course for the past 9 years, with over 100 graduates teaching locally and abroad. Taryn Elise also conducts 500 level Hatha and yoga therapy courses online and at her studio in Fourways.
“Every human being is capable of living absolutely blissfully within himself. They have denied themselves this because they never looked at themselves.”
SadhguruIndian yogi and guru, mystic, and bestselling author.
If you can always smile at life, life will always smile at you.
Our life should be governed by the love for the Truth and the thirst for Light.
We must watch over our thoughts. A bad thought is the most dangerous of thieves.