Corc Yoga Retreat Partner Johanna Hellinger


Johanna is a passionate Yogi and Surfer. She is a registered and experienced Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance International and has been teaching Yoga full-time in Portugal and France since 2015. Currently she teaches Hatha flow, Yin Yoga, and Yin&Yang Yoga at Little Yoga Space Lisboa, Lisbon Yoga institute and with Rooftop Yoga Lisboa. She also organizes Laughter Yoga sessions, 5 Elements Yin/Yang Yoga workshops and Yoga and Surf days around Lisbon's beaches. Johanna started her Yoga journey in 2005 to find mental balance and help with back pain from her office job. She experimented with different Yoga styles and methods until her travels brought her to India where she undertook her first Yoga teacher training in 2015. In 2018 Johanna continued her Yoga training in South Goa, India with Trimurti Yoga School based on 5 Elements Yoga, Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Through Yoga Johanna found a passion for Anatomy and working holistically to release tension in the physical, mental and energetic body. In Lisbon she trained with Hadadi School of Thai Massage and has been working as a Thai Yoga Massage Therapist since 2015. Johanna is member of the project Rooftop Yoga Lisboa that organizes yoga classes in the beautiful parks and on Rooftops with the best views of Lisbon, combined with Festivals and Brunches since 2017. In addition Johanna trained with Portugal’s Laughter Yoga ambassador Sabrina Tacconi to become a Laughter Yoga leader in 2018. Since then she organizes monthly and private Laughter Yoga sessions around Lisbon.