Our Teachers

Meet our teachers who will guide you in your own personal Yoga journey

Estelle Strydom


Estelle has been practicing Yoga for 8 years, including Hatha, Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga styles. She has been teaching at Potch Yoga for 3 years.


Estelle completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course in 2017 with Trifocus Fitness Academy, and a 200 hour Teacher Training Course in India accredited with the International Yoga Alliance. She also completed a Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training course with Bliss Baby Yoga in 2019.

Janelize van der Merwe


Janelize is a senior lecturer at the School of Music at the North West University. She has experience with different Yoga styles from all over the world and has been teaching Yoga classes at Potch Yoga since 2018. 


Janelize is currently completing her Teacher Training course.  

Chakira Pelser


Chakira is a third year B.Sc microbiology student at the North West University. She started practicing Yoga in her first year and appreciates how it has benefited her life physically and mentally. 

Chakira is currently teaching Beginner's Yoga classes and completing her teacher training. Her favourite part of yoga is to see improvement and growth, in herself as well as in others practicing with her.   

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