A native of San Diego, California, Brooke Marais is a qualified Yoga Instructor trained by Simon Low, Principal Teacher of The Yoga Academy in the UK, accredited by both the British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance (US/International). Brooke is a Founding Teacher of London's Glow Yoga studio, as well as Level II Reiki Practitioner, Stott Pilates-Trained and Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)-Certified Golf Fitness Instructor. She is particularly inspired by the work of TKV Desikachar ('Viniyoga'/KYM), K. Pattabhi Jois (Ashtanga Vinyasa), and Joseph Pilates.
Integrating her keen interest in human anatomy and biomechanics, and past experience as a competitive athlete and dancer, Brooke's Dynamic and Gentle Yoga classes are fun as well as safe! All classes include modifications or advancements, pranayama (breathwork) and relaxation, as appropriate for each student's needs.
It is one of Brooke's greatest intentions to help others realise healthier, more balanced lives through her healing and teaching. She often works in conjunction with her sports physiotherapist husband, Marnus, who rehabilitates world-class athletes.