Welcome to 8PetalsYoga Shala

Find Yoga Classes that suit your needs & improve your well-being here!

Are you looking for Yoga classes that connect mind, body and soul?

8Petals Yoga Shala offers authentic Yoga classes that embrace all limbs of yoga practice, not only physical postures.

Are you curious about Yoga, but unsure where to start?

8PetalsYoga is there to offer guidance as you begin your yoga journey.

 

Do you value connection & community?

At 8PetalsYoga Shala we are all different people sharing the same path.
We come together in practice and post yoga activities such as coffees or dinners.

Are you in need of individual counseling?

Yogic counseling is an ancient art of providing individual guidance and motivation in balancing the body, mind and consciousness.

About

Meet Claire-Marie Landré

Founder of 8PetalsYoga

I am Claire, and I offer PrivateGroup Yoga classes, Workshops and Yogic Counseling. My goal is to guide and support you in building a sustainable yoga practice that honours your individuality, creativity and independence.

Let’s take your yoga practice beyond the physical asana and explore the other limbs of Yoga, such as breathing, concentration, relaxation, sound and meditation practices.
I teach in English, Dutch, Spanish and French.

Why choose 8PetalsYoga Shala?

Classes are open to ALL levels

There are different levels of practice within different techniques of practice.
For example, you could be advanced in your physical practice but a beginner in meditation. On the other hand, you could be advanced in your meditation practice but need to start a physical practice to maintain your body.
Therefore, I welcome all levels of practitioners to my classes. In a mixed-level group, there is space to learn from and inspire each other at the same time.

Lets meet!

During this 20-30 minute Zoom call we have a moment to meet and discuss any questions or doubts that you have.
No strings attached! And no cost either 😉

8Petals Yoga Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Claire was able to  bring harmony and depth to my practice and presented me a whole new world about connection, understanding,  breathing, humility and focus. She helped me discover, step by step, what it is all about, enriching my practice and life at the same time.”

– Tina

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When I started Mysore practice a few years ago, it was all about having the discipline and patience to not give up and continue practice even if it sometimes looked impossible. Claire was able to  bring harmony and depth to my practice and presented me a whole new world about connection, understanding,  breathing, humility and focus. She helped me discover, step by step, what it is all about, enriching my practice and life at the same time. She has the patience to let you open up at your own pace, without pushing, giving you the right amount of corrections, looking at the physical and explaining the deeper layers, bringing something new every time. I’m grateful to have Claire in my life as a guide and be able to share this journey with her and my fellow yoga mates.

“Claire is an amazing teacher, and a genuine person And had a lot of knowledge about yoga, the asanas and the philosophy behind the practice.”

– Irene

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I’m practising for some years with Claire and I can honestly say that I love it. We practice with a very dedicated group, with a lot of personal attention and focus on not only the Mysore Asthaga practice, but also on all eight limbs of yoga. Claire is an amazing teacher, and a genuine person And had a lot of knowledge about yoga, the asanas and the philosophy behind the practice.

Looking forward to welcome you!

“It also becomes evident how she look after each student with the utmost care and attention.I have an injured knee and thanks to her I learned to modificate some asanas in a way that made me feel safe and motivated to carry on the practice.”

– Malou

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I’m extremely grateful for having had Claire as a mentor and teacher while I lived in Amsterdam.In general, it may not be immediate the connection with the environment and the teacher when entering a shala for the first time: but at Claire’s shala I felt completely serene, comfortable and safe – and I’m sure this is a common sense to anyone who’s ever had the chance to practice there.
Claire is highly knowledgeable and likewise humble, kind and supportive. It also becomes evident how she look after each student with the utmost care and attention.I have an injured knee and thanks to her I learned to modificate some asanas in a way that made me feel safe and motivated to carry on the practice. Moreover, each class starts with a pranayana+meditation session that is not only a plus but also a much-needed addition to any ashtangi’s practice. I wish I could bring Claire to Italy with me!

” Ik heb nooit het gevoel gekregen het fout te doen, of niet goed genoeg te zijn. In al haar handelen spreekt een grote mate van professionaliteit. Ze weet het echt, ze kan het echt, ze ís het echt.”

– Lieke

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“Eind augustus ben ik begonnen met Ashtanga Yoga van Claire. En sindsdien ben ik totaal aangehaakt. En dat heeft grotendeels met Claire te maken. Als beginner van Ashtanga Yoga was ik diep onder de indruk van alle poses die mijn medecursisten maakten. Claire nodigde me uit om aan het werk te gaan. Ze hielp me bij mijn eigen les te blijven in plaats van me te vergelijken met de andere aanwezigen. En zo startte ik mijn eigen ontwikkelingsweg. Ashtanga Yoga is ongelooflijk rijk. Doordat je telkens dezelfde volgorde van poses doet, neem je je eigen zijn in de loop van de tijd veel beter waar. Deze vorm van yoga verrast je.

Dat je na een aantal bijeenkomsten opeens verder of dieper komt. Of dat je opmerkt dat je mind rustig is. Dat geeft zo’n vreugdevol gevoel. Je hebt echt het gevoel dat je groeit. Niet alleen van de buitenkant (in de mate waarin je de poses beheerst) maar juist ook aan de binnenkant groei je: hoe je steeds sterker wordt in focus, in je aandacht verleggen, je adem goed leren te gebruiken. En Claire maakt hierin wel écht het grote verschil. Ze ondersteunt je heel krachtig en duidelijk. Ze doet dat heel subtiel. Dát maakt het zo bijzonder. Je voelt je volledig aangemoedigd in je eigen groei. Ze vraagt op zo’n zachte wijze je hoofd net even meer te

liften, je knie iets verder te draaien, je ademhaling meer vanuit je rug te halen. En die minimale aanwijzingen maken zo’n groot verschil. Ik heb nooit het gevoel gekregen het fout te doen, of niet goed genoeg te zijn. In al haar handelen spreekt een grote mate van professionaliteit. Ze weet het echt, ze kan het echt, ze ís het echt.

We starten altijd met een meditatie van een half uur. Deze begeleidt Claire ook op een manier die zó uitnodigt om in te stappen. Het is een zalige start van de ashtanga yoga.

Mijn wekker staat om 06.05 uur. Met de Ashtanga Yoga van Claire in het vooruitzicht, spring ik letterlijk uit bed.

 

Lieke

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