OUR AMAZING TEAM

We are here to support you in your Retreat experience. Putting all our hearts & talents, so you can OVERJOY yourself!

Lion

Lion is teaching original Rasta yoga style, fusing Hatha & Kundalini yoga with a deep understanding of spirituality & breath control. In his teaching, he is very intuitive & listens to the needs of students.

He practices yoga over a decade & has RTY certification with Yoga Alliance.

Between his specializations is as well yoga for singers & performing artists.

 

Yoga Teacher

Ramjas

Ramjas traveled the world for 10 years, searching for natural wisdom, healers, shamans, gurus, searching for the answers, learning about nutrition and healthy living, eating and experiencing all that in her own skin, practicing & learning & teaching YOGA. Ramjas has over decade of experience teaching yoga and various RTY certifications.

Ramjas learn on her travels from gurus in India the secrets of Hatha Yoga and Pranayama & Meditation, In Costa Rica secrets of Kundalini yoga and nutrition, In Czech secrets of Tantra Yoga & Mohenzodaro woman yoga, Yin Yoga from American Yogis, and was influenced by great masters of Yoga that have been curing all types of illnesses of modern society with art of Yoga, natural healers using herbs and gurus using the power of the mind... 

Yoga & Meditation Teacher & Workshop Teacher & Nutrition adviser

Mr. Richard

Mr. Richard is our fantastic chef. He will fill you with joy from inside out. He prepares fantastic and nutritious meals to nurture your body & soul. Probably the Yummiest Vegan variation of Jamaican cuisine, you have ever tried!!!

Any dietary adjustment or restriction, he can surely make it work!

Chef & Nutritionist

Andreen

Andreen will greet you with a smile & ensure that from the start to the end your experience will be the Best!

She takes care of all guests with love and ensures every need is fulfilled.

Is there anything you need, just ask and she will solve it :)

Guest Care & Receptionist

Tracy

Tracy is a lovely native Jamaican woman with a big heart. She is available to discuss anything concerning your comfortability & safety. She makes sure all runs smooth & irie!

Staff & Housekeeping Supervisor

Tego

Tego is our amazing Handyman, He has so many skills! He takes care of our beautiful garden and of the maintenance of the facilities. He guards on the gate & makes sure that you are safe & well protected.

 

Gate keeper & Maintenance & Gardener

Althea

Althea is our lovely housekeeper, always with a big smile & happy to assist your needs. She is available to your needs connected to housekeeping & she make sure that the place is nice & clean

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SPECIAL GUEST TEACHERS

Amazing Yogis & Spiritual Gurus & Shamans are visiting Go Natural Jamaica to share their wisdom & healing techniques with You. They are bringing different approach & techniques to enrich Your Retreat experience!

 

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May - June 2019

Marie - Jade Morneau

Marie-Jade Morneau is a 500 hour certified yoga instructor, professional photographer and world traveler from Montréal, Canada. 

Her yoga journey started when she was 16 years old. 3 years later, more passionated than ever by this art of living, she traveled to India for the first time alone to complete a first training in the World's capital of yoga; Rishikesh, becoming a certified yoga teacher at 19 years old. 

She believes her personal legend, the reason why she is on Earth, is to inspire people. To inspire people to follow their dreams, to live every moment to the fullest and to stay true to themselves."

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April - May 2019

Victoria Bourke

Victoria has been practicing yoga since 2008 in India, where She resides, teaches . She completed her yoga teacher training with Bharath Shetty at the Ananda Yoga India Institute in Mysore and has been teaching traditional Hatha Yoga since. She is also an ashtanga practitioner, under G. Pescoli, which brings in a strong element of alignment and awareness of breath into her classes.'In my experience the body is a temple and the mind a tool. If the temple is passive and peaceful, inviting and strong, then the mind is quiet and obedient'.

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March - April 2019

Anita Thomas

Anita is our Latvian-Canadian RYT200 yoga instructor specializing in the rejuvenation of the mind, body, and spirit.

She has certifications in yin yoga, yoga for runners, and PNF stretching to increase flexibility. “My Life is Art” meditation/life coaching studies have helped her bring her students to new levels of health and happiness. Her motto is “Be Golden” 

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February - March 2019

Clo Sterling

Motivated, intuitive and caring yoga instructor with a background in gymnastics and dance, who after years in a demanding desk-bound job and suffering from back pain and stress-related conditions, was inspired to take advanced training in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Rocket, Yin yoga, Acupressure and Reiki. Clo's teaching style is about breath, movement, balance and meditation. She loves to inspire people from all backgrounds to live their best life, to improve wellness and to commit to long-term health.

November 2018 - February 2019

Omkari & Vasu

Omkari and Vasu are traveling yoga teachers. They spent years exploring ancient knowledge of body and mind,  learning from the yoga ashrams and gurus of  India, Buddhist monks of Nepal, vipassana teachers of  Myanmar and healers of  Bali, Indonesia. Their yoga teachings base on traditional hatha yoga style which allowed everyone to get body, mind and spiritual benefits.  They love art and use it in their spiritual practice as the wheel to turn emotions into devotion,  open the heart to the new beginning and universal love! 

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August- November 2018

Clo Sterling

Motivated, intuitive and caring yoga instructor with a background in gymnastics and dance, who after years in a demanding desk-bound job and suffering from back pain and stress-related conditions, was inspired to take advanced training in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Rocket, Yin yoga, Acupressure and Reiki. Clo's teaching style is about breath, movement, balance and meditation. She loves to inspire people from all backgrounds to live their best life, to improve wellness and to commit to long-term health.

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May 2018

Alexandra Stein

Alexandra is from South Africa. She is a qualified personal trainer, lifestyle coach, and provides nutritional guides. Her yoga journey started about 5 years ago when she completed her Hatha YTT in South Africa and then followed to complete her Vinyasa & Ashtanga YTT in Goa, India. Her passion is people, and helping and guiding students to a healthier body, mind & spirit. Her greatest passion is using yoga, excercise, healthy food, meditation, nature and breath to heal from the inside out.

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March - April 2018

Sofia

Sofie is passionate to facilitate a space for you to experience your utmost connection with LIFE!"

For the last 10 years she has been sharing a wonderful combination of Yin & Yang Yoga, Breathwork,  Individual and Partner Meditations, Dance Therapy and Massage Techniques in Classes, Workshops, Retreats and Teacher trainings (E-RYT 500) all over the world; with everybody: children, teenagers, adults, elderly people. She has a big heart for community yoga, she was teaching in a prison in Peru, a shelter for the woman in Nepal and an ecological building project in Bali. 

November 2017 - February 2018

Yogi Mokshanand

Yogi Mokshanand who is real Guru and Yoga Avatar, is the only person on the planet today knowing the sacred 9000 years old yoga. He cures himself cancer with yoga and while living in India for 22 years he had his own ashram and heal persons from various illnesses. It is believed that when he bless a person, his blessing has a great power and bring a  lot of goodness into one's life.We are honored to have Yogi Mokshanand visiting Go Natural Jamaica for limited time and for this special occasion he agreed to teach 1 person per day (usually he rarely take students)

October - February with Omkari and Vasu  

Omkari and Vasu are traveling yoga teachers. They spent years exploring ancient knowledge of body and mind,  learning from the yoga ashrams and gurus of  India, Buddhist monks of Nepal, vipassana teachers of  Myanmar and healers of  Bali, Indonesia. Their yoga teachings base on traditional hatha yoga style which allowed everyone to get body, mind and spiritual benefits.  They love art and use it in their spiritual practice as the wheel to turn emotions into devotion,  open the heart to the new beginning and universal  love! 

(September with Nativenowhere (Tristan Young)

Tristan is a world traveler & healer. He absolved classical Yoga training in India & base his classes on classical Hatha asanas with profound connection with chakras. His healing techniques are instant and based upon where the individual is at in their life's process. His knowledge & approach is personalized to the specific needs of each student. 1 to 1 sessions available during whole September

June & July with Mandisa Reid 

Mandisa is experienced Yoga teacher & Master Massage therapist. She went to India where she studied Ayurveda and completed her Advanced Yoga Teacher Training. This changed her to the core on so many levels. She recognized that the answers to living the life we were all meant to live were hidden in ancient medicinal systems. After that, she traveled to the Amazon of Peru to learn about the traditional medicines used in most pharmaceutical medicines. Mandisa now seeks to combine hidden ancient wisdom with modern scientific approaches to achieve holistic health for herself and others. She believes that if people are in balance the world will be in balance too.   

March & April 2017 with Kim Montgomery

Kim is a passionate traveler who studied Yoga and Yoga Sciences in India and Tibet.

She attained her first Certification at Sivananda School of Yoga, Neyyar Dam, India.

She then studied Astanga Yoga under Pattabi Jois in Mysore, attained a certification in Yoga Therapy at Vivekananda Kendra, in Bangalore, took courses in Yoga Nidra, Vipassana Meditation and Pranic Healing.

In addition, Kim is a certified Hypnotist and practicing Medicine Woman.

Kim as few decades of teaching experience & can teach most Yoga styles you can name.

 Kim diligently continues to do ‘The Great Work’, and is committed not only to continuing her own expansion, but also in assisting others to find the motivation to grow through action. Kim believes ‘when we remember what we know, we understand deeply that we are Supreme Beings and that our capacity is limitless’.

February & March 2017 with Kassandra Kernisan

Kassandra is a certified Naturopath, Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor (CYT-RYT 200) and Entrepreneur who has had a strong love, passion and respect for Holistic Wellness for over a decade and has over 7 years of personal research and professional experience in the Natural Health field. Her ultimate mission is to promote health empowerment. She holds a Naturopath Certification from the Alternative Medicine College of Canada and a RYT200 certification from the Yoga Skills School of Kemetic Yoga. She is the founder of Studio Alkemy Yoga & Wellness, Canada’s 1 st Kemetic Yoga studio and Pure Violet Natural Cosmetics, aline of 100% natural, herb-infused skin and hair-care, aromatherapy products and healing herb teas.

December 2016 & January & February 2017 with Lisa Tai

 Lisa is a practitioner of yoga since 2001. She is passionate about helping others, especially with relaxation and self-care. Guided by the Buddhist principle of Metta (loving-kindness), she creates a supportive and safe environment in which to explore and grow. She sees yoga asana as a vehicle for mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual transformation. Lisa teaches various Yoga styles (Hatha, Flow, Yin, Restorative) & is Thai Massage Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist, Holistic Esthetician, and Reiki Practitioner. A hands-on teacher who believes in the healing power of therapeutic touch & brings elements of thai massage into her classes. 

September & October 2016 with Sinduja

Sinduja has been trained in the Bihar School of Yoga. As a teacher, she is patient, caring and sensitive to the needs of the students.

She likes working with co-travelers, rather than students and loves to help them feel better in their own space. Challenging them at a time, she helps work through physical, mental, emotional issues with ease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 2016 with Nayobi Perdomo  

Nayobi style is fusion of vinyasa, meditation and restorative with focus on detoxification. influenced by her own practice, her teaching is dynamic, energetic and steady. The base of classes is a focus on breath, while leading students through a series of poses. The sequence and intensity of the class vary in accordance with students’ experience, energy and prowess. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 2016 with Janelle Oswald

Tap into your Natural Brilliance, Inner Power and Strength - Balance Male & Female energy to start the beginning of spring stress-free. 
Rejuvenate your mind, build your core and open your chakras practicing a fusion of Hatha and Kemetic (ancient African) postures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February to July 2016 with Jolien Dieleman  

Jolien started practicing yoga over a decade ago, looking for a way to relieve back and shoulder pain. She quickly noticed the tremendous benefits yoga has to offer; a lot less pain, improved posture, a wider range of motion and a more peaceful sense of self. Intrigued by the philosophy behind yoga she went to India in 2011 to deepen her practice. She feels yoga has enriched her life in so many ways, that she is committed to sharing it with as many people as possible.

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2016 with Julianne Jonnes

With a 200-hour RYT certification in Forrest-Inspired Vinyasa, she teaches from her experience & focusing on the needs of student.

Her style of teaching reflects personal practice --with compassion, honesty, playfulness, and a deep sense of calm. From practicing Ashtanga, Bikram, Iyengar, Hatha, Forrest, and Dharma yoga, classes integrate principles from each of these with a core focus of getting students to connect to their breath, become more intelligent in their bodies, and to work in a healing yet strengthening way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2015 with Desiree Crosmann

Desiree is a certified teacher under Yoga Alliance, a Joga instructor, ITM Thai massage teacher. She obtained her yoga certifications in the US and in India, has taught Hatha from beginners, intermediate to dynamic, as well as Vinyasa, Yin, JOGA, conditioning skills and drills, and pranayama. Desiree enjoys teaching fundamentals as she feels it is important for people to learn the foundation first in order to progress further in their practice. For more information, check out www.travelingyoginista.com

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