Karianne Kraaijestein (1971) born in South-Korea and raised in the Netherlands is known for her passion, curiosity, creativity and her ability to enable people in reaching their full potentialities. She will take you into the world of meditation, mindful movement and wisdom in a way that makes it meaningful in your day-to-day hectic modern life.
Her practice is inspired by the yoga and philosophy teachings of Richard Freeman, the mindfulness meditations trainings of Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach and the Asthanga Vinyasa and Yin Yoga system. Her enquiry into the true self is reflected in her studies of and love for the Bhagavad Gita, Buddhism, Patanjali, Sufism and western classics and poetry.
Karianne has been practicing since 2000 and is a certified Yoga Alliance teacher, a member of IMTA (International Mindfulness Teachers Association) and the founder of YogaFest. She also worked 25 years in marketing communication of which 13 years running her own agency.