Spreading the vibe of #playingoutdoors

All the teachers that offer outdoor classes are in a way ambassador of Buiten-Yoga. Together we are a community to inspire people to discover The Netherlands with a yogamat. And in this way, to connect with eachother, themselves and nature.

With our shared enthusiasm about practising yoga outdoors, we can spread the 'outdoor-virus' even better. In short, by working together we can bring more people into nature and yoga. This is also where our ambassadors join in to help out with! 

Our ambassadors loves to be engaged with enthusiastic ambassadors. Our ambassadors are hosting and teaching at our outdoor events and regularly feeding us with content by writing blogs or sharing other cool outdoor activities. They live and love and help us to grow a bigger audience. 


Nico Kruis 

Nico Kruis

In 2016 Nico founded his yoga studio Flow of Yoga in Castricum. Next to the regular yoga classes he loves to take the mats outdoor into the beautiful area of the studio. Castricum has a wide variation of dunes and forests. Flow of Yoga is easy reached; situated on the backside of the train station. Behind the studio you will walk straight into the forest and fairy tale scenery of dunes!  

Rhea Stiekema 

Rhea Stiekema

From the beginning of the platform Rhea is with Being outdoors runs through her veins: skiing classes in Switzerland, silent walks in nature, slack lining and wonderful outdoor (flow) yoga - Rhea is the best to guide you! She is often teaching at yoga studio Vin-Von, which also offers weekly outdoor classes in July & August in Nieuwegein & Bloemendaal aan Zee. Read more on Rhea at her  website.

Maartje Derksen

Maartje Derksen

Master in Happiness. Learn how to master your own happiness. Maartje will show you the way in easy steps. She blended the best parts of positive psychology, mind-set training and personal development in one course; The Master class in Happiness. It is a fun and accessible practical 2-day course. You will get tools, tips, mind-set teachings and coaching. After these two days you will experience structurally more influence on your life, more overview, more happiness, more confidence and joy.

Besides the master classes she also offers 1-on-1 outdoor coaching.  Happy mind + Happy body = Happy Life. 

Wilma Werkheim 

The last 10 years Wilma is working as a yoga teacher, personal trainer and coach. She loves to play and spends most of her time outdoors, even in wintertime! Wilma loved to play outdoor as a kid and still loves it in her adult life; this play-element has drained through all her classes and coach sessions! Read more about Wilma in this interview on our Buiten-Yoga blog.



Irene Vos 

Irene VosIn summertime yoga teacher Irene Vos is hosting outdoor-yoga classes at nature campsite ‘de Lemeler Esch’. Not to miss at the same campsite: the 21st of July Yoga Camp 2018 starts - 7 days in a row of wonderful yoga, nature and delicious food! 

Another one not to miss: Irene launches an online Critical Alignment program where she teaches you the basic principles of Critical Alignment. 

 Belle Jansen

Belle Jansen

Yoga has transformed Belle into a much healthier, stronger and happier person. Practicing yoga keeps her grounded and sane despite the busy life she leads. Yoga brings Leela (Sanskrit for playfulness, pleasure) into daily life. Not taking yourself too seriously and having a feeling of freedom and playfulness will make it possible for you to release a lot of tension.

In 2015, Belle completed a yoga teacher training in Thailand. After having taught  in various locations in Southeast Asia and New Zealand for two years, she has settled back in Amsterdam now. In addition to her group lessons at different studios, Belle also provides yoga at the office in Amsterdam with her company Leela Yoga

Anne Kluit

Anne has been dancing since she was a young child. Her dancing career ended sooner then expected so she explored for new ways of movement. During long travelling she decided to attend an Ashtanga vinyasa yoga teacher training in Bali and everything fell in its place. Anne followed her heart; for the love she moved to Castricum and devotes her life now completely to her passion for yoga. Anne is regularly seen in front of the classes at Flow of Yoga where she teaches different styles of yoga. In summertime Anne is teaching her wednesday evening classes outdoors. 

Alle van der Wal

Alle is a yoga teacher and surfer. Yoga and surfing are his passions for life. When he became 25 years old he left The Netherlands with his steady job to focus completely on yoga and surfing in France. Back in The Netherlands he combines his knowledge as a social worker with his passion and life experience from yoga and surfing. He guides and stimulates people to search for their passion. In summertime Alle is teaching outdoor yoga on Wednesday evening and Sunday morning in Zandvoort. Read on his website more about Alle.  

Biddy Messchaert

Biddy started yoga on recommendation of her physiotherapist. She instantly fell in love! The love grew fast and she felt like sharing this love! Biddy uses the yoga to find something on the mat to feel good about (yourself). She believes that there is always something positive or nice to find, no matter how you feel. 

Biddy teaches in the area of Delft and The Hague. Every Saturday she is to be found on the ‘Pier in Scheveningen’ where the weekend starts with a Slow Flow class. Hearing the sounds of the sea beneath you and the sun on your face. Next to this she also teaches donation-based events in the area of Scheveningen. Salt Market & Summer of Love are events where to find her. 

Ingrid van Gestel

Since 2017 is Ingrid involved with Buiten-Yoga. The last 2 years she was opening the outdoor yoga season with us. In summertime Ingrid teaches on the Southbeach of Zandvoort and in wintertime she organizes yoga & ski holidays. A real outdoor person! Besides teaching yoga she also teaches introductions to capoeira and even combines this with a yoga class! 

Morene Dekker

Morene Dekker

Morene is originally freelance journalist & PR lady. In 2011 she founded M&M Stand Up Paddling in Amsterdam after being infected with the SUP virus. She was the first one to open a SUP school in the Netherlands. People from Amsterdam and all over Holland came to M&M SUP Amsterdam to try this fun new board sport. Since 2013 they also offer weekly SUP yoga classes (all levels).  Quality is key, so they only work with the best qualified instructors from beginner to advanced courses and this summer also pilates will be added to the schedule. The location is just outside the busy city of Amsterdam on the beach of Blijburg, easy to reach by car of public transport. Starting from the beach and paddling into the green nature with its sounds or meditative silence. 

Kelly Post

Kelly Post Vlinderhof yoga

Kelly is teaching with joy on a beautiful outdoor location the Vlinderhof in Maximaparc in Leidsche Rijn. The sunset is making this class and place extra special every time again. That’s why the times of the class shift along with the sunset. Look for her classes here.

Kelly: "Yoga means to me balance in life. It is always there and will offer you what you need in that moment of time: Energy, comfort or rest. I am grateful that I found my passion and being able to share with others and especially to do this outdoors in nature!” 

Follow Kelly on or facebook @Yogatijd. Next to the outdoor classes she also teaches at Yoga Point Leidsche Rijn.

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