Anouk prop & Manuel molina de la Torre

October 21st - October 28th 2017 | Samahita Retreat Thailand

In this retreat we will indulge you in the world of holistic healing, with pranayama, asana, healing modalities like reiki and somatic experiencing, chakra balancing, family constellations, nutrition & food and more. Join us for a wonderful week of healing in paradise! For more info and booking:

REjuvenate & Flow RETREAT

Anouk prop & Gillian breetzke 

April 7th - April 14th | Samahita Retreat Thailand

Join Anouk Prop and Gillian Breetzke for their REJUVENATE AND FLOW RETREAT! A refreshing chance to take some time out of your busy schedule and create the space to unwind in a natural, nurturing environment around the celebrations of Songkran Festival, the Thai New Year. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to rejuvenate your soul and find your inner flow! For more info and booking:

YOgaplace intensive teacher Training RYT200

manon simonis & Anouk prop

January 6th - June 14th 2018 | Wijlre, the Netherlands 

Are you thinking of becoming a yoga teacher? The Yogaplace Intensive Teacher Training (RYT 200) is unique with three residential training weeks, a holistic approach, location and quality! For more info and booking: Yogaplace Teacher Training 2018

MINDfulness based yoga in recovery - Workshop by Anouk Prop

8th international conference on addictive disorders and alcoholism

May 17th - May 18th 2018 | Singapore


Nowadays there are many programs available to treat addiction and substance abuse. An increasing number is focusing on a more holistic approach, encompassing a variety of methods and tools to help achieve, maintain, and enhance recovery. Yoga as a complementary health practice is increasingly being used in substance abuse treatment programs and throughout recovery to help prevent relapse, reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings, and provide a healthy outlet to cope with potential triggers and daily life stressors. Yoga has been used for thousands of years as a means of promoting physical, mental and spiritual health and is seen as a very beneficial coping tool in recovery. The physical benefits support increasing strength, flexibility and dealing with withdrawal pains. Breathing exercises, gentle motions and a mindfulness-based approach reduces stress, cravings and treats any psychological distress or trauma. The improved circulation lowers blood pressure and increases oxygen flow to the brain that has a mood altering effect on the accompanying depression in recovery. Self-awareness and self-discipline is enhanced through the practice of yoga and its full on exposure therapy nature. Moreover, the origins of yoga are believed to have existed before many other belief systems were born, which provides a solid foundation for a connection with a higher power that has proven to be the crucial step in 12 step recovery programs. In addition, mindfulness based yoga focuses on the principles of acceptance and compassion that are key principles in recovery.  In this session, best practices methods of mindfulness-based yoga as a tool in recovery are demonstrated in combination with an overview of its benefits and implications for practice.

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