A teacher of both Bhakti and Yoga. Sunny teaches the practises of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Pranayama (breathing exercise), meditation classes and private tuition.
She is an Advanced Certified Yoga Teacher, registered with International Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500. In addition, she is an Advanced Certified Shantiseva teacher, a Bhakti and Ashtanga teacher.
She is founder and owner of Sunny Devi Yoga classes, workshops, trainings and retreats.
Born in Seoul (South Korea), adopted by Dutch parents, Sunny started her Yoga journey with an Ashtanga practice as a young teenager in The Netherlands. Ever since that time Yoga has been her constant support through a continually evolving and changing life.
Having moved to the UK over twenty years ago, she became a student of Ian Davis with Orange Yoga.
To deepen her personal journey, Sunny became a full time student under his guidance and became a Certified Yoga teacher in December 2016. She is a registered member with International Yoga Alliance and started teaching for Orange Yoga based at the Cheltenham Pilates and Yoga Studios.
Deepening her study whilst teaching she continued practicing with her teacher Ian and and became an Advanced Certified Yoga teacher.
In February 2018, Sunny returned to her roots of Ashtanga Yoga and was introduced to her other teacher Tina Pashumati James.
Tina is a senior authorised Ashtanga Teacher and an Advanced Senior Jivamukti Yoga Teacher. To stay true to the authentic way of Ashtanga teaching Sunny deepened her knowledge of Yoga Therapy and Shantiseva practice, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually with Tina. She trained with Tina for a whole month in India and over the last three years. Under her guidance Sunny is now an Advanced Shantiseva teacher, Bhakti teacher and Ashtanga teacher with the Shantiseva Yoga Institute based in Whistler, Canada.
Sunny lives the life of Yoga, her teachings are very inclusive to all, from young Teens to the more advanced Yogis. Making it possible for everybody to be able join her classes and to support all Yoga practitioners with modifications if needed.
Her unique style includes a combination of music, mantras and physical practise teaching you how to move your body in a deliberate way, to find that connection with the breath to get that balance and grounding physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Her teachings are not about achieving the unreachable, it is all about what arises within you and work with what you’ve got to transform that into a practice which makes Yoga achievable and enjoyable!