Josie Sykes • Amsterdam

Josie Sykes is a Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga instructor at the popular Svaha Yoga Studio in Amsterdam. As a teacher of the Feldenkrais Method (the powerful approach to improving life with gentle and mindful movements), Josie has a superb understanding of somatics and healthy postural alignments that energizes her students no matter their yoga level or their physical abilities. Introduced to pranayama breathing by her mother at the age of five, both breathing and meditation are featured strongly in her practice. When Josie isn’t the lead instructor, she helps support the yoga students with helpful and loving assists. She has been a guest teacher for Exotic Yoga Retreats for over a decade, and you can learn more about Josie at