Anna Dahinden grew up in Zug, and she has been practising Iyengar Yoga since 2014. Through the daily practise of Iyengar Yoga she has discovered a passion for which she has been longing since her childhood. Since 2017, Anna has been doing her Iyengar Yoga teacher training at the Iyengar Yoga Institute Berlin. When she is not practising Iyengar Yoga, Anna is studying for her master’s degree about religions and cultures at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Anna is teaching under the supervision of Ivan.
Anzhelika Florek has been practising Iyengar Yoga since 2003. From 2009 to 2011 she completed the teacher training with Elena Oulbasbaeva in Moskow. In February 2013, she studied at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) in Pune. Anzhelika has studied journalism and works full-time as a yoga teacher.
Ivan Herger has been practicing Iyengar Yoga since 1996. Between 1998 and 2001 he has successfully passed the three-year Iyengar Yoga teacher training at BKS Iyengar Yoga Institute Amsterdam, taught by Clé Souren, Nanda Peek, Charles Hond and Annemieke Post. Ivan has been teaching Iyengar Yoga since 2001, and has set up Iyengar Yoga Zug in 2009. Originally, he studied theoretical physics (in Basel/Switzerland, St. Petersburg/Russia, PhD in Utrecht/Netherlands), and he has worked in the financial industry for many years. In the summer of 2015, Ivan has decided to concentrate fully on practising and teaching yoga. Ivan is also currently the president of the board of the Swiss Iyengar Yoga Association.
Joerg Trinkler came into contact with Iyengar Yoga in 2012, and he attend the Iyengar yoga teacher training with Wilfrid Schichl in Bern, graduating in 2015. He likes Iyengar Yoga as a “meditation in action” and as path for a conscious and harmonic way of life. Joerg is also a passionate musician and he currently studies at the University of Teacher Education in Lucerne.
Marcela Arias has been practising yoga since 2007. Born in Colombia, Marcela started doing yoga in Mexico, and has then completed a 2-year hatha yoga teacher training at the Academia Chilean de Yoga in Santiago de Chile. Marcela has been practising Iyengar Yoga since 2014, and she is currently finishing her Iyengar Yoga teacher training with Wilfrid Schichl in Bern. Marcela’s original profession is fashion and graphic designer.