Team Yoga Veda

Jacquelyn Rae

Jacquelyn Rae

Co-Founder & Online Course Director

Jacky Rae specializes in Ayurvedic yoga therapy, Ayurvedic cleansing & nutrition. She serves as director of the Yoga Veda Institute, an international school of yoga and Ayurveda dedicated to promoting conscious & connected living. Jacky…

Andy Betancourt, RYT

Andy Betancourt, RYT

Co-Founder & Intensive Course Director

Andy is one of the founding directors of Yoga Veda Institute. He was born in Venezuela and has always had a strong interest for two things, traveling and understanding the meaning of life. Luckily for him they are both on the same educational path.

Kaya Mindlin, CYT, AWP

Kaya Mindlin, CYT, AWP

Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

After encountering yogic teachings in 1999, Kaya abandoned academia and launched over a decade of retreat, tutelage and formal training in Vedic tradition. An IAYT accredited Yoga Therapist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Teachers’ Teacher, she’s logged over 10,000 hours…

Mercedes Grant, RYT

Mercedes Grant, RYT

Re-framing Addiction with Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

Mercedes CA Grant is the founder of Badasana and the creator of the Re/Framing Addiction program. She holds over 500 hours of certified yoga training through Karma Teachers College, Yoga Veda, Yoga Outreach…

Laura Mcegan, RYT, PRYT

Laura Mcegan, RYT, PRYT

Conscious Kids Course Instructor

Laura, founder and director of Divine Light Yoga, started her yoga journey at the age of 15 years, with her first and most inspirational yoga teacher, her grandmother, who taught her to be humble and playful in her practice.

Dr. Abdurahaman Poilan

Dr. Abdurahaman Poilan

Yoga Veda Lead Teacher

Dr. Abdurahaman Poilan started P.V.A. Ayurvedic Multy Specialty Nursing Home at Kannur (South India) in the year 1994, which is a leading Ayurvedic treatment and training centre. An experienced Doctor, research scholar in the field of yoga therapy…

Anne Elizabeth Hermans

Anne Elizabeth Hermans

Yoga Veda Lead Teacher

Anne slowly started her yoga journey at the age of 22 in the Netherlands. While living a hectic life and working in Amsterdam’s fashion scene, yoga was the only time of balance and quietness.

Nathalie Gajdos

Nathalie Gajdos

Yoga Veda Lead Teacher

Nathalie Gajdos combines the healing aspects Ayurveda and Yoga with her strong interest in personal development and human behaviour, to offer holistic wellness services on and off the mat.

Sandra Wohlers

Sandra Wohlers

Yoga Veda Lead Teacher

Sandra started her career as an environmental scientist, but soon realized that cleaning up the environment would be an endless task if all the people helping were still sick themselves.

Laura Julia Zeller

Laura Julia Zeller

Yoga Veda Lead Teacher

Laura has experience teaching the following: Sivananda Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, and Hot Yoga…

We are Yoga Veda Institute—extended to the world for every type of learner & truth seeker. Our students come to us from every time zone, every culture and career background, every age from 18 to 89.

They have one thing in common: the motivation to take the next step in their lives.

We place student success at the heart of everything we do. Whatever your goal, we want to support your progress. With our open enrollment policy, any student with the motivation to enroll is welcome in our courses.