Marlize Joubert Sturman is a native of Pretoria, South Africa, an area located near Johannesburg.
Marlize spent many years traveling and exploring the world, and in turn gathered a wealth of wisdom and knowledge that allows her to combine these experiences with the many forms of yoga and healing arts that she now shares with the world community.
Her travels have brought her into contact with a variety of intuitive teachers and mentors that have shared with her their wisdom and techniques in Vinyasa, Iyengar, Pranayam, Ashtanga yoga practices – as well as – Thai Yoga Massage, Ayurveda and Qi Gong. Her teachers include: Lisal Walford, Saul David Raye, Matthew Reyes, Vinnie Marino, Erich Schiffman, Jasimine Lieb, Hala Khouri, Annie Carpenter, Shiva Rea, and Steven Espinosa. Marlize continues her journey as a student of healing arts and considers herself a lifelong student due to her life outlook that there is no limit to knowledge and understanding.
Marlize is a highly qualified guide for her students as they discover her love for yoga and the healing arts. Classes are grounding and creative, encouraging the beauty of the flow and graceful transitions of yoga. Marlize is a gifted guide for students of all ages, from the very young to those in their golden years, to include mothers-to-be. Her classes include students of all experience levels from beginner to advanced emphasizing the physical, important mental and spiritual cleansing, and grounding aspects of yoga practice and understanding as a healing art.