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Lindy Briginshaw

With a background in community development and capacity building her focus has always been on developing and nurturing the individual and contributing to a healthy and thriving community.  

Yoga, daily meditation, healthy lifestyle and maintaining balance and clarity through energy alignment and chakra-work is primary for her personal wellbeing.  


Having practiced yoga for 20+ years, with 200hr Teacher Training from The Shala, and 300hr with The Wellness Connection, and CEP courses in Hot 26 and Aerial Yoga she has built a solid yoga foundation. She has combined this with Reiki I, II and III, a 2-year energy healing certificate from The School of Intuition & Healing and training in soul planning, individual and group facilitation techniques, gender reconciliation and diversity training she integrates meditation, Tibetan sound bowls, chakra-work and energy healing into her practices.

As founder and owner of Ananda Sanctuary she also  manages the studio.

Teaching Qualifications


  • 300hr YTT with The Wellness Connection

  • 200hr YTT with The Shala

  • 30hr Aerial Yoga Training with HoHM 

  • 40hr Hot 26 

  • 80hr Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing Bowls Teacher Training with The Lightwork Experience

  • Lightwork Priest*ess Foundations Course with Za Rah Kumara

  • 30hr Trauma Informed Facilitator Training with Legacy Motion

  • Reiki Shoden I, II & III

  • Energy Healing with School of Intuition & Healing

  • BA Honours Community Development

  • Facilitation and Mediation with UCT

  • Gender Reconciliation with Satyanga Institute

Teaching Disciplines

  • Hatha

  • Vinyasa

  • Hot 26

  • Aerial

  • Trauma Informed Facillitation

  • Meditation

  • Sound Bowls

  • Energy Healing and Reiki

Passions and favourite places

Quality time with family and friends, meditation, being in nature, reading, travel.

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