Bhumi Yoga

All Levels Ashtanga Mysore Yoga Program in Groningen

Our Ashtanga Mysore Yoga program is at the heart of Bhumi Yoga’s community. Everyone is welcome. Teaching is 1-on-1 in a group, beginners friendly. Regular practice purifies mind, body and nervous system. 

You are always home.

What we offer:

We offer 1-on-1 guidance in your yoga every weekday morning before you go to work.  Everyone is welcome. More seasoned yoga students practice alongside complete beginners. Everyone is equal. We customise your yoga practice to your needs. Best and safest way to start your yoga journey.

Maxi frequently offers inspiring and well-received workshops, trainings and retreats, all to help you integrate the yoga teachings into your daily life, in a lighthearted and dogma-free way.


Yoga coaching with Maxi in Groningen

Maxi works 1-on-1 with stressed women who want to get off the rollercoaster of emotions, overwhelm and exhaustion to navigate the chaos of life from a calm and empowered inner state.

One-on-one work includes somatic coaching, therapeutic asana (yoga postures), breath regulation, Ayurveda, meditation and other modalities as may be appropriate.

The 1-on-1 work with Maxi will provide you the tools and space to cultivate more rest, clarity, ease and resilience in your life and a stronger base within yourself.


What others say about us:


I value the feeling of mental and energetic homecoming, the perfected adjustments, the consistent schedule and the clear instructions.

Ravi Soekhai

I really love the personal guidance and attention of the Mysore class. In my crazy busy life this shala brings me peace and quietness and gives me space to really be aware of my body and how it feels in my own pace. Maxi and her assisting teachers make a great team, love this place and glad I found it.

Mein Bish

The personal attention and input I receive for my practice, even when practicing in bigger groups is extraordinary.

Bert Oosting

Hi from Maxi, founder of Bhumi Yoga

Hi, I’m Maxi! For more than 20 years, I’ve studied and practised ashtanga and restorative yoga, breath work, Ayurveda, mindfulness and meditation with some of the greatest living masters. I’ve paired this work with my extensive experience and understanding of the human body, psychology and western concepts of somatic psycho-therapy to create a unique somatic coaching and yoga practice.

I know what it’s like to feel lost, imbalanced and overwhelmed by life, pushing body and mind beyond limits, gaining external achievements but lacking contentment. This was my life for many years until I started to refocus.

As a reformed (academic) perfectionist (PhD in Physiology, MSc in Exercise Science, BSc in Kinesiology, BSc in Psychology) and high performance athlete (World Champion in Rowing and Div. I athlete at OSU), recovering from eating disorder, abusing my body and my brain constantly, I had to find a  more embodied solution, a path to freedom away from physical and mental overwhelm and suffering, and I’d love to help you do the same!

I founded Bhumi Yoga in 2010 and the Nourished Life (2023) from deep wish to be a source of healing in this world.

In my work I empower people of all walks of life to reconnect to their inner agency and to cultivate the tools to navigate the challenges of life with more calm, resilience and a better inner perspective for themselves. 

Central to my work is:

  • Holding space every weekday morning in our Mysore Yoga room.
  • Empowering stressed women to come off the rollercoaster of overwhelm and exhaustion in my 1-on-1 work.
  • Educating about yoga, pranayama, Ayurveda and other somatic healing modalities in my workshops and retreats.

My wish is to offer a safe space for you to foster awareness from where new beneficial perspectives can blossom. 

Book your first class or trial month with us!

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