Yoga and Pilates professionals about YOGISTAR

Lisa Ratzesberger: Yoga teacher & coach

"YOGISTAR is a lovingly run company from the Allgäu region. You can feel the passion behind the brand and how everyone puts their heart and soul into their work. Values such as sustainability, solidarity and togetherness are essential, especially in the yoga scene, and are absolutely tangible here. I am very grateful for our respectful collaboration."

After five years at BMW, Lisa Ratzesberger realised her dream with yoga and set up her own business in 2022. She now offers yoga classes and events in Munich, Moon Circles online and yoga retreats. With her training as a Spiritual Life Coach, coaching will also play a major role in her work. Lisa combines physical work with spirituality and the incredible power of our thoughts. Her vision is to bring people into their own power to go for themselves and their dreams.
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Thais de la Paz, Yogateacher

I appreciate the fact that Yogistar is a fair and heartfelt company. I am convinced that this energy reaches the customer through the products. The cosy moments with my children on the Yogistar virgin wool mat are unforgettable."

For her personal path, she has understood that the decisive changes and transformation processes do not take place in the centre but at the edges of society; indeed, within each individual lies the power of transformation. That is why today teaching yoga and mindfulness is one of her greatest passions. She offers classes, workshops and retreats that come from the heart and are suitable for all levels.Thais was born in Munich, grew up in the south of France and Chile in a multicultural environment and sees herself as a citizen of the world. For her, yoga is an important part of a conscious lifestyle in harmony with nature and the cycle of the year. Thais studied Political Science and International Law. For 5 years she was a partner of the Yoga Studio Jaya in the Glockenbachviertel. You can find out more about Thais de la Paz at:

Barbra Noh Certified Anusara® Yoga Teacher

"The equipment from YOGISTAR convinces me with the variety of models, colours and designs, but above all with the high quality!"

Barbra Noh is an internationally recognised yoga teacher who loves to share her passion for health, healing and personal growth. She teaches workshops and retreats internationally and presents her form of yoga at conferences. In addition to her highly regarded alignment-focused teacher trainings, she is also the co-founder of a holistic self-healing system that combines yoga, Ayurveda and bodywork: ThaiVedicYoga. Her book "Yoga - Living with Power and Grace" (Verlag Theseus) was published in 2015. You can find out more about Barbra Noh at:

Gabriela Bozic Founder Jivamukti Munich

"For relaxing and regenerating exercises, e.g. from Restorative Yoga, I find the large yoga bolsters brilliant. My tip from the large assortment of YOGISTAR!"

Gabriela Bozic is internationally known for her dynamic and passionate way of teaching yoga as an inner transformation technique, as well as for her lively, warm and humorous teaching style. She teaches retreats, workshops and at yoga conferences worldwide and has been part of the permanent team of international Jivamukti teacher trainings with Sharon Gannon and David Life since 2005. Find out more about Gabriela Bozic at:

Anna Trökes Yoga teacher and author

" "YOGISTAR yoga mats and tools are indispensable equipment for me. The quality is simply right!"  

Anna Trökes has been teaching yoga in its full range since 1974. Trained with the BDY, for which she has been training yoga teachers since 1983. Enthusiastic about lifelong learning, as yoga is such an inexhaustible treasure chest. She takes great pleasure in teaching yoga philosophy, pranayama, mindfulness and meditation. Frequent reader and author of numerous yoga books, including "Yoga für Fortgeschrittene" (GU 2012), "Die kleine Yogaphilosphie" (O.W.Barth 2013) and "Yogameditation für Anfänger" (Via Nova 2011). You can find out more about Anna Trökes at:

Dr. Ronald Steiner & Dr. Melanie Steiner,

"For our yoga-therapeutic approach we like to use the yoga accessories from YOGISTAR. We especially like the very simple tools like the yoga block."

Dr Ronald Steiner is a doctor of sports medicine and is one of the best-known practitioners of Ashtanga Yoga. The AYInnovation® method he founded builds a bridge between ancient tradition and progressive science, between applied anatomy and living philosophy, between precise technique and practical experience. His wife, Dr Melanie Pillhofer, is a graduate psychologist and psychological psychotherapist. More than 15 years ago, she stepped onto a light blue yoga mat for the first time with the aim of learning to crow. Much has changed since then, what has remained is the fascination with yoga, which she would like to pass on. You can find out more about AYInnovation® at:

Andrea Kubasch and Dirk Bennewitz, Founder Power Yoga Germany

"YOGISTAR has the equipment we need for our yoga classes. We also get the right Pilates rollers for our new classes...!"

Dedication, joy and discipline - Power Yoga Germany has been around in Hamburg for over 10 years! The team of Power Yoga Germany brings together asanas and breath in a creative power yoga kata flow in Hamburg-Winterhude and the Schanzenviertel. "PYG-Kata-Flow" means combining asanas and breath with breakbeats, hip hop, dance & martial arts elements as relaxing Yin or dynamic Yang Yoga. You can find out more about Power Yoga Germany at:

Lucia Nirmala Schmidt, Yoga teacher and author

""YOGISTAR offers mats and numerous tools that are perfectly adapted to the various demands of the practice. Almost like tailor-made!"

Lucia Nirmala Schmidt is a yoga teacher YS/BDY/EYU, breathing therapist, movement educator (including further training in the Franklin Method, Spiral Dynamics, Feldenkrais, Traditional Chinese Medicine, mediality) as well as a consultant for psychosomatic medicine (according to Dr. Ruediger Dahlke) and book author. You can find out more about Lucia Nirmala Schmidt at:

Timo Hildebrand, former national goalkeeper

"My personal favourite products from YOGISTAR are the yogimat ultra grip, which convinces with strong traction, and the versatile yoga sandbag."

Timo Hildebrand first came into contact with yoga in 2006 when Patrick Broome coached the German national football team during the summer fairytale. He has been practising yoga intensively since 2015, after his hip surgery! Yoga helps him achieve more balance in everyday life and supports him in feeling good physically and mentally. His passion for yoga is now so great that he created the first yoga festival in cooperation with the yoga studio "yoga13". Yoga is inspiration, compassion and has become a new attitude to life. You can find out more about Timo Hildebrand at:

Amiena Zylla Yoga teacher & all-rounder

"I find the large selection from YOGISTAR simply super! Whether it's the colours or the products on different themes. I especially love that there is something for every budget. My absolute favourite is the acupressure mat - it's my way of relaxing. And for my videos, my favourite is gymnastics on the Basic in Coco."

For over 20 years she has worked with great passion as a yoga and Pilates coach, dance teacher and nutritionist, models, writes books and shares her knowledge as an expert for various TV , YouTube and magazine formats. She runs her own studio: "amienas's werkstatt" in the centre of Munich. Whether in front of the camera or live in class, Amiena's teaching style is charming and relaxed, leaving the participants room for individuality. True to her motto "Let Your Body Smile", the fun and joy of movement is always in the foreground. You can find out more about Amiena Zylla at:

Leila Oostendorp - Certified Yoga Teacher for Children

"The yoga mat for children is just right for my children's yoga groups! Odourless and can withstand anything! With YOGISTAR, yoga is simply fun!"

The business graduate & founder of "Kinder Yoga Welt" is one of the most experienced providers of specialised children's & young people's yoga courses. Leila also brings her many years of sound experience in children's yoga to her training and further education courses for children's yoga teachers as well as workshops for educators and teachers. With her loving, creative and dynamic teaching, she awakens the desire for yoga in even the youngest children. Yoga with children is a matter close to her heart. You can find out more about Leila Oostendorp at:

Inga Stendel, Yoga teacher

"The yoga mat pro is my absolute favourite mat and I recommend it to everyone who asks me about it." 

Inga Stendel works as a personal yoga trainer & coach in meditation & conscious happy being. She has released numerous DVDs and CDs focusing on getting to know & expanding your own limits, creating a new body awareness and self-confidence and enjoying the incredibly beautiful feeling of oneness with body, mind and soul. You can find out more about Inga Stendel at:

Andreas Loh, Tala & Ashtanga Yoga Teacher & Composer

"I especially appreciate the Yogimat Sun and of course the Pilates ball, which is very good to sit on at the piano. I am always happy to recommend YOGISTAR."

Andreas Loh has been practising yoga since 1999 and is one of the best-known yoga teachers in Germany. He gives yoga workshops, retreats and offers yoga teacher trainings all over Europe. He has combined his two passions, yoga and music, in a new teaching concept. This includes the dynamic Tala Yoga and the regenerative Yoga Piano. You can find out more about Andreas Loh at:

Christiane Wolff - Yoga/Pilates teacher and author

"The equipment from YOGISTAR is as diverse as yoga itself. Besides the large selection, I appreciate the consistently good quality!"

Christiane is a state-certified sports & gymnastics teacher, licensed Pilates trainer for mat, Allegro and rehabilitation, yoga teacher BDY/EYU, recognised by the Berufsverband der Yogalehrenden in Deutschland e. V. and the German Pilates Association. You can find out more about Christiane Wolff at:

Ralph Otto, Ashtanga-Yoga teacher

"Mats with a lot of grip and maximum environmental friendliness are particularly appealing to me. The yogimat pure eco, for example, is perfect!" 

Ralph Otto practices and teaches in the tradition of Ashtanga Yoga. He followed this tradition to its origins in India (Mysore). Since 1999 he has continued to learn with care and mindfulness from his direct teacher Arjuna - Dr. Ronald Steiner. With his blessing, he opened the NaradaYoga Centre in Erlangen near Nuremberg in 2005 and has been teaching yoga full-time ever since. You can find out more about Ralph Otto at:

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