Birgit Hortig


"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts." (Marc Aurelius)

Birgit Hortig

Graduate Hatha Yoga Instructor
Certified Vinyasa Power Yoga Instructor

Professional background

  • Founding the Yoga Süd yoga school based in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Thanks to comprehensive training, elements of Hatha yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and Iyengar yoga can be seamlessly integrated in the seminar – carefully tuned to participants’ individual needs.
  • Graduate of the Frauenakademie (Women’s Academy) in Stuttgart
  • Many years of experience in the tourist and business travel sectors following travel agent vocational training

Additional qualification

  • Dipl. Hatha Yoga Instructor / Roland Draht / Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Yoga Instructor BDY/EYU (Ashtanga-based) / Anna Trökes / Berlin, Germany and Dr. Ronald Steiner / Ulm, Germany
  • Certified Vinyasa Power Yoga Training / IFAA / Schwetzingen, Germany
  • Yoga therapy training / Dr. Hedwig Gupta / Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Certified Thai Yoga Massage training /Paul Omkar Cramer/Canada
  • Pre- and postnatal training / Patricia Thielemann / Berlin, Germany
  • Kids’ yoga training / Paracelsus / Stuttgart, Germany
  • International further training / Ramanand Patel / Richard Hackenberg / Dr. Patrick Broome

Areas of expertise

  • Vitality, stability, inner balance and joie de vivre boosted by Yoga
  • Yoga at work
  • Yoga classes tailored to the specific needs of the participants
  • Yoga and ayurveda retreats in close collaboration with Volker Mehl