Yoga Stone Town
Owner and founder Päivi Toivola has been teaching yoga for 9 years in Sweden. She came to Zanzibar in 2017 to open her own yoga studio. Besides her yoga teacher’s certificate, she has a bachelor’s degree in health science and health education from the University of Physical Education in Stockholm. Päivi has participated in many yoga workshops and retreats with internationally renowned Ashtanga Yoga teachers like Mark Robberds, Kino MacGregor, Petri Räisänen and many more.
Zanzibari Aida Abdalla completes the teachers’ duo. She has been practicing yoga for 10 years. Aida completed her yoga teachers certificates with Africa Yoga Project, Zanzi Yoga and Yoga Pura Vida. She also offers outreach classes open to those not able to afford a class, increasing the awareness of yoga in Zanzibar.
Classes offered at Yoga Stone Town are Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin and Power Yoga, all suitable for adults as well as children. All levels from beginner to advanced yogi can be accommodated. The studio is located in the nice and quiet area of Vuga of Stone Town and greets you with a soft wooden floor and an open and spacious ambiance.
You can purchase single classes, 10 classes cards or a monthly subscription. Visit their website or facebook page for their current classes schedule.