Join us at The Breathing Space for this introductory offer of unlimited yoga classes valid for two weeks!
Mercedes left Buenos Aires at the age of 15 to study at The Royal Ballet School in London. After graduating, her career took her to Amsterdam and the Dutch National Ballet. Fifteen years in point shoes were followed by ten years on her feet managing some of Amsterdam's most demanding restaurants and clubs. Amidst this crazy lifestyle, she discovered yoga and what began as a means to stay fit gradually became a source of stability and inner strength. Of the styles she has practiced, Ashtanga yoga has become her anchor. She founded two successful studios in Amsterdam and eventually, together with Lana, The Breathing Space was born. Her mat is a ‘laboratory of self-exploration, understanding and acceptance' and she is honoured to share her ever-evolving understanding of the practice with her students. Among the teachers and mentors who have shaped her path, she specifically thanks Asaf Hacmon for activating her hunger for knowledge and wisdom, Ali Hill and Toni Roberts for providing her with life-long teaching tools, Marilou van Hoek for introducing her to the vast world of Ashtanga, and Lana for her ongoing support and guidance through practise, friendship and partnership.