Our Team

Patrick

FOUNDER / ACROYOGA

Don’t be afraid to fail, otherwise you don’t learn anything new in life. Patrick is a life-long learner who is always trying new things. In the past he has been a climbing guide, kayak, canoe and rafting guide, outdoor guide, German teacher, and yoga teacher. He is now focusing on acroyoga and helping other people to feel the same passion he feels when he is flying people.

Johanna

FOUNDER / ACROYOGA

Johanna discovered acroyoga by accident during a handstand workshop and was immediately drawn to the playful energy created among total strangers. A former child gymnast, she was also thrilled for a chance to fly through the air again. Since then, she has enjoyed discovering new limits for herself – and the thrill of helping other people do the same.

Elsa

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER / MOVEMENT ENTHUSIAST

Elsa loves to discover, learn and try new things. She is particularly passionate about the connection between physical health and mental health, as well as the arts. With a master’s degree in International Management, Communication and Event Planning, she enjoys promoting initiatives that align with her values. She has always loved to dance and sometimes co-facilitates intuitive dance & painting workshops linked to music and emotional awareness.

Maik

PARTNER ACROBATICS

Originally from jiu jitsu and muay Thai, Maik has over 12 years of coaching experience. In 2018 he discovered his love for partner acrobatics and especially standing acrobatics. The unique combination of body awareness, trust, communication, aesthetics, and playfulness made him dive deep into the rich world of acrobatics. Combined with his love for teaching and experience, Maik offers a fun and playful access to partner acrobatics.

Katharina

MOVEMENT & HANDSTANDS

In her movement practice, Katharina combines elements from vinyasa yoga with more open movements and yoga-therapeutic aspects. She calls this “yoga out of the box”. Katharina wants to support you in exploring your own physical and mental body, your movements and possibilities, so that you find your own flow – from the mat into daily life. As a movement and meditation instructor in Berlin, she also hosts retreats, and gives 1:1 sessions.

Leila

YOGA & DANCE

Leila is a freelance dancer based in Berlin. In 2014, she began her studies in contemporary dance at Iwanson International in Munich, before moving to Barcelona ​​to complete her professional studies at the Varium and then in Palamós as part of the CobosMika Company Seeds training. She has focused on improvisation, acting, and partnering. In 2018, she was certified as a yoga teacher in Rishikesh, India.

Hanna

FLEXIBILITY

Hanna is a Berlin-based circus performer and trainer specializing in contortion and straps. She discovered her passion for circus and movement at a young age and followed this dream until she completed her three-year artistic education in Berlin in 2022. She has been sharing her love for movement and fascination with exploring the limits of her body for years in her classes with children, professionals and amateurs.

Semiramis

DANCE

Semiramis is an interdisciplinary performance artist and dancer from Αlexandroupolis, Greece. In 2020, after completing her studies of 2D Animation and Film Making at Gobelins Paris, she relocated to Berlin to further her practice of blending dance, live performance, drawing and video art. She creates and performs, curates and takes part in improvisation and instant composition events.

Fabian O

MOVEMENT & DANCE

After graduating from the German Sport University in Cologne, Fabian continued his path in Berlin. As a professional circus artist to be, he trains full time in dance, acrobatics, handstand, partnering and aerial straps. Apart from his school time, he likes to share his training experience with other people to help them become more independent in their own journey of self-practice.

Julia F

YOGA

Seit ihrer Ausbildung zur Physiotherapeutin 2003 fasziniert Julia der menschliche Körper und seine Bewegungsmöglichkeiten. Daher hat sie Yoga erstmals 2004 ausprobiert. Yoga hat sich für sie als ein Weg gezeigt, ein Weg der körperlichen Praxis, der Erfahrung des Atems und der Stille, dem Präsentsein, der Verbindung mit ihr, der Selbstfürsorge und dem respektvollen und achtsamen Umgang mit der Welt. Yoga stabilisiert sie in schlechten Zeiten und beflügelt sie in guten Zeiten, lässt sie täglich wachsen und sie selbst immer wieder neu spüren und entdecken. Das möchte sie weitergeben, in ihrem Unterricht, in ihrer Arbeit als Physiotherapeutin und im täglichen Miteinander.

Misa

FLEXIBILITY & YOGA

Misa was born in Belgrade into a family of athletes who dedicated most of their life to sports. Prolific in sport from his early days, he explored martial arts and acrobatics (capoeira, karate, kung fu and gymnastics). He fell in love with yoga happened while studying sports on the faculty of sport and physical education. Since that time, Misa has been an avid explorer of yogic disciplines. He obtained his yoga teacher certification in hatha and ashtanga from the Rishikul Yoga Shala in Rishikesh. Today, he strives to continuously improve his skills and guide his students safely by using yoga in conjunction with gymnastics strength drills and contortion principles of flexibility.

Christin

YOGA

As a nature-loving globetrotter, Christin has practiced yoga here and there — on and off the mat. While completing her teacher training in 2018 in the Canary Islands, she realized that yoga feels like home, letting her wander without getting lost, offering both freedom and guidance. Christin likes incorporating these concepts into her classes — guiding through creative, dynamic and energizing vinyasa flows, linking conscious breath with fluid movement. The practice holds space to move gentle and freely while clearing the mind, focusing on the practice and arriving in the moment.

Felicitas

FLEXIBILITY, PILATES & FITNESS

Felicitas is a multidisciplinary artist and therapist who is strongly influenced by dance and movement. Her practice spans the world of social practice and spatial practice — unifying them into one cohesive artistic and physical language. In 2019, she founded Movement Unlimited, a concept connecting all imaginable and non-imaginable possibilities of expression and research without any limitations.
“As a trainer, artist, therapist, and human being, going beyond my personal boundaries is what characterizes me, and I want to encourage others to do the same.”

Jorge B

PILATES & MARTIAL ARTS

Jorge is a Brazilian freelance artist currently based in Berlin. He completed his bachelor’s degree in physical education and is a certified Pilates and kung fu teacher. Since 2012, he has been the director or co-director various collectives for art and performing arts, including the Baillistas Collective, Ìdrima, and the dispersal.collective. In 2016, he moved to Germany, where he obtained his master’s in contemporary dance education. His independent work focuses on the translations of somatic practices, seeking to re-signify symbolic aspects of contemporary corporeality.

Julia W

YOGA

Julia completed her basic 200-hour yoga teacher training in India in 2016. Since then she has taught in New Zealand, Spain and Germany. Never tired of being a yoga student, she is currently completing her 500-hour TTC certification. You can expect flowy and active hatha-based yoga classes, often incorporating different breathing techniques (pranayama). Julia likes to show different options for yoga postures (asanas) and will guide you through to help you find the most suitable option for you.

Paola

DANCE

Paola is a dance teacher, performer and choreographer. She studied dance education, dance therapy, choreography and various dance styles and movement practices at the University of Malta, where she graduated in 2022. She has worked with international choreographers such as Ricardo de Paula, Jorge Crecis and Francesca Tranter and taught contemporary and acro dance classes to children and adults in Malta. She likes to teach to people who are new to dance or have limited experience with it, accompanying them through the journey of discovering of themselves and their bodies through movement.

Sarah R

HANDSTANDS & FLEXIBILITY

Most people dance on their feet on the ground, but Sarah decided to change her perspective of the world, and in turn decided that dancing with her feet in the air looked like much more fun. She moves with the rhythm of the music and lets her body tell a story without saying a word. Originating from Switzerland and with a background in gymnastics, Sarah found a passion for circus at a young age. This led her to train at Die Etage in Berlin, where she specialized in hand balancing and Washington trapeze. She performs for anyone one who is willing to be entertained. With a passion for music and movement, she expresses herself in an honest and carefree manner.

Elizaveta

DANCE

Elizaveta studied classical ballet for nine years, including seven years at the Moscow State Choreography Academy of the Bolshoi Theatre. After completing her studies, she moved to Berlin to pursue contemporary dance. She has performed in “The Shape of a Dream” by Sasa Queliz, “Now” and “Maybe Tomorrow” by Johannes Wieland, and “M.O.S.T” by Chaim Gebber, among others. Besides teaching contemporary dance and improvisation at various studios in Berlin, she is also collaborating with many artists on various photo and video projects, for example to explore the relationship between dance and architecture. 

Lele

MOVEMENT & HANDSTANDS

Lele is a performer, movement and dance teacher who finished his studies at Die Etage in 2020. His passion for movement began at an early age, with capoeira, parkour, floor acroabtics, and finally contemporary dance. During the last eight years, he has shared his wide experience with amateurs, professionals, children and adults, always trying his best to catch one’s individual needs and keeping a motivating and fun spirit.

Rebekka

YOGA

Rebekka fand 2013 zum Yoga. Die Verbindung von Bewegung und Meditation, Anspannung und Entspannung fasziniert sie bis heute. Mit der Ausbildung in klassischem Hatha Yoga bei der Berliner YogaCircle Akademie erfüllte sie sich einen lang gehegten Traum. In ihren Kursen legt sie neben einem intensiven inneren Fokus besonderen Wert auf eine anatomisch gesunde Ausrichtung, durch die sie selbst viele Asanas ganz neu entdeckt hat.

Sarah S

YOGA

Sarah met yoga in 2016 and fell in love with it as a practice of (self-) compassion, on and off the mat. Inspired to share what worked for her, she studied traditional hatha yoga in India and completed a course on the Science of Well-Being and Yoga for Kids. In her classes, she likes to marry ancient teachings with contemporary science and playful curiosity.

Vanessa

YOGA

Vanessa is a set designer who started practicing yoga in 2009 to resolve the build-up of tension from work, but then noticed the more subtle effects it had on her emotional state. She completed her 200-hour YTT at Dynamic Mindfulness and ISHTA in 2021/2023 and has been teaching since then, while furthering her training with the 300-hour YTT at ISHTA. She is interested in exploring different concepts via the practice and the relationship between movement, breath and the mind.

Milli

YOGA

Milli completed her yoga training in Guatemala at a beautiful lake in the mountains. Since then, she has wanted to bring people into the necessary connection with themselves, others and the environment through yoga. Especially in fast-paced Berlin, she believes that we all need more grounding. That’s why she loves yin yoga and slow flows, to dive deeper into herself and her senses. She also believes that the world needs more open hearts — so she especially loves teaching heart-opening practices in her classes. She would love to see you on the mat!

Adri

YOGA

Adri fell in love with yoga in 2013, not only because it helped improve her posture, flexibility and body awareness, but because it also brought her inner peace. Her classes can range from relaxing and nurturing yin yoga to energetic and upbeat power vinyasa. No matter the yoga style, she likes to create funny moments entangled with lots of introspection during the practice. Her fluid sequences are filled with new and creative transitions, while offering options for each body type.

Magdalena

DANCE

Magdalena is a dancer from Poland who studied at the National Ballet School in Gdańsk and Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Austria. She has danced with the Baltic Opera Ballet, and as a freelancer she has danced for the Ramona Sekulovic, Budapest Dance Theatre, GAP, Lore Dekeyser and more. With a passion for expression as well as technique, she has now been teaching ballet and modern dance for a few years now. She likes to challenge her students just enough so that the class is enjoyable and fun, but also helping develop students actual skills.

Fabian G

DANCE

Fabian is a dancer and creator born and raised in the lively city of Berlin. He loves moves to the beat! He became a versatile professional dancer through lots of training with international teachers, and he gets his inspiration from different dance styles like commercial, jazz funk, hip-hop and contemporary. He likes to blend these styles in his choreographies to create something special and exciting. Now he’s known for his presence and energy on stage. He is always working to improve and bring something new to his performances and choreography.

Marcelina

YOGA

Marcelina studied dance at the Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich and Nuova Officina della Danza in Turin, performing at various festivals in Germany and abroad. Lately she has been broadening her interests in acting and yoga. She participated in acting training in the Meisner Technique at Studio Tambour (Berlin), as well as completed her yoga teacher training in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (200-hour) and Yoga Nidra in Goa, India. She currently lives in Berlin, where she works as a performer, choreographer, dance and yoga teacher.

Samuel

SELF-DEFENSE

In 2005, Samuel discovered martial arts and has not stopped training it since. Starting with extensive training in Jeet Kune Do at a school certified by Larry Hartsell, an original student of Bruce Lee, he evolved into mixed martial arts, in which he competed and trained for more than 10 years. When he said farewell to active fighting, he took up coaching, about which he is equally eager. So when he is not working on his PhD, he is thinking hard about providing a training that is fun, systematic, and in accordance with scientific knowledge.

Eva

YOGA

Eva praktiziert Yoga seit 2008, immer mit dem Wunsch die eigene Praxis zu intensivieren und die Zusammenhänge und Philosophie dahinter zu sehen und zu verstehen. 2021 hat sie sich endlich diesen großen Traum erfüllt. Sie hat eine Yoga Ausbildung in Berlin gemacht und gemerkt. „Ich will mein Wissen auch teilen“. Ihr Yoga ist für EVERY body. Sie will vor allem einen Safe-Space für ihre TeilnehmerInnen kreieren. Wertfrei aber deswegen nicht weniger herausfordernd. Ihre Lieblingspose ist „Die Göttin“. Zudem ist Eva leidenschaftliche Eisbaderin, Saunista und seit kurzem auch Rettungsschwimmerin. 

Mert

SELF-DEFENSE

Yin & Yang Self-Defense is about balance, combining opposite but interconnected forces when it comes to training. Mert came up with this concept, which includes self-defense techniques, resistance training, and meditation, all in one session. He believes that physical health and mental health improves a lot more effectively if they are trained together. You can join his sessions to improve your overall health; not just to get stronger, but also to feel more connected to yourself. And of course you will learn techniques that you will really enjoy practicing, but hopefully never have to use.

Merve

YOGA

Merve’s yoga journey has been defined by resilience and commitment, as she navigated through challenges such as injury, pain, and difficult life circumstances. After years of personal exploration and development, she heeded the call to share the transformative benefits of yoga by embarking on the path of becoming a certified yoga teacher. She completed her initial 75-hour Jivamukti yoga teacher training at Jivamukti – Peace Yoga in Berlin in 2023. In her teaching approach, Merve creates a supportive and nurturing environment for students to explore the profound healing capabilities of yoga, allowing each practitioner to establish a connection with their inner truth.

Sabrina

FLEXIBILITY

Sabrina is a professional dancer, dance teacher and flexibility instructor. She began her career as a gymnast when she was 8 years old, competing at the national level in Argentina. When she was 17, she began studying ballet and contemporary dance. During her dance career, she became interested in working on flexibility and body posture, learning from Alfredo Gurquel, creator of a biomechanic stretching method for dancers. She began teaching stretching classes in Argentina, and now continues to teach and dance in Berlin. Sabrina believes that flexibility is something important for those who do sports as well as those who don’t do any physical activity, as it both improves quality of movement and prevents injuries.

Sylvain

BREATHWORK

Sylvain’s vision is to guide and empower people on the path of individuation, encouraging them to become their own healer, notably through rediscovering the power of the breath. His soft yet challenging guidance, as well as his ability to create and hold safe spaces, are powerful catalysts for transformation. As the founder and practitioner of Gamla Healing, he embarked on his own transformative journey after nearly a decade as an engineer. He is also an evolutionary astrologer, Reiki Master, certified cacao ceremony facilitator, Thai massage therapist, and yoga teacher.

Cate

DANCE

Cate is an professional dancer and dance teacher based in Berlin. Since her mum was also a dancer in styles like bellydancing and showdance, Cate started her career with training by her mum. After more than 15 years of training and performing bellydance, hip hop, and ballet, she expanded into Afro dance styles and dancehall. On her journey, she has performed for artists like Million Stylez, Master KG and Peter Fox.

Irene Tribal Shakti

YOGA

Irene is a dancer, yoga instructor with over 2,000 hours of teaching experience, and holistic practitioner. Because of her dance background, music plays a big role in her sessions. Irene’s style is flowy, bendy and focused on alignment. She’s one of the first people to have brought BUTI® Yoga in Europe where HIIT-based functional movement practice is combined with vinyasa, plyometrics cardio dance and primal movement. 

Beth

CALISTHENICS

Beth started training calisthenics in 2019, and after getting their first unassisted pull up, became obsessed with the sport. In their classes, people from all backgrounds and abilities can start and progress on their calisthenics journey, and unlock the beautiful things their bodies can do with patience and consistency.

Daniel

CAPOEIRA

Daniel is an artist and capoeira athlete from Germany. He has been practicing capoeira for more then 13 years and teaching almost seven years. Throughout his capoeira career, Daniel has traveled the world to participate in various workshops and trainings, including three months in Brazil with a master. He has since given workshops all around Europe and Asia. Daniel also practices tricking, hand balancing and other acrobatic disciplines.

Jorge O

MOVEMENT

Jorge began his movement journey as a child in a unique playground: the Colombian Amazon. He has a long and intense history in competitive sports like mountain biking and squash, and has proven many times that he can start fresh and reinvent himself. After moving to Germany, he became passionate about capoeira, dance, and the Fighting Monkey practice. You can currently find him in Berlin, where he works as movement and sports coach using the principles of FM and his own experience. Among other roles, he is also an experienced software engineer and a father.

Ahsen

YOGA

Sena

PILATES

Sena first started Pilates in the first month of her professional career as a marketer, after feeling the effects of working intense hours at a desk in corporate life. She is now a comprehensive Pilates instructor certified by Balanced Body and the Turkish Gymnastics Federation. Embracing the philosophy of lifelong learning, she has since pursued further trainings since 2017. She finds it incredibly satisfying to see people moving, touching life with the right exercises and witnessing the change in people’s lives. In her classes, she likes to emphasize the importance of executing exercises with precision. Get ready to challenge your limits and experience a sense of accomplishment; her classes are designed to leave you feeling empowered and fulfilled. 

Jane

MOVEMENT

Jane, im Hauptberuf in der Wissenschaft tätige Psychologin, entdeckte 2013 zunächst das Hot Yoga für sich, um in ihrer Promotionsphase nicht ganz den Verstand zu verlieren. Schnell wurde sie aber neugierig auf alle anderen Yoga Stile, die es da draußen sonst noch so gibt. Heute ist sie zertifiziert in Forrest, vinyasa, Buti and Sun Moon Partner Yoga, sowie Yoga Detour Methode. Ihren Stil kann man am besten als Forrest-Yoga inspiriertes Vinyasa-Yoga mit Mobilitätselementen beschreiben. Es geht ihr nicht darum, in jeder Stunde eine möglichst abgefahrene und schwierige Asana zu meistern. Ganz im Gegenteil, Jane lädt ihre Schüler·innen vor allem dazu ein, sich ganz in ihren Körper und ins Spüren zu begeben.

Jorge O

MOVEMENT

Jorge began his movement journey as a child in a unique playground: the Colombian Amazon. He has a long and intense history in competitive sports like mountain biking and squash, and has proven many times that he can start fresh and reinvent himself. After moving to Germany, he became passionate about capoeira, dance, and the Fighting Monkey practice. You can currently find him in Berlin, where he works as movement and sports coach using the principles of FM and his own experience. Among other roles, he is also an experienced software engineer and a father.

Lydia

POWER YOGA

Lydia has been teaching yoga since 2019. She discovered yoga while living in China in 2016, where practicing yoga quickly became a great passion and big part of her life. She completed her yoga teacher training at the Yoga Barn in Bali in 2018. “To me, yoga means so much more than just practicing asana; it is an art we can incorporate into everyday life.” In addition to practicing yoga, Lydia loves every form of creative expression – music, photography, writing and painting.

Christin

YOGA

As a nature-loving globetrotter, Christin has practiced yoga here and there — on and off the mat. While completing her teacher training in 2018 in the Canary Islands, she realized that yoga feels like home, letting her wander without getting lost, offering both freedom and guidance. Christin likes incorporating these concepts into her classes — guiding through creative, dynamic and energizing vinyasa flows, linking conscious breath with fluid movement. The practice holds space to move gentle and freely while clearing the mind, focusing on the practice and arriving in the moment.

Why Flow Motion?

Creative Workouts
Why should working out be a chore? At Flow Motion Studio, we are serious about reaching our fitness goals — as well as having fun while doing it. With acroyoga as our background and inspiration, we strive to combine playful and social elements into all our classes while challenging both your body and your mind. Build strength, stamina, balance, and agility without even realizing it. Even you will be impressed at what you’re able to achieve.
Safety First
We want to provide you peace of mind so you can focus on pushing your limits. Our seasoned instructors will ensure that you learn the proper techniques in class to make your workout safe, effective, and fun. With tatami mat flooring in our acrobatics room and thick practice mats available, you will be spotted every step of the way. Plus, we generally tend to look out for one another here.
Community
You don’t need to do it all on your own. When you join one of our classes or events, you are joining our family — a group of like-minded individuals who will support you. Our studio is our second home and we hope it becomes yours too. When you’re done with your workout, feel free to relax on our comfy couches and get to know your new buddies. Or don’t, if you need some alone time after a stressful day — family members can respect that too.