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Vidya Heisel

Suryalila & Frog Lotus Yoga Founder

Vidya considers herself a global citizen. She grew up in England and also resided for many years in the USA. She lived for six years in India in the seventies, pursuing her interest in eastern philosophy, meditation and Yoga.  She lived for eight years in Bali working as a fashion designer. Vidya has studied, practiced and taught yoga since 1976. She has trained in Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Kundalini, Iyengar and Forrest Yoga.

Vidya teaches her own creative and intelligent alignment based flow that weaves together these varied styles of yoga.

IN 2002  she founded Frog Lotus Yoga Studio in Massachusetts. In 2011 Vidya opened Suryalila Retreat Centre in southern Spain, where she currently teaches and resides.

As Director of Frog Lotus Yoga International, Vidya has led over a hundred intensive 200 and 500 hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Trainings in beautiful locations across the globe, as well as at her beautiful home base Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre in Spain.

In addition to directing YTT programs, Vidya teaches retreats and Yoga holidays.

Her passions include vegetarian cooking, interior design, self-empowerment and Vedanta.