Our Story

Joanna, originally from Mexico, started Hot Flow Yoga with the first studio in the Zuid neighborhood. Joanna has been a ballet dancer since the age of 8, and became a professional ballet dancer at the age of 16. She has danced in the English National Ballet, Honk Kong Ballet and Dutch National Ballet as well! Throughout her dancing career she always did Yoga and became a certified Yoga teacher about 15 years ago.

Ann-Charlotte is from Sweden and has also lived in Bali, Greece and the US. Her family is now settled in Amsterdam and she has made this city her home and hub. Ann-Charlotte has always done Yoga – mostly Vinyasa. She was also a Yoga teacher in Bali and has practiced Lyengar Yoga and Power Yoga for many years.

When Ann-Charlotte met Joanna, she said,“I fell in love with her”, and they decided to work together. Ann-Charlotte owns the Hot Flow Yoga franchise in Jordaan, and together, the two ladies opened a studio in the Rivierenbuurt.