Happy Buddha Aruba was founded in 2013 by fitness-guru-turned-yogi Corinne Voermans. She operated out of a makeshift studio until 2015, which marked the opening of her new studio, situated on a 66,700-square-foot piece of private property in Palm Beach. The main yoga room offers space to maximum 20 persons per class and features a vaulted ceiling and a wood-like tile floor. The studio is surrounded by a serene tropical garden that is home to melodious local birds.
Happy Buddha Aruba is the first and only yoga studio on the island to offer Hot Yoga, which enjoys an impressive following.
For those entirely new to yoga, Corinne offers a Foundation Course, which covers the eight limbs of yoga (philosophy) and introduces you to a beginner's sequence of yoga postures (based on Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga from Mysore, India)
Happy Buddha Aruba goes well beyond yoga, challenging both locals and tourists to consider all aspects of wellness. The studio collaborates with master trainers from all around the world. By forming a faculty Happy Buddha Aruba has managed to become an important holistic educational center in the Caribbean. On the curriculum you'll find: