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Heidi Sokka

Lead Yoga Teacher

Heidi started her spiritual journey nearly two decades ago. For the past 15 years her professional path has been in the world of skiing, wellness, and yoga – instructing, teaching, coaching and motivating people in the spirit of giving and sharing. Apart from that her passion and background in the field of writing and content creation is also seen in the execution of Bhakti Yoga Rishikesh. Heidi is originally from Finland but has spent several years in India; practicing and studying yoga and spirituality and learning a lifestyle of service. For the past 10 years she has been travelling and working with people from different corners of the world and building foundation for her life in India, where she is permanently residing now.

Heidi has studied in Yoga Teacher Trainings for over 1000 hours and has dived deep into her practice in different ashrams and monasteries, under the guidance of experienced teachers from authoritative traditions. Heidi’s spiritual journey started with Buddhism at an early age before finding the path of Bhakti, which helps her to relate to the seekers from various backgrounds. As she practices Bhakti Yoga, the path of love and devotion, her own daily practice and studies show in her teaching and interactions with the students. As a teacher Heidi is firm yet gentle, guiding her students through the process with compassion and genuine care. She is known for her encouraging and uplifting spirit, transmitting the teachings from her teachers in a warm and approachable manner.

At Bhakti Yoga Rishikesh, Heidi is the lead yoga teacher as well as the one you can turn to with any question, concern, or collaboration in mind. She will be happy to be of help and is looking forward to meeting you, on and off the mat!

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