Vidya Jacqueline Heisel

Vidya Jacqueline Heisel
Founder & Director of Frog Lotus Yoga International, Founder & Director of Suryalila Retreat Centre, E-RYT 500
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Vidya 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.  Vidya has studied, practiced and taught yoga since 1975. She has training in Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Kundalini, Iyengar and Forrest Yoga.

Vidya teaches a creative and intelligent alignment based flow that weaves together these varied styles of yoga. In 2002, Vidya founded and created Frog Lotus Yoga Studio. She managed the studio for 6 years, before passing it on to Jennifer Yarro.

In 2011 Vidya opened Suryalila Retreat Centre in southern Spain, where she currently resides.

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

In addition to directing YTT programs, teaching at Festivals and running her own retreat centre, Vidya created and teaches Envision Yoga, a transformational blend of NLP and Kundalini Yoga.


Vidya is registered with Yoga Alliance UK and USA at the highest level.

A box-set of Vinyasa Flow Yoga DVDs as well as an Envision Yoga DVD taught by Vidya are available on Amazon.