Yanna has been a creative facilitator since 2012, running ongoing courses and workshops for groups of children, adolescents and adults from diverse South African communities, as well as abroad.
She is also a qualified yoga teacher, offering classes in Cape Town under emerge. She has an honours degree in Human Geography from UCT.
Her art workshops are inspired by an integrated methodology that draws from ASTAR, Art Therapy, Mindfulness, and Yogic philosophy. They are designed to encourage present moment awareness, self discovery, and healing, through the alchemy of expressive art making.