After a very successful event in 2018, Joëlle Sleebos and the International Day of Yoga in Cape Town on Saturday 22 June 2019 at an exciting new venue, 14 Hope Street, Gardens. The event will unite yogis to celebrate the gift of yoga and to support raising funds for Earthchild Project.


Entries are free, however participants are asked to donate to Earthchild Project. Securing a ticket is essential. Participants can choose from either a morning session that will run from08h30 to 13h00; or an afternoon session that will run from 14h00 to 18h30. Both sessions will have a mega yoga class, yoga workshops, a yoga market and a raffle with great prizes to be won.


In 2014, the United Nations declared an official International Day of Yoga to be held on 21 June each year. Joëlle Sleebos, Netherlands living in Cape Town, Dharma Project a well-known international yoga instructor from the hosted the first Cape Town IDY in 2016 and since then it has grown from strength to strength.


Earthchild Project understands the importance of yoga and, more importantly, the importance of yoga for children. This NGO goes into underprivileged schools and teaches yoga and life skills to children. It is presently working with over 3,500 children in 8 schools in Khayelitsha and Lavender Hill. For just R250 one child is provided with weekly yoga classes for one year!


To secure your spot at the International Day of Yoga, visit can also buy a “ticket for a friend”, these will be given to people that do not have the means to buy a ticket. You can choose to donate to Earthchild Project ( from R50 – R1000 by selecting the donation that you prefer.


Joëlle and all participating sponsors and volunteers cannot wait to welcome all the yogis on 22 June 2019, to their serene space in Gardens, to unite the existing yoga communities and allow anyone a chance to try yoga, including people who may normally not be able to afford it.


Please remember to bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Limited mats will be available to rent.


The first 150 people to arrive at each session will receive a complimentary goodie bag.


Date: 22 June 2019
Time: 08h30 to 13h00 or 14h00 to 18h30Venue: 14, Hope Street, Gardens
Cost: Free, donations appreciated Contact: Joëlle Sleebos
Email address: idy.southafrica@gmail.comTel: +27 71 341 6764

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