Our Story

our story

nice to meet you

our story

nice to meet you

Our Story

Have you ever wanted more joy in your life?

Well, so did we! 

Ki Ora, we’re Danica & Nick. We started this journey in 2015 sharing yoga, meditation & mindfulness.

In 2018 we got married and chose a new last name to represent our purpose in life. Joy.

So naturally, Joyful was born. We can’t wait to share it with you! 

Every year life gets bigger and brighter. Watch how we celebrated turning 3 years old at Joyful.

Our Story

Have you ever wanted more joy in your life?

Hi, we’re Danica, Nick & Yogi. We started this journey in 2015 sharing yoga, meditation & mindfulness.

Last year we got married and chose a new last name to represent our purpose in life. Joy.

Every year life gets bigger and brighter. Watch how we celebrate turning 3 years old at Joyful.

Our Team

“The best teachers show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see”
Alexander K Trenfor

Danica Joy

Co-Founder, Yoga & Meditation Teacher, Reiki Master

Danica discovered yoga while living in Melbourne, Australia “I found it challenging, inspiring and have never stopped practicing since” Danica now calls Raglan, New Zealand home and shares her love of mindful living through Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, Retreats, Workshops & more.

Nick Joy

Co-Founder, Meditation Teacher & Reiki Master

Nick experienced his first yoga class in Ubud, Bali. H’es now a regular yoga student, Meditation Teacher and Reiki Master. Nick lives and breathes mindfulness and loves sharing with groups of people in the community, workplace and in the Joyful healing space in Raglan. 

 

Yogi

Mindfulness Guru

Yogi lives and breathes mindfulness. She started attending yoga and meditation classes as an 8 week old puppy and now helps to share the good vibes at our sessions. She is a mother to 9 puppies (Yep, thats a lot!) and lives in Raglan with her mum & dad (Mr & Mrs Joy)

Sara

Yoga Teacher

As a Swede, Sara is partial to the beautiful and simple concept of ‘lagom’, which helps her to live a balanced and joyful life. Not too much, not too little, but just the right amount. Sara’s yoga classes are a fun and accessible way to build mental and physical strength. Laugh, breathe, and Savasana.

Alexandra

Yoga teacher

Alexandra brings her gifts from the UK and has been living and sharing yoga for many years. She is passionate about the human energy field and how Yoga and Reiki can re energise the body and mind.

Simon

Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Simon first experienced yoga in Thailand, then later completed a teacher training in Zanzibar, East Africa. Simon teaches a slower style of practice focusing on the union (yoga) with ourselves, each other, and the collective.

Our Mission

To be and share joy

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