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I’m Andrea Vasquez, your new yoga teacher. I went from the financial sector in the US to teaching yoga in my home country in a matter of years. I love teaching Hatha yoga beginners or multi-level classes.

Clara Isabel Lopez Villegas is a yoga instructor, a humanist, a volunteer, and your new personal yoga teacher. Whether you prefer to practice at home, at a studio, or out of town, she can accommodate you.

Aafke is a yoga instructor with a ton of experience, a great personality, and super affordable prices! Check her out at her yoga studio in the Laureles area.

Kelly Paez is a Venezuelan yoga teacher who can teach in Spanish and English. She studied a mix of Vinyasa and Anusara yoga called Krama yoga. She loves adding special things to class like aromatherapy, mantras, and more.

Break up your routine

Cafes in Medellín

Hija Mía Cafe & Coffee Roasters in Manila

Cafe Cliche Laureles

Rituales Compañía de Café, Laureles

Café Aroma de Barrio

Are you looking to improve your Spanish?

Spanish Tutors in Medellín

Private Spanish Tutor – Alejandro Diaz

Private Spanish Tutor – Nathalie Gomez

Private Spanish Tutor – Kelly Vásquez

Private Spanish Tutor – Carla Díaz

Private Spanish Tutor – Alejandra Cuarán

Private Spanish Tutor – Luisa Fernanda Duque Giraldo

Private Spanish Tutor – Daniel Zapata

Private Spanish Tutor – Isabel Estrada

Or maybe you prefer a Spanish School?

Spanish Schools in Medellín

At Elefun Spanish School You’re Part of the Family

Colombia Immersion Spanish School

Get fit to your schedule

Fitness Professionals in Medellín

Personal Trainer – Vytautas Staniulionis

Personal Yoga Teacher – Aafke

Personal Yoga Teacher – Kelly Paez

Personal Yoga Teacher – Clara Isabel Lopez Villegas

Are you looking for a place to work?

Co-Working Spaces in Medellín

Göra Maker Space

Casa Redonda Coworking

Global Express Coworking

Need a Check-Up?

Trusted Medical Services in Medellín

Dentist – Sandra Suarez

Doctor – Luz Naranjo

House Call Medical Services with Tulio & His Nurses

Do you want to learn to move like a Colombian?

Dance Teachers in Medellín

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Interesting Expat Projects in Medellín

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Looking to indulge?

Burgers in Medellín

Jack & Roll

La Victoria Wine & Food

Barrio Burger

Sin Sombrero

Want some ink?

Tattoo Studios


Ximena tells us about her tattoo experience at Fluink Tattoo Studio, a tattoo studio in Laureles owned by Nathalie and Andres.

Looking for the best Coffee?

Baristas in Medellín

Yennifer Bravo

Yenifer Bravo is a perfectionist. She’s a co-owner of Rituales, Compañía de cafe and has immersed herself in the world of coffee both here and in Belgium.

Looking to hire local talent?

Artists in Medellín


Felisa is a local singer-songwriter mixing hip-hop, R&B, Bolero, Cumbia and many other sounds in her enchanting Indie-pop.