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Kid's Club Facilitators

Carla De Gouveia

Carla has been practicing yoga for approximately 20 years and has taught for 9 years.  She qualified with the Young Yoga Institute and is also a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher.  She completed her children's yoga training in 2010. Carla teaches adult and children’s classes at her studio in Midrand, at corporate companies, as well as at various schools in the Midrand area.  Her love of children and teaching encouraged her to start a school where children are taught, guided and nurtured in a caring environment.

Claudia Mendonca

Claudia is an accomplished illustrator and commercial artist with 18 years experience. She studied fine arts and graphic design at PE Technikon in the late 90s. She has been commissioned both in the corporate and private sector, and her work includes portraits, logos, murals as well as educational and children’s book illustrations. Claudia also teaches art privately and at various local schools.


Frances Kerr

Fran lived in the UK for 12 years where she studied and obtained a Level 3 SVQ while working at a primary school and Pre 5 unit.  She also completed numerous courses in assisting children with special needs, including autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and ADD. On returning to SA she entered the corporate world.  Having found little personal satisfaction in the corporate environment, she decided to follow her passion by joining the Express!ons team to assist and encourage children in all aspects of life.

Saloshni Narandas

Saloshni has a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts and Film Degree from the University of Durban.  Working as an Au Pair in USA, she completed Public Relations and Sociology courses at the College of Dupage Chicago Illinois.  Returning to SA, she completed a Post Grad in Education Foundation Phase at Unisa.  She taught Grade 1 students for 7 years, then went on to teach the senior phase, Grades 5-7 for 5 years, where she also fulfilled a management role for 2 years.

She also directed and produced children's theater productions for 14 years and is currently teaching dance at a local school.

Her creative flair and fantastic organisational skills has also led her to planning many corporate and social events.