Ambassador of Epicurean Lifestyle. DJ. Globetrotter.
Born in Amsterdam, Holland, raised by parents who owned a travel agency, he has traveled around the globe many times over. His career started in the hospitality industry with cruise ships in the Caribbean as a first stop. After receiving a photography degree and a Sommelier certificate in Santa Fe, he finally settled in Seattle, WA. He became Wine Director at the award winning Union restaurant, whose wine program became nationally recognized by Wine Spectator, Food & Wine, Travel & Leisure and Wine Advocate magazines. Highlight was being flown out to the James Beard House in NY to select wine pairings for a multiple course dinner.
In Seattle, he became an avid Yogi and became involved in the Pacific Northwest Yoga Community as a DJ in many Yoga Studios as well as Yoga Festivals. Working with multiple yoga teachers, he create custom playlists which he performs live for many different styles of Yoga including Hatha, Vinyasa, Nidra and Yin. His playlists have reached top 10 charts recognitions in multiple genres through Mixcloud, the world’s leading platform for DJ’s and playlists.
He also founded a travel company “Drishti Journeys”, that hosts wellness vacations and retreats around the world with a variety of yoga teachers. Having recently returned from Iceland, Santa Fe, Walla Walla and Moclips, he envisioned sharing his home country and city with future clients, hence the Amsterdam/Terschelling Yoga retreat originated.
Reinier can be reached:
Web: http://www.drishtijourneys.com, http://www.djdrishti.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Twitter/instagram: firstname.lastname@example.org/ @dj_drishti, @drishtijourneys
Facebook: Reinier Voorwinde, Drishti Journeys, DJ-Drishti