PEOPLE

ACHARYA RATHEESH MANI

Meet Ratheesh, yoga teacher, healer, above all, always in service. Indian by birth. Steeped in Ayurveda from day one.  Frequents Himalaya to hang out with the elders, receiving countless wisdom spoken and more often silently transmitted.

Ratheesh’s teaching and profound way of assisting student with kindness and respect touches people deeply.

Ratheesh says of himself that he is just a servant of the great customs and rituals who follows in the footprints of millions of yogis, and healers who walked upon the face of India.

ANNA GORDH HUMLESJö

Meet Anna. Dedicated human rights activist, believer in world peace in this life time, passionate zazen meditator and SUP yogi, Yogobe and saprema ambassador, dancer and vinyasa flow yogini, bachelor degree holder in Cognitive Neurocience and Psychological Coaching, contagious laugher, community spider, walk talker, peoples potential releaser.

Teacher training: Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga 200 hrs, Prana Vinyasa® 200 hrs with Shiva Rea, Yoga Trance Dance® with Shiva Rea, Mindfulness & Philosophy with Michael Stone 

ANNA HOLTER

Meet Anna. Dancer from Berlin, yogi since 1998, mantra singer, devoteed practitioner, actress, asana neat freak, proud mum and wife, film lover. Available for PT-yoga.

Hometown: Berlin, Germany

Teacher Training: 400 h Sivananda Yoga. Iyengar Yoga 200 h.

ANN-CATHRIN JANSSON

Meet Ann-Cathrin. Mother of 4, knitter, reader, teenageer worker, lecturer.
Found yoga 20 years ago through Jane Fonda. Big fan of breathing!
Loves silence. Close to laughter. Easy to forgive. Interested in learning new things. 

Hometown: Lycksele

Teacher Trainings: Bhakti Yoga 500 H, Prenatal yoga 100 H, Global yoga 100 H, Pranayama 50 H, Teenage yoga 50 H, Restorative yoga 80 H
 

ANNIKA REHBäCK

Meet Annika. Annika began her yogic life through Ashtanga Vinyasa here in Stockholm and has since then been an eager and loving student of yoga.
What drives Annika's teaching and love for yoga is that the more she learn and discover, the more she realises there is to learn and discover. Yoga is a never ending journey that she is very passionate to share with others. Mother of 2. Lover of life and to spread love and kindness. The beauty of Stockholm and it's archipelago makes her heart beat. Humans and beings of all kind inspire her.

Hometown: Sthlm

 

 

FREDRIK EDLUND

MEET FREDRIK. Wanted to be a football player but failed. He tried at least. He was a cut down tree. But wait a minute! Trees does not grow in our heads, he thought. Maybe our minds are sprouting ginger roots. No start, no ends. Cut something, and something else always continue to live. And Shakira was right, hips do not lie. Asanas for the hip, humbling indeed. Purpose of yoga? Perfect savasana.

Hometown: Stockholm

Teacher Trainings: 200 h Yoga Alliance Certification through Urban Om

JOSEFINE BENGTSSON

Meet Josefine. Lightworker, body explorer, true yogi at heart, world traveller, founder of Yogiakademin, passionate about teaching only what she has experienced for herself. Devoted practitioner, eager to making the world a better place one connection at a time, nature lover and stillness seeker.

Hometown: Halmstad

Teacher Training: Ashtanga with Sampoorna Yoga, India (200 h), Hatha with Raja Yoga, Sweden (100 h), BioDynamic Breath and trauma Release, Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, Vinyasa with Brahmani Yoga, India (300 h), Restorative with Brahmani Yoga, Yoga Alliance certification: RYT 500

JOSEPHIN JANSSON

Meet Josephin. Plantgirl. Inversion junkie. Lipstick lover. Spiritual goddess. Womens groups and rituals keeper. Netflix zapper. Multitasker. Bath obsessed. Closer of dance floors. Constantly hungry. Flow enthusiast.  

Hometown: Kolsva

Trainings: Bhakti, Super Soul Yoga 500-hour, Prenatal 100-hour, Assisting program 100-hour, PT-yoga 50-hour, Pranayama 50-hour, Hands on assist and touch methodology 50-hour, Restorative 80-hour. Certified doula.

JESSIKA BUNGUM

Meet Jessika. Passionate about awakening, transformation and conscious evolution. Jessika is fascinated by the innate wisdom of the body. Jessika's yoga classes center around finding and building trust and sensitivity between the (seemingly serparate) conscious mind, breath and body, so that that wisdom may be accessed and embodied. Finding structure and inspiration in the classical texts, she found rest in the commitment to yoga practice as a tool of Self-Realization. When we practice together magic happens, in devotion and sincerity. When we breath and move together we build COMMUNity. 

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Trainings: Vinyasa Flow 370 h, Hatha 100 h. 

 

KARIN ÅHGREN

Meet Karin. Animal lover and defender. Zingy, energetic soul. Rhythm loving. Dance enthusiastic. Love practitioning. Veggie craving. Yoga devoted. Peace searching, bundle of joy. Mesmerised by clear night skies. Full-on lyric nerd. Childishly fascinated of all there is to learn. She will probably start moving her feet to any beat that comes on, and she will always love for you to join!

Trainings: 400 hours Yoga Alliance Registered YTT 

LENI PHILIP

Meet Leni. Yogic path peace warrior, awareness increaser, fascia nerd, devoted balancer of the yin and yang, lover of all the elements, bodily truth seeker, lover of stillness, peoples person, music digger.

Teacher Training: Yoga Therapy Teacher Training, Urban OM

MATEUSZ KRAWIEC

Meet Mateusz. Educated in law from University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań.
Former basketball player. Passionate aboout Contact Improvisation Dance. Performing in a past with Anima Dance Company. Years of Practicing ZaZen, Huna and own Study on Transpersonal Psychology. The Wim Hof Method. Kundalini Yoga foundation of my practice. Fascinated with every possibility that exists for the human body. Founder and Director of Yoga Village Festival

Hometown: Wrocław, Poland. 

Trainings: 500+ Hours Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training, Rocket Vinyasa Teacher Training

MARTINA CEDERQVIST

Meet Martina. Old dancer. Devoted yogi. Lover of alignment and sequencing. Body awareness and tantra. Hip Hop fan. Playlist maker, 2nd home - California. Singer and writer. Massage Therapist. 

Hometown: Visby, Sweden

Trainings: Yogaworks 500h RYT, Restorative 25 h, Adjustments 25 h, Mentorship Training- Caroline Westling 100 h, Studies with Maty Ezraty, Chuck Miller, Carrie Owerko etc 100 h+

MARTINA TÖRNVALL

Meet Martina. Mantra singing kundalini yogini. Passionate about sharing her yoga. Nature buff since birth. Environmental lawyer who grew up in the countryside riding horses. Passionate about health on all levels. 

Yoga Teacher Training: 200 hr Ashtanga Vinayasa Flow. 120 hr Radiant Body Yoga with Kia Miller. Level 1 Kundaliniyoga Teach Training with Stockholm Kundaliniyoga Center

MOA GUSTAVSSON

Meet Moa. Playful, Fun-loving, Warmhearted, Happy Nurse and Yogini. Loving the body and its functions. Strong believer that the body and mind can accomplish wonders. Moa has a caring and humble way of teaching. Traveler by heart. She holds a passion for India, traditional yoga and yoga philosophy. Always a student. New mama home with her beautiful baby boy.

Hometown Stockholm

Teacher training: Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga 200h. Ashtanga Yoga, Adjustments and Myofascial Release 300h
 

 

PARVATI PETRA KALLA

Meet Parvati. Certified physiotherapist and with experience of working with stress-related illness and long term pain. Her yoga therapy work also focuses on musculoskeletal related pains. Guides creative, therapeutic Hatha influenced yoga with a humble aspiration to inspire self acceptance, self love and true health. Loves seeing yogic empiricism meeting modern science. 

Trainings: 1000+ hours of Yoga teacher trainings and studies Advaita Vedanta in the Swami Dayananda Saraswati lineage. Certified Yoga Therapist with IAYT

Parvati also offers Yoga Therapy one-on-one sessions. Visit http://www.sacredspine.se for bookings and more information. 

SANDRA WIJKMAN


Meet Sandra . Urban yogi and shaman. Fierce animal lover. Flow enthusiast. Passionate about our planet. World citizen.
Community builder. Chocolate lover. Moved by music.

Hometown : Stockholm and Palma Mallorca .
 
Trainings: 200 H Integral Yoga Institute, 200 H Yogaworks, 500 H Tantra Yoga Flow, 100 H Radiantly Alive, 50 H Yin Yoga. 2 year studies of Shamanic Healing.
 

SOFIA ELMSTRÖM

 

Meet Sofia: Devotee of Reality and Truth. Yogini since1997. Grateful to all traditions and teachers she met. Inquiring in to what life is as a human being on earth. Always curious. Very comfortable in the great unknown. Mother of 2. Follower of the path of the Goddess. Sister circles. Proud wife of Bengt. Doula and worshipper of the uterus! Studying biodynamic craniosacral therapy.

Hometown: Stockholm 

Trainings: Ishta, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Meditation, Mantra, pre-and post-natal yoga

 

SOPHIA GöTH

Meet Sophia, Amar Dev Kaur. Medicine woman. Magic hands. Mul Mantra fan. Recreation garden landscaper. Horse admirer and High Mountain Summits lover. Vogue Cover Girl. 5th Element check in attendant. Holy mother of four. World traveler. Sharing Kundaliniyoga-Bliss. 

Hometown Bromma, Sweden

Trainings: KRI Certified Practitioner of Kundalini Yoga 520 h, 21 stages of Meditation, Gong Therapy Training, Massage Therapist (2003), 1080MAP™, Movement Treatment specialist

SUDHEESH

Meet Sudhessh. Raised in yoga and tradition in Kerala. Warm humour. His classes can be perceived as "slightly" challenging, he encourages and guides yogis to pay attention to alignments. He generally keep the focus more on the asana practice of yoga.

Hometown: Kerala, India

Teacher training: Yoga Siromani, Teacher of Yoga (TTC). Ashtanga Yoga TTC (300 h). Senior Teacher of Yoga (YTTC)

http://www.ayurvedam.se/om-sudheesh/

TRISHUL

Meet Trishul. IAYT certified yoga therapist and yoga teacher, warmhearted yogini with a gentle touch and a sparkle of wisdom. Trishul’s practice spans over 30 years. Trishul is passionate about the tools yoga has to offer for daily life, especially Yoga Nidra. Trishul is on the faculty and mentors on The Urban OM Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training. 

Trishul shares her speciality of how to use props and create a safe atmosphere as she is known for in her regular classes at Urban OM - Relax Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Mamma and Baby Yoga. 

Hometown: Australia

Teacher Training: 1000 hours +, with speciality trainings in Prenatal, postnatal, Well Women Yoga Therapy.  

VICTORIA CARP

Meet Victoria. Wildchild. Mover. Cat lady. Beach stroller. Hair dye addict. Inverter. Mazarin eater. Coffee in the morning or else I die-er, introvert with a kazaam, welcomer of challenges and forever and ever: student.

Hometown: Gislaved

Trainings: 250 hr Ashtanga- and Yinyoga TT, 200 hr Hathayoga/Vinyasa krama, 50 hr Adjustments in the ashtanga intermediate series. 
 

NOAH MCKENNA

Meet Noah practicing Yoga since 1989. His interest in complementary medicine led to completing Chiropractic studies in 2002, after which he was mainly based in India for 15 years working as a yoga therapist and training yoga teachers. Certified IAYT Yoga Therapist and YA ERYT-500 Teacher Trainer who values experience over credentials and intention over motivation.

GISELLE MARI

Meet Giselle an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and E-RYT 500, introduced to yoga in the early 90’s, featured on yogaglo.com, Giselle offers tools to comfortably lead Jivamukti inspired Strong Flow Yoga classes, focusing on guiding asana and pranayama teaching techniques, teaching methodology, hands on assisting and practicum as well as the study and chanting of yogic scriptures.

JENNY AURTHUR

Meet Jenny practicing yoga since twenty years in Los Angeles. She’s since studied with some of the most incredible teachers working today - Maty Ezraty (founder of YogaWorks), Lisa Walford, Seane Corn, and Carrie Owerko and has taught yoga to thousands of students and conducted trainings all over world as a senior Yoga Works teacher trainer.

SATYADEV BARMAN

Meet Satyadev musician from Kolkata, India, raised in an environment of rich Indian spiritual tradition, Satyadev’s mission is to revive and spread awareness of the ancient Sanskrit mantras. Satyadev carries in his heart a deep understanding of the Vedic and Yogic traditions and through joyful satsangs & kirtans he shares the key to integrating the sacred mantras and Vedic teachings in everyday life.

CAT KABIRA

Meet Cat. Unicorn. Master of the Subtle arts. Teacher Trainer. Savasana lover. "Cats before people". Tree whisperer and hugger. Secret Ballet dancer. Coffee lover. Rainbow. Shamanic magic. Will hold space for you to space out and then come back home to yourself. 

Hometown: NY, USA but lives in Ubud, Bali. 

Trainings: E-RYT 500, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Creatrix of Yoga Energetics, The Kabira School of Energy

 

FRANSESCA LINDEN

Meet Francesca Lindén with her background in contemporary dance and Yoga who presents Dance Lab - creating her own patterns of movement and flow. ”I am a lifelong student. Curious and hungry. And I want to have courage and patience for being present with my body. I call the space where we practice a playground for adults: We find out how the body is today and we discover new movement qualities.”Francesca is teaching classes in Switzerland and Sweden on all levels.

A HEARTFUL COMMUNITY OF MOVERS, SHAKERS AND CHANGEMAKERS WHO VALUE LOVE, TOGETHERNESS AND TRUTH