Because I like to teach a healthy practice suitable for the unique person in front of me, I do my best to adapt the sequences in the best possible way. In my personal practice, as well as when teaching, I look at the individual as a whole and not just muscles and bones. The mental and emotional component, as well as the personal development through the practice of yoga is something I take into consideration on and off the mat.
At the core of my personal practice and teaching is the Ashtanga yoga method in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. However depending on the student’s practice, understanding of yoga, the point in which the person is on the journey of life and commitment to the practice, I like to adapt the classes, using my intuition, personal and teaching experience, into creating a sequence that is healthy and helpful for the student in front of me. I believe yoga is just one even though there are many ways to get there. I like to get inspiration from different gurus and methods.
At the moment, I teach Ashtanga yoga for small groups, Hatha yoga on Fridays and Vinyasa Flow on Sunday mornings.
I believe in continuous progress, but I also think progress is not always an upward line. Progress has ups and downs. The regular practice of yoga makes us more aware about that. Yoga brings physical and mental health while gradually leading to bigger positive changes in our every day life. Slowly we start taking more positive action into creating and living the life that we envision.
Most of my classes are challenging while emphasizing the connection between the body, the mind and the emotions. I like to take my students on the edge of challenge exactly because it is most often there that we discover who we really are. Regardless on the posture that is being practiced, I always encourage my students to approach the practice with an open mind, kindness towards themselves and others, acceptance and patience. With dedication and commitment the impossible becomes possible. Yoga helps us to dig more into the mysteries of our own mind and soul.
Unfold Your Mat is an international place. People from Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America join our classes every week in Gothenburg. The teaching language is English. Where needed we can instruct in French, Romanian or Swedish.
Since a small group always allows both the student and the teacher to focus on individual needs, our groups are between 5 and 17 people.
Intermediate and mixed level groups.
ALL LEVELS are welcome to join. Complete beginners always welcome to come and try yoga.
DURATION OF ONE CLASS: 75 minutes
Private & semi-private classes: On request can be longer than 75 minutes.
Welcome to the class!