Ellen Johannesen


Ellen Johannesen is a level 2 authorized by KPJAYI and one of Norway´s most experienced Ashtanga Yoga teachers.

With more than 25 years of experience, Ellen teaches yoga based on her extensive background in movement, first as contemporary dancer and later as an advanced level Ashtanga practitioner.

Ellen is deeply engaged in Eastern philosophy, holding an MA degree in Buddhist studies and Himalayan languages. She is well versed in the practices of the Himalayan yogis, speaks fluent Tibetan and works as both an oral interpreter and textual translator of Buddhism. She is a practitioner of the Vajrayana path of Buddhism and also pursues an interest in the scientific research into the benefits of contemplative practices. In this context she has undergone extensive courses in Sadhana tantric rituals, positive psychology, neuroscience and sustainable compassion. Ellen is a much -loved teacher of asana as well as philosophy and meditation. She runs Mysore classes, pilgrimages and retreats in Nepal and teaches regularly throughout Norway and internationally. 

You can join Ellen this April, 2020 on a Yoga & Buddhism Journey to Nepal, or on a Meditation Pilgirmage to Mt Kailash through Nepal and Tibet in September, 2020 

Personal Links: Ashtanga Nepal


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