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Hi, my name is Eva and I am a certified yoga teacher (RYT 200) based in Sayulita, Mexico. I love yoga, anything purple, puppies (all animals), cute waves, good cheese (foodie), palm trees, learning languages (speak 4), traveling and big smiles.
I grew up in Helsinki, Finland, but always felt drawn to the beach lifestyle. Finally after having graduated with a Master's Degree in Economics, I decided to change my life completely. I packed my bags, left my marketing job and moved to the other side of the world. Now, living the lifestyle of my dreams, I host various retreats, eat fresh tropical food, practice and teach yoga and surf almost every day. As an IsurfIYoga ambassador, I am living in a way that promotes health, balance and a deeper peace of mind.
My path with yoga started through Ashtanga, but slowly, I started feeling more drawn to different styles including Vinyasa Flow and Yin, which are now the closest to my heart.
As a yoga teacher, I combine the power of Vinyasa flow with the restorative energy in Yin. In a typical yoga class, you will feel the warmth of the flowing movement, and the strength in holding poses with integrity. People say I have a gentle way of guiding your body in to proper alignment, and I always aim to work to meet each of my students individual needs. I believe that these two practices complement each other and are the perfect combination for a calm, balanced body, mind and spirit.
I think that to continue on this path, I must always keep an open heart and a willingness to learn from others. Therefore I must always stay a student.
I also believe that by practicing yoga and coming into alignment with your highest self, you will live a more fulfilling life and make choices from a more centered place. After all, life is all about choices.
I recently completed a training in NSR (Neuro Somatic Reprogramming), which is something I love to incorporate into my Yin classes. I have also studied Reiki, which is something I like to incorporate into my classes during Savasana.