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About Yasmin 

About Yasmin

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It’s important to me to develop a connection with my students. I always strive to create a learning environment where everyone feels comfortable, so they can be present and establish a connection with the breath.  Compassion, self challenge, and fun are the results. My classes are creative and I love yoga with flow. The aim is for students to leave feeling at peace, relaxed and invigorated.

The first time I took a class was in 2002 when I went with my husband to a yoga studio in San Diego, CA. He had just started to practice, since it’s beneficial for breath awareness (he has asthma). I fell in love with yoga from day one and have practiced ever since.

I got pregnant, with twins, a month after I received my RYT-200 Hours Yoga Teacher Certificate from Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar, India in December 2008. Since I was teaching prenatal yoga while pregnant, this type of yoga has always had a special place in my heart. 

Additional certifications include  RYT- 500 Hours Yoga instructor, Prenatal- , Yin-  and Rest & Restore Yoga.  I am registered as a yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance.

I have taught everything from Core-, Hatha-, Hot-, Prenatal-,  Relax & Restore, -Yin to Vinyasa Yoga. My experience also includes facilitating Kids Yoga.

I am a devoted meditator, and have been meditating for more then twenty-five years. I am trained in both Transcendental Meditation and The Tibetan Buddhist “Pointing Out Way” of Mahamudra.  

 

I love to travel and experience new cultures and places. I grew up in Sweden, but moved to California during the 90s. I have lived and taught yoga in California, New York and several years in Australia. I now live in San Diego, California with my loving husband and amazing twin daughters. 

Summary of Yoga and Physical Education:

RYT-300 Advance Yoga Teacher Certificate from Prana Yoga Center, 

La Jolla, CA.  March 2020

RYT-200 Yoga Teacher Certificate from The Sivananda Ashram in 

Neyyar Dam,Kerala, India

Rest & Restore Yoga Teacher Certificate from Shauna MacKay at Prana        Yoga Center, La Jolla, Ca

 

Yin Yoga Teacher Certificate from Shauna MacKay at Prana Yoga Center, La 

Jolla, CA

 

FlowLift Fitness Teacher Certificate from Carolina Vivas & Amanda 

McCarroll at Buddhi Yoga, La Jolla, CA

 

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certificate from Bliss Baby Yoga in Perth, Australia

 

 

 

Summary of Other Education:

 

B.S. in Business Administration & Economics from the University of 

Gothenburg, Sweden   

A.A. in Merchandise Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and 

Merchandise in L.A., CA, USA

 

 M.B.A. in International Business from the University of San Diego, CA, USA 

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Testimonials

"Taking Yasmin’s yoga classes is always a joy. Her breezy and calm nature is felt by all as she creates a beautiful flowing yoga practice that is fun, energetic and playful, all while maintaining space, non-judgement and serenity for us yogi’s.

I feel joy and harmony after I have practiced with Yasmin”.

Erin Dunne 

 

“Thank you for sharing your wisdom and experience with me over the past couple of years. Your grace, passion, depth of knowledge and amazing sense of peace was always so inspiring”. 

Luke van den Hoek

 

"I mostly took Hot Yoga classes with Yasmin and later when I got pregnant, Pregnancy Yoga. Yasmin was my favorite yoga teacher! I just loved the way she taught her yoga classes, how much love, kindness and devotion she put in every single of her classes. We could see and feel her love for yoga and how caring she was towards us, her students. 

I am very sad that she is leaving Australia, the US are very lucky to have such a beautiful teacher. Bless her!”

Namaste" 

Audrey de Luna

 

“Dear Yasmin,

I just wanted to personally thank you away from class. As you know I have not been practicing yoga for very long. I wanted to tell you how much I have appreciated your instruction in each class I have attended of yours. You make yoga an enjoyable and fun way to care for myself. Your constant encouragement and support have been priceless to me!”

Kat Gilbert

 

“I do love your yoga classes as you have a way of combining the elegance and strength in yoga practices, and effortlessly you make both the spiritual and physical aspects of the exercise appealing through demonstrations.  You are a wise teacher who exudes confidence and grace that a student would love to follow.”

Yan

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