Mette Oerum-Nielsen lived and studied through a couple of years in her teens with the Siddha Yoga master Guru Mayi Chidvilasananda. She then fulfilled her Iyengar yoga teacher training at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Paris with Corinne and Faeq Biria. She is currently an International Certified Senior Intermediate One ®Iyengar yoga teacher.
Always smiling, full of energy, Christine has been a teacher at Copenhagen Yoga almost from the beginning. She teaches the Intro classes, All Level, Beginners, Intermediate and the Saturday classes. Christine is also a part of the concussion/whiplash therapeutic team here at Copenhagen Yoga.
Yoga at Copenhagen Yoga was love at first sight. Lasse started as a student in the concussion classes, and it helped him so much that he is now not only going through Mette Ørum's 4-year Hatha Iyengar® teacher education, but has also begun to teach and help with studio's administration and marketing to take it to a next level. Lasse's deep joy and interest in teaching and helping other people is a unique gift to experience.
Meet our teacher Sophie - a dedicated joyful yoga teacher of Copenhagen Yoga.
As she said about her encounter with Iyengar yoga: "Iyengar® yoga appeared to be my solution. The intensive and intelligent way to work with your body caught my instant interest. And teaching others gives a whole new understanding of the profound knowledge of Yoga."
Sophie is finishing her fourth year of teacher training here at Copenhagen Yoga, and will be an international certified Iyengar® yoga teacher.
Ines a dedicated and joyful yoga teacher at Copenhagen Yoga.
As she said about her meeting with Mette and Iyengar yoga: "Hatha Iyengar® yoga was love at first sight. I knew I had come home. I am originally from Portugal, but true love is not limited by borders. I am grateful to be able to teach at Copenhagen Yoga and am looking forward to the years to come."
Ricki has been practicing yoga since 2002, and he is Intermediate Junior One educated Iyengar® teacher. Ricki has been teaching since 2006 and for 7 years has run his own yoga school and he attends courses several times a year to further his education. Ricki explains “I have a background in acrobatics and I am passionate about communicating yoga in a fun, safe and informal way and go a long way in adapting my teaching to the individual student."
Jens is authorized to teach Astangayoga by both Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and R. Sharath Jois from KPJAYI Mysore in India. Jens met yoga for the first time in 1997 in Berkeley, California and in 1998 he became part of a small group of Astanga practitioners in Copenhagen. He has since 2000 organized the Astanga Yoga School and workshops in Copenhagen teaching many years at the first Astangayoga shala in Copenhagen on Vesterbrogade. Jens has recently completed his studies in Indology (BA) at the University of Copenhagen under professor Kenneth Zysk with the translation of a handwritten sanskrit manuscript from the Oriental Library in Mysore titled "aṣṭāṅgayogaḥ". Jens teaches classes and courses as well as lecturing about yoga manuscripts and ancient Indian sanskrit texts.
Anne is a faithful and dedicated student of Mette for many years. After several years as a student, Anne decided to study at Mette's 4-year-old Hatha Iyengar® Yoga Teacher Training, and we are so excited! Anne successfully teaches at Copenhagen Yoga and currently teaches our free trainee yoga class on Fridays with Pernille. Anne is a gentle and attentive teacher and you will feel the deep calm in her teaching.
Pernille is a long-time student of Mette. After several years as a student, Pernille decided to take Mette's 4-year Hatha Iyengar® yoga teacher education, and we are so happy about that! Pernille is a success at Copenhagen Yoga and is currently teaching our Free trainee yoga class on Firdays. Pernille is a gentle and attentive teacherand you will feel the calmness in her teaching.
Christian is a student of the method of B.K.S Iyengar and is taking the Iyengar yoga teacher training here at Copenhagenyoga under the mentorship of Mette Ørum, owner of Copenhagen Yoga.
He just finished the first year of the 3 Year Iyengar Yoga teacher training and is subbing at our classes.