Ulrika Engman, E-RYT 500, is a certified yoga teacher and Halprin Life Art practitioner, graduate of Tamalpa Institute and founder of Yoga Journeys, an international yoga retreat travel company, 1999 – present. Born in Sweden, she came to Los Angles, CA in 1991 to study psychology and dance. That same year Ulrika discovered Yoga at Yoga Works in Santa Monica and has been a dedicated yoga practitioner ever since.
Along with leading annual Yoga Journeys worldwide at top notch, sacred destinations like Bali, Peru, Iceland, Sweden, Galapagos, Mexico, Thailand and the Grand Canyon, Ulrika teaches popular yoga classes at Yoga Works in Larkspur Landing, CA, local classes and Yoga Days at Solage resort in Calistoga, CA, as well as yoga workshops throughout the northern San Francisco Bay Area and Esalen Institute, Big Sur.
Ulrika’s fluid style of teaching yoga is inspired by her background in psycho-somatic movement, anatomy, expressive arts and dance. A lover of movement, breath, body and spirit, Ulrika combines the transformative power of Yoga with metaphors of nature, inspirational anecdotes and uplifting insights from yoga philosophy and various wisdom traditions. Many say a class with Ulrika is never the same, every yoga practice is creative, strengthening and inspiring and postures are woven together in inovative sequences that follow breath and music along the energy lines of body and mind.
See you on the mat!