The Folks

Josephin Jansson

Founder, Head of school & teacher

Josephin has over 1500 hours of training (Vinyasa Krama, Bhakti Yoga, Restorative yoga, Meditation, Pranayama, PT, Hands on assist, Sequencing, Yin yoga and Yoga Nidra and 8 years of facilitating/teaching experience.

A constant dedication of bringing it back to the root, to the foundations of the practice, meeting each movement on the mat as a beginner.

Isabell Johansson

Owner, CFO & teacher

Isabell has done the 200hrs Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training at Yoga Folks in 2021 and 50 hour trainings in Ashtanga Yoga, Mindfulness and Ayurveda. She is now also assisting the 250hr Vinyasa training at the studio.

She has been practicing yoga for about 10 years now and her heart beats a little extra for bringing yoga into all aspects of life, especially the business world.

Viktor Öberg

Board member, Yoga & Blow out teacher

Viktor’s been with us from the very start, through thick and thin, anything from banging down walls, business planning to help build our community.

Viktor did his 200 hr Yoga teacher training in 2017, and loves to bring his playfulness and bright energy into everything that he does from the teachers mat.

Filippa Bätjer

Sweaty vibe & Blow Out teacher

Filippa is passionate about sharing a creative and meaningful practice on the mat with sparkling energy. 

Her adventurous view of life has taken her to break new grounds, both external and introspective, leaving space for deep inner exploration and learning new things about the body and mind to connect to the roots.

Filippa graduated from Yoga Folks 250hr YTT 2022. 

Ida Farneman

Yoga teacher, physiotherapist & Yoga Therapist in training

This is Ida Farneman, wisdom in a cute package
It was when she did her yoga teacher training in India she quickly noticed how the practice affected her, not only physically but also emotionally and spiritually.

Idas experience is that through the daily practice of movement, breath, stillness, as well as sharing and reflection she started connecting to herself in a different and more holistic way, and we are over the moon happy that she’s here to share it all with us!

Mikael Henriksson

Rocket Vinyasa teacher

Our Rocket Man at Yoga Folks, Micke will get you upside down, inside out and all around.

Favourite morning routine: Coffee & trying to stay alive

Josefin Kollberg

Psychosynthesis therapist & Yoga teacher

Josefin is a certified therapist working with an integrative approach with its foundation in psychosynthesis. 

Passionate about exploring human connections, how we in creative ways can get to know ourselves better, heal and grow. Josefin completed her 200hrs Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training at Yoga Folks in 2021. 

Charlene Edlund

Counselor & Yoga Teacher

Char has an intuitive and spiritual approach to yoga. She welcomes you to dive deeply and explore the inner landscape of your Self, through compassionate self-inquiry, visualization, breath & self-care practices.

She is passionate about vinyasa slow flow; combining yoga philosophy and asana practice to create a soulful meditative flow.  

Charlene completed her 250hrs Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training at Yoga Folks in 2022.

Ann-Cathrin Jansson

Yoga teacher & course facilitator

Yoga mama here in the house! Yoga has been a part of Ann-Cathrins life for over two centuries, and is now a full time interest and passion. Mama loves to bring the attention to the breath, emphasize the power of rest but keep the yoga available to all and everyone.

Best quote: Fit the asana to the person, not the person to the asana

Amir Seifouri

Yin yoga teacher & harp therapy practitioner

Amir is a certified Harp Therapy practitioner, multi-instrumentalist, yoga teacher. Practicing Tai Chi and Aikido from his childhood, he developed a solid understanding of body-mid connection. After receiving his Harp Therapy trainings from International Harp Therapy Program in Arizona, USA, he founded Harp Sanctuary where he devotes his time and energy to enhance the quality of lives of individuals dealing with physical, mental, emotional stress.

Among other things, Amir offers Sound Serenity sessions where he creates cradle of sound for deep relaxation and introspection using harp, didgeridoo, and other therapeutic instruments

Sudheesh M Balakrishnan

Yoga teacher & therapist

Sudheesh is born in Kerala, India, and now lives in Stockholm with 2 kids and a furry little dog named Thor. He was introduced to yoga early in life, and now spends his time teaching yoga and giving ayurvedic treatments.

With a great sense of humor and compassion he teaches sweaty, classical classes where you can expect alignment cues, hands on-assist and random jokes. Yoga Folks LOVES Sudheesh.

Sophia Piehl

Energy Healer

Sophia is born and raised in Stockholm and is dreaming of a life in the Mediterranean.

She is a chocolate lover, an introverted extrovert, and loves dogs more than people. Currently she is studying and exploring animal healing and is passionate about normalizing the world of energy.

Trainings: Alchemy of Touch level 1, Reiki level 1 & 2, Biodynamic Energetics level 1 & 2 with Cat Kabira, Animal Communication & Healing with Lisa Tully.

Emil Nylander

Yoga & Breathwork teacher

Emil’s deep interest in breathwork began as he explored the Wim Hof method which fundamentally changed his relationship to the breath as he realized how much power it truly holds.

Through his studies of the ancient yoga teachings it became very clear that the art of breathing is somewhat of a forgotten art, which is only now starting to resurface broadly. After certifying as a breath guide at Hale center where a variety of breathwork techniques are taught, he is now facilitating sessions in a safe context where the invitation is to explore ones own breath in a playful and open-minded manner.

Eva Smoczynska

Inside Flow Yoga teacher

Eva finished her first teacher training in 2015 and has since then continued learning with various teachers with over 800 hours of training. She loves creative fluid flows to music, cues and alignment based on science and long quiet meditations. Aside from teaching yoga she is social worker in a wonderful recovery based community for people that live with severe mental illness.

She wants her students to feel the balance between stability and fluidity in flow and feel supported when challenging themselves on the mat.

Ellie Davis

Body worker – Chi Nei Tsang

Since 1993, Ellie has used her creative skills as a bodyworker, actress, and writer in many cities around the US and in Sweden.

After practicing conventional massage for 15 years, she began learning Chi Nei Tsang in 2008 and am thrilled to have
received Level III practitioner status from the Chi Nei Tsang Institute and TaoTouch in Berkeley, CA from master teacher,
Gilles Marin.

Sara Solomon Utberg

Creative Flow Yoga teacher

Johanna Garpe

Vinyasa Yoga Teacher

Johanna is passionate about sweaty flows, alignment, creating opportunities for smiles on the mat (&…armbalances…).

She loves when asana practise becomes a moving meditation where one learns and unlearns with compassion, curiosity and joy.

She has done 250 hrs Vinyasa Krama at Yoga Folk 2022 and trainings in Arm balances, Inversions and Hands on Assist.

Favourite quote: ‘Learn as if you were to live forever” /Mahatma Gandhi

Moira Ingeltun

Self-Care Yoga Teacher

Moiz loves to indulge in self-care practices: slow flow vinyasa, yin yoga, restorative yoga, gua sha massage on the face & leggies – and yoga nidra. Lovely aspects of yoga that bring the inner and outer layers of the body, including the brain – back into homeostasis.

She is passionate about conscious rest, conscious breath and awakening a self-awareness for where ones boundaries and needs lye. 

She has studied 250 hrs Vinyasa Krama at Yoga Folks in 2022 and will continue to learn about yoga continuously.

Join Moiz’s classes to open the heart, enjoy slow lymphatic massage, calm the nervous system and treat yourself to some well-deserved self-care.

Trishula Littler

Prenatal, Mamma Baby Yoga, and Special Events

Trishula is a certified Yoga therapist and teacher. 

Ice Breaker & lover of colours .

She comes with an abundance of life experience, decades of personal practice, and over 15 years of teaching. Loves taking care of students and making everyone feel welcome.