Maria has been practising yoga for the last 10+ years but it was in 2013, during her travels to Southeast Asia, that she fell in love with yoga.
She discovered that yoga had much more to offer than she initially realised. Yoga helped her find the balance in life that she was seeking and became a lifestyle rather than just a physical practice.
Since then, she has continued to learn all aspects of yoga. She still considers herself a ‘student’, always keeping an open and curious mind, learning and being inspired by others.
Maria completed her Vinyasa – Yoga Teacher Training (registered with Yoga Alliance) at Power of Now Oasis, in Bali. She has since, completed trainings and workshops in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, FlyHigh Yoga and Acroyoga. Her journey didn’t stop there, as she took a 100hr training in “Thai Yoga Massage” at Sunshine Massage School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. And during her journey into motherhood, she fell in love with prenatal yoga & yoga for children.
One of her main goals is to share the benefits of yoga and bring more mindfulness and awareness into people’s lives, to live and enjoy every moment in the present; and to connect with their true selves.
Maria creates a space where everyone feels welcome and cared for, with her welcoming smile and soothing voice. Her teaching style is focused, but not restricted to a more gentle approach to Vinyasa Yoga.
Maria also teaches slow and deep Yin and Restorative Yoga including Pranayama breathing exercises, to centre and balance her students. She loves the Ying and Yang aspect of yoga, the needed balance of life.
In addition to teaching FlyHigh and Acroyoga, she enjoys the sense of community it creates. She enjoys the playfulness and camaraderie of its practice. Who knew that trust and fear-facing exercises could be that fun?
Maria is originally from Denmark, but she has lived in Bali for the past ten years. This magical island has become her home away from home, where she now lives with her husband, son & daughter.
Travelling changed her life and opened many doors. It’s that one thing she just adores. Planning the next trip in this big-small world, exploring new places and learning from different cultures. Loving every aspect of it, almost as much as she loves chocolate.