Ingela’s Bio

Why Iyengar Yoga

Ingela Abbott is a Senior Iyengar Yoga Instructor, have studied yoga since 1969 and taught yoga for 45 years. She took her first yoga class with BKS Iyengar in Pune India in 1976 and has since returned numerous times to deepen her studies with her master and his family. Ingela was the founder and director of Yoga Northwest in Bellingham, Washington for 40 years, one of the premier Iyengar yoga studios in the Northwest and voted best yoga many years in a row.
Ingela was also one of the National Iyengar Yoga Assessors for 25 years, helping to evaluate and certify hundreds of well-trained teachers across the States. After closing her studio last year, and 53 years abroad, the Swedish mountains called her home to their peaceful, inviting spirits, but also home to her son, family and a fun new adventure. Ingela now shares her love of yoga by continuing to guide new ”Yoga, Hiking, Biking or Skiing Adventures around the world.
The next ones may venture to Japan, Greece and Africa, but also new hiking and skiing adventures to the mountains of Sweden are currently being planned, to invite you to come and experience the magic of the North with yogic breath and joyful awareness. More infos coming!