Welcome to YogiHeart!

Marlene is a yogi and intuitive artist. She comes originally from Portugal (Lisbon) and has african roots in Cape Verde islands. Since 2010 she has been settled in northern Sweden, Arvidsjaur.

Marlene is a certified kundalini and medical Yoga teacher (350h) and instructor (130h) with Stockholm Kundaliniyoga academy and Meditation teacher ( 285h) with Davidji academy- “Masters of wisdom and meditation” based in USA. She also holds a yoga training in advanced yoga in Umeå Yoga Studio (50h) with Moa Westman with the intention to teach yoga in a creative way.

Previously she owned a local yogastudio in Arvidsjaur (“YogiArt”) and currently she is a freelance yoga & meditation teacher, artist & sound healer. She teaches yoga and meditation in workshops and courses in her current hometown and shares her devotion through meditative music, song and poetry writing, photography, etc.) and other inspiration through different social media platforms.

Marlene practices and teaches kundalini and medical Yoga, which is done in slow rate and in a meditative way. This practice includes breathing exercises, easier yoga positions, sat kriyas, mudras (hand positions), mantras (or affirmations in english as well) and meditation to release stress, center and calm the subconscious mind. Kundalini works particularly with the chakras or energy wheels in our bodies. When our chakras are blocked we tend to feel more stressed or as if some areas of our life are stagnated. Unblocking our chakras with the right asanas (yogapositions) and pranayama ( breathwork) helps the life force energy (prana) to flow naturally in our spine and whole body, boosting with energy and balancing us. Medical yoga is done in very slow rate and it is adjusted to individual needs and mild discomforts in the body.

Yoga is for everyone! It is the art of finding presence, joy and meaning in simple things. It’s a journey inwards, a genuine meeting with ourselves, where we explore our potentiality, accept and love ourselves as we are. “

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