News Archive / Arkiv


| Isabella Nitschke

We’re already well into the autumn semester with busy morning classes and full evening courses. It’s wonderful to see that so many people want to practice yoga and we are delighted to start every day in such good company. It increases motivation and energy levels especially as we move towards colder weather and darker mornings. When there are many people in the shala simultaneously, it's particularly important that we show each other respect and consideration in order for the shala to be a safe and pleasant environment for all. We'd therefore like to remind you to read our shala regulations, which you can find here

The last couple of months have been eventful with the Ribban yoga festival in August and in September we celebrated 10 years as a yoga school. We arranged a successful party with an open house for both old and new participants. We’d like to thank everyone who came and made it a very special day. Pictures from the event can be found on our IG and FB accounts.

This autumn and early winter we have lots of stuff planned for you; social gatherings as well as interesting courses and workshops and a special winter retreat. Read the newsletter to stay on top of everything happening at the shala in the coming months.


We particularly want to flag our winter trip to the Purple Valley Yoga Centre in Tenerife. On 2-13 January 2024, Isabella will teach a 10-day retreat at the lovely Hacienda Cristoforo (arrival and departure days are the 2nd and 13th so the retreat takes place January 3-12). Take the chance to get a fresh start to the New Year with yoga, sunshine and good food. It’s the second year in a row we travel to Tenerife - you can see pictures from that retreat and the beautiful hacienda with its surroundings on our Instagram account. Come with us and recharge your batteries and break the winter with this trip. Book now when flights are still cheaper! You can find more information about the daily program, prices and how to book here.


The regular schedule runs until Christmas and is available as an overview on the schedule page. At the bottom of that page, you find all planned schedule changes and cover teachers if applicable. Make sure to check the schedule page regularly for any updates. Please note that one Sunday a month we have a guided primary series class (instead of mysore) followed by tea & talk where we gather to discuss the philosophy of yoga. You can see upcoming dates on the overview schedule. Everyone can take part in the guided class, you don't have to be proficient in the whole Primary series, however ask the teacher beforehand if it’s your first time at guided class.


TEA&TALK WITH MARTIN GANSTEN - takes place one Sunday a month after a guided class. Martin Gansten from Lund University gives a course in "Yoga as Concept and Practice - A brief History" which runs over four Sundays this autumn. Each lecture covers a different theme and you may join all four or individual sessions. If you missed a session they are all recorded via zoom and you can catch up by watching afterwards. You can take part live at the shala or online. Please book your spot in advance. Read more here.

TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA (for anxiety and depression) - a special weekend workshop with Josefin Wikstrøm on 7-8th October. The course is fully booked live but there is still the option to participate online via Zoom. Read more here. Please note that during the weekend with Josefin, all regular courses and mysore classes at the shala are cancelled.


After the November school holidays, we start another round of our Ashtanga yoga foundation courses as well as yin yoga & meditation. Read more about all upcoming courses and events on the events page. The page is updated regularly, so please visit it every now and then to see upcoming courses and workshops.

ASHTANGA FOUNDATION/BEGINNERS level 1 - Mondays with Isabella starting on 6/11

ASHTANGA FOUNDATION level 2 (half led, half mysore) Wednesdays with Helena starting 8/11

YIN YOGA & MEDITATION on Tuesdays with Miho starting 7/11

RESTORATIVE YOGA – a special Friday class with Miho held once a month. Get a chance to recover and rest 13/10, 17/11, 15/12. Read more here

That's all for now; the next newsletter will be distributed in November and provide you with information about the Christmas schedule and social events in December. You may already now check out our annual “End of the year-brunch” that’s scheduled for the 10th of December and the last class of the year on New Year's Eve. Both are available on the events page.

In the meantime, follow us on social media (links in the menu above) to stay updated between newsletters. If you're not a member of our closed Facebook group, we recommend applying in order to get access to the latest news and updates with short notice. Also, keep in mind that if you haven't visited the shala in a while, we might have changed the entry code. If that's the case, please reach out to us well in advance of your planned visit to get the new code.

Keep calm and carry on doing yoga,

Isabella & the crew

P.S. Don't forget that you can use your wellness allowance with us, and we are also approved for Physical Activity on Prescription.


OPEN HOUSE & 10-year anniversary on 10th September

| Isabella Nitschke

On September 10th, Ashtanga Yoga Malmö celebrates its 10 year anniversary. On this day we invite everyone to our Open House to celebrate with us. Between 11.30-15.00 you can try free yoga classes of Ashtanga yoga, Yin yoga and Yoga for stress reduction. We offer coffee, tea and refreshments. Welcome to meet some of our teachers, get answers to your questions about yoga, all in a relaxed and pleasant environment. Please bring a friend too! 

Existing members are welcome to invite friends and family to join the celebration. Throughout September, we also offer a discount on selected courses and practice cards. Read more about this and the open house here



| Isabella Nitschke

Hope you're having a great summer and have had the chance to relax and recharge. We have a lovely month of July behind us with our annual yoga retreat with Isabella at Kadermo in Finland and with Hanna Mjöberg teaching classes at the shala in Malmö. Thanks to all who joined the retreat and thanks to Hanna for holding space in Malmö.

Ashtanga Yoga Malmö has an exciting autumn ahead and we hope you’re as excited as we are. On 2nd of August we reopen after the short summer break and our schedule resumes with all morning classes. The evening classes and courses will start again in September. In September Ashtanga Yoga Malmö turns 10-years old and we celebrate this anniversary with an open house and party where everyone is invited. Read more about the festivities and other happenings in this newsletter.

THE AUTUMN SCHEDULE runs until Christmas and is available as an overview on the schedule page. At the bottom of that page, you find all planned schedule changes and cover teachers if applicable. Make sure to check the schedule page regularly for any updates.

MONTHLY GUIDED PRIMARY SERIES & TEA&TALK WITH GUEST LECTURER - the first monthly guided primary series class is held on 27th August. A new addition this autumn is that, after each guided class, we'll have a "tea&talk" session with guest lecturer Martin Gansten from Lund University. Martin offers a course on "Yoga as Concept and Practice - A brief History" that runs over four Sundays (different themes each session). You need to book your spot in advance but can choose to participate in one or all of the sessions. Read more here.

RIBBAN YOGA FESTIVAL ON AUGUST 26-27th - the last weekend of August, we take part at the annual yoga festival at T-bryggan on the Ribersborg Beach. It's two whole days of yoga classes with teachers from several of Malmö's yoga studios. Come and join us, try out different yoga styles, meet other yogis, enjoy good food, and check out some yoga merchandise. Tickets need to be bought advance - you'll get a discount if you use the code AYM100. Read more about the festival, see the program, and buy tickets here.

10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY & OPEN HOUSE - Ashtanga Yoga Malmö celebrates its 10th anniversary in September and on 10/9 at 11.30am we're inviting everyone to an open house with trial classes, "fika" and socializing. All our participants are welcome to bring friends and family. Members of the public can book trial classes through our partner Medborgarskolan or simply come for coffee and a chat. Throughout September, we also offer discounts on several of our practice cards and courses. We're looking forward to celebrating this occasion with all of you! Read more about the open house here.

NEW COURSES THIS AUTUMN - the first round of our foundation courses in Ashtanga, Yin, and Stress Management Yoga start in September. Check our events page for details on all upcoming courses and workshops. The page is updated regularly, so be sure to visit it often to see what's coming up.

ASHTANGA FOUNDATION COURSE - Mondays with Isabella starting on 4 September and Saturdays with Helena starting on 23 September.

ASHTANGA FOUNDATION LEVEL 2 (half led, half mysore) - Wednesdays and Saturdays with Helena starting on 6 September and 23 September respectively.

YIN YOGA & MEDITATION - Tuesdays with Miho starting on 5 September.

YOGA FOR STRESS REDUCTION - Thursdays with Isabella starting on 28 September (in Swedish only).

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS/EVENTS - We also offer some special workshops this autumn. If you’d like to deepen your yoga practice or try something new check out the following:

ASANA UNDERSTANDING & ADJUSTMENT TECHNIQUE (PART 2) - learn more about the purpose and mechanics of different positions. A five session course with Isabella throughout the autumn. Read more here.

RESTORATIVE YOGA – take the opportunity to recover and rest one Friday each month (4 sessions) with Miho. Attend all four sessions and get a discount. Read more here.

TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA (for stress and depression) a weekend workshop with Josefin Wikström on 7-8th October. The workshop will be held live in our shala but will also be broadcasted via Zoom. In Swedish only. Read more here.

That's all for now. Remember to sign up for the courses in time, as we have limited spots. If you have any questions or are unsure if a course is suitable for you, send us an email or talk to Isabella at the shala.

Our next newsletter will be distributed in October with information about the second half of the semester. In the meantime, follow us on social media (links in the menu above) to stay updated between newsletters. If you're not a member of our closed Facebook group, we recommend applying in order to get access to the latest news and updates with short notice. Also, keep in mind that if you haven't visited the shala in a while, we might have changed the entry code. If that's the case, please reach out to us well in advance of your planned visit to get the new code.

See you on the yoga mat,

Isabella & the crew

P.S. Don't forget that you can use your wellness allowance with us, and we are also approved for Physical Activity on Prescription.


| Isabella Nitschke

Our regular schedule continues until July 14 with the daily morning mysore classes. Between the 15th of July and 1st of August we close for some holiday and reopen on the 2nd of August. The evening classes and all courses are phased out in June and resume in September. You can always see the current schedule on the schedule page. On the same page you also find all temporary schedule changes such as full/new moon, public holidays and if it there’s a cover teacher - to see all changes scroll down the page under the schedule.

In the summer of 2023 we won’t offer any summer cards sinew we close for a short period in July and because the full/new moons and public holidays during the summer months create such interruptions in the schedule that don’t favor a special summer card. Instead, we will give a 10% discount to anyone who buys new cards during the month of September (cannot be combined with other discounts). All new participants that sign up for our courses starting in September will receive a 15% discount. We have also decided not to raise our prices this year despite the inflation and increased costs for electricity and rent.

The autumn schedule will be posted at the end of July but you can already see all our autumn courses and events here. Keep in mind that several courses offer a reduced "early bird" price if you sign up before a certain date, so read the course description in order not to miss important deadlines.

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