She found meditation and yoga in her early teens when she was living and studying in the US. Her journey started with Zenbuddist studies, followed by two decades of exploring and deeply studying various styles of classical and modern aspects on yoga and meditation in Asia, India and the US.
With a mind intrigued how things function and affect energy, she has spend many years studying physiology, anatomy, philosophy, psychology and bioenergy work. Now settled in the ISHTA yoga lineage she is one of their yogamasters and lead trainers in their teacher training programs as well as a master teacher in various specialty trainings. She has brought YinYoga into ISHTA and has together with Alan Finger created the ISHTA yinyoga specialty program.
This Sweden native, holds a Masters degree from Stockholm University in Journalism and film, is a trained journalist and dramatist and shares her teaching with work as a creative consultant, teaching creativity and innovation workshops. She has written more than a dozen books on health, yoga and meditation and is currently writing a book on the Breath as well as working on a documentary project.
Ulrica has played an important role in yogas growth in Europe from the 90´s and on and she has trained over 600 yoga teachers around the world.
Ulrica has a strong faiblesse for travelling and sincere fascination for culture and diversity which had her living abroad for many years before she settled back in Stockholm, which is her base and from where she travels to teach workshops, retreats and trainings all over the world.
Her vast experience from life, knowledge and from having gone against and along the grid, shines through in her accepting teaching style and many feels at home in her classes. She is known for her deep knowledge, self-distance, inspirational spotting, pedagogic teaching and warm approach.
”When you start taking yourself too seriously, the yoga is gone.For me the yoga practice is all about investigation and exploration in order for your light and insight to appear.”