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Next years dates: 20-26 July 2018

Yoga Festival

Welcome to Swedens biggest Yoga Festival

6 days of relaxation and replenishment for Body & Soul

Come and enjoy experienced teachers, uplifting music, delicious vegetarian food and beautiful Swedish nature. Connect with your body’s own intelligence, discover new ways of finding optimal alignment and enhance your natural fitness and life energy.

The festival in known for its warm and soulful community spirit, and has a rich program also for youth and children.



The Daily Program

It’s up to you to practice your yoga in the way that you want. Soft and still, powerful and challenging or meditative out in the beautiful forest.. the choice is yours. Your festival day may look like this:

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At Ängsbacka you get to enjoy a really nice holiday for body, mind and heart. Here you can meet friends for life thanks to the lovely community atmosphere that you soon find yourself immersed in.

Welcome Ceremony

The Yoga Festival begins with the beautiful welcome ceremony. During the ceremony, we get to enjoy the festival’s musicians and sing mantras to land in the space, creating an radiant energetic field for the days to come.


Many different Yoga Styles

Curious what a Yoga Festival really looks like?

Check out pictures and video from the last year’s festivals to see for yourself!


Lin Ananda Holmquist

Program coordinator for Yoga Festival 2017


Festival Theme 2017

Relax RestoreRetreat

This year’s yoga festival is about pausing, relaxing and returning to your inner truth – your yoga! We invited a lot of inspiring yoga teachers who have all chosen their own path, fulfilling their own truth. Yoga teachers who all share the experience of life as something simple and good!


Existing without effort, a life in flow. The new trend in yoga is returning to Patanjali’s words of stirham suham – to practice yoga effortlessly. When we allow ourselves to do so, we let go of tensions, worries and demands, and we find a deep peace and new strength within ourselves.


Returning to Source. To the essence of being. With every breath, we have the possibility to let go of demands and embrace our very core. When doing so, we access an enormous power and an inexhaustible source of life.


A place for stillness and recovery, which, in an ever-faster spinning world, is exactly what we need right now. Pause – take a conscious breath – and just allow yourself to be.

The yoga mat is a place for being with yourself in all that you are – your body, your mind and your resistances. The yoga class offers a moment of presence and acceptance that will bring you more energy and lust for life.

You create your own retreat by choosing the yoga classes that suit you and your level throughout the day.

Ängsbacka Yogafestival 2017
Workshopleaders &
Musicians Lineup:

  • Jaccopo Ceccarelli – Anukalana Yoga
  • Sky Akasha Tobias & Sanna Akasha Tobias – Sama Yoga
  • Minük  (Marcus Berg & Almunis) – Concert – Medicine Devotional Music
  • Klas Landahl – Kundalini Yoga
  • Prema Mayi & Gaur Groover – Bhakti Yoga
  • Boris Acro & Nina Bella – Acro Yoga
  • Alexandra Born – Jivamukti Yoga
  • Mia Hozona – Dance & Yoga
  • Joan Pasqual Fontana – Soft Yoga
  • Govind – Satsang, Yoga
  • Angelica Nanda Schäfer – Free move
  • Jojo Norell – Running Yoga
  • Ransher Kaur – Kundalini Yoga
  • Ana Mostögl – Trauma Therapy & Yoga
  • Elin Sandberg – Medi yoga, Ashtanga & Flow
  • Ledung Huang – Sound Healing
  • Frida Dahlgren – Music
  • Elin Freyschuss & David Chandrakai – Bhajan
  • Jenny Sharada – Puja, philosofy
  • Hanna Winters – Yoga
  • …and more to come

Presentations more in detail

We are pleased to present the workshop leaders and musicians who will share their gifts during the festival. The list will be updated and replenished, and there may also be changes in the program, so remember to check back for updates. Please click the arrow under the names for more info!

Workshop Leaders 2017


Sama Yoga, Advaita Vedanta, Mantra, Pranayama, Ayurveda

"Gracefully receiving the given as an offering from God. Wisely responding -this is Yoga, this is living, this is our choice every moment."


26 years ago, in search for balance, healing, and answers to life Sky met yoga. His journey led him to study several forms of yoga, including Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Kundalini and Qi Gong.

Sky daily studies Vedanta, Sanskrit mantras, Puja and all the yoga philosophy and values. For the past 17 years Sky has been teaching yoga full time and in 2007 established the Samayoga school, which leads Teacher Trainings and retreats in Sweden, Bali and Greece.

The Samayoga form is intuitive and taught from the heart. It's a creative and fun form to practice. It looks like flowing Hatha Yoga, spiced with Qi Gong and special mantras to open the heart. Music and life wisdom fill out the class nicely, allowing all to take a bath in their hearts and relax at deep level.

A migratory man, in Winter Sky lives in Bali for 6 months, running a private yoga studio, retreats, teacher training courses and Surfing and Summertime in Sweden and Greece touring and teaching yoga, Ayurveda etc...

Your website (shown on website): www.samayoga.org

Concert - Medicine Devotional Music

"The nectar of this union sublimates the South American shamanic electronica & the Scandinavian roots of Markandeya"


After twelve years of touring worldwide and producing a joint discography of fourteen albums with their own musical projects, (Lulacruza, Markandeya and Kultiration) Alejandra Ortiz and Marcus Berg felt a calling to unite their voices and visions. In the solstice of December 21st, 2016, Minük was born.

The duo’s music sublimates the heart transmissions of the South American shamanic electronica of Lulacruza, and the Scandinavian roots and pristine production of Markandeya and Kultiration. The nectar of their union is potent and intimate, a musical offering weaving together two life-long journeys in the vision of the Vedic lineage and the indigenous spiritual practices of the Americas.

They are currently working on their first album together and are performing concerts in Europe.

Alejandra Ortiz - Voice, Cuatro, Synths
Marcus Berg - Voice, Guitar, Electronics

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Boris Snäll

AcroYoga, Handstands, Thai Massage, Kirtan

"Moving my body consciously is my way to express and celebrate life."


Boris is a certified Yoga and AcroYoga teacher. He believes that sense of humor is a tool for inner development. With background in Kung Fu, Circus, Gymnastics and Dance his classes are entertaining and with a fresh feeling.

All what we perceive as challenges turns into games when we feel protected in a safe environment. Transformation happens in each moment and he honors that process in each class giving the right amount of challenge balanced with playfulness. Everyone is welcome to join the journey.

Together with Nina he runs the project AcroBhakti - moving yoga culture. They present the Nordic AcroYoga Festival in Sweden.

Your website (shown on website): www.acrobhakti.com
Nina Snäll

AcroYoga, Family AcroYoga, Kirtan

"With creativity, movement and spirituality as her guiding stars she turns the world upside down and inside out."


Nina moves naturally between traditional yoga, modern free flowing vinyasa and explorative dance yoga. Her center of gravity is deeply rooted in the interconnectedness of acroyoga merging yoga, acrobatics and healing arts into oneness.

With creativity, movement and spirituality as her guiding stars she turns the world upside down and inside out. At an early age books, music and teachers of dance and theatre made a deep impact as they evoke the experience of our body, mind, soul connection in action. Yogic elements were brought into the space of art and improvisation. Deep relaxation, breath awareness and sun salutations were all present. And most of all a culture of acceptance, inclusivity and joy of movement.

Your website (shown on website): www.acrobhakti.com
Daniel Ryrvik

Heart Dance, Music Concert

Let go and let God!


Up until the year 2000 Daniel tried his best to be a normal kind of guy. Then it all fell apart, he jumped off the cliff and came to Ängsbacka. Since then he has done pretty much everything on offer in the alternative world. It has been a journey through heaven and hell and back again. It has been Rock&#039;n Roll, Bhajans, Heart Dance and men&#039;s groups. When you meet Daniel you meet a man of raw honesty, humility and greatness, humor and sincerity and a big compassionate heart.

For the last 15 years Daniel has been uplifting people&#039;s hearts in song and dance at countless festivals and events at Ängsbacka, Mundekulla and Solhälla, and in Stockholm, Göteborg and Oslo.

Daniel is loved for the way he captures the moment and makes everybody feel part of the happening, loved for how he makes people laugh and sing and dance in total freedom!

Daniel makes it all come alive!

Mark Chesters

Optimising Movement & Gravity

"Follow your Heart, Life takes care of the Rest"


Mark has been fascinated with how the physical body moves, functions and expresses the consciousness of the Being.
Getting frustrated with Western philosophy in the late 90?s and early 2000?s because of the lack of understanding, especially how emotion has a direct influence over the body, he decided to go learn from different modalities.

This took him to healers in Brazil, Tibetan monks in the highlands of far Eastern China, Ice water training with Wim Hof and many other adventures.

He has managed to integrate all the information he has gathered and use it in the most optimal way possible.

Our bodies are maps of our consciousness and the decisions we have made throughout our lives and the key is to be able to read this consciousness map to allow the fullness of one?s being to flourish.


Embodied Voice Activation

"The Embodied Voice Activation helps us remember the empowered sacred creator beings that we are, embodying spontaneity, joy, creativity and trust."


Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Almunis is a singer, sound therapist and teacher, graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, and the CIIS Sound, Voice &amp;amp; Music Healing Program in San Francisco, California, USA.

Deeply rooted in the immemorial shamanic ritual practices of the Americas, Almunis guides sound healing workshops and sessions sharing her devoted connection to singing as a path of self-discovery and transformation. She incorporates her training in Anusara Yoga, Taoist Feminine energy work and plant medicine, in a holistic profound exploration of the energetics behind embodied singing.

Almunis is the founder of Lulacruza and Minük. She has sung on four continents and recorded more than 30 albums. All her songs, chants and offerings across the world aim to anchor light and sound codes from her star ancestry back into the Earth, activating an authentic, powerful presence of love and unity.

Your website (shown on website): https://sonidosana.wordpress.com/
Lin Holmquist

Kundalini Shakti Yoga, Tantra & Satsang Circle

There needs to be a love revolution - NOW - and it starts with YOU!


Lin started her spiritual journey with the traditional shamanic path deep in the swedish forests. In the beginning of her twenties she traveled to India to find the classic yoga and to dive deep in the hindu mysticism and the white tantric tradition. She is a educated yoga teacher, yoga therapist and advanced meditation teacher. After working a lot with the body as main focus, trough yoga, dance, circus and fitness she found the path of sexual tantra. The practices of sexual tantra led to a mind blowing awakening and since that time she follows her inner truth, the spiritual power of kundalini shakti and her whispering heart. She works in Sweden and abroad with tantra and yoga and her life purpose is to be a part of the awakening of the planet, the awakening of love.

Your website (shown on website): www.my-yoga.guru
Jacopo Yogendra Ceccarelli

Anukalana Yoga

Remeber: you've born to be soft!


Jacopo is the director of the Samadhi Yoga Teacher Training School in Italy.

His journey with Yoga started at an early age as he was introduced to oriental arts by a relative. In &#039;94 Jacopo become a Yoga Teacher under the guidance of a group of Indian Tantrik Monks.

Following his passion for study, practice and research he founded the Anukalana Approach to Yoga where Integration is the process for developing advanced principles for the practice of Asana, Pranayama and Meditation.

With an innovative spirit Jacopo was courageous enough to break trough the traditionalist Italian environment bringing AcroYoga in many schools around his country as a proof that playfulness and joy are powerful tools to improve learning capacity.

Jacopo is well known in Italy for his fun based teaching style and he cooperates with Yoga Journal Italia for articles on Anukalana Yoga and AcroYoga.

Your website (shown on website): www.anukalanayoga.com
Klas Landahl

Kundalini Yoga, Meditation, Mantra Music

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


Klas is a Kundalini Yoga teacher living in Stockholm. He is part of the team running the Stockholm Kundaliniyoga Center and he is also a trainer of Kundalini Yoga Teachers.

Over the years he has studied Kundalini yoga, Hatha yoga, mantra chanting and Advaita vedanta with many different teachers, which has given him a stable yogic foundation and a deep understanding of the techniques and lifestyle of yoga.

At the festival Klas is sharing the powerful and transformational techniques of Kundalini yoga which are also known as &quot;The Yoga of Awareness&quot;. This aims to raise our consciousness and change how we perceive ourselves and the world, to see the flow of divine wisdom, creativity and wholeness in every moment.

Klas teaches with devotion, inspiration, experience, heartfulness and enthusiasm. He is also a musician, and live music and mantra chanting will be part of his classes.

Your website (shown on website): www.hardayaal.com
Sanna Akasha Tobias

Advaita Vedanta & Inner Child Work


Sannas passion has always been spiritual &amp;amp; personal growth. She searched for answers in many traditions and has been committed to a daily practice since the age of 16, but it wasn&#039;t until she found Advaita Vedanta that her search was fulfilled.

Vedanta is a timeless teaching that gives Moksha, freedom. It guides you how to find harmony&amp;amp;happiness in all aspects of life and shows you that you are the source of all you seek. To be able to assimilate and benefit from this fact we need to grow in so many ways. Ultimately this is the purpose of all Yoga.

Therefore Sanna will teach:
- Yamas &amp;amp; Niyamas in the light of Advaita Vedanta
- Inner child &amp;amp; the Unconscious

Since 2009 Sanna has studied vedanta, sanskrit, chanting, yoga &amp;amp; ritual daily with her teachers in the Swami Dayananda Saraswati lineage and has been given their blessings to teach and to carry on the tradition.

Your website (shown on website): www.samayoga.info/portfolio/sanna-jonsson/
Joan Fontarnau

Soft Yoga

"Live with pleasure and not with pressure."


Joan had over 20 years experience on the yoga field and lives since a young age, an alternative life style with nature. Mountains and ocean has been his home and soul friend. He has developed a great deal of intuition, feeling, and knowledge about energies, body structure and human behaviour.

Yoga with Joan is an expression of the moment, is an invitation to flow with pleasure, opening us to a space for reflection, peace and fulfillment.
A space to feel and connect, to be relaxed and passionate, to be open.

Joan-yoga is based on the teachings and fundamentals learned with A.G. Mohan, Indra and Ganesh; Svastha yoga. Insides and inspirations to grow your practice.

Also have in service a variety of body work sessions, as Relaxing massage, Deep tissue, Thai massage and Manual therapy.

Your website (shown on website): http://www.joan-yoga.com/
Jenny Torstensdotter

Aquarian Sadhana & Kundalini Yoga

"It´s still magic even if you know how it´s done" -Terry Pratchett


Since young Jenny has known the benefit of meditation and connection to nature. As grown up facing unbalance in life she began study the tradition of Kundalini yoga and started teaching.

Jennys passion about teaching Kundalini yoga is to poke, provoke and elevate. In your pace, with your resources and capacity, but with challenge and loving support. Slowly but straight forward. To get a different practice she added Hatha and especially the yin aspect. This slow yoga gives extra time and space to develop a mindful awareness of body, mind and soul.

Your website (shown on website): www.lillayogastudion.se
Roxana Berndal

Jivamukti Yoga

Varje gång du försöker förverkliga dina drömmar och lyssnar på
ditt hjärta minns du lite mer av vem du verkligen är!


Under mina 25 år som jag har arbetat i olika branscher, med människor, välmående, ledarskap och personlig utveckling, har jag tydligt fått uppleva hur allting hänger ihop – hur vi mår i kroppen, vår självbild, tankar, känslor, förmåga att uttrycka oss, förmåga att hjälpa och stötta andra, dagliga rutiner, motion, vad vi stoppar i oss, relationer, jobb, drömmar, alla delar som gör oss till dem vi är!

Yoga came to Roxanas life 2007 in Thailand when she was searching for the meaning of life.She started to practise Ashtanga and do meditation. Yoga and meditation transformed her so much that she stayed in Thailand one year to deepen her wisdom. She understood what she wanted to do in life, to share, to help, and to make other peoples lives better! She is a ”messenger”, a tool to guide others to care for them selves and to get a better life. Today she teaches yoga, and runs her own studio Brahmayoga &amp;amp; massage.

Govind Radhakrishnan

Yoga, Ayurveda & Satsang

"The creator has not made any photo copies. Each individual is unique. In the same way each person needs different tools and guidance"


Govind Radhakrishnan shares wisdom from an ancient yoga tradition with roots in the spiritual yoga practice from India. The yoga knowledge has been passed on to him from Indian yoga masters and meditation gurus in one-to-one guidance and trough his personal experiences in deep states of meditation.

Govind&#039;s classes are special because he focuses on individual development. He includes the Indian wisdom of Ayurveda and his heart is dedicated to the ancient frame of yoga.

In this workshop, you will learn how Yoga and Ayurveda is interconnected, how to use basic Ayurvedic knowledge and how to fulfill your own specific needs in your yoga practice.

You will be introduced to the principle of the five elements (mahabhutas) that all living beings consist of, according to Ayurveda and yoga. You will understand why we as human beings react differently to life by doing practices and observing yourself as a case study.

Your website (shown on website): http://santhiyoga.dk/
Jenny Sharada

Vedanta Teaching, Vedic Ceremony & Puja Ritual

"One has to see the beauty of Prayer. Here, the will willingly submits. The submission performs the miracle". - Swami Dayananda


Almost 15 years ago the spiritual journey of Sharada started. Since 2009 she lives in a spiritual community in Bali studying and teaching the Vedic knowledge and practices. She had the privilege to attend the last 3.5 years residential course of Vedanta and Sanskrit of Swami Dayananda in India.

She received the blessings of her teachers to impart the sacred knowledge that frees our hearts from suffering and sacred practices that help one to grow.

Sharada teaches Vedanta, Sanskrit, Chanting, Meditation and Puja with all her heart.

She has a profound love for this sacred knowledge, Vedic Chanting and Rituals and Devi Circles that are sacred gatherings for women that shines thru in her classes. With patience, compassion and clarity she helps one to see what Vedanta is saying in a seemingly effortless way.

Your website (shown on website): www.vaidika.org
Ana Mostögl

Yoga of the Inner Body & Trauma Therapy

Only by welcoming and accepting ourselves the way we are we can feel our vibrant aliveness, and tune with LOVE, fulfilling our true life purpose.


Since twelve years, Ana&#039;s been practicing and teaching at her own Creative Healing Arts Ashram&quot; Magic Park (India). Through many years of intensive Sadhana, initiated in traditional Kriya Tantra Yoga, and trained in psycho-body therapy, Ana offers a safe open field, for investigating the subtle inner body healing the inner conflicts of the split mind.

This is a gently approach, diving into your true nature, by working with the Power of Awareness. It will reflect your present inner state, and help to accept any limitations. This allowance will reconnect your mind with the physical form, re-adjust stagnant movements, thinking and feeling/believe patterns and assist you to shift to another level of awareness, health and happiness.

Angelica Nanda

Freemove, Embodied Yoga Principles, Soft Morning Yoga

I can choose to shine


Angelica Nanda is a yoga- and pilates teacher, Osho sannyas, personal trainer, ayurvedic health counselor, lecturer, masseur and inspirator with many years of experience. Her classes are characterized by an educational playfulness where rhythm and finding your own unique expressions as well as biomechanics and body awareness are given place. She teaches Embodied Yoga Principles, EYP, which creates a bridge between what we do on the floor in the classes with how we act and react in our everyday lives. Angelica runs her own yoga and health studio aYoY on a full-time basis and is the creator of the Freemove concept where yoga, meditation and dance therapy are integrated. She holds space for retreats both in Sweden and abroad and has also worked as a yoga teacher in Thailand in recent years. She is one of the main organizers of the annual YoDa festival; Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival.

Your website (shown on website): www.ayoy.nu
jOjo Norell

Running Yoga, Freemove, Embodied Yoga Principles, DJ

Standing at the crossroads of the perfect now


jOjo is a yoga instructor and has for many years had meditation, yoga and running as a big part of his life. Founded Running Yoga 2009 and has a love for running marathons where the running is far, slow and with a feeling of being able to go on forever. He has been a dj for the past 30 years and dj&#039;s in classes like Freemove. Having a deep interest in the potentiality of the benefits of yoga in your life of the mat he has recently started a path in Embodied Yoga Principles. He is also one of the organizers of Stockholm Yoga &amp;amp; Dance festival

Your website (shown on website): http://yodafestival.se
Tim Jago

Celtic Sweat lodge

"Turn towards the fire and you will melt, Turn towards fear and you will find peace, Turn towards death, and you will find freedom."


Tim Jago has been leading lodges in Scandinavia for about 20 years. His lodges come from a Celtic tradition learned in North Wales with connections to the irish/Scottish tighn alluis, rather than Native American.

He has studied with Sufis and healers, kundalini yoga and in the Living School of Mystery. Among his teachers are Derk Loeks, Bhai Himat Singh, and Adnan Sarhan.

Elin Sandberg

Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Soft Morning Yoga, MediYoga

"Yoga is powerful medicine"


Standing with one foot in the world of yoga, and one foot in the traditional western medicine, Elin has a unique approach to health and well-being.

After a couple of years of teaching Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga, Elin decided to go deeper into the therapeutic effects of yoga, and beside her studies of conventional medicine, she also began studying and teaching yin and medical yoga.

With a soft and intuitive teaching, Elin aims to share yoga, not focusing on right or wrong, but guiding her students to find their own expression of yoga - connecting to the power of healing and development of the self.

Elins vision is to teach yoga suitable for everyone, bringing yoga away from the yoga mat into the everyday life - where the actual power of yoga and well-being lies.

Your website (shown on website): www.bodymindyoga.se
Viktor Frih

Hatha Flow

"Be, don't try to become"
- Osho


I feel happy to be a part of peoples journey towards self realization.

Hatha Yoga is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.

This praktis will be fairly dynamic by synchronizing breathe and movement to connect the different poses in a beautiful way , were the journey is the fokus not the destination.

Your website (shown on website): http://www.viktorfrih.se
Prema Mayi

Bhakti Yoga - a Journey To The Heart

"Love is the principle in the center, which is the only fulfillment of all existence" Srila Shridhar M.


Prema Mayi Chilean by birth has been immersed in the practice of bhakti yoga since the age of twelve.

She grew up in ashrams following the strict practice of bhakti. She studied the Vedic arts and developed a great love and appreciation for kirtan ( ancient chants, sacred sound vibration).

She spent many years in India with her spiritual master Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayan M. deepening in her practice and relishing the ancient traditions.

Discovering the power and healing of kirtan she now travels around the world with her son Gaur sharing a transformational heart opening experience.

Your website (shown on website): www.premamayi.com
Hanna Winters

Somatic Vinyasa Flow

"She writes things with her movements that I for the life of me could never write with a pen."
- Christopher Poindexter


Hanna grew up in Oregon where she studied many different forms of dance. In college at Elon University she studied Dance Performance and Choreography where she immersed herself in many different movement studies - ballet, somatic theories (with a practicum in yoga &amp;amp; pilates), jazz, and multiple types of modern dance based in Bartenieff Fundamentals, Release Technique, West African dance, Horton, and Limon.

After leaving school, she went on to receive her 200hr RYT certificate and her Level 1&amp;amp;2 Reiki training from Yandara Yoga Institute. She moved back to Oregon where she works as a freelance dancer, musician, and yoga and dance teacher. Hanna&#039;s love for movement is ever evolving, and her variety of training and knowledge of the body drives her yoga classes, as well as her passion for inspiring people to get to know their bodies by way of the spirit.

Catch Hanna teaching yoga, playing violin, and singing kirtan with Prema Mayi this summer, on Prema&#039;s Bhakti yoga tour of Europe.

Your website (shown on website): www.hannawinters.com
Ransher Kaur Jansson

Aquarian Sadhana Kundalini Yoga & Gong Master


Ransher came in contact with yoga 2004 after a brief illness. Kundalini yoga has helped her to regain back her health, find peace and security in life.

She leads yoga groups. She teaches soft, sensitive, safe and with a great love for Kundaliniyogan. She also provides Gong Relaxation in the yoga session.

Svenska: Ransher Kaur är en certifierad Kundaliniyoga- meditationslärare och Gongmästare. Hon kom i kontakt med yoga 2004 efter en tids sjukdom. Kundaliniyogan har hjälpt henne att återfå tillbaka sin hälsa, finna frid och trygghet i livet.

Hon leder yoga grupper sedan 2009. Hon undervisar mjukt, inkännande och säkert, med en stor kärlek till Kundaliniyogan. Hon ger också gong avslappning i sina yoga sessioner.

Your website (shown on website): www.halma.se
Mattias Sundman

Gong Relaxation, Gong Puja

"Feel the power and relaxation of the Gong, it gives you a deep rest and fills you up with new energy. Relax, Restore, Retreat."


Mattias is an educated Gong Master &amp;amp; MEM Gong-Yoga teacher at Feel The Vibes - Gong, Yoga &amp;amp; Meditation. He came into contact with Yoga in year 2000 and Yoga has since always been a way for him to relax and get calm in body and soul. He experienced the Gong for the first time as a deepening of the Savasana. He was later shown images on how cells and cancer cells are affected by sound (research by Fabien Maman). It was stated that some sounds caused cells to light up energetically and some sounds caused cancer cells to dissolve. This made him to take the decision to begin his sound-journey with offering Gong. The sound &amp;amp; vibration of the Gong affects the mind so that you can end up in a state between sleep and awakeness, which stills the mind. It also helps the body&#039;s self-healing ability to solve tension and stress. After a Gong Relaxation, you often feel relaxed and filled with new energy!

Your website (shown on website): http://www.feelthevibes.se
Pernilla Dalprem

Gong Master

"To listen to and surrender to my inner voice and the way that life unfolds itself, has become a blessing that guides me through my life."


Pernilla Dalprem&#039;s first meeting with the unique gong vibrations was a deep spiritual experience. Her feeling after the relaxation was that &quot;everything was different&quot;, a feeling of being new in this world. A deep experience of peace, calmness and relaxation. Another place to act from.

At that moment she decided to learn how to play that fantastic instrument. It was the start of a transformational process that came to change her entire life and her way of living it.

Pernilla Dalprem is a Kundalini Yoga teacher as well as Physiotherapeutic KBT steg 1, family therapy and transactional therapy. She is also an educated nurse with specialty children and youth.

Your website (shown on website): www.yogaterapi.se
Michael Gustafson

Gong Master

"I am deeply thankful to, once again, play the Gong with my fellow Gongmasters at this year Yoga festival."


Michael is a Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Gongmaster. I serve as a Captain Navy and doctor in Military Science at the Swedish Defence University where I offer yoga. My path is to bring Yoga and Meditation to the military forces as a leadership tool to support resilience. This with a perspective that includes spiritual training, seen as a skill to connect to one’s inner self and relation to the great mysteries of life. Yoga delivers a vast potential to transform and acquire courage to be the warrior of light we all actually are.

The meeting with Kundalini Yoga at Ängsbacka in 2010 marked the entrance to a new life road. I discovered a strong and adaptable training regime. Gong training with Mehtab Benton during 2015 marked a second way enhancing yoga and meditation practice. I have a deep interest in Kundalini Yoga, Sikhism warfare and warrior traditions, Gong playing and meditation, Tantra philosophy, Shamanism, Western mysticism &amp;amp; Magic traditions.

Mela Mariposa

Kundalini Yoga, The Yoga of Breath, Breathwork, Pranayama, Mudras & Bhandas

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.


Born in Switzerland, Mela is a yoga teacher, breathworker, holistic nutritionist and bodyworker. Nowadays she is teaching internationally, sharing classes, workshops and retreats in India, Bali, Thailand, Spain and Switzerland.

Mela studied various styles of yoga from Ashtanga to Kundalini and lived in spiritual communities throughout Asia. Her main practice is Kundalini Yoga in the lineage of Dhirendra Brahmachari. Kundalini Yoga and the power of the breath finally brought her a deeper understanding about herself and her work with the students.

Mela&#039;s greatest passion is all about the breath, in yoga, in breathwork, movement and sound. Through living and studying abroad from different cultures and backgrounds, she integrates shamanic ancient traditions, western holistics approaches, tantric teachings and advaita vedanta. In Mela&#039;s classes and workshops, students will be able to explore the depths of breath, trust, touch and an awareness of their whole body.

Your website (shown on website): www.melamariposa.com
Dariush Matloubi

Circus skills, Play Space and Wondering Fool



Dariush, after a wild and fiery youth, has been wondering this wonderful world of ours from India to Iran, Thailand to Australia playing with, learning from and teaching people from all walks of life.

His mode of communication changes from person to person, from circus to yoga, shamanic healing and Tantra. Whatever the way you find him, he simply loves to interact with fellow humans on this WOW journey of ours and looks forward to another wonderful summer at Ängsbacka.

Your website (shown on website): comeplay.info

 More profiles are added regularly, please check back later for a more complete list.

Musicians 2017


Concert - Medicine Devotional Music

"The nectar of this union sublimates the South American shamanic electronica & the Scandinavian roots of Markandeya"


Minük (Sweden/Colombia)

After twelve years of touring worldwide and producing a joint discography of fourteen albums with their own musical projects, (Lulacruza, Markandeya and Kultiration) Alejandra Ortiz and Marcus Berg felt a calling to unite their voices and visions. In the solstice of December 21st, 2016, Minük was born.

The duo’s music sublimates the heart transmissions of the South American shamanic electronica of Lulacruza, and the Scandinavian roots and pristine production of Markandeya and Kultiration. The nectar of their union is potent and intimate, a musical offering weaving together
two life-long journeys in the vision of the Vedic lineage and the indigenous spiritual practices of the Americas.

They are currently working on their first album together and are performing concerts in South America.

Alejandra Ortiz - Voice, Cuatro, Synths
Marcus Berg - Voice, Guitar, Electronics

Your website (shown on website): https://www.instagram.com/minuk_music/
Lifang huang

Tibetan Singing Bowls Sound Healing

"Life is a dream we are a dreamer in a dream."


My life its a dream to do sound healing its a dream like.
My name is Lifang Huang.
I am offering tibetan singing bowls sound healing.
Tibetan pulsing energy work healing

André Steinthorsson

Musiker, sång/gitarr


André startade sin musikresa inom den klassiska musiken för 20 år sen. Numera är han aktiv i Stockholmregionen med att spela med gruppen Being Of Sound som spelar egen spirituell musik musik, samt traditionell mantra/bhajan-musik. André musicerar bl.a. genom sång, gitarr, perkussion och piano.

Meditation och utforskande av nuet är en central punkt i Andrés liv, vilket återspeglar sig mycket i hans egna låttexter. Han är utbildad som bl.a. Zen Coach och Body Movement Coach.

Frida Sangeeta

Kundaliniyoga sadhana music


Frida Sangeeta är mantrasångerska, yogalärare och ayurvedisk hälsorådgivare, samt sång och musikpedagog.

I 10 års tid har Frida studerat och praktiserat Nada yoga och mantran. Frida gick sin Nada yoga utbildning på Nada yoga school i Rishikesh och gick Kundaliniyogalärarutbildning på yogahuset i Stockholm. Sin ayurvediska utbildning tog hon på ayurveda-akademin i Stockholm.

Frida har även studerat sanskrit både i Indien och i Sverige. Hon föreläser och håller workshops i nadayoga och ayurveda. Frida brinner för att dela med sig av Musik och Mantrans helande kraft till andra.

Elin & David

Bhajans - singing in stillness

"Love is the door, chanting is the key." - Bhagavan Das


Elin and David started their musical journey together in 2014 and are both very passionate and dedicated to this form of bhakti – devotional singing to the Hindu gods and goddesses, to life, love and Mother Earth. Elin plays the harmonium and David the guitar and together they sing and play traditional mantras and songs, mainly in Sanskrit, as well as writing their own material.

The mantras/songs are a form of meditation and a beautiful way to open the heart to deepen our consciousness. They live in Molkom and have been having bhajans at Ängsbacka for the last couple of years. This will be their second year at the Yoga festival and first year at the Tantra festival.

Eric Archer

Mantra Music w/ Prema Mayi


Eric Archer is a multi-instrumentalist (fingerstyle guitar, tabla, and flutes), visual artist, and poet drawing inspiration from nature and its bounty. Eric is a lover of nature and art in all forms, and practices this love through music, meditation, yoga, cooking, teaching, and poetry. Eric?s work as a musician, a chef-nutritionist, and a mindfulness instructor allow him to share his passions while also continuing his own studies by way of serving others and building community. Through a fusion of the mind-, body-, and spiritual-arts, Eric attempts to blend his artistic sides with his scientific lens to present a truly holistic approach to health and vitality.

Your website (shown on website): EricArcher.xyz
Sunniva Lila Brynnel

Accordion, voice, keyboard


Sunniva Brynnel is a composer, accordionist and singer.

She was born into a musical family on the Swedish west coast and started composing and playing the piano at a young age. She plays and sings folk and jazz music in a variety of groups, such as American sextet Night Tree (<a target="_blank" href=" http://www.nighttreemusic.com" ;>www.nighttreemusic.com< ;/a> ), Sara Pajunen &amp;amp; Sunniva Brynnel Duo and Sunniva Brynnel &amp;amp; Timo Alakotila Duo.
At the age of 19, Sunniva moved to Ireland to study Gaelic singing at DIT Conservatory Of Music And Drama. She went on to study jazz performance at Birka Folkhögskola in the snowy Swedish midlands. At last she took her bags and her accordion to England, where she studied a BA in jazz, majoring in composition. She now lives and tours in the USA, where she studies a masters in jazz at the New England Conservatory.

Sunniva puts emphasis on improvisation in music. This summer, she is looking forward to spreading sounds of stillness, beauty, depth and ecstasy around Ängsbacka.

Your website (shown on website): www.sunnivabrynnel.com

 More profiles are added regularly, please check back later for a more complete list.


Price & booking 2018

The festival will be bookable later in the autumn. Prices might change.


DISCOUNTS  – 2017 



Payment Methods

Tickets can be paid online by card or by bank transfer.

We encourage you to pay by bank transfer in order for us to avoid the transaction fees imposed on card payments.

If you have problems paying by card (for example due to limited allowance), please contact us for a manual payment link.

While booking you will get further instructions. After booking your ticket, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.


1) Credit/Debit Card

Pay online using your card of choice.


2) Bank Transfer

From Sweden:
Deposit payment to Ängsbacka’s Bankgiro account 5038-7448

From abroad:
Swift address: NDEASESS
IBAN: SE63 9500 0099 6026 4418 5510

The adress of the bank: Nordea, Smålandsgatan 17, 105 71 Stockholm
Account name: Ängsbacka Kursgård AB

Important! Please write what event you are paying for, (and your name if you are paying with someone else’s account).


Booking Terms

If you use BANK TRANSFER, please pay directly – or at the latest the same day you book – otherwise your booking will not be valid and your place at the event not guaranteed.


Cancellation policy

In case of cancellation latest one month before the event starts, the cancellation fee is 350 SEK per person. Children and youth (up to 18 years old) pay half this fee. Within one month and until the event starts, the fee is 15% of the total value of your booking. The maximum cancellation fee for one person/booking is 900 SEK.
Please note that when cancelling closer than two weeks before the event starts, a doctor’s confirmation of your inability to participate is required. Refunds will not be made if you cancel after the event has started.
If Ängsbacka would cancel the event, all payments will be refunded.

NOTE that it may take up to one month before you have the refunded amount on your account.



Communication policy

As part of our communication with our customers, we may keep in touch with you who have participated in our courses and festivals by mailing or emailing:
– thank you letters and evaluation surveys
– offerings to sign up for mailing lists in a similar area of interest
– information about similar future events or events with the same workshop leaders.

We also have a general monthly e-mail newsletter where we tell about what is going on at Ängsbacka, upcoming events etc. You can opt in and out of our newsletter at any time.



If you have questions regarding the booking, payment, cancellation, our communication policy etc, please contact us:
E-mail: booking@angsbacka.se
Phone: +46 55 31 00 35. (Monday to Friday 10.00 – 13.00)


Come as a volunteer

Yoga Festival – Volunteer camp 2017

Dates: 21-30 July

Price: 2600 SEK

Click here to see ALL Camp dates and prices – VOLUNTEERING Summer 2017  If you combine two or more camps you will receive a discount on the volunteer fee.


Summer volunteering at Ängsbacka


As a festival volunteer you come to participate in our festivals and in exchange, you offer your time and energy to serve the festival in one of our working groups.

As an exchange for your contribution, you receive our festival ticket at a discounted price; three beautiful, vegetarian meals a day and a bed in one of the dormitories or tents on the festival campsite.

Please note that the camps have limited spots and might get full.



Application for Summer Camps 2017 are now open.


Join our Facebook group

Welcome to join the volunteer group on Facebook: Volunteer @ Ängsbacka.

Here Ängsbacka publish info etc, as well as volunteers share good memories, nostalgic pictures and offers/requests about co-traveling etc.


Warmly welcome to Ängsbacka as a volunteer this summer!

Practical Information


Arrival and Departure 2017

Arrival Day –  Sunday 23 July 

More information will come closer to the festival.

  • The café open round 15.00
  • Check-in is between 15.00-19.30
  • First workshop starts at 16.30
  • Dinner is server 18.30-19.30
  • Welcome Ceremony startsida at 20.00

Departure Day –  saturday 29 July 

  • Closing Ceremony ende at 13.00
  • The café is open until about 16:00





A welcome letter with more detailed information about this particular festival will be sent out to all festival participants a few weeks before the festival starts. Below is some general information.


International Course & Festival Center


Ängsbacka is an international course and festival center with participants, workshop leaders and volunteers from all over the world. Therefore please note that the main language during the festivals often is English but some of the workshops can be in a different language, for instance Swedish or Norwegian.



  • The festival ticket includes camping at Ängsbacka’s beautiful green camping field, which is located in direct connection to the festival area. Bring your own tent and don´t forget to bring equipment suitable for the warm as well as the cold and for a rainy summer day.
  • At an additional fee there are sometimes beds to rent indoors at the festival area; in double room, 4-6 bed room and dormitory. For availability see the tab “Price and booking”.
  • We place men and women separately unless you have booked a whole room. Please bring earplugs if you are sound sensitive – the sound can sometimes be quite loud in the festival area. All our accommodations are hostel standard with shared shower and toilet.
  • Please bring your own sheets and towels. You might want to bring an extra towel for the sauna or swimming.
  • You can rent a space for your camper or caravan during the festival, without electricity. Book well in advance!
  • It is also possible to rent private accommodation in the nearby village of Molkom. Most accommodations are located at walking distance (1-1,5 km) to Ängsbacka. Please contact us if you are interested and we’ll send you a list with contact-information of the people who let out rooms, apartments, houses and campers/caravans.




The festival ticket includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Ängsbacka we offer a vegetarian diet prepared with love. We use locally produced and organic products to a large extent. If you let us know in connection with your reservation, we will arrange vegan diet (same if lactose intolerant) or gluten and nut-free food for you. For practical reasons we can´t meet needs from other allergies or diets during festivals.


Ängsbacka meal

The Cafe & The Shop


  • The Cafe is a cozy and comfortable meeting place for new friendships and deep conversation over a latte or a mild herbal tea. You can also buy organic bakery, delicious sandwiches and healthy drinks. The atmosphere often get lively during Open Stage where you can take the opportunity to share a song, poem or just improvise.
  • In the Ängsbacka Shop you will find health products and organic body care, relaxing music, books, different clothes, organic incense, unique jewelry, yoga mats and more.


Other information


  • Money. For cash withdrawals, there is a vending machine (ATM) at the grocery store in Molkom community, about 1.5 miles from Ängsbacka.
  • Walking. A good idea is to bring coarser walking shoes for trails around Ängsbacka. Comfortable indoor shoes/slippers is also good to have.
  • Bottle/cup. Don´t forget a water bottle and maybe a take away mug for coffee and tea.
  • Sauna. We have a large sauna where you have the possibility to relax in the company of new and old friends – an extra towel is a good idea to bring for that.
  • Dogs. You are welcome to have your coupled dog on to two of our camping areas. Off different reason it´s not possible to have the dog on the very festival area, neither in- or outdoors.
  • Yoga mat. There are yoga mats to borrow, but if you have the possibility, please bring your own.

No Alcohol or Drugs


Please note that Ängsbacka is a Alcohol and Drug Free place. We dont serve alcohol, and it is not allowed to drink or to be under influence of alcohol or other subtstances when you are at Ängsbacka.


Find your way here


It’s easy to find your way to Ängsbacka by train and bus or by car. Read more about how to find your way here.




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