Tove Palmgren

Helsinki
Finland
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

4 Reviews

I am a Yoga teacher with more than 30 years of teaching behind me. I have done several teacher trainings in Ashtanga Yoga, with Derek and Radha and one with John Scott that stretched over two years. I have more than 2.000 hours of classroom training at the Purna Yoga College.
I normally teach at the studio I founded in 2010, Purna Yoga Helsinki.
I have trained 200-hr yoga teachers in both Helsinki and abroad for the past 10 years.
I've also trained quite a bit in therapeutics and have a passion for that field.
Yoga is an amazing method, the more you learn, the more you realize there is left to learn.

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Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

4 Reviews

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Very Friendly
More Hands off
Frequent Adjustments
New Teacher
Very Experienced
On the Wild Side
Safety Oriented
Body Focused
Very Spiritual

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Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Tove lives yoga, breathes yoga, is yoga

I discovered Tove in 2014 when visiting Helsinki for a Finnish language course. At the time I was returning to yoga after more than 20 years away and searching for my style in the confusing array of choices. At the first lesson I knew I had found what I was looking for - complete yoga - asana, mediation and more.

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From the outset I felt safe and cared for in Tove's classes even though I was exploring poses I had no memory of ever having done. Not only does Tove adjust her students as needed, but she also suggests props according to the individual - no one-size-fits-all in her classes! She explains everything as well as demonstrating. I feel so safe with her teaching, safe but not stifled and restricted when it comes to learning new things.
Tove does not limit her classes to asana but integrates meditation and more into each one. The meditation she teaches hooked me - my lesson "to see" became a lesson a day at her studio for that trip and has brought me back to Helsinki (from France!) time after time.
Tove is knowledgable in that discrete, serene way that is so confidence-inspiring; and her love of teaching and sharing is apparent in every class.
She knows her stuff as only those who live yoga can. As we say in French she is a "perle rare", a rare pearl to be treasured.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
My teacher

Tove Palmgren, in my honest opinion, is one of Finland's best and most experienced Yoga teachers. She has supported and encouraged me with love on my own path of Purna Yoga and without her guidance my life would look very different. I am genuenly grateful for her and can from my Heart recommend her classes to everyone.

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Experienced and Fantastic Teacher

Since I got to know Tove and her teachings my life changed completely. I fell in love with the way she explained each pose, how she lead us in meditation and her passion for what she teaches. She also is one of those few teachers out there that actually lives what teaches. I am very happy to be her student and learn every day from her. If you happen to be in Finland, I could not recommend her teaching more!

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Professional and charming yoga teacher

I have the honor to be a student of Tove Palmgren and enjoy her wisdom and kindness which made me become a better person over the years. Her 25+ years experience of yoga shows very strongly in the classes, workshops and teacher trainings she teaches, and her energy is holding you and the same time making you feel safe and warmly welcome into the world of Purna Yoga. Tove's teaching style is fun and charming while she brings her deep knowledge into every class. For everyone who is looking for peace and happiness in their lifes, Tove is your teacher.