Susanna started practicing in 1993 and thus has practiced more than 25 years – 21 of them also teaching. Together with Jens she is the founder of Astanga Yoga Copenhagen and taught daily in the shala on Vesterbrogade for many years as the main teacher.
She was in Mysore in 1995-96 and has since 2003 made several trips to KPJAYI. In 2018 she had the honor to assist SharathJi in the shala. Susanna has studied sanscrit at the University of Copenhagen and also studies sanscrit, chanting and philosophy when in Mysore.
Susanna now lives in Rome and travels around Europe to teach workshops to dedicated practitioners of Astangayoga. She has a close relation to Copenhagen, where she has given significant input to the Astangayoga environment in Copenhagen through her teaching.
Susanna Finocchi - authorzied level 2
Jens met Guruji in 2001 and has made several trips since to study at KPJAYI. Twice he has had the honor to assist SharathJi in the shala. He participated in the special courses for invited teachers in 2009 and 2014.
Jens met yoga in 1997 and soon became part of a group of Astangis in Copenhagen. Jens is together with Susanna the founder of Astanga Yoga Copenhagen and founder of Astanga Yoga Skole København.
His BA project in 2019 was translating a sanskrit manuscript, titled aṣṭāṅgayogaḥ. He has a well-established relation to the Indian embassy in Copenhagen and represented Denmark at the “International Yoga Conference for Wellness” in New Delhi in 2017. He has taken part in organizing the International Yoga Day in 2018 and 2019 in Copenhagen, presenting Astangayoga.