Ellen Johannesen was one of the very first Ashtanga Teachers in Norway, and founded Ashtanga Yoga Oslo in 2002. In 2005, she obtained certification as Ashtanga Yoga teacher from Mysore. Ellen is deeply interested in Buddhism, and has lived for nearly 2 years in a Tibetan Cloister in Bylakuppe, India. She later moved to Kathmandu, where she first studied to become a Tibetan translator and interpreter, and later completed a Bachelor Degree in Buddhist studies.
Currently, Ellen teaches at Pranayama Yoga in Kathmandhu and is a highly appreciated and popular teacher for both workshops and retreats in Nepal and in Norway. 

More info: www.ashtanganepal.no