Ingela Abbott


Ingela Abbott is the Founder and Director of Yoga Northwest, and a Certified Senior Iyengar Yoga Instructor, one of only two in the Northwest. She has studied yoga for 45 years, taught for 36 and has numerous times been to India to study yoga from the source at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Pune with late BKS Iyengar.

Ingela also conducts Yoga Adventure trips around the world to places like Panama, Vietnam and Bali. This coming summer she is guiding a Yoga Hiking Biking Adventure trip to Sweden and another one this fall to Bali.

Ingela loves to run, bike, hike, ski and kayak. To celebrate turning 65 last year she did her 25th Ski to Sea, and her first Triathlon and first Marathon, finishing first and second in her age group without any pains! Thanks to Yoga!

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