Kristin was born and raised in Iceland. She graduated as an elementary teacher from University of Iceland and taught 1st through 4th graders for 9 years before she moved to Barboursville, WV in August 2013 with her husband, Helgi and their three children, Sigmundur, Mal (Málfríður) and K.J (Kjartan). She has been practicing yoga since fall 2013 and finished her 200-hour yoga teacher training in September 2015 and her 300-hour yoga teacher training in January 2017 at Brown Dog Yoga. In addition to her love of yoga she loves to knit, run, read and spend time with her family. She loves being a part of the Brown Dog Yoga team and enjoys teaching her classes.
Kristin Ornolfsdottir instructs the following:
Restore & Reset Yoga
In this hour-long class, you will center your breath and body, aligning the physical and mental practices of gentle movement and stillness. You will hold postures for periods of time bringing a deep release into the body. Props will be offered to assist you in holding poses longer. This class will complement your Vinyasa yoga, cycling, running, weight- lifting or other athletic endeavors allowing you take your performance to the next level.
This all-levels class will awaken you in mind, body and spirit, with yoga postures and powerful intention. This flow-style class will help you build strength, increase flexibility and find focus. Moderately-paced and open to everyone, this one-hour class allows students to learn the fundamental yoga postures and principles that create a successful and effective yoga practice.