Ursula Karven was born in Ulm, Germany, and currently lives in Berlin. The multi-talented actress has appeared in many national and international productions. Since 1999, she has practiced yoga intensively and made it part of her life's philosophy. She completed her teacher training in Los Angeles, with a focus on Vinyasa Flow Yogam and has headed a yoga school on Majorca for several years. The best-selling author has published a number of books and DVD's on the subject.