Hi guys! This month I’ve decided to write about how yoga may affect your sleeping patterns. It does so happen that I have had plenty of issues sleeping, but the last few years, my sleeping patterns has stabilized. That was until I started doing Ashtanga Yoga in the evenings. Terrible Idea. Yoga has a calming effect on the nervous system due to all the mindful … Continue reading Is Your Yoga Practice Ruining Your Sleeping Patterns?
Guess what? I’m injury free!!! You already know (if you’ve read previous blogs) that I’ve had back injuries, which I’ve overcome by doing lot’s of yoga for several years. These include Scoliosis and APT. But, I’ve also had a hamstring injury. It has been bothering me for one year give or take. It has been nearly healed, only to re-injure over and over again. I … Continue reading Overcoming Fear, Overcoming Injuries.
People who have read my earlier blogs, or know me in person, know that one of my passions is the Ashtanga Yoga System. I looove the Ashtanga practice. My Ashtanga journey anyways, has been one of frustration. I didn’t get anywhere with my back stiffness and my hamstring would get worse each time I practiced. I realized I had to take a break from the … Continue reading Stepping back from my practice.
Woho! I’m now officially a yogi in Arendal. I recently moved from Oslo where I’ve been living for the last five or so years. I was more than ready to move. I didn’t like to live in Oslo, and I didn’t like my apartment as it was super drafty and that combined with Norwegian winters was just not my style. Moving is one of the things … Continue reading Personal update: A yogi in Arendal
Like any person on the planet, I’ve had my share of pain and suffering. As only suffering can do, It made me wish for a really great life, liberated from the struggle of everyday life. I wanted to have fun, to be happy and feel loved and supported. It directed me on the path of my life towards these desires, and it also made me … Continue reading Choosing my spiritual practice and committing to it.
Yes, I have practiced yoga for ten years. I started when I was about fifteen years old, but because of the back issues and imbalances that I had in my body, it was very hard for me to get flexible. Yoga Asana (poses) does require a lot of flexibility, and so, it took me a long time to accomplish many of the poses. My nemesis … Continue reading Bhujapidasana… Ten years of practice and then finally…