I love yoga so much, but I sometimes find it hard to know exactly what my intention is for doing yoga. I found out though, that yoga for me primarily is a way to take care of my body. I love yoga, also for what it does for my mind, but this is a bonus. I care a lot about my body, and love the … Continue reading On Intentions, Dedication and Collective Energy
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.
We all have different bodies, different needs, different issues and different yoga practices that suits us. Anyways there are some asanas that are super healthy for almost any back, and any back issue. I will present a short sequence that includes hip stability, core activation and release for the lower back. I hope you like it! Enjoy 🙂 Cat cow. Do the movements like shown … Continue reading A short sequence for a healthy back
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.
I’ve learned something during my years of practicing yoga that might be useful for a beginner yogi to know. You see, every teacher I’ve had, had something unique they were transmitting whether consciously or not. Some of them have more knowledge than others, some have more experience than others. Some have a calming way of teaching which makes their classes wonderful, others give you a … Continue reading On shallow ideals, self judgment and why it’s crucial to find a teacher who speaks to your heart.