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.
My dream when I was a little girl, was actually not to be a yoga teacher. Yoga was too new in Norway and not a part of my reality yet. When I started hearing about it, it was just a strange word, and only middle aged women where practicing it. It was not something I was attracted to until I randomly happened to be at … Continue reading Why I Became A Yoga Fashion Ambassador
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
Today’s blog post is about yoga and diet. Primarily vegetarian diet or vegan diet. Many people who practice yoga stop eating meat and maybe also dairy after som time. For some people, it may simply be because of the yoga culture. Or it may be out of compassion for the earth or the animals. There are a lot of reasons why anyone would stop eating … Continue reading How yoga changed my diet
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.
Today, I wanted to share the story of how I overcame my lower back pain. About eleven years ago, when I was fifteen years old, I would experience pain in the lumbar spine even from laying on my stomach reading a book. I couldn’t walk for long on concrete without having to sit down and rest my back, even if I was wearing good shoes. … Continue reading How I Overcame Lower Back Pain Completely