Overcoming Fear, Overcoming Injuries.

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.

How I Overcame Lower Back Pain Completely

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

Tips for stretching your hamstrings mindfully.

I’ve had a hamstring injury that has lasted for so long it’s embarrassing. I’ve been so eager to practice that I’ve kind of neglected my hamstring and thus it has taken me forever to heal it. But, since I moved to Arendal, I decided to take the effort to be mindful of my hamstring and change my practice for a while. It didn’t take so … Continue reading Tips for stretching your hamstrings mindfully.

My 3 most valuable tips to soften a stiff back.

As you already know if you’ve read my previous posts, I have struggled with back issues, leading to difficulty in getting flexibility along the posterior chain of myofascia (meaning the line of fascia and muscles that runs from under your feet through the backside of your body, all the way to your eyebrows). Over the years, I have tried many asanas stretching methods and exercises to … Continue reading My 3 most valuable tips to soften a stiff back.

Bhujapidasana… Ten years of practice and then finally…

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…