Is Your Yoga Practice Ruining Your Sleeping Patterns?

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?

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.

On Intentions, Dedication and Collective Energy

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

Stepping back from my practice.

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.

A short sequence for a healthy back

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

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.

Personal update: A yogi in Arendal

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