AW Yoga Blog

YOGA IS HEALTH

15th August 2019

To me, yoga is health, and here I am talking about yoga as a whole, so postures, movement practice and meditation, all included. The close link between yoga and health became really clear to me a couple of months ago. By the way, I am in no way a super-healthy…

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YOGA WHEN YOU ARE INJURED

4th August 2019

Four weeks ago I tried to jump over a horse track in Wimbledon Common to have fun (and show off) and fell hard on the left side of my chest… I did not go to the GP to have it checked. I am not certain if something happened to my…

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THE ANSWER IS WITHIN YOU

2nd April 2019

In my youth and twenties it was easy for me to make decisions, even when they were big ones! I just knew what to choose. Choose where to live, choose university even though I had to move to another country, choose degree knowing the studies would be challenging, choose the…

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CHALLENGING SITUATIONS

12th March 2019

The more I encounter moments in my life with increased awareness, the more I am okay with challenging situations. I know it is life teaching me something so that I can grow! I am convinced we are here to grow, and that life happens for us, not to us. You…

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AWARENESS WHEN WALKING

23rd January 2019

I am lucky to have a dog. In terms of fitness and feeling well, that’s super-lucky because I have to get out in fresh air and nature every single day! Except for when I am away on holiday and don’t bring my dog with me. Then I miss our walks…

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TRUST

14th January 2019

I like to trust! It is a conscious choice I have made. I have decided I’d rather trust than be skeptical and overdo thinking. Taking inspiration from the bestselling spiritual author Gabrielle Bernstein, I see trust as leaning toward love instead of fear. The word trust has come more into my daily…

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DO WHAT YOU WANT

9th January 2019

“I can do what I want”. This is something that has come up for me so many times lately. It feels liberating to know that it is not only something I say, it is something that feels right too. I know the expression may sound childish, as if insisting on…

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AWARENESS OF WORDS

22nd November 2018

Words are important to me! And I have noticed that with mindfulness practice, not only have I become more aware of my thoughts and emotions, I have also increased my awareness of the words I use. Words turn up in our head with the constant conversations we have with ourselves.…

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STABILITY AND EASE

11th November 2018

Okay, so if there is something I really love love love with the yoga that I am practising, it is the feeling of being stable and light at the same time. I’m nearly always there in my self-practice, and sometimes I am there both in my practice AND my daily…

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YOGA AND SKIING

5th November 2018

Are you going skiing this winter? Then please take this advice: Prepare your body for your skiing holiday! It is worth it. Here’s my experience from last winter. But first some background: I have been skiing since I was little – I am Norwegian and there is a saying that Norwegians are…

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