AW Yoga Blog

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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WHAT I SAY IN SAVASANA

29th October 2018

I love teaching yoga and I also love including my knowledge of mindfulness meditation in my classes. Savasana, the final relaxation at the end of a yoga class, that’s when the mind is calmer. I view it as a truly nourishing time for you, your body and your breath. What…

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MY MORNING RITUAL

10th September 2018

I can only think of two time periods in my life when I wasn’t naturally happy waking up in the morning. The first time was when I was in my twenties and had a job so far away I had to get up at 5.30am to arrive on time –…

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EMBRACING WHAT IS DIFFICULT

25th August 2018

I have recently come across the expression embracing what’s challenging from two different places, and just realised that embracing what I personally find difficult is what is needed of me too! Life is sending me into deep and clear reality… Let me start by saying that I like the word EMBRACE. There…

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FEET FEELING HOME

20th August 2018

I am giving a lot of attention to my feet at the moment! May sound strange but it is part of the homework for the myofascial movement course I am attending with Gary Carter this year. I have just spent several weeks by pebbled beaches in the South of France,…

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SLOWING DOWN TIME

12th August 2018

Summer holidays, heatwave, less to do at work, any of these situations can naturally lead us to slow down this time of year. Starting a holiday, it may take a couple of days before our body and mind accept this new rhythm where we don’t have to act with a…

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A NEW PHASE IN LIFE

9th August 2018

I see life as a series of phases, and a new phase is coming up for me with my youngest of two starting university next month! From having found myself in a life situation for the past 25 years where I have been married, had children, have cared for children…

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BRING WONDER INTO YOUR LIFE

5th August 2018

Challenge yourself, try something new, get out of your comfort zone, step out of autopilot – in my view, these expressions all mean the same thing! They will make you feel different and allow you to learn something new. To really live life (if you want to), I believe it…

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DO YOGA PLAY TENNIS

6th July 2018

Exciting times with the Championships on at Wimbledon! So much tennis to watch, so many tennis fans around, maybe the best time of the year in SW19? I have a passion for Yoga for Sports, and my favourite sport is tennis. Feeling super-lucky to be in this environment right now!…

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WORK ON YOURSELF LIKE AN ATHLETE

27th June 2018

Tennis players are in my head at the moment! I am watching too much tennis on TV… So I am watching all these great matches, and suddenly it occurs to me that I can’t really compare one player to another in terms of who’s winning and who’s not, as it…

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