AW Yoga Blog

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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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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