AW Yoga Blog

PRACTICE MAKES PROGRESS

2nd September 2020

I got really inspired to write an article about practice after listening to learning expert and brain coach Jim Kwik the other day. He was changing up the expression “practice makes perfect” to “practice makes progress”. How I loved hearing this. Perfect is an illusion, isn’t it? I believe there…

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GO-TO EXPRESSIONS IN TRICKY SITUATIONS

28th August 2020

Tricky situations will always be around, but oh the number of tricky situations at the moment. You might feel challenged by covid-19, your work situation, exam results, Brexit, restrictions in your travel plans, or other things you experience in your personal life or read in the news. First things first:…

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BALANCE

20th June 2020

Life is all about balance, isn’t it? I believe that everything we practise on the yoga mat transfers to the way we live our life. We don’t need to make it happen, it just happens. It is a natural extension of our practice. Here are a few thoughts about balancing…

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TRANSFORM WITH YOGA

12th June 2020

I remember reading somewhere that when people sign up for a course they are looking for transformation. When it comes to yoga, many might have been told yoga practice would be good for them but often it is not what makes them get started. The best pulling factor for starting…

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A FEW WORDS ON LIFE AND LOVE

6th June 2020

I spoke to my sister a few days ago telling her that it is incredible how meditation has a direct effect on how my days turn out. I have been a bit lazy with my meditation practice this past week, choosing to sleep longer in the morning and be entertained…

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AN EXAMPLE OF MIND BODY CONNECTION

30th May 2020

Since finishing the ten-weekend long Anatomy and Myofascial Movement course for Yoga Teachers with Gary Carter last year it is safe to say I move completely differently and view the body in a new way. There is more freedom in my movements and I have more trust in my body.…

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FREE AND DEEP IN BODY, MIND AND LIFE

24th May 2020

Whenever I notice two things that work in similar ways it feels like a light-bulb moment. It’s so fun to see parallels. It is as though I see the obvious, something that’s always been there. In the context of yoga and meditation, here are some thoughts about depth and freedom.…

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FLAP YOUR WINGS

7th May 2020

There are stories we tell ourselves about people and events that are not helpful. And when we keep telling ourselves these stories again and again they become our truth. In a figurative way this can put us in a prison and constrict us from living a life in which we…

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WHAT HAS CHANGED?

23rd April 2020

So I thought it would be fun to write about something that is not directly yoga or meditation related. Even though that is my lifestyle haha. Awareness is everything, and for me it is really important to be present and conscious of what I say and do. Perhaps now in…

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FINDING EASE OF LIVING

6th April 2020

The way we stay at home now reminds me a lot of the times I have been on silent meditation retreats. Of course it has nothing to do with what is happening in the world. Still, how it has been for many of us during the past few weeks has…

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