Jayne Orton @ Yoga Yoga

A three day workshop with Jayne Orton was extraordinary. She has 40 years of experience in Iyengar Yoga and has thought for 35 years. She has studied with the Iyengars in Pune, India. The workshop started with standing asanas on friday, hips/knees on saturday and backbends today. All her instructions are to the point andContinue reading “Jayne Orton @ Yoga Yoga”

Philosophy – Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga

Today was a 2 hour class on philosophy with Bodil Mauritzen. We went through Patanjali´s 8 yoga sutras, looked at Iyengar´s interpretation and Ravi Ravindra´s. Here is a short summary from Bodil´s hand out. Iyengar says practice is the steadfast effort to still the fluctuations of the mind. He Further says long, uninterupted alert practiceContinue reading “Philosophy – Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga”

Workshop Hips: Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga

Last evening was a 2 1/2 hour hip, Iyengar, workshop with Bodil Mauritzen. We did standing- and «on our backs» asanas. It i important to keep the legs straight, so that you activate the leg in the hipsocket. Further it is important to access each yogaclass as it is your first time. Don´t compared itContinue reading “Workshop Hips: Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga”

Easter Iyengar workshop – Selma Hetland @ Yoga Yoga

For the first time I enrolled in an easter workshop at my Iyengar studio, 2 1/2 hours for three days. The focus is to go a bit beyond the regular classes, so in order to attend I had to do 3 sessions a week with the teacher, Selma Hetland, the last two weeks. The firstContinue reading “Easter Iyengar workshop – Selma Hetland @ Yoga Yoga”

Workshop 4 hour class: Janna Brattli @ Yoga Yoga

I just had the privilege to attend Janna Brattli`s 4 hour class in Iyengar. It was a first for me, so I was excited. Time just flew by and I could have done 4 more. Janna teaches in Oslo, mandalayoga.no, and is the highest certified Iyengar instructor in Norway. For the first time I didContinue reading “Workshop 4 hour class: Janna Brattli @ Yoga Yoga”

Lessons from Glenn Ceresoli @ Yoga Yoga

Yoga is about contentment. On one side you have sadness on the other happiness. Personally, I find great joy and happiness in both yoga and meditation. After the course I felt great contentment, and, it still lingers the feeling of being able to do the course. I am so greatful Ceresoli, with 40 years experience,Continue reading “Lessons from Glenn Ceresoli @ Yoga Yoga”