Yin Yoga Teacher Training in August 2019

In early August 2019 I will enroll in a Yin yoga teacher training in Sola, Norway. I have done some Yin classes at Jivamukti Yoga Stavanger, so I am so looking forward to the Yoga Alliance registered course. The course will be 60 hours and we´ll cover asana`s, philosophy, anatomy, energy, meditation, pranayama, teaching andContinue reading “Yin Yoga Teacher Training in August 2019”

Pranayama and the chakras

Pranayama is done to expand and control the breath. You can do pranayama that works on concentration, counting, ie. 1-50 or that ie. calms you down in/out equal length of breath. The breath goes through the Sushuma chanel consisting of Pingala; right, male, sun and Ida; left, female, moon. You may do: All chakras – Apana-,Continue reading “Pranayama and the chakras”

Things to look at in an asana

@home or in class you may look at the following in an asana: Which chakra is activated? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and/or 7 Which muscle is activated? i.e. Hamstring Which marma point is activated? i.e Ani (mid tigh) Which system is activated? i.e. Endocrine, Muscular, Circulatory Which body? Physical, Vital, Mental, Psychic orContinue reading “Things to look at in an asana”

Creating a class @ home

New Year is getting close, are you ready to do yoga at home on your own? Here are a few tips. You may start your session with Pranayama, then asanas for each chakra and finish with Shavasana/Yoga Nidra and/or meditation. Sun salutations affects every chakra. You can dedicate a session to an intention, deity, aContinue reading “Creating a class @ home”

Ashtanga yoga

“Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient system of Yoga that was taught by Vamana Rishi in the Yoga Korunta. This text was imparted to Shri T. Krishnamacharya in the early 1900’s by his Guru Rama Mohan Brahmachari, and was later passed down to Pattabhi Jois during the duration of his studies with Krishnamacharya, beginning in 1927.” Continue reading “Ashtanga yoga”