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How to face anxiety and stress this Christmas

02 December 2020 | By Mona Drar

Christmas tends to be a stressful holiday - and because of the pandemic, Christmas will be different this year. Maybe you can't celebrate Christmas with your family. Maybe your economy is at rock bottom. Maybe you are worried about your loved ones, or about the future? In this blogpost I share some thoughts on how we can meet feelings of stress and anxiety this Christmas.

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Open up to fill you up – 3 tips to combat fatigue

29 November 2020 | By Emma Öberg

Are there any exercises that are good to practice after experiencing fatigue? You keep hearing that you should listen to your body. But how do we know WHAT we really should be listening for? I want to share with you three therapeutic principles that can help you when you practice.

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Experience gong and the healing qualities of sound – interview with Mateusz Krawiec

04 November 2020 | By Sara Jakobsson

Sound healing helped him find his inner strength when struggling with addiction, today he gives gong concerts and sound healing sessions on a weekly basis. In this interview with yoga teacher and gong player Mateusz Krawiec you can read more about his work and learn how sound healing changed his life. 

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Find your inner motivation 

19 October 2020 | By Satu Tuomela

Did you set any intentions for this year, got started, and then got lost on the way? That happens a lot of the time when trying to change our patterns. Therefor I want to inspire you to get back on track through the concept of Tapas, discipline. But what is this and how do we apply it in a good way? Learn more here and get started! 

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New to yoga? 8 helpful tips for beginner yogis

28 September 2020 | By Yogobe

Like everything new and unfamiliar and that we never tried before, it can feel difficult and maybe even a bit daunting to start practicing yoga. For you who are a beginner yogi and for you who find it hard to get started, here is a list of a few tips that can help you on your way. Remember, yoga is for everyone, it’s just a matter of finding a practice that suits you!

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Explore the difference between goals and visions

20 September 2020 | By Gwyn Williams

How do you make a difference between goals and visions? And how can turning from a goal oriented thinking to a more visionary mindset help us tap into our unique potential? Read more on the topic here!

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How to understand yoga through gravity

27 August 2020 | By Yogobe

What is the relationship between yin, fascia and architecture? Yoga teacher Frida Starvid (former Boström) writes about yoga in relation to gravity. Learn more about why yin yoga can do wonders for your body and mind.

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What's up with all those Handstands? A lot.

24 August 2020 | By Elaine De Souza

More and more of us do it. We practice and practice to get the perfect one. Handstands. It's not a circus exclusive anymore, it's out there. Get some insight about all the parts of our bodies included in a handstand, and how we can prevent these parts from getting injured when practicing! 

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To live after cancer – nature therapy

28 June 2020 | By Sara Ivarsson

Taking time alone in nature can be a great way to restore your capacity. Research shows that in times of great need for mental rest, it's helpful to find an environment that doesn’t place any demands or requires any action. Get away from movement, busyness and social interaction – and just be in nature.

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Meditation as a sacred practice

24 June 2020 | By Yogobe

For yoga and meditation teacher Eleonora Ramsby Herrera, meditation is a sacred practice. It's a process without a means to an end. Meditation is there to remind you that you are perfect as you are. In this interview she shares her thoughts on meditation and how it can support you in life.

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Self-care strategies for yoga teachers in light of Covid-19 – part 3

13 June 2020 | By Eleonora Ramsby Herrera

Each of us have our own way of coping with the stressors that we are faced with. This last part of a mini blog series on self-care strategies is about action. On how to move from reflection towards action. Take my suggestions and develop your own self-care toolkit! Remember that you are not alone nor helpless in this.

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Self-care strategies for yoga teachers in light of Covid-19 – part 2

10 June 2020 | By Eleonora Ramsby Herrera

Research shows that caregivers are at risk of experiencing caregiving burdens – therefore is important for the yoga teacher to reflect on what they consider their professional role to be. Doing so could help to confirm what their current job description is and to act accordingly. What is the duty of care within your role?

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Going outside, being lost, and staying found

07 June 2020 | By Yogobe

Our surroundings may affect how we feel, think and live. How can nature change your yoga and meditation practice?  Follow yoga teacher Frida Boström and go outside to meditate, find a favorite place, sharpen your senses and just breathe.

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Self-care strategies for yoga teachers in light of Covid-19 – part 1

06 June 2020 | By Eleonora Ramsby Herrera

Many yoga teachers are now experiencing high stress levels and financial pressure – yet are still showing up to teach (virtual) classes in support of other people’s well-being and to maintain some income. In this first part of a blog series about self-care strategies for yoga teachers, I write about recognition. The industry is not perfect, and one yoga teacher cannot change it alone. Recognition is an important step in moving towards constructive solutions.

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Living after cancer – growing after cancer

31 May 2020 | By Sara Ivarsson

Positive psychological changes can be developed after going through cancer – I talked to Fabian Bolin, a survivor of leukemia and the CEO and co-founder of the app War on Cancer, on the subject. Read more about post traumatic growth and strategies to process what you’ve been through here!

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