Hello and welcome to my blog. I’m Elina, I live on an Island in the East Med (there is only one…) and I write yoga, general wellbeing topics and as-ecological-as-possible living.
The name of the blog comes from being originally from Finland, the other side of Europe but still on the same timezone as I currently live on. And this, my friends, it is probably the only thing these two corners of the Continent have in common.
I have practised yoga (mainly hatha and asthanga system) for about 11 years and I have done my 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training with YogaWorks. Currently I am studying towards the Birthlight perinatal yoga teacher certification. As a life-long athlete I have gone through few big injuries, teaching me valuable first hand lessons about (E/)ego, patience, rehabilitation and holistic approach to healing and bouncing (or crawling, as it sometimes felt) back to active lifestyle. I believe that in life it is as important to have a critical mind as it is to be curious and open minded. With this blog I want to demystify yoga (and give tips on how to simplify life in general, as yoga helps with that too) and play a part in making it accessible to all, as I trust there is a style of yoga for everybody to support us in life.
Most of the time write both in my native Finnish and in English. Sometimes the posts are about the same tipic, sometimes I do a post just in one language. If you speak both languages do check both the English and Suomi tabs.
If you have any questions or there is something you would like me to write about, feel free to drop me a line. All the pictures are mine, unless otherwise stated. Please do not use them without my permission.