I had always struggled with finding a sport suitable for me because I suffered from joint pain

"I discovered yoga when I was 14 years old. I come from a small town in Iceland, a yoga teacher had just moved into town and was offering a workshop for teenage girls"

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Meet @bjorkks sharing her #yogasavedmylife story with us. These are her words (And see if you can spot her on the SUP in the stunning video above by @bdixonb)

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After that first yoga workshop, I knew I had found something for me. A few months later I experienced my first heartbreak in my first serious relationship. I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression, and later on fibromyalgia, and I truly believe it would’ve been so much worse if it hadn’t been for yoga

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But I was still quite inconsistent in my practice. My depression was up and down for the next 7-8 years and I developed a eating disorder on top of it

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Last year, I had way too much free time, so I decided to take advantage of it and go do 200 hr teacher training in India. I went to India with the thought of becoming an asana teacher, but the month there changed me more than I ever could’ve imagined

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Today, yoga is consistently a big part of my lifestyle - and I can honestly say that I’ve never felt better. I’ve learned to listen to my body, and actually hear what it needs. I’ve found love and appreciation for myself and I’m excited to take on anything life throws my way 🙏"

Björk