Kirsty shares 7 ways she inspires herself. She says it keeps her on top of her energy, managing several projects and being a single mother can have its challenges.
Movement for Modern Life is about giving everyone access to the best in online yoga and wellness. We bring together some of most talented yoga instructors and wellness practitioners in the UK and beyond. We provide inspiration for you practicing at home.
Our goal is to help you discover your favourite teachers and the types of movement that work best for you, so that you can continue to stretch your body and mind. In this bite-sized blog series, we ask our teachers what motivates and inspires them everyday.
Today, meet Kirsty Norton, a mama, yoga teacher and adventurer who is a leader in her field.
1. What’s your daily ingredient?
For at least five minutes each day, I meditate. It’s soothing for my nervous system, calming for my mind and means I act from a more considered space.
2. Top tip for creating a habit?
Say ‘yes’ to that habit getting knowledgeable about the benefits of adopting it into your life, so that you can feel motivated and inspired.
3. What motivates you to move more?
That feeling of spaciousness, light and freedom that you can only experience after movement.
4. Which guru would you like to sit on a mountain with?
My daughter, she’s my most illuminating guru yet.
5. What’s the last book you read?
I ️Heart Me by Dr David Hamilton
6. Which ‘living thinker’ do you admire for their life perspective?
I admire Elena Brower for doing the work through ‘living yoga’ and inspiring others to heal and live from their heart space.
7. What’s something you saw on the internet recently that inspired you?
I love what this man, Artist Theo Jansen, has created – he demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic through the sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. It feels so futuristic.
Kirsty is a leader, a teacher, an author and a speaker. She practices daily and see’s yoga practices as a gateway into our essence. In our world, it’s of vital important to take care of our body and mind. Her dharma is to help people recognise their magnificence. She has been practicing for over 22 years and shares what she’s learnt with generosity. She is in the middle of writing a book, produced her own set of oracle cards and has been published in Yoga Magazine, Om Yoga Magazine and Elephant Journal. Find her on her Website, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.