Outi Alaja

Outi Alaja

www.salsaspirit.fi
I'm a 41-year old woman, living in Helsinki, Finland. I work in a bank as a service advisor and I also teach dancing. My main interest in life is to be happy.
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Mindfulness or being mindful is being aware of your present moment. You are not judging, reflecting or thinking. You are simply observing the moment in which you find yourself. Moments are like a breath. Each breath is replaced by the next breath. You’re there with no other purpose than being awake and aware of that moment. As Jon Kabat Zinn says reflecting on a Japanese mindfulness puzzle: “Wherever you go, there you are."

Photos from the mountains of the South Island of New Zealand. : Mountain Photography and Fine Art Prints by Jack Brauer

Change requires stopping and taking a look inside.

Not texting and driving is a practice. Werner Herzog's From One Second To The Next touches the pain and sorrow texting while driving has caused. Texting while driving has causes over accidents caused a year.

The Benefits of Meditation - Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Benefits of Meditation - Jon Kabat-Zinn - In this video, Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneer of scientific research on meditation, shares some interesting facts about the benefits of meditation, in addition to his belief that teaching it to our children …

Another close-up of the Amur Leopard at the Helsinki Korkeasaari Zoo

Another close-up of the Amur Leopard at the Helsinki Korkeasaari Zoo

So close...behind the bars...looking at...YOU!

So close.behind the bars.

Compassion - practise it towards yourself also, accept yourself for who you are. That is the true key to accepting others and lessen the voice of critisism within you

Compassion - practise it towards yourself also, accept yourself for who you are. That is the true key to accepting others and lessen the voice of critisism within you

El Tren de Cuba - the marvellous Los Van Van, the best danceable salsa around

El Tren de Cuba - the marvellous Los Van Van, the best danceable salsa around

My lovely cat Cindy, my Persian Lady is my interest Number 1!

My lovely cat Cindy, my Persian Lady is my interest Number

Pineapple Dance Studios in London - my favourite, my old audition locale - love it! Dancing truly transforms lives!

Pineapple Dance Studios in London - my favourite, my old audition locale - love it!

Besides books, this picture describes my appreciation on always learning new things. It doesnt have to be anything "grand" - you can learn from a friend, a colleague - people teach you!

Besides books, this picture describes my appreciation on always learning new things. It doesnt have to be anything "grand" - you can learn from a friend, a colleague - people teach you!