Visit Aarhus, Denmark: ARoS Art Museum

By Marina Aagaard, MFTFor health and wellness: Be touched. By art.Health and well-being is enhanced by experiences, and actually 'Culture on Prescription' is now an accepted Nordic health promotion method. Therefore, you may be able to upgrade your health through museum visits! The other day I visited Aarhus Kunstmuseum ARoS. While art moves your brain …

Balancing for fitness and fun: Balance exercises for home and travel

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photo: Henrik Elstrup. Location: Aros. My Rainbow PanoramaBetter balance in everyday life and sport? Do balance training anytime, anywhere. Indoors and outdoors. At every possibility e.g. when waiting for a train or a plane: It is 'free' training for the brain and muscles, strength, stability and mobility.  Here I am balancing at …

Outdoor Training by Graffiti: Port of Aarhus Walk

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Outdoor training is always interesting. It provides a chance of sight-seeing. No matter if you are at home or abroad, there is always something to see. If you take a closer look. I am a BIG fan of ports (and the sea), graffiti (not ugly tagging) and exercise. This day it is a …

Top-10 Reasons to Visit Aarhus: Second Best in Europe

By Marina Aagaard, MFE. Photo: Henrik Elstrup Aarhus, second city of Denmark, and also a so-called second city sight-wise; when everybody has seen Copenhagen, where to next? And now second on the Lonely Planet Best in Europe list, too. That’s okay. The town where I was born and raised, Aarhus, on the peninsula Jutland in …

Time Out Aarhus: World’s Largest Ship Visit

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Some would say sad, some would say super: Taking a day trip just to go to ones own hometown to see a ship. Maybe it is the way it has to be, when you live by/in the second-largest city of one of the smaller countries of the world; Aarhus (population ~320,000), …

A trip to the Port of Aarhus: Tall Ships Races 2013

By Marina Aagaard, MFE A trip to The Tall Ships Races 2013 in my hometown Aarhus, July 4-7th. Aarhus, second-largest city of Denmark, has a strong maritime heritage and a very busy port (position 56° 10' N - 10° 13' E). As the principal port of Denmark Aarhus has hosted many sail sport events and is a Tall Ships Races …

A Mindbody Day Trip: Sculpture by the Sea

By Marina Aagaard, MFT A phenomena started on Bondi coastal walk, Sydney, and an annual event on Cottesloe beach in Perth, Australia, now for the third time an immensely popular june event in Aarhus, second city of Denmark, a population of 307.117, and named European Capital of Culture for 2017: Sculpture by the Sea; it's mindbody-blowing. Permanent …