It takes courage to experience your emotions fully. Many people learn to be more open, accepting and compassionate towards themselves when they practice yoga. In this blog, I'm sharing with you how yoga can help to cope with difficult emotions - including a short exercise you can do at home!
With summer coming up many of you may have plans to go on holiday. This balancing yoga sequence for travellers helps you to relax, wind down and turn the attention inward while giving your whole body a great stretch (which is also very nice when you’re carrying a backpack all the time or walk around a lot). You will feel nourished, refreshed and balanced afterwards!
A morning ritual is a super powerful tool to start your day in a balanced way. Learn how to find a ritual that works for you through the principles of yoga therapy and habit learning.
What does it mean to go back to basics and how can this help us to find freedom in life? I'm sharing three ideas with you in this blog: practicing yoga, connecting with nature and creating a minimalist lifestyle.
In winter, we are more susceptible to illness. Maybe you have already caught a flu or a cold. But if you haven't yet, I have good news for you: yoga may help you to protect yourself from disease! Here is three ways in which yoga can boost the immune system.
Yoga and ayurveda are both Eastern approaches towards life, with the purpose to find balance in body and mind. How exactly are yoga and ayurveda related, and how can you develop a personal yoga practice for a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life?
In this time of the year, we are more vulnerable to catching a cold or the flu. So have I and several people around me, unfortunately. On the positive side: being ill for a few days inspired me to share a few practices with you that may be beneficial when you're feeling ill. Some of them boost the immune system, others can simply make you feel a little better.
Chest-opening and uplifting postures can have a positive effect on your mood. In this sequence you will find some asanas that open your heart to let in the positive and happy vibes, which you may need sometimes when you’re feeling down.
“Enlightenment can be experienced every day by every person, not only by gurus” Today I had a conversation with Anwar van Naerssen, a colleague yoga teacher who studied Tibetan Buddhism for several years. We discussed the eight limbs of yoga, in which the ultimate purpose is to achieve enlightenment (which is also true for the… Continue reading Everyday enlightenment
Crow pose (kakasana) is an arm balancing pose that may seem challenging, but can actually be quite accessible if you know what to do and how to prepare your body and mind. In this blog I'm sharing a few tips and tricks with you.