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?
Yin yoga is a style of yoga in which you try to relax your body completely and hold the poses for a longer time, usually about 5 minutes. Although this may sound easy, it can be quite challenging. In this blog I'm sharing a few yin poses with you that you can practice at home.
When it’s cold outside, seek the warmth within. In these cold winter days, we can use some extra heat to keep our bodies warm and our minds active. These yoga exercises will warm you up and make you move.
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.