Bandhas-After-Party

Bandhas. Mystery. Transformation. Bliss. Last Sunday we taught a workshop 'Bandhas: The mystery unveiled'. It is a special and unique workshop that we have been teaching regularly and we love it. The bandhas are the heart of yoga. They give yoga a 'charge' that makes it different from any other form…

Being spiritual

'Yoga makes you more spiritual'. As I’ve been active in the field of yoga for many years, I’ve heard the most different reasons why people want to practice yoga. ‘Becoming more flexible’ and ‘learning to relax’ are definitely high on the list. But there’s another one: yoga makes you more…

Yogashala á la 2016

We opened Yogashala 11 years ago ...and our love for teaching yoga and the compassion we bring to it is more steady than ever. When we started the adventure of our yoga studio we had no idea what the outcome would be. We meanwhile have experienced that when you offer a service like teaching yoga from the heart, no business…

Hoe leert ons lichaam? Yoga LEREN doen (2)

Yoga moet je LEREN doen. En dat op basis van hoe ons lichaam leert, namelijk middels herhaling en op een manier die ons een veilig gevoel geeft. In Dynamic yoga lessen integreren wij dit continu in de lesmethodiek. Daarbij nemen we de aan het menselijk lichaam eigen kwetsbaarheid en fysieke beperkingen in acht (dit…

Blissful, soft, spacious and totally meant to be

Totally meant to be Yoga interests me. It shows me a different dimension of life. Underneath the functional dimension of daily life with all its pleasures and problems, (work related) activities and social relationships, lays a layer where functionality and identity do not have a place. It is an unfocused, meditative…

Welcomed, invited to explore and challenged at Yogashala

Yoga @ Yogashala This testimonial is a contribution by Gosia Wysocka who discovered the fruits of yoga at Yogashala. Since she moved to the UK, she has been looking for a similiar yoga experience. You can read her story below. "Yogashala for me is THE place on earth for deepening my yoga practice. I…

Yoga and Resilience (3)

Part 3      Click here for part 2 Read about yoga and resilience in this post that Yogashala guest teacher Marcella Dean contributed to our blog. You can find her regularly on Sunday mornings at Yogashala, teaching from her deeply rooted love for yoga. Sincere yoga practice bears fruits…

Yoga and Resilience (2)

Part 2    Click here for part 1. Read about yoga and resilience in this post that Yogashala guest teacher Marcella Dean contributed to our blog. You can find her regularly on Sunday mornings at Yogashala, teaching from her deeply rooted love for yoga.  Yoga comes into the picture I…

Yoga and Resilience

Read about yoga and resilience in this post that Yogashala guest teacher Marcella Dean contributed to our blog. You can find her regularly on Sunday mornings at Yogashala, teaching from her deeply rooted love for yoga. My perfect life How will you react when your life starts to crumble and…

From the obvious to the subtle in yoga posture practice

Discomfort in yoga posture practice How often are you not comfortable in your body or with the thoughts that your mind accumulates? How often do you experience discomfort in body and mind, one caused by the other, even in yoga posture practice? Yoga posture practice can be an invitation to get over…