Category: Relaxation

The Wind of Change

I wrote this post "The Wind of Change" in January 2021. We are in another lockdown and only get to see each other through Zoom meetings with its screen images. It is my intention to reconnect with everyone who practices Dynamic yoga with me by sharing the latest developments regarding…

BURN OUT and the yoga healing formula

BURN OUT. None of us got an idea what it feels like until you fit the profile. I've been there myself and it took me years to recover and, most of all, consequently implement the necessary changes to prevent myself from ending up there repeatedly. It's easier to fall back…

Quiet, slow, simple and accessible (a lockdown report)

With the start of the Covid-19 lockdown mid March, I could perceive a clear relief at the level of my nervous system. It was a response to changes that came with the lockdown.It was less noisy in the streets and public transport had reduced its frequency. It sometimes was even…

FEELING DEEPLY at the hairdresser

I love going to the hairdresser. It is one of the events every couple of months that I really look forward to. After the months of lockdown, last Friday it was hairdresser-day for me. The preparation I went to a place that I had been before but got assigned to…

It’s all about HEALING. And WHOLENESS.

It's all about Healing. And Wholeness. Dedicated to Melanie Deshaies; in union of our bright and caring souls! We are in week 6 of the Covid-19 related shutdown. All our group classes have been taking place online and will for the next 4 weeks. There's a lot going on in…

RADICAL HONESTY

Yesterday was a day of emotional extremes. I experienced a high and a low that beat a lot of previous highs and lows I ever experienced in my life before. We are in Covid-19 lock down.  The low ...was related to several things that had happened and the story my…

What are you after?

I recently listened to a J. Brown Talks podcast episode wherein he interviews the teacher I've been studying with most often since I found yoga to be deeply meeting my needs and wants. Godfrey his teachings have changed over the years and even though sometimes things that he introduced his students to seemed a…

Hands speaking, silently…

This blog post is the report of me working with a client in a private setting. It was, and still is, of extreme value to me. And for my client; all you'll read below I'm allowed to publish with his consent. I often realize how much we all long to…

Freeing the Breath

"As for the proper inner breath, it is called the Embryonic Breath. Since it is naturally inside you, you do not have to seek outside for it." – Master Great Nothing of Sung-Shan in the famous Taoist Canon on Breathing Most people somehow connect breathing with yoga. Over the years that…

How Slowing Down Changed My Life

From A Cardio Nut to Low-Intensity Exerciser: How Slowing Down Changed My Life This blog post is a contribution by Anamaria Suciu. She has been attending yoga classes at Yogashala and the change she describes below definitely showed on the yoga mat!  Overall, I'm a big proponent of finding a…