Category: yoga

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…

Looking through new eyes

The journey of true discovery lies not in finding new lands but in looking through new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust I’ve been feeling newly inspired in my yoga teachings lately. It is not that I discovered something new in yoga land. Instead, I received the silent invitation to look with…

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…

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…

Windows to the Soul

I got introduced to Tantra 24 years ago when I’d just met my husband Chris. Honestly said, I don’t have a very detailed memory of what exactly we did in that workshop. I very well remember looking into his deep-blue eyes and enjoying that a lot. As it was a…

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…

Nurturing is cool!

I recently listened to a podcast published by J Brown wherein he interviews Alexandria Crow. Both are experienced yoga teachers. Amongst other subjects they talked about yoga practices that are inspired by ‘nurturing is cool!’, ‘beating yourself up is not cool!’, ‘being nice to yourself and doing good for yourself…

A fascinating, quiet world to explore

This blog post is a contribution by Marieke Vos. She has been attending classes at Yogashala for more than 5 years now and yoga obviously has become a part of her life. She shares this enthusiastically with her partner and they regularly enjoy partner yoga in a private class. Dear Marieke,…