Tag: yoga den haag

Of Thinking And Feeling

I love teaching yoga. I then talk a lot about feeling. My enthusiasm accelerates with every new student who wants to learn and understand how one can transform the shapes that a lot of people identify as yoga, into the state of being that one can consider “yoga”. Based on…

Of Loneliness And Caring

I teach yoga in a private setting to many clients. I care for all of them.  Some  come on a weekly basis, others I see every second week. Some of them get in touch spontaneously if they would like to be in my presence. Oftentimes we engage in enlivening conversations…

Of Healing And Change

I love Angel cards. Do you know these tiny affirmation cards? At the first day of our Summer vacation in the beautiful Rhodope Mountains in the south of Bulgaria, I had pulled the HEALING card.Being four weeks away from duties meant no teaching or coaching for four weeks. Spending 4…

Of Yoga And Labels

Today was the last day of our Summer break. From tomorrow on, all classes at the Yogashala will continue! You are welcome to explore the delicate relationship between strength and softness, effort and allowing on the yoga mat. Our focus is to guide you directly and as gracefully as possible in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…