Tag: 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…

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…

Making connections, on and off the yoga mat

The inspiration for this blog post Chris went to a yoga class at one of The Hague’s yoga places last week. The teacher simply walked in and started teaching. He had not asked Chris’ name, or if he had practiced yoga before. Chris has been practicing yoga since 1975. He can…

Een verstilde wereld om te ontdekken

Deze blog post is een bijdrage van Marieke Vos. Zij neemt sinds meer dan 5 jaar aan onze lessen deel en heeft yoga tot een deel van haar leven gemaakt. En deelt dit ook met enthousiasme met haar partner want met regelmaat komen zij naar de Yogashala voor een partner yoga…

Yoga. I love it, I hate it. I don’t know.

This blog post is a contribution by Joan Smient, one of our regular yoga students. Joan has an outspoken personality and having her in class always adds something to the class. We are grateful for her testimonial and decided to publish it on our blog. We hope you'll enjoy reading it! …

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…