We have moments in our lives when we are given the opportunities to introspect – to look more closely at ourselves, to assess where we are and decide what changes need to be done to live happier lives. Going in to a new year is one such moment and it is a good thing if…
Recently I’ve come across various articles talking about “real yoga” and how yoga teaching today has lost its authenticity and value. I find these articles very interesting. I agree with a lot that they have to say but just saying that “this is not true yoga” isn’t enough.
About a couple of months ago I completed my prenatal yoga teacher training course in Mcleodganj, Dharamsala. The school I chose to do this course from, was the Kashmir Shaivism School of Yoga, run by a lovely husband-wife duo, Mr. Amit Raina & Ms. Lina. This course was led by Lina, who has almost a ‘shamanic’…
Mcleodganj in Himachal, is a very colourful little town. On top of having a very varied crowd with tibetans, foreigners and many Indians holidayers, we often see
I recently had the pleasure and honour of interviewing Michelin star chef, Mr. Pietro Leemann. Over our conversation
Within the path of yoga, mastering Sirsasana (headstand) is a whole journey in itself. A journey filled with ups and down beginning from overcoming fear and doubts and slowly progressing onto
In Hindu mythology, the sun God is worshiped as a symbol of health and immortal life. The Rig Veda (ancient Hindu scripture) declares that “Surya (sun) is the Soul, both of the moving and unmoving beings”. Surya Namaskar means
I have to admit that I’m a bit jealous when I see that, on the other side of the Atlantic, Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Prime Minister,
I have been thinking a lot lately and I don’t know how far I am ready to go?
Savasana is a weird pose. First it looks like a nap but it’s not, then we are asked to relax completely while lying down, but we’re not allowed to sleep – worst, we’re to remain fully conscious! Beyond this contradiction, Savasana is
Ben and I spent the last year doing yoga and meditation in various places in India. I don’t claim to be an expert on yoga in India but I’m quite happy with
Never let down your guard, while walking the path of yoga, For there is nothing worse than feeding that spiritual ego. To prevent this and save a lot of time one should not let pride set in and always remember, this practice came from someone. The Teacher. Remembering our teacher brings humility and reminds us that true yoga is…