Hello! Here is a quick but handy post to understand the different yoga position categories. There are so many asanas that it can get a bit confusing when you start practisting, so the following links to the Yoga Journal website come in very handy. Use them to work on the areas you are more interested … More Yoga pose types – What is what?
Happy 2018, dear friends and readers 🙂 We start a brand new year from scratch, a moment that tends to make me feel quite emotional – reflect on the last 365 days and think about the coming 365 that lay ahead of us. As a good (ex) perfectionist, I always used to have New Year’s … More This 2018… Be Kind – To everyone, including yourself
The Sun Salutation (AKA Surya Namaskaara) is one of the very basics when it comes to yoga, practised by both newbies and experienced yogis. However, I only learnt the series properly a few months ago, when I went to my first Mysore yoga class. The Sanskrit word is Surya Namaskaara, so write that down if you … More Quick Xmas warm-up! Sun Salutation Step by Step
Rosa Sanchez aka @irya_devi has been doing yoga for 7 years and started her 600 hours yoga teacher training after been practising for 3 years. As many other great yogis, I discovered her thanks to Instagram. Her honesty and the posts on her blog Mama Irya. La mama yoguini taught me a lot about yoga … More “You can learn yoga on your own, but not from zero” – Interview to Irya Devi
I must admit that, as much as I like doing yoga, I’m pretty bad at practising on my own every day. This leads to an irregular practise unless I can attend a studio class every day, which (being realistic) it is not gonna happen, so I asked myself… How could I practise a bit of yoga each … More #yogaeverydamnday – Really? Here are 4 tips
I’ve recently signed up for my second ever half marathon! Do I like running? Well not really… I find it exhausting and quite painful to be honest. However, once I get into the routine, I kind of enjoy it (the warm weather and longer days really helps here!) Aside from my personal preferences, I do … More Half Marathon Challenge -Yoga for Runners (or Running for Yogis!)
Fear is something very instinctive and inner in most human beings. It is normal to be afraid of the unknown, of changes or threats, of new things… Especially when you lack the confidence in yourself to overcome whatever is the test you are facing. In yoga, being brave is something that became important to me … More Be Brave – What would you do if you were not afraid?
As many yoga enthusiasts, after a certain time practising and evolving in this ancient discipline, I considered the option of doing yoga teacher training. The reasons behind this wish were knowing more (and better) about the different types of yoga and its history, learning about anatomy & physiology, as well as improving in my practise … More Considering yoga teacher training
I came across Julia Arteaga on Instgram a few months ago. Her IG page, Yoguineando, was so funny and truthful that it was easy to get hooked! Natural from Spain and currently living in London, Julia’s yoga journey started a few years ago. Her practice has given her a life purpose, as well as a promising … More “Yoga is so broad that we are eternal students, both in the spiritual and the physical side” Julia Arteaga
This BeLikeYoga post might sound similar to the one about Patience. However, the difference is that being persistent normally involves something we can do directly, whereas patience is something we need to practise when things are out of our own control. Persistence is something essential in yoga, as well as in any physical discipline that requires training … More Be Persistent – It’s a process, change takes time