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
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
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
Out of all the qualities required to do yoga, I think the ones that beginners could first aim to focus on are both Balance and Alignment. Other qualities, such as strength or flexibility, do not come quickly but after a period of constant and regular practice. Some of the yoga postures do look easy, however, … More Best two tips for yoga beginners
Since I started to post yoga pictures on social media, probably the most common question I’ve been asked by my friends has been How long have you been practising? I totally get that question because it is the yoga spark question. It first popped into my brain when I watched the beautiful and striking video below, featured … More Yoga journey – or How long have you been practising?
One of the benefits of yoga is that we can do it everywhere, and this versatility can make choices more difficult sometimes. Yoga at home or at a studio? What is best, what are the pros and cons of each? I first started practisting in a studio, specifically in Indaba yoga at Marylebone in London. It … More Yoga at home versus yoga at a studio
I think one of the reasons why I stuck to yoga in such a committed way is because it kind of fits with my needs, lifestyle and values. Here are reasons why I think yoga is so easy to engage with and commit to. No need specific material, just leggings and top This might sound … More 6 reasons why yoga is so easy to engage with
I’ve done many different types of exercise over the last few years. Especially from 25, when I started working in an office, sitting down for 8 hours a day, and with a body metabolism that was not as fast as it used to be in my early twenties. Perks of getting old! Swimming, body pump, … More Finding yoga, finding my one and only