Yoga can be fun. Yoga can be fast. Yoga can be slow. Yoga can be playful. Yoga can be spiritual. Yoga can be calming. Yoga can fire up deep emotions. Yoga can be healing. Yoga can be different things each time you step on the mat. Read more
Two days ago we spent the day in Moretti, a small locality in Piedmont region, Italy. I accompanied my husband to visit his uncle. Our stay was short but reminded me the beauty of countryside living. Nature. The simple life. Slowing down. Waking up to the sounds of birds singing. Farm to table eating. Clean air. The abundance in what might seem like nothingness.
Yoga has become a big part of who I am. It calms me down. Grounds me. Allows me to disconnect from everything around me and connect with myself inwardly. The more I practice and venture into the different aspects of yoga, the more I find myself relating to these powerful words by The Bhagavad Gita.
“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”￼
This is a quick 12 minutes full body yoga sequence. It is a slow flow that will leave you feeling absolutely energised. I love practicing in the morning, keeping it slow helps me to fully align each movement with each breath.
It is one of my go-to short sequences because it keeps the muscles working, stretch and tone your legs- especially the gluteal muscles, help tone your arms and abdominal muscles, and overally strengthen your core. Read more
What the world needs most is openness: open hearts, open doors, open eyes, open minds, open ears, open souls. This beautiful quote by Robert Muller pretty much sums up my new year resolution.
Happy New Year.
If I could go back in time, If I could give advice to my younger self, I would tell her….
Yoga retreats are the perfect excuse to take a break from daily responsibilities, unwind, relax and reinvigorate. A few months ago, my friends and I were on the hunt for the best that the universe had to offer. After a zillion searches on yogaretreats.com, we decided on the Sattva Samui Yoga Retreat, which offered the perfect package at an unbeatable price. Read more
I remember my very first yoga class. It was in Colombo, Sri Lanka, nine years ago, with my good friend Haissa. I can’t recall what prompted us to join the class but yes, one morning, we found ourselves looking at our toes, bum up, fingers wide spread, navel to spine, doing our very first downward facing dog at a local Hatha Yoga Institute. Read more
I just came back from my first ever yoga retreat, held in one of the east-most islands of the Philippines, Siargao. Also known as one of the prime surfing destinations in the country, Siargao is a cluster of islands and islets located in the province of Surigao Del Norte. Read more