Divided in four groups, the following poses aim to work and improve on the main benefits of yoga – Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance. Many of the asanas below are also some of my favourites 🙂 Work on your alignment Warriors (One, Two and Three) Side Twists Cat and cow Build your strength Crow pose Tolasana … More Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance – 12 yoga poses
Hola hola! After two months of laziness, I’ve been back on the mat (aka my carpet) this week, as I’m testing @alo.moves at home, the app from Alo Yoga that features many of the famous #instayogis doing online classes. The truth is that I’m liking it so far, even if it’s out of curiosity, to … More Back to yoga at home with Alo Moves
This is one of those posts that I actually wrote a while ago and I’m about to re-visit, re-write and finally post. It is about yoga and Instagram and the whole culture around it, which I’m in between two minds about. I warn you now, it is a pretty long post, sorry about that! It … More Reservations about Instayoga and 3 yogi-types I unfollowed
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?