Coping with uncertainty

If 2020 has taught me anything thus far it is that I am able to adapt, fast. Being pushed out of my comfort zone, and let’s be honest, haven’t we all, has helped invite growth. Here is what I have learned over the past few months: Make a plan to avoid feeling completely helpless andContinue reading “Coping with uncertainty”

Five reasons to go on a retreat

Every year I make a point of going on a retreat myself, leaving my family at home. I always look forward to my retreat time and know my loved ones are happy for me to take some time off, to re-charge and do something just for myself. My last yoga retreat took me to ItalyContinue reading “Five reasons to go on a retreat”

8 easy ways to show yourself some love

December is all about sharing, caring, love, joy and happiness. All too often we forget about ourselves trying to please everyone else. This month try to add a little more selfcare to your daily routine. Selfcare is not a luxury or selfishness, it is a necessity and vital to experience wellness and happiness. Only ifContinue reading “8 easy ways to show yourself some love”

How meditation can help alleviate stress

Did you know stress experienced in our mind alters the way we feel, think and behave? Our brain can only process so much, and we experience stress when demands exceed our capabilities or means. Mindfulness and meditation can help calm a stressed mind and teach us to become more focused, clearing mental clutter allowing usContinue reading “How meditation can help alleviate stress”

3 simple and effective ways to get back into your wellness routine

Commit your time According to scientific research it takes about 2 months to create and manifest a new habit. For 6-8 weeks schedule your yoga practice/ meditation/ morning walk/ workout or whatever it is you want to add to your life firmly into your daily or weekly schedule. Then stick to it. It’s as simpleContinue reading “3 simple and effective ways to get back into your wellness routine”

How to make more time for yourself

Do you ever get the feeling there are not enough hours in a day? If it feels like you never have time for yourself, always seem to rush and cannot find even 10 minutes to have a quiet moment, read a book or simply sit in stillness, here is a great way to claim timeContinue reading “How to make more time for yourself”

The courage to surrender

Surrender to the moment, to your power and your beauty. Surrender does not mean to give up. It means to let go. Letting go of struggle, (self-) doubt, insecurity; letting go of whatever we might be holding on to that might not serve us anymore. Letting go frees us to be our true self, presentContinue reading “The courage to surrender”

Bigger, better and beyond

Your body, your choice. This is something I express often and try to bring across during class. Simply for the reason that everyone is different, everyone has different needs, every day is different, some days we are in need of more, some days of less. Sometimes less simply is more. Yoga is not a competition,Continue reading “Bigger, better and beyond”

Mindfulness for daily life

Yoga, being the practice of bringing together body & mind, teaches us to be mindful. So how can we easily invite more mindfulness into daily life? Ganga White said Yoga doesn’t take time it gives time. How can that be? When we are connected to our self, to what we do, feel, see, hear, taste,Continue reading “Mindfulness for daily life”

5 simple ways to take care of yourself

A few weeks into the new year you may or may not be trying to stick to your resolutions set for the next 12 months. If you are like me, and not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, you may have used the opportunity of the year changing to check-in with yourself to acknowledgeContinue reading “5 simple ways to take care of yourself”