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Is there a diversity problem in yoga?

November 9, 2017

Last Monday I attended a teacher’s symposium on the topic “The Diversity Problem in Yoga” at TriYoga’s Camden studio. The premises of the talk was to find out (as much as possible) why yoga in the Western world, today being more popular and mainstream than ever, seems to practiced by a very homogenous set of people, often identified as a white, able-bodied, middle-class women. Why is it that…

Asana Practise and Wellness Through Movement

Yoga Teacher Training – Things to Consider

October 27, 2017

Several of my friends working in the fitness and wellbeing industry have been asking me lately about how and where to train as a yoga teacher. Unless you follow a particular teacher and/or school of yoga (such as Ashtanga or Iyengar) there is an overwhelming amount of trainings out there and it can get quite confusing what they have to offer and how do they differ from one…

Asana Practise and Wellness Through Movement

Never too hot for yoga

July 19, 2017
UpwardFacingDog

July in Cyprus has been insanely hot (as in, A LOT hotter than the average 36-37C degrees) and humid. I still keep my yoga classes going (with great attendance as well so big bravo for everybody showing great dedication) but I have slowed down the rhythm of them somewhat. Focus has been on breath, some more detailed yoga philosophy and anatomy conversation and revisiting the basic poses, really…

Asana Practise and Wellness Through Movement

Yoga Etiquette – Good-to-knows for new students

May 31, 2017
Iyengar jooga

It can be just as daunting as it is exciting to start a new activity and yoga is no exception to that. Whether you start to practise in a fancy yoga studio or at a more down to earth community centre, here’s a list of few unwritten rules that most yogis around the word follow. The physical yoga practise is individual yet collectively done and observing common guidelines…

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Yoga, Spirituality and Reddit

March 10, 2017

There are as many yoga stereotypes out there are as there are styles of yoga. And as with all the stereotypes, they do not come completely from nowhere, just as much as they do not represent the whole truth either. From time to time I come across comments from people who express interest in yoga, followed by a “but” and a reference to the level of spirituality associated.…