How do you see yourself /identify with your role as yoga teacher?
Anat: I honestly don’t feel it much as a role. I think I am pretty much myself when I teach – a mix of humor and seriousness, of strictness and flexibility, warmth and detachment.
Continue reading “6 Questions: The Traps We Fall Into”
Who is who
Dr. Martijn Groenink Sammels: 54, former life science researcher (PhD), currently a dentist
Pascalle Paerel: 29, former Dutch National Ballet dancer, currently a model agency owner (The Fashion Composers)
Tristan P. Rose: 35, former Australian soldier (Afghanistan veteran), currently a deep sea commercial diver and yoga & meditation facilitator for Australian veterans and first responders
Anna Dukhanina: 35, currently a yoga studio owner & teacher
Continue reading “6 Questions: Commitment & Discipline”
As Anat pointed out in Stillness and Meditation: the Most Important Work, it’s not easy to start a meditation practice. You have your mind set that you are going to start, and then after a few times (or sometimes a few minutes) you can’t do it anymore. You are bored, its’ taking too long, your body hurts or you have 101 other things to do that are more important.
This is why we have written a follow up article to give you some tips and tricks that might help you to set up a steady meditation practice. Spoiler alert – it takes work!
Continue reading “Meditation 101: Tips and Tricks”
Meet our friends:
Nico Kaandorp, 54, retreat center owner and entrepreneur.
Continue reading “6 Questions: Meditation”
Joe Barnett, 48, yin yoga and chakra meditation instructor (fellow assistant to Paul and Suzee Grilley).
Claudia Telkamp, 37, Flight Attendant.
To offer you (and ourselves) a broader perspective on the topic of body image, we reached out to friends of TFY: two yogis and two Gym goers/personal trainer and asked them to talk about their relationship with their own bodies and the judgements they make on other people’s bodies.
Continue reading “Are you your Body?”
For the long time of its existence Chakra meditation was a secret practice of the tantric tradition. Speculations of how old this particular tradition varies between 1500 and 3000 years. As a time bar: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras were written approximately 2000 years ago.
Continue reading “TFY Book Review: “A Yogi’s Guide to Chakra meditation” by Paul Grilley”