I’m a big fan of squatting and by squatting I don’t mean occupying a house or building that is abandoned, nor gym squats (although I do like those), but sitting like a large population in Asia does. In our western society we sit to much on chairs, resulting in (mostly fascia related) back problems, and […]
this is a very mellow restorative yoga class. Different than in yin you don’t want to experience any “stress” in the poses, just relaxation. You’ll need however a couple of props like pillows, blankets a belt and maybe a block or 2. suggestion: wear warm clothes and make it as comfortable for yourself as possible.
Circum coxae iuncturam, fancy Latin for: around the hip joint. In this very short 10 min class we move all the structures around the hip joints, stretching the muscles around and lubricating the hip joints themselves. It’s the ideal class to do in a short break or right after work when you where sitting for […]
Rediscover the simple pleasure to move your body regardless of the condition it is in right now; simple movements to clear, clean, energise, mobilise and strengthen in whatever way available. And a short meditation of gratitude and appreciation to make us experience the goodness that is already here.
Functional yoga in a live setting, filmed during our Functional Vinyasa teacher training at D’Alijo yoga retreats in Portugal. It’s a full body yoga class, focussing on the core in the beginning, and basically working the whole body! Starting gentle, doing a little yang and ending with yin! I hope you enjoy this one. Hopefully […]
This practice is especially nice for when you are recovering from tiredness or illness, or when your body needs something else than a workout. We start with some yin poses, not staying too long but enough to get the chi going, and then spend some time practicing kapalabhati, a strong breathing exercise that clears the sinuses […]