Yoga

Daydreaming or Meditation?

Have you ever observed people while they are riding the bus, the tram or the metro? Have you ever noticed how they look through you? Have you seen the expression in their faces while they seem to be fixing their entire lives? Well, that’s exactly how I looked like this morning while going to work on the #26 bus. I

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The Yoga Engineer

Today I want to share with you some highlights of an amazing workshop I attended before the holidays with Jason Crandell, whom I call the Yoga Engineer because of his wonderful ability to deconstruct the postures, making them available to everybody. His broad knowledge of the Yoga postures anatomy, allows him to come out with a perfect formula out of

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As tall as a Mountain – Tadasana/Asana Series 1

Today I will start a series of blogs about Asanas/postures. It won’t be a step by step instruction as there are millions of sources for this kind of information. It will be more about practical hints that I’ve learned here and there that might help you improve your practice. A couple of “never forget to” kind of tips: leave your

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Where is my Pitta going?

I’ve been feeling lately that my Pitta is almost… gone, and I’m becoming more of a Kapha! Will it be temporary? Will it be permanent? Well, first of all for those of you that might be thinking that I’m loosing my bread, or that I might be joining a weird sorority, let me tell you what I’m talking about. In

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Meditation… such a tough cookie!

After I began to deepen into my Yoga practice, I felt the urge to improve my meditation skills. I began to feel the pressure of not being able to sit in Lotus position with a blank mind. At that time I had the misconception that this was the only way to meditate and it made it appear to me like

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Ahimsa & Vegetarianism?

(Before I say anything today, I need you to know that I’m absolutely against any sort of animal cruelty.) I was quite sure about how I wanted to approach this subject that has been bothering me a lot lately. But since I knew it was a sensitive one, I decided to do a lot of reading before writing. The result

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Are all Yoga injuries real Yoga injuries?

I don’t intend to deny the fact that an egotistical malpractice of Yoga can lead people to really bad and permanent injuries. But, have it ever happen to you going to a Doctor with an injury, and the moment you mention Yoga they just put aside any other possible causes for your problem and harshly blame it on your Yoga?

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Yoga Without Borders

I’m fascinated by the wonders of travelling and I believe that it definitely changes you life. There are trips that touch the deepest fibers of your soul and today, I want to share with you some thoughts about one of those trips that have touched me a great deal:   Israel & Palestine. I don’t want to go into details about

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EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION… what better name could you chose for a Yoga Conference!!! Every year people from all over Asia meet in Hong Kong to learn from the best Yoga teachers from all over the world.  It is amazing to see this Yoga crowd walking around Hong Kong Convention Center in flip flops and yoga attires carrying sticky mats and props. So

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