Vinyasa yoga from the source

‘Breath is central to yoga because it is central to life. And yoga is about life.’
Sri T. Krishnamacharya

I have Just completed a training in Vinyasa Krama with Srivatsa Ramaswami, who trained with the legendary Krishnamacharya for over 30 years. Going back to the source of yoga was a gift that I will share in my classes.

Offering.

In the meantime, during the seasonal break at Yoga Nieuw-west, here are some little pearls of wisdom for those choosing the path to freedom: Continue reading

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Schedule in Amsterdam Nieuw-west

SCHEDULE in Yoga Nieuw-west Amsterdam

Classes are from 19.30uur – 21.00 uur) and on Wednesday. We are looking into adding Friday morning at 9.30. I will keep you informed.

I leave you with the 5 principles of yoga philosophy summarized by Swami Sivananda.
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Welcome back to Yoga Nieuw-west in 2015!

“Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as bird wings.”
Rumi

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama XIV

“The mind is everything. What you think, you become.”
Buddha

Yoga Nieuw-west opens again on Tuesday, 6 January.
Check out the class schedule here.

How yoga changed my life in six minutes forty seconds

A six minute forty second presentation on what hot yoga is can leave you breathless — but if you do yoga…well, it helps!  And hey, if it isn’t perfect, then remember three things: Practice, practice, practice.  It’s all about the breath.

http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/maastricht/presentations/healing-with-heat

Healing with heat: PechaKucha Presentation Maastricht 2014

Healing with heat

 

Summer yoga in Eendrachtspark Amsterdam

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In July we’ll be doing yoga in the park in Eendrachtspark by this statue (‘Love Sphinx’ by Carel Kneulman who is famous for his statue Het lieverdje on Spui plein, Amsterdam). It’s a quiet spot that catches the evening sun.

Regular yoga classes in Amsterdam Nieuw-west have stopped for the summer.  Some students have suggested that we do yoga in a park nearby in July.  So this is the schedule:

Where and when for yoga in the park Continue reading

Celebrating Vrouwenweek: Yoga for women in Amsterdam

International Women's Day

Celebrating Women’s week, I am offering two free yoga lessons to women in the community of Amsterdam Nieuw West (and anyone else who would like to come).

Tuesday, 5 March from 10:00 – 11:00

Where: Huis van de Wijk ‘Multibox’,  Jan de Louter straat, 19, 1063 KX, Geuzenveld-Slotermeer, Amsterdam

Thursday, 7 March from 10:00 – 11:00

Where: Huis van de Wijk ‘Pluspunt’,  Huis van de Wijk, Albardakade 7, 1067DD Amsterdam.