‘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.
“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.”
“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama XIV
“The mind is everything. What you think, you become.”
Amsterdam Yoga Nieuw-west members are entitled to a 5-class pass for EUR 25 (normal price is EUR 45) which has no expiry date. I will send the details on how to book with the discount to those of you registered with a Yoga Nieuw-west. If you do not receive the information by email by end of 1 December, then please get in touch.
From 21 October, Yoga Nieuw-west moves to the brand new building, just three minutes away from the older location, at:
De Honingraat Slotermeerlaan 103F 1063 JN Amsterdam
Next week, the Wednesday lesson (16 Oct) is in the old location (Huis van de Wijk ‘Multibox’, Jan de Louter straat, 19,) as usual and at the usual time.
There is NO lesson on Thursday (17 Oct) due to the move.
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: