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Ontdek de helende kracht van Yin Yoga – 10 voordelen van het beoefenen van yin yoga.

Ontdek de helende kracht van Yin yoga Yin yoga is een ongelooflijk fijne manier van yoga die tal van voordelen kan bieden voor zowel je geest als je lichaam. Als je op zoek bent naar meer mindfulness, ontspanning en balans in je leven, dan is yin yoga misschien precies wat je nodig hebt. Door houdingen […]

Korte circulaire ademhalingstechniek voor directe ontspanning en rust in je hoofd

Wat is een circulaire ademhaling? Circulaire ademhaling of de verbondenademhaling houdt in: bewust diep ademhalen zonder tussendoor te pauzeren. Er zijn diverse manieren waarop dit gebruikt wordt. Zo is het vaak zo dat deze circulaire ademhaling vaak gebruikt wordt bij ademsessies en ademcirkels. Tijdens deze ademsessies is de instructie vaak dat je focust op de […]

2 Minutes – Heart Energy Breath – Qigong Breathing Technique for Positive Energy

2 Minutes – Heart Energy Breath – Qigong Breathing Technique for Positive Energy This short  exercise helps you to activate positive heart energy. It opens your heart and fills you with a really nice feeling!   

The importance of balanced Kidneys – affecting your immune system and strenght

Look after your Kidnerys TCM

The Kidneys as seen in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are so important!  They house your life energy or your Jing or your “Essence”.  This Ying is stored in your Kidneys and is the material basis for all kinds of functional activities and is responsible for your growth and your development. It is believed you get […]

THE 4-7-8 RELAXING BREATH – Great to fall asleep

THE 4-7-8 (OR RELAXING BREATH) This breathing exercise is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. Use it whenever you are aware of internal tension or stress. Use it to help you fall asleep.

Why Yoga Teachers Should Learn Bodywork Basics

Part of being a yoga teacher is inspiring and informing your students about how best to deepen their asana practice. Often, this involves placing your hands on a person to gently ease or encourage their body into a pose. Sometimes hands-on adjustments correct alignment, or invite more depth. Other times the touch is simply to […]


“BREATH IS LIFE” LIFE IS ABSOLUTELY DEPENDENT UPON THE ACT OF BREATHING. TO BREATHE IS TO LIVE, AND WITHOUT BREATH THERE IS NO LIFE.   There is nothing that I have experienced that has empowered my life more than the shift to becoming aware of my own breath. Beyond the energizing and rejuvenating effects of […]

The Stimulating Breath Technique

The Stimulating Breath (also called the Bellows Breath) The Stimulating Breath is adapted from yogic breathing techniques. Its aim is to raise vital energy and increase alertness. How to do the stimulating breath:  Inhale and exhale rapidly through your nose, keeping your mouth closed but relaxed. Your breaths in and out should be equal in […]