Are you spending days and nights clad in Lululemon attire? Or are you on the fence about the company’s way of promoting yoga? No matter which camp you belong to, you have to give them one point: They’re dreaming big. They’re not … Continue reading
Sometimes you come across ideas worth sharing. This is one of them. Thanks to the Africa Yoga Project over 250,000 Kenyans a year get to practise postures that can not only transform your body, but your mind. The project’s 52 … Continue reading
Let me warn you: This is not for the faint-hearted. This is not for the ones who easily feel embarrassed in public. And not for those who are afraid of making weird noises either. If you decide to go ahead, you’ll find yourself huffing and puffing while a teacher is watching you closely to check if you’re doing it right.
The noise you’ll be producing vaguely resembles a sneeze, but one that you failed to suppress. It’s a forceful exhalation through your nose, a bit like blowing it, but without any tissues involved. Importantly, you have to close your eyes. Not only to aid concentration, but also to skip the pitiful and bewildered looks bystanders will bestow on you.
So what’s the benefit of all this? Continue reading
Let’s hope this is NOT fast forward into the future, but in light of Earth Day and to brighten your mood (think of what we still have!), here’s an awesome video by a band mostly known in France, Mickey 3D, ‘Respire’ (English lyrics below).
If you watch four minutes until the, well, shocking end - you won’t regret it.
Oh, and don’t forget to take a deep breath, now. Because we do live in a wonderful world. So let’s step outside and marvel at the trees, go to your next green space and watch nature awakening to spring and greet the returning birds chatting to you on your windowsill. Continue reading
Sometimes… you have to stop and smell the sea. Let the salt prickle on your skin. Poke your nose into the unknown. Why? Because. Have a wonderful weekend! ~ Andrea
I have been to India numerous times, travelling mostly by myself. Recently a friend was planning to go but got worried by what she was reading in the news. ‘Do you think it’s still safe?’ she wanted to know. Replying … Continue reading
Really, forget all the Lululemon gear, the Manduka mats, just come and practise yoga with these powerful and inspiring women. You don’t need a thing – a concrete floor in a spartan classroom is sufficient. The women on the photo live with … Continue reading