Evelyn’s Blog

Paper cut of girl doing yoga on old book grassWelcome to Evelyn's Yoga Blog!

Here you will find a collection of essays on various topics,  which are all linked to yoga.

I welcome your feedback, comments or thoughts on these, so please feel free to use the 'speak your mind' option :-).

If you have ideas for future blog topics, I would love to hear from you!

Namaste and enjoy!

 

Hi, I’m Evelyn!

If we haven’t met yet, you might like to read on to get to know me. And even for those of you who have known me for a long time, it might be interesting to find out a few things about me, yoga, practice, life etc. I look forward to connecting with you again soon! […]

The 8 limbs of Yoga – Part 2: How to live in the world – The Yamas

The first limb of the 8 limbs of Yoga is divided into 5 parts and they are collectively referred to as the Yamas. Yama is often translated as ‘restraint’, but it can also mean ‘self-control’ or ‘great moral rule’ or ‘duty’. Most people gloss over the first limb as it seems to convey what all […]

The 8 limbs of Yoga – Part 1: Asana

The 8 limbs of Yoga – Part 1: The 3. limb I often talk about the 8 limbs of Yoga and here is a bit of a breakdown what they are and in what context we can apply them to our lives. ‘Ashtanga Yoga’ literally means ‘8 limbs of Yoga’ from the Sanskrit ashta (8) […]

The Art of Doing Nothing – Wu Wei

The other day a friend asked me what I had planned for the New Year. And I struggled to say that I didn’t have any plans (yet …). It took me a bit by surprise as I usually have some projects in the pipeline that I want to pursue and while I have a few […]

A traditional yoga practice

A traditional yoga practice is a self-practice where the teacher guides and mentors you through a sequence.

How to overcome difficulty, break unhelpful habits and establish new routines

With our upcoming Manifestation workshop, I thought I share a few of my personal stories with you that have been initiated by exactly such “Manifestation” Days or Periods. I always find that when I can get a glimpse of other people’s lives and how they managed through difficult periods, how they dealt with trauma or […]

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