Personal Introspection

I was never one to practice fast but I loved the constant flow of my practice – from one posture to the next one breath at a time, being absorbed in the moment and feeling unrestricted and – most of the time – at ease. This all changed when my shoulder (or my whole body?) […]

Yoga Healing

It always amazes me how the universe can work in strange, mysterious and wonderful ways. And the deeper we delve into our yoga practice, the more we become aware of the synchronicities (or synchro-destinies) in our environment – through little signs like seemingly random conversation, articles, books or dreams. I always had a fascination of […]

Uniquely Yogita: Evelyn’s Malas

Each of Yogita Yoga Malas is hand-made by Evelyn and the associated gem stones have individual qualities and energies – each Mala is uniquely different! As beautiful complement to your Yoga and Meditation practice, Malas encourage you to pause, breathe and realign with your intentions. They motivate you to trust and believe and not lose […]

Guru Purnima

Last Friday, July 31st, we celebrated Guru Purnima: An occasion to give thanks to our gurus, teachers and spiritual guides. The first time ‘teachers’ enter our lives is probably in primary and secondary school and then possibly during tertiary education or when we enter a trade – some of those teachers we like, some of […]

Change of Scenery

A change of scenery and routine can be refreshingly positive for body and mind: Having recently returned from Germany where I visited my Mom and sister for two weeks, I had time to reconnect with my heritage and family and also found time to just ‘smell the roses’ so to speak – literally, as our garden […]

Connecting the Dots

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards.  So (for the present) you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.  You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give […]

What is Yoga?

You may have contemplated that question in your head or you may get asked why you do yoga and what it does for you.  And you may be past the point where it is all about the physical aspects.  In fact, maybe you are at the point, where you actually don’t know how to answer […]