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 […]

How to progress from Level 1 to Levels 2 + 3

In this workshop, Evelyn will explain and guide you in theory and practice through the fundamentals of the Level 2 Yoga Flow and the Level 3 Vinyasa class. As a foundation, you will learn about the importance of the breath, the gaze point and the correct engagement and release of muscles. On a practical level, […]

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 […]

Ayurveda for Changing Seasons: Building Immunity for Winter

Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga and focuses on the healing aspect through food and lifestyle.  This workshop introduces the basics of Ayurveda, India’s traditional natural healing system for body, mind and spirit, and shows how we can balance ourselves for the seasons by a simple adjustment of diet and lifestyle, a light detox […]

Meditation and Pranayama Workshop

If you’ve never tried meditation because “you can’t stop thinking”, experience the beautiful energy and timelessness of learning to breathe and meditate together as a group. If meditation and pranayama is part of your regular yoga practice, you will find joy of learning new aspects about meditation and pranayama, including chakras, energy channels and sound […]

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 […]

Inspiring Thoughts (43)

We are what our deep, driving desire is. As our deep, driving desire is, so is our will. As our will is, so is our deed, As our deed is, so is our destiny. (Brihadaranyaka IV.4.5)