The word Ayurveda’s literal translation is the Science of Life. It’s an Indian system of healing dating from over 5000 years. The purpose of Ayurveda is the prevention of dis-ease (or imbalances), which is done by maintaining a balanced lifestyle in body, mind and consciousness. It exists general guidelines to maintain equilibrium within the body. … Continue reading What is Ayurveda?
Understanding Summer season
Yes my friend, June 21st will officially be the first day of summer, woot woot! Wherever you are in the northern hemisphere, the days are getting longer, the weather hotter and Nature greener. The transition from spring into summer is happening and all life is feeling it: insects and bees are back in your garden, … Continue reading Understanding Summer season
Stop wondering what to expect from a private yoga session
So here you are, you read my previous post on the benefits of private yoga and you found yourself in one of the 4 categories. And you are ready to take charge of your health and take on private yoga classes. But you are suddenly wondering, how does it work? I got the answers for … Continue reading Stop wondering what to expect from a private yoga session
4 reasons private yoga is for you
Does this sound like a typical day in your life (partially or fully)? The alarm rings at 6am, another Monday morning, the weekend went so fast. You roll out of bed and head to the bathroom. You get dressed, prepare some coffee (because today you heard the alarm), put breakfast on the table and the … Continue reading 4 reasons private yoga is for you
What to wear to yoga
Do you often wonder what to wear to yoga? Or is the leggings mandatory? Is there a secret dress code being only discussed by the members of the yoga community? As my blog is dedicated to individuals who have experienced/are experiencing traumatic events, I am driven to discuss issues around self-confidence. A person suffering from … Continue reading What to wear to yoga
My secrets for a good night sleep
Are you subject to insomnia, or simply have difficulties to fall asleep? I compiled a few tips below to assist you setting the right conditions for you. My first suggestion is to create a routine so you are enjoying your dinner earlier in the evening. If it is doable, plan your day in such a … Continue reading My secrets for a good night sleep
How stress affects YOU
What is happening when you are stressed? Stress can be external (think of a sudden loud noise) or internal (for example going into shock). It is a healthy response from your body to a stimulus. On the physiological level, the hormones that activates the fight or flight response are released and the energy and blood … Continue reading How stress affects YOU
How to reclaim your body with yoga to overcome trauma
In the earlier posts, I discussed the Link differences between complex trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and shared some of my personal experience with mindfulness. Last week, I was focused on providing survivors and carers some tools to understand the impacts on the individuals and to start healing. Today, I will focus on yoga … Continue reading How to reclaim your body with yoga to overcome trauma
What is Complex Trauma?
What is trauma? A dictionary definition states: “emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may be associated with physical shock and sometimes leads to long-term neurosis.” Just as this short definition shows, there are different types of trauma may it be emotional or physical, in adult or life. The term Post … Continue reading What is Complex Trauma?
This is my Periods’ best friend
What the heck is a menstrual cup? During my yoga teacher training had the joy of meeting with amazing people from around the world. A few of my fellow yogini were speaking so passionately about their great experience with the menstrual cup that I decided to try it out. I personally do not feel comfortable … Continue reading This is my Periods’ best friend