Flying with Mark Stephens

Would you like to fly? I would! And I do, in a plane usually 🙂 What if you could fly on your own, without the costs, the CO2 emissions and the bad conscience? Well YOGA is the answer (as often the case) 😉 Last weekend I attended a masterclass on "yogic" flying through arm balances. …

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breathe. work. breathwork.

BREATHE… How often do you hear this in a yoga or movement class? It sounds so redundant but sometimes when you hear it you realize you forgot to do it 🙂 Breathing happens naturally (eventually)… This is what makes it so powerful: we need to do it, and by choosing how to do it we can create …

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Intro to Intoku… and Shadow Yoga

Yogis of Zurich are really privileged, that's a fact. Not just because they have so many yoga options to choose from, but also because there's always something new to explore! And I don't mean just a new location, but also new styles and interpretations of the yoga practice. Intoku is one of those brand new …

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Being a yoga teacher

Realization of the year: Being a yoga teacher is a seriously underrated role! And I'd really like to distinguish here between "teaching yoga" and "being a yoga teacher". To me, "teaching yoga" can happen rather quickly - you can learn the cues, demonstrate (or not), adjust (or not), structure a class (or not), show presence …

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Yo. Yoga. Yogaconmigo ♥

Sunday morning after a fantastic evening with wonderful people in Madrid: certainly not my fittest hour! But as I learned in my teacher training course, hatha yoga practices bring energy to the body, and then help calm the mind. I could use both 🙂 I found online that there was a 12pm class at Yogaconmigo, …

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Feel Good Friday Yoga

Friyay! TGIF! … and so on. Who doesn’t get excited about the end of the traditional work week? I certainly do, but also think Fridays are packed with hyped expectations: you may want to leave work soon, see friends, have a few drinks, cram some errands… while all the time you're drained after 5 days …

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1 year old!

1 YEAR! Tonight my blog turns 1 year old! On 30 Oct 2018 I started this personal project to capture what I thought were *all* yoga studios in the city of Zurich. There were >70 in my initial list. Currently I'm counting 89 in Zurich city and Thalwil. I used to look at my stats …

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Evolving my yoga – with Barrie

Anyone who thinks there's a lot of yoga going on in Zurich should go look at the triyoga London timetable: it's insane how many things are going on all over this chain of studios… and in each single one! For curious yogis (like me), this is a big FOMO source 🙂 My latest trip to …

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Intro to Katonah Yoga

It's no news that yoga variations / interpretations / styles are popping up all over the Western world, and Zurich is certainly not the exception. I'm not talking about beer or gin or goat yoga, but innovative movement practices with a different take on yoga principles. Katonah Yoga is one of those emerging practices and it's …

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Experiencing Yogasana

Some yoga classes are special. They're experiences. The Yogasana class I had last weekend with Stewart Gilchrist was more than an experience. It was a manifesto: a spiritual, political, intellectual manifesto. It went beyond physical practice, breathing, meditation, and became a reflection on today's world, consumerism and hipster yogis... among other things. Let me start …

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