Talking POP UP YOGA Plans

Sometimes yogis just want to have lunch and a nice catch-up (about yoga :)) – so that's what Deddou and me did one beautiful December day. I had met the founder of POP UP YOGA before, in or after class, but now I really wanted to sit down and talk about her yoga concept, 2020 plans and …

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On the delight of yoga practice

There are some places in this city that showcase yogi "all stars" without the pomp and the pretentious claims. These places often fly under the social media radar, by choice or by design, and discovering them becomes extra rewarding. That is what happened on my first visit at Yoga Anker studio – not a new …

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The magic of touch: Thai yoga massage

What are you gifting your loved ones for the holidays? For many of us, the instinct is to turn to tangible presents, or maybe vouchers for experiences. But what about the gift of touch? It can even be a long tight hug, or a heartfelt back rub. At any rate, it seems to me like …

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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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Intoku

Vulkanstrasse 108a, 8048 Zürich / +41 44 521 81 08 / https://intoku-zurich.com/ Open Monday to Saturday. Offers morning, lunch and evening classes. Prices: 1x for 29-39 CHF / 10x for 259-299 CHF. Other details: Trial pass available: 3x for 79 CHF. Also offers hormon yoga, qi gong and pilates courses, ayurveda treatments, individual therapy sessions …

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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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