7 WAYS TO HEAL YOUR BODY & MIND BY OPENING YOUR HEART

December has started: a month marked with celebration, family and special holiday rituals. With all the extra items on your to-do list, it’s easy to forget to care for yourself. When you open your heart, you not only show love for yourself—you also better prepare yourself to receive love…

BENEFITS OF PRACTICING YOGA AT NIGHT

The mind and body are constantly working every minute of the day. By practicing the proper yoga poses you can release the tension from the body and relax the mind, to prepare your body and soul for a good night’s rest. An evening routine, like this restorative Yin class,…

AN ENERGISING KAPHA YOGA SEQUENCE

Can you identify yourself with the Kapha dosha? Then it’s important that you opt for a tranquil build-up of yoga poses, to avoid any complex or unnatural positions. This will help keep the earth and water elements in balance. The best yoga sessions allow you to challenge yourself, and…

A REFRESHING PITTA YOGA SEQUENCE

If your dominant dosha type is Pitta then your balancing elements are fire and water. You’re a natural born yoga fanatic, and your skills and techniques will most likely grab the attention of others. In your case it becomes important not to lose sight of the spiritual aspect of…

An Interview with Ayurvedic Expert Janesh Vaidya

Ayurvedic food expert Janesh Vaidya was born and brought up in a family of traditional Ayurveda physicians in South India. Since ancient times, Vaidya’s are considered as the godfathers of Ayurveda. “My family has six hundred years of tradition in practicing Ayurveda in my village. According to government census…

A Grounding Vata Yoga Sequence

The core elements of the Vata dosha are space and air. Yoga will help you balance and ground your energy, which plays an important role in creating emotional stability for those who embody the Vata dosha type. Practicing the correct yoga poses will help create peace and tranquility in…

8 Ayurvedic Self-Care Rituals You Should Start Practicing Today

Self-care is an essential part of becoming your best self. The ancient wisdom of Ayurveda teaches us that nourishing our unique pattern of energies is the key to a balanced life. In order for self-care to be effective, it needs to be part of a daily routine. This brings radical change…

Restoring Your Balance with Yoga

Yoga and Ayurveda are inextricably intertwined. Ayurveda is an Indian practice of life that focusses on the balance between body and soul. Yoga ensures that the body and soul stay connected. To fully embrace the Ayuverdic lifestyle, yoga becomes indispensable. Let our yoga expert, Laura, guide and show you…

Yoga & Ayurveda: Why You Shouldn’t Do One Without The Other

The practice of Ayurveda is based on the principle that our natural state is a healthy balance between mind and body. This balance is disturbed by factors such as stress, insufficient exercise and poor nutrition. To return to your natural state, you must do everything you can to bring…

This is Why the Summer Holiday Makes Us So Happy

Your colleague comes back from his two week tour of southern Italy, bronzed, well-fed and dying to discuss every detail. Meanwhile, you’re checking flights and reading blogs about the best places to take in the local culture and cuisine of Vietnam. Which one of you is truly happiest at…