YepYoga’s guide to Pokhara

After a bumpy bustour I arrived at Pokhara. What a difference with Kathmandu and what a beautiful lake! Yoga Not a lot of yogastudios with a schedule of different styles. Some hostels/guesthouses organize classes, mostly when they have a teacher as guest/volunteer (see below). Check out the flyers. (Info as …

YepYoga’s guide to Kathmandu

I stayed a week now in Kathmandu, Nepal. Coming from the Netherlands there was some time needed to land. In fact it’s the soft version of India. The people are very kind in general. Here are my favorite tips and addresses Yoga Pranamaya Yoga – the most know yoga school here. A …

How to choose your yoga teacher training

Today I helped a hostel roommate choosing her YTT. Or maybe it wasn’t a help because came with more and more to think of and choose from. Here a resumé of my tips. Define the style and what you want to learn. So many choices, Traditional hatha, yummy vinyasa flows …

Sun Salutation Y

At the beginning of the session I like to do sun salutations to warm up. If I haven’t done twelve I’m really less flexible. Usually I do the hatha sun salutation like I learnt at my teacher training, but I also like the explosiveness of the ashtanga vinyasa variation. So …

E-book YepYoga, my Yoga

Today I compiled my favorite weblogposts, my posts and review about my yogateacher training at Samyak and my favorite sequences in an e-book. Download it to read it off line!

Connect. Reflect. Serve

Being spiritual is always a bit vague and woolly. I kept myself far away from this, but my yoga path awakens also this part of me. This week I’ve read the book The Power of Modern Spirituality and it explained a lot for me. In this book spirituality is divided in …

YepYoga’s guide to Paris

I have lived more than six years near Paris, so I couldn’t resist making a guide for Paris. In general the schools have been selected whether they have multiple styles and walk in classes. In Paris the walk in classes are pretty expensive, count on €20 but… I practiced my …

YepYoga’s guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands. Also here is a huge offer of yoga. The schools listed here have multiple styles and walk in possibilities. In general the price for a walk in class is € 15

How to make a yoga sequence (I)

This is one of the most interesting questions when bevoming a yoga teacher. How to make a sequence. There are several ways. Working with waves and peak poses, concentration on a body part or following the energy fields in the body, the so called chakras. This is the way I’ve …

Towards hero pose

Normally I cannot bring my buttocks to my heels. My quads (especially the vastus lateralis) are too short and my knee is too stiff. The most classical way is to put a rolled towel in the back of the knees or a block under the buttocks. Gradually in time you …