Why I stopped eating meat

Until two years ago, I ate meat and fish. Bread with mortadella for breakfast and lunch and animal proteins for dinner like most of the people At a certain moments I doubted but still ate it because I didn’t know how to replace it. In my education a meal consisted of …

Lessons of Chiang Mai

One week left in Chiang Mai ! A pretty sad realization, but I’m also ready for the next step, a month in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. It’s a good moment to reflect on what I discovered the last two months. (by the way, the inspiration to write this down – at 2h00 …

On my mat I’ve learned

I’ve learned so much on my mat. In the yoga classes of Bikram Yoga Arnhem, Affordable Yoga Paris, RYoga Rome. At my yoga teacher training with Samyak Yoga in Mysore, India. During my self practice at home, in hotels and outside in parks. Of course I’ve learned about how to move my …

#MyMoment of 2016

The year is almost over. Every year Henk-Jan Winkeldermaat of Punkmedia asks people from his network for the most important moment of the year to publish with Christmas at #mijnmoment (#MyMoment). As said before it was an amazing year. I started in France, spend a summer in Italy, did a …

Silence please

I just return from a two day meditation program of the CMU university of Chiang Mai, Thailand. And it a very nice experience to get into meditation! We started at Tuesday afternoon at 13:30 at the Wat Susan Dok, a little bit east of the old town. There were around …

One week after

It’s incredible how fast the time flies. It’s already one week ago that I’ve been given my certificate for the teacher training. After the ceremony me and one of my fellow students flew to Thailand. So no black hole for us. We’ve started in Bangkok and stayed there for 5 …

Ashtanga based practice

This is my yoga. This is my practice. Today I did an ashtanga based sequence with a view on Rome, after circa one month practice with Vania of RYOGA in Rome. It’s nice to make videos to record souvenirs, to track progress but also to show that you don’t have to be a bendy beautiful young lady doing advanced and difficult poses to do yoga. It’s your path.. your yoga !

Pub guru

Real wisdom can be found in the pub. Wise words spoken by the pub guru 🙂 1) The POWER is inside YOU 2) One step backward, two steps forward. Eventually, the number of steps forward will increase. Sometimes you need a setback to see how far you have gone ahead. …