Posts in Ashtanga Yoga

Yoga during a COVID lockdown

We all know that Yoga is good for us. But in what way can Yoga be beneficial during the times of COVID, especially during a lockdown? Keep moving What comes to mind immediately is that an asana practice (postures) will keep our physical body mobile and strong. This is important when we stay at home… Read more »

The Benefits of Chanting

Thousands of years ago during the time of the Vedas, before the written word, knowledge was passed down orally. The Vedic sacred texts had to be recited precisely to ensure that the meaning of the ancient wisdom would be conveyed correctly. The chanting of the Yoga Sutras – concise aphorisms containing everything you need to… Read more »

Easter Timetable 2021

As always, we are here for you over the Easter holidays. Good Friday 7:00-9:00 am Mysore – Angelika 7:00-9:00 am Mysore online 9:15-10:15 am Yoga Conditioning – Bogi Saturday as usual 8-9.25 am Yoga Flow – Bogi 9.30-11.15 am Mysore – Angelika or Mysore online 11.15-12.45 pm Mysore – Angelika 11.30-12.45 pm Beginner Mysore –… Read more »

Festive Season Schedule 2020/21

Festive Season Schedule Christmas Eve Thursday 24th 6-7.30am Mysore with Angelika 7.30-9am Mysore with Angelika Cuppa afterwards down the road 25th and 26th CLOSED Sunday 27th 9-10.30am Yoga Flow with Petra Monday 28th 6-8am Mysore with Angelika 6-7.15pm Yoga Flow Focus with Angelika Tuesday 29th 6-8am Bandha Workshop with Angelika 6-7.30pm Yoga Flow with Angelika Wednesday… Read more »

How Yoga can help during COVID-19

Everyone of us has been challenged by COVID-19 in different ways. It might be affecting our family life, work, our social life, and often our mental health. After all, it is unnatural for humans to keep a physical distance from each other, especially those close to us. There is a widespread feeling of uncertainty and… Read more »

Fit Ashtanga into Your Day

The Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga Again and again the beautiful practice of Ashtanga Yoga amazes me. Without fail the ingeniously structured sequence of postures leaves me feeling elated, balanced, strong, and clear-headed. Today I have reflected on some of the concepts and intuitions behind the way this practice is put together, and I have… Read more »

Practice Easy

For most of us, ‘easy’ isn’t necessarily a way we would describe our Yoga practice. Everything involved in our Yoga sometimes might feel like a huge effort, from getting out of bed, to the procrastination of taking that step onto the mat to begin, to the postures themselves; at times it can all feel like… Read more »

Back in our beautiful Yoga Studio

As of Saturday, classes will be once again held in our beautiful, airy and light-filled space. Places are limited so book your spot in advance. REOPENING SPECIAL! 2 Days only – you have two days to take advantage of this special offer! Timetable MONDAY through to THURSDAY Mysore 5.30am sharp – 7.00am Mysore 7.15am sharp – 8.30am… Read more »

How we are running our online classes and why

Dear students of Yoga, we have been running online classes now for more than one month, and have seen some of you showing a lot of commitment to the practice, and very regular participation. This has been beautiful to witness. Following are my thoughts on online teaching and hopefully some answers to some of your… Read more »