5 things: practice yoga differently

Yoga isn’t just about downward facing dog and child’s pose on your mat. If you’re a little bit like me and like to spice things up from time to time, here are five ways you can practice yoga differently.

SUP yoga

Stand up paddle yoga is one of the most challenging forms of yoga I’ve ever tried, but also one of the most blissful when comes Shavasana time (relaxation pose usually held at the end of the practice for a few minutes of meditation). Lying down on your board, soaking in the sun and floating on the water is somehow magical. Continue reading “5 things: practice yoga differently”

Yoga every damn day #1

 

I started my yoga practice about 3 years ago, and as mentioned in my previous post, it’s fair to say that yoga has changed my life. I found so much more than just a physical practice in yoga. Of course, the asanas or yoga postures are usually where most people start and they are a great way to stretch and stay fit. But yoga is really a philosophy, based on a meditative and spiritual core.

Okay, the word ‘spiritual’ might be where I lose some of you reading the article, and is probably where I would have lost interest myself a couple of years ago. You see, I come from a mostly non religious and fairly Cartesian and rational family. I’ve rarely been to church other than for weddings and funerals. Faith to me is quite a foreign concept, and in that sense, spirituality was not really a part of my upbringing. Continue reading “Yoga every damn day #1”