Astanga yoga pre teacher training – week 3

Week 3 focused on Drishti. It literally means ” to see” in sanskrit. It’s really easy to overlook this part of the practice, mainly because there are so many things to focus on as a beginner. How crucial is Drishti? When we just start practicing theĀ focus is on the physical or external part of the…

Astanga Yoga pre teacher training – week 2

The routine At the end of the first weekend we got homework, it is simple but complicated. We need to practice 4 times during the week. Monday is a rest day. So I decided to start practicing Mysore style, which means in the studio (shala) or at home to practice with my own breathing and…

Astanga Yoga pre teacher training – week 1

A beautiful yoga studio in Prinseneiland, 26 students, and 4 teachers. It was very insightful, but also a lot to take in. We started the morning with introduction of teachers and students and a led practice. In the afternoon after an hour lunch break, we continued with in depth to the benefits of Astanga and…

Move more Eat more

This is a simple way to explain my lifestyle, I love food and love trying new work outs. I probably spend 80% of my spare time on these 2 activities, or talking about it. Funny enough at work my colleagues have been measuring their BMI and muscle/fat composition, and the result of my muscle/fat percentage…