How to: DIY Surf & Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

Going on a surf and (or) yoga retreat is so much fun. You get to do what you love most, all day long. You improve your skills. You meet like-minded people, make new friends,  eat healthy, and get re-energized. It can also be so expensive. There are retreats out there (especially here in Costa Rica) that charge no less than $2000 – […]

Surfing Raglan, New Zealand

we’d searched for places as would throw us clean and peeling waves to run for miles rising, falling then this wild edge with surging walls that seemed to carry all of history

Yoga into Surf: Side Plank

Yoga is an excellent way to increase your flexibility, strength and endurance. Three important qualities that also help you to become a better surfer. This next pose helps you to strengthen your arms, core, side and legs. It also improves your balance, your confidence and your energy level! How to do Vasisthasana (Side Plank pose):

Yoga Playlist

Music – especially what you use during yoga – is very personal. I actually prefer to practice in silence. Still, when I put together a playlist for my yoga classes I liked it so much, I just have to share it. If you like Ben Howard, Xavier Rudd, Kane, The Beautiful Girls, Coldplay, Angus & Julia Stone, you’re gonna like this one. If guitar isn’t really your thing…well […]

Headstand on Fraser Island, Australia

The intense white and soft beach of Fraser Island is just perfect for practicing headstands and handstands – and for taking pictures of them. If you have plans on visiting Fraser Island, I would recommend going on a 3 day tour. We did the 1 day tour, with 30 other day tourists packed together in a giant 4wd bus (apparently […]

Best yoga in Granada, Nicaragua

Two days ago I found myself in Granada, Nicaragua, wanting to practice yoga. The hostal I was staying at didn’t have enough room for my yoga mat (and I’m not the type of person to practice in the middle of 20 backpackers chilling in the living room) For me the best place to practice yoga in Granada is PURE, 2 minutes walking from the […]

Bali Bliss Semi Handstand

  Out of all the countries I’ve visited, Bali is still one of my favourites. Maybe even my favorite. It just oozes yoga, surf, divinity, cultural treasures, style and charisma. I’m definitely going back there.  

Yoga with Jess @ Casa Maderas

Everybody is flowing into 2015! 1 January 2015 SPECIAL: Restorative ‘Detox’ Yoga Class starts at 11AM (apres-New Year’s relaxation session) @ Casa Maderas.  

Teaching Schedule Nicaragua

Yoga with Jess: Flow into 2015! Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes with Jess @ Casa Maderas, Playa Maderas, Nicaragua. December – January: Every day at 10 AM Classes involve a flowing movement through a series of poses – building heat, flexibility, strength and stamina. For every level! Each class ends with a meditation to facilitate a calm peaceful mind and a healthy and […]