Yoga

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what is mindfulness

Introducing mindfulness: what is mindfulness + 10 easy exercises

More and more people are starting to practice mindfulness. That doesn’t surprise me, considering the huge number of people with stress-related health issues, such as burn-outs, depression, and anxiety. In Holland, one in seven employees suffers from work-related stress, and in the United States, 18% of the population suffers from anxiety. Do you also experience health issues due to stress […]

Dream Chasers: Nikki Stevenson

Nikki Stevenson runs her own business in yoga mats and yoga clothing. A true entrepreneur, she’s a rad surfing yogi from Australia, based in Bali. Nikki is also a yoga teacher and publishes her classes online on her website, a great source of inspiration for any yogi.  The first time I met Nikki was during a yoga class at Serenity. She was teaching. […]

How To Improve Your Self-Worth: 4 Ways To Boost Your Confidence

4Ways To Improve Your Self-Worth and Feel Confident What is self-worth? According to the dictionary, it’s a “sense of one’s own value or worth as a person”. But there are many ways to value yourself. True and healthy self-worth comes from within, accepting all parts of yourself, loving yourself in its entire form and feeling complete just as you are. Self-worth […]

Pop-Up Surf & Yoga Weekend Retreat 26-28 August 2016

Pop-Up Surf & Yoga Weekend Retreat 26-28 August 2016 Feel like spending a weekend full of surf, sun, (SUP) yoga, meeting new friends, enjoying healthy meals and good vibes?! Join my friend Georgina van Dijk and me this Summer. Right in the heart of surfer’s town Scheveningen, The Hague. A great opportunity to connect with like-minded people and learn, or improve […]

How To Find Balance in Your Life

This week’s theme in class is ‘finding balance’. Finding balance in an unstable environment, such as the ocean, such as life. We focus a lot on arm balances, core exercises and standing balances. But how do you find this balance? Just practice? Yoga is all about balance, but is anyone ever really ‘balanced’? How good a yogi you may be, […]

5 Inspiring Modern Yoga Teachers to Follow and Learn From Online and Offline

If there ever would be a yoga festival with these 5 teachers giving classes or workshops, I would book a ticket immediately, no matter where on earth it may be. These international yoga teachers are each inspiring, unique, energising, down-to-earth yet spiritual, and just overall rad human beings. 

How Fancy Yoga Pants Will Save Your Soul (And The Rest of The World)

Have you ever been to a yoga class, and felt like you were attending a fashion show instead? You know, all the fancy yoga pants hopping around in their down dogs and wild things… You might have a pair of Lululemon’s yourself. Then you understand that western yoga has become a serious fashion and fitness business. Do you think there’s something […]

Fuck It: The Ultimate Spiritual Way

A couple of years ago I was reading this Dutch magazine about happiness, called Happinez. Many people who read Happinez, are looking for happiness in their own lives. So was I. It wasn’t that I was unhappy, I had a good life. I had a great partner, an awesome job (I really loved that job), and I lived in a […]