Learning to meditate Is learning to meditate hard? I don’t think so. You just need a good teacher. Someone who inspires you to show up, to hold you accountable, and teaches you to let go. There are plenty of meditation centres where you can learn to meditate, but you may not have one near you […]
I was emptying my apartment in Belgium last week and I was under serious time constraint to get.it.all.done. So much so that the days before I felt my right shoulder tense up. The day before the move I could barely turn my head to the right or lift my arm higher than the shoulder. Of […]
What is meditation? A very loaded question, this. Contrary to popular belief, meditation isn’t something that you do. It’s a state being, a state of mind, or a state of consciousness. Through the practice of meditation we quieten the mind. The aim of meditation is not to suppress any thoughts, but to detach yourself from […]
A couple of weeks ago I did a 9 day silent meditation retreat at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala. I’ve been wanting to do one since forever… Here I am finally sharing with you my thoughts and experiences. Day 1: start of the silent meditation retreat 1pm. Check-in time. Oh boy. It looks like it’s going […]
Escape winter and welcome spring! Join us on a 4 day journey of yoga and sound and return home relaxed, balanced and ready to jump into spring! Do you feel stressed, unbalanced, overwhelmed by your responsibilities and to-do list? Are you ready to get away from it all and recharge your batteries? Are you ready to make a change? Each day will be filled with […]
Most read in 2018. Before we jump into the new year I wanted to round up the most popular posts of 2018. Just to give you a chance to catch up!
When I first started meditating, my mind was all over the place. And to be honest, it sometimes (uhm, most of the time) still is! One day during yoga teacher training we were introduced to mala meditation and it made such a difference. Now, whenever my crazy monkey mind keeps racing and ‘normal’ sitting meditation […]
We all know chin mudra. When you think about yoga one of the first pictures that comes to mind (I hope it’s not scorpion) is a person sitting in a crosslegged position, hands resting on their knees, thumbs and index fingers together. The hand gesture with the thumb and index finger touching is called ‘chin […]