Ganesh: The Remover of Obstacles and Patron of Yoga

Ganesh: The Remover of Obstacles and Patron of Yoga

In the vibrant tapestry of Hindu mythology, there exists a deity whose image is instantly recognizable – Ganesh, the elephant-headed god. Revered as the Remover of Obstacles and the Patron of Yoga, Ganesh holds a special place in the hearts of millions, guiding them...
Exploring the Purifying Practices of Sat Karma in Yoga

Exploring the Purifying Practices of Sat Karma in Yoga

In the world of yoga, the ancient practices of Sat Karma hold a special place. These cleansing techniques, also known as “Shatkarma,” are designed to purify the body and mind. While the primary goal of yoga is often associated with spiritual and physical...
Summer Yoga Retreat Marsanne

Summer Yoga Retreat Marsanne

Every summer I wholeheartedly look forward to my retreat days with Gilles and Valerie.During 3,5 years I used to see them on a monthly basis, and after moving to the Netherlands this turned into a yearly retreat, with luck twice a year.What I have learned in the last...
Tapping in to the ‘tha’ of Hatha Yoga

Tapping in to the ‘tha’ of Hatha Yoga

The practice of Hatha Yoga is a practice of exploring balance.Yogic texts describe our human existence as one of duality, in search of unity. From a place of unity, our vehicles keep dividing the more we transform into gross existence.On the energetic level our...
The why and how of teaching. A personal reflection

The why and how of teaching. A personal reflection

Over the years I have had the opportunity to teach in different yoga studios and host classes on my own accord by renting a space or having students that are friendly enough to open their houses to me and the other students.  Additionally to the different spaces and...
Samkalpa – SPC Cycle Feb/March ’23

Samkalpa – SPC Cycle Feb/March ’23

Samkalpa – SPC Cycle Feb/March ’23 During every cycle we look at our Samkalpa.Samkalpa means intention, resolve or commitment. In Samkalpa there is no implication of force or effort. It is not coming from the ego, but from your uncoloured and uninfluenced...