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March – the yoga of food

Dear yoginis and yogis,

Your yoga practice can influence what you eat, and what you eat can influence your yoga practice. Did you know that? Many aspiring yogis have reported to me that as their practice […]

February – How is your mindset?

Dear yoginis and yogis,
thanks to a recommendation from my friend Simone, I discovered the bestseller “Mindset – changing the way you think to fulfil your potential” by Dr. Carol S. Dweck. What an […]

January – The power of “yogic sleep”

Dear yoginis and yogis,

Happy New Year! January is a time for new year’s resolutions, and I am happy to see that many London yoga studios offer “New Year’s workshops” which include a yoga nidra practice, meant […]

December – “Your body, your yoga”

Dear yoginis and yogis,

Two fascinating books I recently discovered reflect a “new trend” in yoga teaching: having studied the human anatomy closely, some teachers are now moving away from “sacred” alignment cues such as “keep […]

November – an experiment in healing

Dear yoginis and yogis,

I recently read about a fascinating scientific study conducted by Harvard psychologists in 1979. It demonstrates the power of mind over matter, a question dear to yogis.
For this study, two groups of […]

October – Yoga for beginners – aren’t we all?

Dear yoginis and yogis,

Recently I discovered that the French wellness blogger “Yoga and Tea”  tried my online beginners’ classes on yogaconnect and explained what she liked about them.

I felt honoured to read […]

September – it’s all about PRANA

Dear yoginis and yogis,
How’s your prana today? Whether you are just back from holidays, exhausted from the summer rush (I’m thinking of friends in Spain), recovering from an operation, or, like me, have recently spent […]

August – lucky students, lucky teacher

Dear yoginis and yogis,
this July, I had many opportunities to reflect on the importance of teachers. One reason was that I was lucky to attend Uma Dinsmore-Tuli‘s day-long training on yoga for women in […]

July – let there be light!

Dear yoginis and yogis,
June was marked by two yogic events for me : a weekend in Devon with the wise Satish Kumar and a weekend in the German Alps at the Bhakti Yoga Summer Festival. […]

June – 5 years younger in 3 days

In three days, it is possible to rejuvenate enough to feel five years younger – I have recently experienced it again myself, and seen it on the faces of ten other people, at a yoga […]