Connecting with our inner energy

22 JUNE 2018

The practice of yoga is vast, and I am continuously coming across more complex concepts that I want to explore to be able to enjoy everything this philosophy has to offer. The Bandhas are one of them. In Sanskrit, the word Bandha means ‘key’, and it is the intentional contraction of certain muscles in specific […]


Ujjayi breath

1 JUNE 2018

You have often asked me if that loud sound you can hear in my yoga videos is my breathing. You’re absolutely right! That’s because when I do yoga, I practise the Ujjayi yoga breath. In Sanskrit, the original language of yoga, ‘prana’ refers to the vital energy that exists in the universe and within us. […]


Sun Salutation A + B

18 MAY 2018

The Sun Salutation is the first vinyasa I learned in the Jivamukti yoga centre in New York. It showed me that the practice of ashtanga vinyasa involves great physical effort since it is a dynamic and repetitive sequence that synchronises movement with the breath. The origin of Surya Namaskar (the Sanskrit name) is associated with […]


My anti-stress yoga practice

18 JANUARY 2018

Good intentions abound, and more than ever in the first few days of the new year. But there is a big gap between theory and practice, and I can see that there is no way of channelling these intentions to establish habits that reduce my stress, which we all know is one of the main […]


My 10 minute stretching routine

14 NOVEMBER 2017

There is something that’s been troubling me lately. I feel as though I’m beginning to spiral down into a negative pattern which goes against everything I believe in and against everything I know is good for me. Ever more frequently I have the sensation that I have less time to carry out a complete yoga […]


Here and now, my body and I

7 APRIL 2017

I want to share with you a little creative experiment. The ear pressure pose. An asana that drives me to an intimate conversation with my body, a restorative mindfulness. I find relief as I expose my body to a stretch of brutal intensity. I give myself Karnapidasana at the end of my yoga practice, before […]


Yoga flow with music

10 FEBRUARY 2017

One of the things that really got me hooked on the practice of Ashtanga yoga is its fluidity and how the postures flow into each other, synchronising breath with movement. The Mysore style, which I practise, is a self-practice of established sequences, which I have recently given myself the liberty to experiment with, fusing it […]


The wheel pose.
Strength in the arms.

22 DECEMBER 2016

In this post, I am continuing with the second part of my training to attain a beautiful wheel, or Urdhva Dhanurasana. I find this inverted posture to be very demanding, and it continues to defeat me, but I am determined to keep practising it to improve and evolve. In the first post, I told you […]


The wheel pose.
Opening the chest.

15 NOVEMBER 2016

It fascinates me to observe how our corporal expression subtly hints at how we are feeling and how we deal with our emotions. The yoga mat translates our interior map into barriers or abilities that we encounter when we tackle each of the postures during our practice. Asanas on their own are empty. It is […]


Yoga for Beginners. The Warriors

12 MAY 2015

Virabhadrasana 1 and 2, the Warrior poses, help me strengthen body and soul. You can easily bump into them representing yoga, and although they may seem easy, it takes a good effort to get all its benefits: improves balance and concentration, increases the stability of the body, strengthens legs, arms, the back and internal muscles […]