masks, hooks and transformation

masks, hooks and transformation

A long, long time ago, in a country far, far away, where the forests are very thick and dark, and the rivers very swift and strong, there once lived a beautiful woman. Not an ordinary beautiful woman though, but a goddess. And not just any goddess, but the most...
blokken, bolsters en dekens: over yoga props

blokken, bolsters en dekens: over yoga props

Toen ik een jaar of tien geleden voor de eerste keer yoga props gebruikte, was ik meteen verkocht. Ik schafte een riem, een bolster en een deken aan die ik nu nog steeds vaak en graag gebruik.  Yoga props, ofwel riemen, bolsters, dekens, kussens en blokken, zijn...
gift ideas for yogi(ni)s

gift ideas for yogi(ni)s

This time of year, my friends and family often ask me what I want for Christmas, and I never have a great answer. More hours in the day just doesn’t seem like a reasonable request. I know that I have everything I need to be happy within, and even though I might enjoy...
listen to your heart

listen to your heart

Six months ago, I closed the doors of my thriving yoga studio.  People told me I was crazy and I must admit: that first week after closing the studio, it and I did feel slightly crazy. After teaching most evenings for ten years straight, I felt a bit lost that first...
the divine in your kitchen

the divine in your kitchen

As you might already have guessed, I’m a lover of good food. I love to eat and I love to cook. For me, my yoga practice doesn’t end when I step off my mat, and I certainly feel that cooking and eating is part of my practice. My kitchen is my temple (as is my body, by...
trust, let go and see what happens

trust, let go and see what happens

Life is constantly changing. We are constantly evolving. I feel something has changed deeply in my heart, my soul. I feel it in my bones. It calls for even more change – a change in the way I work and spend my time. Which is why, after teaching nonstop for...