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Detox, yogic diet or just eat healthy

Since I came back from Greece, my body was asking me for a detox. I love Greece. The people, the food, the coffee, the islands, everything. But too much food (specially dairy) was not so good for me. I needed to clean my body. I started to read the book “Clean” by Alejandro Junger to get some...

Pose of the month: Padmasana

Padmasana or Lotus pose is one of the most challenging poses for me. I always felt my knees were going to break if I move my other feet over the leg…So I stayed for a while doing half lotus…I used to have a lot of respect (aka fear) for this pose…Until one day, I...

September flow

Greetings from Madrid! I am here for two weeks. Family, friends and a wedding are the mission of this trip. Let September begin! A month full of energy, plans and challenges. How did your month start? Usually, September is the month of new beginnings: Getting back to work after the summer holidays, getting back...

Pose of the month: Virabhadrasana III / Warrior III

  A standing balance asana that, like all warrior poses, will make you feel powerful and full of energy. Probably my favorite warrior, here are the benefits of practicing this pose in your yoga sessions: Improves balance Tones and invigorates your whole body. Specially good for strengthening lower back. Helps with memory and concentration....

Is Acroyoga really Yoga?

“Acroyoga is the only yoga that I like” my boyfriend said after the acroyoga workshop we attended last month. For some people, acroyoga is not really yoga. For me…Let’s read and find out… The first time I tried acroyoga was in Chiang Mai. I expected a class with ropes and asanas on the air...

10 reasons why I love Pilates

Too much yoga these days. The diastasis recti is still there…So while I am still waiting for the abdominal muscles to be back together, I dream of being able to do the full classical mat pilates sequence soon. Some people ask me what I prefer, yoga or pilates, and, really, I can’t decide, because they...

Pose of the month: Prasarita Padottanasana

Maybe the first step to start looking life from a different angle. If you are not into inversions yet, this forward fold will give you a glimpse of how things would look like when you go upside down. Prasarita padottanasana or wide legged forward bend is great because: Stretches the hamstrings and inside of...

Mum and baby Yoga / Yoga para mamás y bebés

What does a yogi do after prenatal yoga? Postnatal yoga? Yes, of course. But also, yoga with your baby! If you were a yogini before getting pregnant or have been practicing yoga for 9 months with your baby inside, you need to go to some mum&baby yoga to keep that connection and practice still...

Yoga after birth: what nobody tells you

So, as you can imagine, I couldn’t wait to start practicing again yoga. Despite I don’t have much time alone to get back on the mat, I try to do something when I can…Here are some thoughts of what I felt practicing yoga after birth for the first time… THE GOOD AND THE BAD….What...

Pose of the month: Savasana

The pose of this month ending today was Savasana (Total relaxation), the only pose allowed by the doctor, the best to recover from the birth. To rest, something precious now. The simple fact of lying horizontally, with my back on the floor or the bed, after so many months not being able (pregnant women...