Yoga

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: Balasana (Child’s Pose)

Always welcome, always soothing, restoring and calming in any practice. Child’s pose helps you connect to your inner quiet, your self, and also you can take it any moment during your practice when you need to rest. Nowadays I am loving it. It’s a hip opener, a restorative and it feels so good to...

Tips for pregnant yoginis

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been following a prenatal course to be able to teach prenatal yoga classes. With my personal practice and some reading I was happy but wanted to make sure that everything I was doing was safe and have some kind of certification and deeper study. Today...

Pose of the week: Viparita Karani

VIPARITA KARANI / LEGS UP THE WALL Eventhough the New Year just started and we are full of energy and vitality, we also need to rest sometimes. And this pose is the right one for that. It is considered an inversion, ideal for the end of the class before savasana, in those days where...

Pose of the week: Virabhadrasana II

“Be a warrior, not a worrier.” No doubt, one of my 5 favorites since the first day I did this pose in a yoga class. I instantly felt the power of this pose, the warrior feeling, the strengthening and grounding effect. So I thought it would be great to share this pose with you...

Pose of the week: Salamba Sirsasana

As a certified yoga teacher, you should know the sanskrit names of the poses you are teaching. Maybe, with time, one or two can be forgotten…You are used to say them in English or Spanish and the Sanskrit name just dissapears from your brain or you start to doubt. So, to avoid this, I...

It’s Movember! Grow a moustache and get a discount

The other day I was reading this article about Movember, the new trend of growing a moustache in November to support prostate cancer and came with this great idea: In November I am supporting men and offering half price classes to all men that want Pilates or Yoga classes! It’s ironic that Pilates was...