Yogi of the month

Wat ben ik verrast! Ieder heeft eigen redenen en motivatie om met yoga te starten. Ik was na jaren trainingen en meditaties bij de School voor Zijnsorientatie nieuwsgierig geworden om zelfstandig mijn pad te lopen. In mijn zoektocht kwam een lang gekoesterde wens van het beoefenen van...

Before my first yoga class, five months ago, I was thinking that yoga is some kind of mysterious thing with all those impossible postures. And indeed I started to enjoy those difficult positions soon after I became a regular student in the class. It clearly...

At the age of 85, I started practising yoga with Ankan Kumar. My expierence is that it’s never too late to start practising yoga. Through my yoga exercises combined with the breathing and concentration exercises I learn, little by little, to let go of tensions and thoughts...

Yoga and I are together since the start of this century. Back then, in Donetsk, Ukraine, I used to practice yoga with a group of enthusiastic people under a guidance of a self-made Iyengar yoga teacher, in a rented room from a kindergarten. Yoga did...

‘Yoga My Rock’ Like most of us, I have had some rocks in my life but yoga is my favorite rock. In the year I’ve been practicing yoga, I’ve understood more about myself than I have in most of my life; my thoughts, my actions, my...

I came to a yoga studio a year and a half ago. Then my idea of ​​yoga was very superficial. I thought that this is something very boring and not interesting and I doubted that it would suit me. The colleague of mine bought me...

Yoga for me? The bridge that connects my islands. As an active person, an extrovert, I love energy…I have many passions, many islands. Yoga helps me reach a deeper stage of connectivity with my subconscious mind, which is in fact my body. It is the...

There was a period in my life when things were off road for me because of addiction problems. Physically, mentally and spiritually I was at my bottom. I was lucky I got a chance to work on those problems in a clinic abroad. Part of...

I was so lucky my first yoga experience was with Ankan, a couple of years ago. When Ankan announced he’d open his own studio I was excited and of course I followed him. But, yoga for me wasn’t always easy, especially in the beginning. The...

Yoga is a nice and pleasant way to get control over your body and I always look forward to the next lesson. The exercises are pretty tough and hard work, but Hatha yoga suits me, because focus is on flexibility/strength and less on condition. I have...