Eat more plants, do more yoga 🧘♀️🌱 the older I get the more I realise how important it is to look after your body. Not only with the foods you eat, but also taking time to looking after your wellbeing. Knowing when to have some time out. For me, yoga helps me manage my stressful job, and I always leave feeling calm, centred and more focused.
❣ Many things can change in 1 year ❣
I graduated in February 2006 in Law but I didn't want to be a lawyer. I wanted to please my family, fulfill social expectations, reach a status symbol. Done.
But this is not who I am. I'm a free spirit, I stay still only when meditating (not even when sleeping, ask my husband #sorrytati)!! --------------
I worked and realized that it wasn't what I wanted to spend my energy on.
When I moved to Berlin, I felt lost for a while and I didn't know what to do: to follow the path I already started in Italy or to start a new one from scratch?
After 5 years at the Uni, plus 1 year for the Post Master, and 7 years working in the legal field, I had some doubts....💀🤔 (I hear you Hamlet)... --------------
It was scary but at the same time, it felt right. And I don't regret anything.
So I did my Yoga teacher training here in Zen Yoga Berlin and nowadays I teach every day. I love my job and the life I'm living. I feel lucky to have the support from my husband, my parents, and in-laws, being there for me telling me "do what makes you happy" 🙏🤸🏼♀️🌈 ❣Create the life U want to live. 1step at the time❣
❣❣ Be the change you want to see in the world ❣❣ °
A swipe to the left and I’m holding a yoga pose on the rock behind me. A swipe to the right and I’ve fallen off and I’m laughing. I prefer the latter; it represents me better. I’m not ‘good’ at yoga because I can balance on one leg in a certain pose for a while... I’m good at yoga because I don’t care about falling off the rock and what the world might think about it. Anyway, it’s all about playing in the sea 😜🧜🏻♀️
Satya - truth
I wanted to share my boat trip experience from yesterday. I met a family from Sydney, Australia. Mom & dad taking their kids travelling around South East Asia for 8 months. 😮 kids are age 9, 11, 13, and 15. Dad lived in Myanmar for 2 years stayed at Buddhist monastery and followed monk's daily routine, mom enjoys yoga and meditation. They made the decision to leave home because there are things on the road their kids are not able to learn from school and textbooks.
They believe in human connection and want their childern to grow up respecting other cultures and experiencing other ways of living. What an inspiring family, speaking their own truth.
Plus! We saw an amazing sunset together, with each family member taking turns to play their favourite music. 🌈
Хорошего понемножку- фраза не про нас! Мы знаем, что еще не все желающие научились делать кувырки и сальто. Потому мы открываем запись на третий мастер класс Андрея Быченко, который состоится 8го июля!
В программе: 🍃 Различные виды кувырков. 🍃 Подготовительные элементы к сальто назад. 🍃 Отработка сальто назад. * Детская группа (с 4ех лет) - 11:00
* Взрослая группа - 12:00 🌟 Андрей Быченко — мастер спорта по дзюдо, чемпион Украины. Топовый атлет Украины по фрирану и паркуру. Тренерский опыт работы с детьми и взрослыми более 10 лет 🙌
Автор программы тренировок «Art of Body Control». Основатель проекта «Тренировки Онлайн». Стоимость МК: взрослый - 400; детский - 300.
На мастер классы есть всего по 12 мест.
Действует предварительная запись ❗048 705 87 90🍃
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Day 3: First Power class in a looong time 🔥 My knees were buckling a lottt (I find it very difficult to play it cool when I fall over during lunges. Arms do very weird and fast taichi-like movements for balance) and my legs were definitely shaking more than usual (I want to highlight and partially blame the fact that it was all the Wednesday morning fatigue..) but yay! Feelin’ more fiery than usual for a Wednesday.
Also getting into the groove of doing more core work - my least favourite thing. Ever. Honestly I wish there a way for you to just do like 5 sit-ups and then ta-da hot abs appear but there’s that whole ‘You gotta earn your body’ and ‘abs are made in the kitchen’ thing so alas, my struggle continues.. They say strength and fire comes from your core but also not forgetting that it comes from your mind too. In poses like these sometimes it’s the little (or loud, in my case) voice inside your head that’s yelling ‘NOOOO, KEEP IT UP.Few... more... seconds!!!’ that’s keeping your core tight and your back straight and your legs from falling to the floor.
"We never noticed the beauty because we were too busy trying to create it." ❤
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welcome to day 1️⃣ of #UnlockedYogis! we begin with a forward fold of your choice. each host will demo a different posture, so be sure to check us all out!
here’s the good ol’ fashioned standing forward fold, or uttanasana. a not-so-fun fact: up until relatively recently, i’ve been doing this fold for years—YEARS!!—the wrong way. 👎 why didn’t any teachers correct me in class?? i digress. ok, “wrong” may be a strong word; let’s say not ideal. my folds used to look like the one to avoid here: hips leaned back, with excessive rounding in the back & shoulders. doing FF this way can lead to passive over-stretching (read: injury) of hamstrings, strain on knees, & unfavorable spinal compression.
remember, nobody gets a trophy for reaching their toes or smushing their face into their legs. not even cookies or a pat on the back. sorryyyy.
to get the full benefits of the pose, try this!
👍 OPTION 1: knees bent. who says your legs have to be straight in this pose?? in fact, starting with some bend allows you to better hinge at the hips & connect the ribcage to thighs. think long, lengthy spine.
👍 OPTION 2: legs straight. i actually love going into this from bent knees, to maintain a good hip hinge & ribcage-thigh connection. what’s key here is stacking hips over ankles. this moves us into active stretch territory, which means we’re strengthening muscles while stretching. wins all around!
@blossomyogawear (leggings here)
1 - forward fold 🔓
2 - back bend
3 - side bend
4 - twist
5 - inversion
6 - arm balance
7 - standing balance
Daily YOGA inspiration 🙏 @talonyoga
I would like to share about my healing experience gradually over the next month. It's long but I'll try to keep the posts readable and as succinct as possible. Some of it's dense – like on the heavy side. If you don't like that kind of thing, enjoy the photos and videos (I hope) as usual. Then, who knows what will come next!
repost from @odettehughesyoga
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⭐️Crow Tutorial ⭐️ The first time I saw someone doing this pose I thought to myself ‘this is unbelievable, no way.... those yogis 🤷🏻♀️’
Of course at 2016 I didn’t have the strength I needed, but in a lot of yoga poses such as this there’s a lot of technique involved.
In this post I show how you can use your props in order to get there.
Go yogis 🤘🏼
Day 1️⃣1️⃣ Wall-Assisted Backbend of #LiquidoSolsticeStretch
Today I will show you one of my favorite back bend stretches. I’m so excited to see so many of you trying stretching exercises I showed already and as many people are asking for more flexibility tips, I will be sharing much more exercises so stay tuned and use hashtag #StretchWithVlada
🔹 Make sure your body is warm before you attempt this stretch. Definitely repeat cat-cows, downward dog and cobra, I always recommend to Repeat a few strength exercises for your back before you start deep stretching.
🔹 Start standing next to the wall, measure one foot distance away from the wall and feet hip width distance apart. Keep your legs straight and lean forwards until your hips can rest on the wall. Then roll your shoulders back and down, take a deep breath and as you exhale lean back.
🔹 You have several options where you can place your arms. First, or as I call it a baby back band is when you place your palms on your pelvis. Second option is to sound your hands to the hips opening more your heart or place them on the wall and push away. Third option is full back bend with both of your arm over your head. Now if you feel like you can push more and your back is strong enough, you can hold a weight (mine is 1 kg)
🔹 If you think this stretch is too deep for you, start on your knees and repeat the same above.
🔹 Hold the pose for several deep breaths or use timer. I suggest to start with just 15 seconds and gradually reach 30 seconds.
Make sure you breath..
🔹 Slowly come out of the pose, turn around and lean forwards to bring back to neutral position.
🔹Feel free to DM me if you have any questions 🧘🏻♀️🤸🏻♀️🙌🏻
Make sure to use the hashtag #LiquidoSoltsiceStretch and tag all hosts and sponsor in each post! 🙌🏼🧘🏼♀🙌🏼 #practiceandalliscoming#practiceyogachangeyourworld#bendyyogis