India 200Hrs YTT Diary

Yoga Teacher Training in India – First Week Review

Two weeks ago my heart craved and feared what I would find when I came to India to do my Yoga Teacher Training. Nevertheless, I proudly packed my suitcase and traveled alone to a country that is more than 5 miles away from my home and of which I know very little. And now that… Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training in India – First Week Review

Inspiration

Yoga is for All and These 6 Amazing Women Prove It

The first time it occurred to me to take the 200hrs Yoga Teacher Training I was very enthusiastic about the idea. As such, I started looking for schools and looking for Yoga teachers on Youtube and Instagram to see how they teach. Enthusiasm was quickly replaced by the uncomfortable realization that, apparently, I did not properly have… Continue reading Yoga is for All and These 6 Amazing Women Prove It

Books

200Hrs Yoga Teacher Training Recommended Books

In a month I'll be packing for India to do my 200Hrs YTT. The school already sent me the list of recommended literature. Some books I already knew and had already read, others I had never heard of. If you are thinking about doing the 200hrs YTT here is the list of books that you… Continue reading 200Hrs Yoga Teacher Training Recommended Books

Learn About Yoga

Why Western Yoga practice IS NOT cultural appropriation

The other day I was reading an article in the Huffington Post that defended that westerners should stop practicing yoga and everyone should stick to their own race when it comes to the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the art we appreciate and the life we live if we want a better world… Continue reading Why Western Yoga practice IS NOT cultural appropriation

Inspiration

Why loving and believing in yourself is the MOST important thing you will ever do

Only now, at the age of 31, am I taking the first steps to change my life into what I really want it to be.  I believe that the first thing that is imperative is to evaluate our lives in an objective way, without letting ourselves be carried away by our emotions, and recognize that… Continue reading Why loving and believing in yourself is the MOST important thing you will ever do

Motivation

Earthling Ed: Educating vegans and non-vegans alike

When I first decided to stop eating animals I became an ovo-lacto-vegetarian. I didn't aim to become a vegan because I thought that veganism was something extreme. If I was giving up meat I was already making a difference. Little did I know that becoming an ovo-lacto-vegetarian would inevitably turn me into a vegan.  Why… Continue reading Earthling Ed: Educating vegans and non-vegans alike

Learn About Yoga

Why your weight DOESN’T matter when it comes to yoga!

I've never been a skinny girl. My body structure doesn't allow it, I am pear shaped with strong legs and the truth is I love food too much and my metabolism is not one of my best friends. So when I started to see videos and articles about yoga and saw that most yoginis seemed… Continue reading Why your weight DOESN’T matter when it comes to yoga!

Learn About Yoga

Why Should Children Practice Yoga

My adventure through the world of yoga has led me to want to take some kind of training. Last year I decided that I would attend the Yoga Baby and Yoga Kids Teacher course at Sunshine Yoga School in my home country: Portugal. Afterward, I would decide if I would continue my training and take the… Continue reading Why Should Children Practice Yoga