RETREAT: Yoga and Stress Reduction – Zeeland

Relax and refresh with Jasmijn Koelink Experience the power of breath and yoga in this relaxing weekend. Through the combination of accessible Hatha and Yin yoga, breathing techniques and meditation, you gain practical tools to recognize and reduce stress in your body.   One out of three people suffer from stress symptoms such as severe fatigue, tension or nervousness. During this weekend, you will literally catch your breath, as breathing is one of the most powerful and proven ways to reduce stress. Jasmijn will guide you through different breathing exercises to slow down, lengthen or regulate your breath. Which will [...]

16 November, 2017|

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga mainly consists of sitting and lying postures that you hold for longer periods of time. The emphasis in this practice is not muscle strengthening, but actually the complete surrender of muscle tension. While offering full attention to your body and mind, you relax as much as possible in a posture. This causes pressure in your joints while your connective tissue, cartilage and tendons gets stretched so that they can recover, strengthen and refresh. At the same time, certain pressure points and meridians in your body get activated. Life energy ("Chi") is allowed to flow better, benefiting your organs, [...]

27 November, 2016|

Writing & Yoga Retreat, France

Embody Your Writing Interested in how deepening your body practice could boost your creative writing -and life? Then come treat yourself to this beautiful Autumn retreat. Allow yourself to be nourished by this deeply invigorating week in the heart of rural France. During this well-tested and well-loved retreat, you are invited to explore the basic connection of your mind and body. Supported by the group and the beautiful land of Dechen Chöling in Autumn, the fruit of this week is a renewed wakefulness to yourself, your body and your writing. Each day consists of a dynamic early morning and restorative [...]

17 March, 2017|

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga mainly consists of sitting and lying postures that you hold for longer periods of time. The emphasis in this practice is not muscle strengthening, but actually the complete surrender of muscle tension. While offering full attention to your body and mind, you relax as much as possible in a posture. This causes pressure in your joints while your connective tissue, cartilage and tendons gets stretched so that they can recover, strengthen and refresh. At the same time, certain pressure points and meridians in your body get activated. Life energy ("Chi") is allowed to flow better, benefiting your organs, [...]

18 April, 2017|

Join me in Italy next month!

'Yoga And Breath Essentials Retreat' at Mandali Center, Italy June 11-17 2017 Dear Friends, I have some wonderful news: I can offer you a discount of 150 euros for my ‘Yoga and Breath essentials’ retreat next month. It will take place at Mandali Retreat Center from June 11 - 17 in Italy, near Milan.   I love teaching retreats since there is more time to connect – with yourself, each other and nature. Being away for a few days from your daily distractions, will give you the opportunity to re-connect and feel what matters to you. You return home with [...]

11 May, 2017|News|