Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa is a dynamic style of yoga, in which the breath leads movement. It is intensive and has a clear energetic beginning, middle and end. The challenge in this kind of flow movement is to remain aware of a good alignment of your body, to prevent injuries. Because the heart rate goes up and you increase your lung capacity, vinyasa yoga has an activating effect. It's a great practice if you want to develop more (muscle) strength and you are looking for a challenging practice -physically and emotionally. As a result, you don't only expand your stamina but also your [...]

18 April, 2017|

Max Stroms’ Inner Axis | 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Inner Axis deals directly with stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness. It produces a level of fitness that makes you feel better, sleep better, and therefore function at a higher level, in your relationships, life, and work. Inner Axis classes include breath-­based yoga movement and mindfulness, and are accessible to all fitness levels.

14 June, 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|

Balance your yoga with Yin & Yang

Balancing your yoga practice with Yin & Yang In this workshop you will be introduced to the art of balance – practicing a yin/yang sequence that will help you understand and integrate the essence of hatha yoga: balance. In addition, you get an introduce on the topic of how to support students as a teacher and what kind of supports are necessary and helpful and which not. Philosophy topic: Ahisma | Do no harm This workshop is part of a serie of workshops in Groningen from our core experienced teacher trainers of Yoga Moves. Join one or all of these practice days. [...]

11 April, 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|

Yoga & Breath Essentials, Italy

Yoga and Breath Essentials Join Jasmijn for a deeply invigorating and insightful week. Her gentle, soulful and knowledgeable approach to yoga is sure to make your retreat an unforgettable experience. Each day consist of a more energetic vinyasa flow and a restorative afternoon yin session. During this retreat Jasmijn will guide you through six key instructions that -once mastered- will keep you safe in about eighty percent of all yoga postures. The additional focus will be on different breathing techniques. Learning to breathe deeper and more aware has numerous benefits for both physical and emotional well-being. Knowing that every body [...]

17 March, 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|

Going Deeper Comeback Day

Yoga and Stress Reduction One out of three people – in greater or lesser extent – are stressed. In itself, stress is a normal phenomenon, something that stretches you as a rubber band, after which it springs back again, over and over. But when stress overrules, you’re rubber band looses it’s flexibility. It requires attention if you want to release stress. Conscious and deep breathing is one of the most powerful -and scientifically proven- ways to reduce stress. After this Going Deeper Comeback Day you can catch your breath again. The combination of accessible Yin & Yang yoga and breathing [...]

17 March, 2017|