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Welcome Autumn

A new season is along the way. In the meantime, humanity is falling down. So, I would rather say โ€œWelcome Autumnโ€ for this season. I am choosing not to make space for โ€œanother Fallโ€. At least, for a while. . . . ๐™ด๐š•๐šŽ๐š—๐šŠ ๐™ผ๐š˜๐šž๐š›๐šŠ๐š๐š’๐š๐š˜๐šž ๐ป๐‘œ๐“๐’พ๐“ˆ๐“‰๐’พ๐’ธ ๐“Œ๐‘’๐“๐“๐“ƒ๐‘’๐“ˆ๐“ˆ ๐’ธ๐‘œ๐’ถ๐’ธ๐’ฝ ๐Ÿƒ

Perfect time for lots of rainy days

๐Ÿ’ง There are rainy days in life. Rainy periods I would say. Rainy seasons. For many of us, this is a part of our reality and is happening now. Too much darkness out there and inside! Too much disturbance through the everyday’s heartbreaking news. . . ๐Ÿ’ง This world is …read more

Everything flows

๐ŸคAs for today, I am offering my wounds to the Great Spirit with broken wings and a pinch of salt. As for today, I pay respect to the greatest teacher of all, my own pain. My own discomfort and sadness. . . ๐ŸคLife, I am here with all my wounds …read more

Back home

๐ŸŒธLeave the familiar for a while. Let your senses and bodies stretch out Like a welcomed season Onto the meadows and shores and hills. . . ๐ŸŒธOpen up to the Roof. Make a new water-mark on your excitement And love. Like a blooming night flower, Bestow your vital fragrance of …read more

Real Awakenings are Not Elegantโ€”they are Messy, Ugly, Shattered & Raw

I want to have an awakening like they do in the movies. You know, where the protagonist experiences their quantum shift with elegance and grace, leading us, the audience, into a wonderful montage (complete with awesome music) of all the ways their life will now improve. They get an amazing …read more

Give Yourself Time

Why We Must Heal Ourselves Firstโ€”Before We Become Healers, Teachers or Mentors. There are many times when Iโ€™ve walked out of a one on one session to overcome my mental and emotional pain and I would feel deep frustration in my body, and the person sitting in front of me. …read more

Rudraksha โ€“ The tear drops of Shiva

A rather peculiar nut in a cotton string, bearing around the neck of a yogi, caught my attention. As soon as I informed that it is called rudraksha, the investigation was started. Rudraksha (or rudraksh) is the colloquial name of the species Elaeocarpus ganitrus, a large, evergreen, broad-leaved tree, but …read more

Fireflies or lightning bugs

A few days ago we visited Zagorohoria mountainous area (Ioannina, Epirus) for a three-day rejuvenation organized by Anahata Yoga Studio. The very first night we had a very pleasant surprise, the company of fireflies dancing in the dark! Memories rooted back to my childhood summers at the mountain villages of …read more

An excerpt from the wonderful interview of Sri Andrei Ram

Yoga involves the dissolution of the ego and greed, as the contemporary obsession with having many followers. The Yoga that I try to share with youย  is the one that frees you the most. A path based on humility and focusing on the self, not onย  what others think about …read more

Yoga and Motherhood

Yoga and Motherhood: 8 ways to make time for you and your mat โ€œI want to do yoga, but I have no free timeโ€. This is a common complaint of mothers who want to fit yoga (or any other activity) into their life but donโ€™t seem to manage. Motherhood is …read more