Yoga is not mystical. In fact, the journey of yoga is very concrete. It takes us through our physical bodies. And while we connect with the different body parts and our breath circulates, we let go. The mind becomes still
Real Change Goes Beyond the Quick Fix: How to Own Your Yoga
Most of my clients are professionals and their lifestyles take a serious toll on their physical well-being. We spend most sessions fixing necks, shoulders and backs, knees and hips. Individual challenges here appear as a major hindrance. But what if
How to Practice Your Breathing: 5 Minutes That Make a Difference
It is natural. Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale … And we take it for granted, our breath. It is the first and the last. And as long as we live, we breathe. Breath is life. Please, take a moment.
Stretch Yogi Stretch: How Yoga Helps You Stretch the Pain Away
Most of my clients are stiff. They complain of stiff necks and shoulders, legs and lower backs. But why do we get stiff? Our bodies tighten in order to avoid or minimize an impact of pain. Muscles tense in readiness
When Good Enough is Excellent: How to Retrieve Your Balance
How many hours do you normally sit in a day? We spend hours in notorious go-slows, sit down in meetings, and prepare presentations and calculations at the computer. We sit down again in order to have breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sexy Mama: Does Prenatal Yoga Make a Difference?
[please note that actual names have been changed] ‘Chi, I am pregnant.’ I have known Doris for a while. In the past she had invited me to a few parties she hosted. And I was very happy to hear the
Animals or Plants? How Your Diet Can Make a Big Difference
Egusi soup has always been my favourite soup. I love it when the egusi is fried in fresh palm oil and dished with yellow garri. Sorry to all my Yoruba clients, e pele o. But this is the only swallow
Do Men Practise Yoga? (Part 2)
Yoga is not a female discipline. Men too can be dedicated yogis. A significant fraction of my private clients are male. They either take individual classes or team up with their spouses. Also, about 30% of my studio clients are
Getting Started with Chi’s Yoga: Is Yoga a Religion?
Happy 2016! The year is still crisp, fresh and new, and expectations are high. Clearly, we all want to become a better version of ourselves. Today na today: We want to lose weight, clear our debts, get fit, and stop
Quality Time – 60 Seconds and More
Yoga really can be practised by everyone. Whether young or old, healthy or sick. Whether lady or gent, adult or child. Each individual simply has to be taught at a pace that is suitable for his or her specific life