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Stretch of the East

Backbends: you love them or hate them

Backbends: you love them or hate them. I don’t think I ever came across people who thought they were ‘just okay’. Either they don’t practice them or try to avoid them as much as possible or they just can’t get enough. I’m afraid I’m one of those first. Which isn’t to handy when you train […]

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Logoa Manduka

My Manduka yoga travel mat

The good thing about travelling is it doesn’t start when you board your first plane, train or when you’re getting in the car. It starts way before. Today is precisely two and a halve months before I will get a board of my Condor Flight to Nicaragua, but the fun has already started. This morning […]

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Lentil pancakes

lentils pancakes

All the people who know me, know I’m a little kid. Asanas is just a game for me. AcroYoga is a big playground. So as a kid, I like kids food as well. Especially pancakes. But I like health food at the same time. So why not combine it? These healthy pancakes will give you […]

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Dutch Smiling Yogi doing Yoga at Work

Yoga op het werk levert bedrijfsleven miljarden op

Bedrijven die investeren in de gezondheid van hun werknemers – bijvoorbeeld door het organiseren van bedrijfsyoga – besparen enorm veel. Dat klinkt misschien tegenstrijdig, maar een daling van het ziektekostenverzuim met 1 procent scheelt alle Nederlandse werkgevers samen jaarlijks 2,6 miljard aan kosten; oftwel 400 euro per werknemer per jaar.. Daar kun je heel wat […]

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Christmas party Los Pipitos: air drumming

Bewegen goed voor hersenen, puzzelen helpt niet

Wil je je hersenen gezond houden op latere leeftijd, ga dan bewegen. Puzzelen is leuk, maar heeft geen positieve uitwerking op je hersenen. Bewegen wel. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek van de Universiteit van Edinburgh. Die universiteit deed bij 638 70-plussers onderzoek en wat bleek: wie lichamelijk actief is, heeft over een periode van drie jaar […]

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Point of no return

So I’m really going to do this! I’m past the point of no return. Well, more or less. I just booked my ticket to Nicaragua. I have to admit, my stomach feels a little strange. I think I’m a pretty relaxed guy. Nervous are normally not my thing, but this time it feels different. A […]

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Chocolate cake

This is the best of two worlds and my favorite chocolate cake. One world is Pleiade – my favorite ‘book’ store – in Tilburg, where they serve an amazing RAW chocolate cake. The other world is the world of Tara Stiles. I once saw a YouTube video of her, where she made this great chocolate […]

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For Sale

For sale

Marktplaats – the Dutch version of eBay – is my biggest friend at this moment. Not to buy anything, but to sell. Almost everything I’ve got. Detachment is one of the biggest virtues off a yogi. I’m practicing it at this moment and it’s going surprisingly well. At the end of March I was helping […]

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I love my building: this is my bedroom

My shelving unit bed

I love recycling, I love building and I always wanted to build my own bed. So when I bought my last one I deliberately only bought a matrass and a slatted bed base; nothing else. For a while that was what I slept on. Nothing fancy around it. Just some wooden beams with the slatted […]

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MH17

Oekraine Tripoli Gaza-stad Ik trek de gordijnen dicht Druk haar warme lijf zachtjes tegen het mijne Ze heeft iets exotisch, waar ze vandaan komt, weet ik niet In wie of waarin ze gelooft, weet ik ook niet Boeit me niet Ze leest Meesterschap in Liefde Ik lees Tantra: stap voor stap Op de achtergrond zingt […]

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Yoga Concert

Yoga Concert

Mozart in Half Moon pose, Beethoven in Bakasana: One hundred people doing yoga in the park at YogaBuiten every sunny Sunday in the summer. The audience in the concert hall in Tilburg on Sunday mornings growing older and older. Time to ‘combine forces’. So we came up with the idea of a Yoga Concert: Classical music […]

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Daily dal

My daily dal

I picked up this recipe while I was doing my yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa, India. Deniz, the chef at Fatima’s Restaurant made it for me. Ever since I tried it, I ate it almost every afternoon. I brought the recipe home and whenever somebody comes over for dinner, this will be on the menu. […]

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