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January 4, 2020

Is it a "hippie" thing or actually there is science behind the magical sound of the Gong?

If you experienced a Gong session before, you know that the sound of it creates deep relaxation feeling. It actually frees us from the chain of thoughts, and as the experience deepens, the body dissol...

May 21, 2018

Three Ingredients Only!!! 
 

I'm so amazed with this discovery that I need to share it with you! Chickpea water that turns into foam as if it was whipped eggs white? No way! Yes, it's real! I've done it and shared this my students on my past retreat! They tasted this goodness and so you can...

February 7, 2018

"The Practice of Yin is a Practice of Stillness. When the body is still, magical perspectives can arise from a physical, emotional and belief system paradigm."

Most people nowadays are constantly on the go, on "alert" mode, living a busy life where it's challenging to slow down. That might...

November 6, 2017

All The Bad Things Free
(Cruelty Free - Guilty Free - Gluten Free)

I've been doing my own gluten free granola and enjoying it for breakfast along with dairy-free yogurt and fruits but when I moved back to Portugal,  finding vegan yogurts that are not soya based was not that easy. I decided...

November 2, 2017

When you have nature around, the sound of the ocean, the wind, the trees and listening to the birds is just enough. When practicing indoors, in my opinion, a good playlist is a great complement to the practice.

A lot of students come to me asking for the songs I played in class and you can...

October 26, 2017

When I first started practicing yoga, didn't really know what "style" of yoga I was practicing so I don't blame the new students that come to me saying that have done yoga, but not really sure what kind of yoga. There are so many and even myself haven't experience all of them so I'm just g...

October 20, 2017

Yoga retreats are getting more and more popular but what is really there for you?

If you not sure what the benefits are on joining a yoga retreat or if you question the investment it requires, here’s 20 reasons why you should make it happen.

Read the full article at Backstage Journal.

August 19, 2017

Every raw vegan cake recipe I've come across looks beautiful, but they all use cashews nuts in the filling and dates in the base, which are both high in FODMAP's. I've created this recipe using macadamia nuts for the filling, banana to bind the base instead of dates, and a gorgeous caramel...

August 7, 2017

Nothing like start the day with a green smoothie. It’s a way to give yourself a lot of nutrition in the morning with minerals, vitamins, enzymes, antioxidants and fibre to sustain your energy. Vegetables, especially greens have the highest alkalinity and are crucial in our diets as they ar...

May 22, 2017

You might have heard about Mandala Vinyasa classes in the yoga world, but still not sure what it is?

Mandala - a geometric figure representing the universe.

Vinyasa- breath and movement linked and maintained in a conscious way.

Based on the 4 basic elements - Fire, Water, Earth and Air - Mand...

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