The Many Faces of Yoga

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Daniela Leinenweber

  I met my dear Chilean friend Daniela in Anjuna. I had such a wonderful experience exploring the with her and being part of her photoshoot journey there. Daniela talked to me about how yoga helped her deal with living with fibromyalgia, giving her the confidence to leave her job as an engineer and moved …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Elissavet Pantazi

Elissavet is from Greece and was another fellow ashtanga practitioner in Goa. I had the great joy to meet her and her mother during their time in Anjuna. We speak about how Elissavet came to yoga, keeping the balance and starting all over again…and again. What brought you to yoga?

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Katerina Tahautdinova

I met the wonderful Katerina from Russia during my time practicing in Anjuna. It was so lovely to meet Katerina and her family and be inspired by their way of living, moving from place to place with their beautiful daughter to practice and teach yoga as well as exploring new places and creating a space …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Francois Bernard

Francois is originally from France and is a regular student of the teacher I spent time practicing with in Goa, India. I really enjoyed talking with Francois about life in India as a westerner, coming to India by bicycle to find a guru which ultimately led him to Goa, India. I was really inspired by …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition- Laura McNutt

Another dear friend I made during my time spent in Goa, this Welsh beauty Laura McNutt. Many inspirational and interesting conversations were shared with this lovely lady over coffee, cake and all things delicious. Here Laura talks about how her yoga practice gave her the confidence to realise when it was time to take a …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Cristina Repas

Photo credit: Daniela Leinenweber Photgraphy Cristina is originally from Portugal and now lives in Amsterdam, Holland. I met Cristina during my three month stay in Anjuna where we practiced together in the same yoga shala. We talk about her experience with yoga, which ultimately led to her leaving her life and job in Amsterdam to …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Editon – Achim Klindworth

    Achim was my lovely German neighbour for my first month here in India and we had great conversations about life and yoga over our morning coffees after yoga each day. Here Achim talks about moving out of his financial background, taking up yoga as an alternative to weightlifting and martial arts, his reasons for …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Yogeswari

  I had the pleasure of briefly meeting Yogeswari while we were practicing at the same shala here in India. I was really inspired from talking to her about her deep and dedicated yoga journey, her views on society and the importance of incorporating ahimsa (non-violence) into every aspect of our lives.

The Many Faces of Yoga: Tony Foran

We have had the pleasure of having Tony from Wexford attend our classes for about 6 months now. Tony is currently finishing his thesis for his masters in I.T studies, he is also a technical diving instructor which entails long dives on a regular basis. Tony has yet to be proven wrong from my experience …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Perrine Du Chaffaut

I first crossed paths with my dear Parisian friend, Perrine, on a trip to Mysore, India in 2013 and have been so blessed to continue to have her along the yoga path. We met again in Goa, India this time and we spoke about her journey with yoga, travelling as an Ashtangi, her yoga shala …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Martyna Eder

  I met the lovely Martyna from Berlin, Germany during my time here in Goa. We speak about her training in Jivamukti yoga and about veganism and the importance of ahimsa, devotion and acceptance with yoga. What brought you to yoga? It was a coincidence- if there is such a things as coincidences- when I lived in …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Thais Rodriguez

  I met Thais from Spain while practicing ashtanga yoga here in Goa, India. Thais talks about getting into yoga to help his surfing and how yoga has now become his primary focus. He speaks about moving from the physical to the spiritual side of yoga and how yoga has helped him embrace a healthy …