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Sofia M

Sofia M has written 37 posts for Yellow Yoga Mat

The Meditation Revolution is on!

After a few days of doubts and contemplations, I have signed up for the Meditation Revolution program with Yoga Journal. Still not sure if I’ll be able to keep up with my crazy corporate full time job, freelance stuff, regular yoga practice, trips and all the other parts of life, but life’s always busy, right? … Continue reading

Equinox Paddle Board Yoga Video

After a veeeeery long day, when I did not make it to my yoga class and did not do whole bunch of other things either, this video has taken me so far away from it all. The music, the setting, the yogi, the rhytm…  Equinox makes great yoga videos! Beautiful in every way! Just think … Continue reading

Let There Be Light

This is not really a post, just a photo to celebrate the second half of the week. I love Thursdays, as they are close to weekends, but there’s still time to get all things done. This is an old photo taken on the Phuket island. Although the horizon is messed up, I still like it. … Continue reading

Turkish Delight

They say, be careful what you wish for… I’ve been wishing to visit Istanbul for quiet a while. First, I even had a business trip there almost set up, but it did not happen… However, the city was attracting me… The Gateway to the East, old Byzantine capital which later became the center of the … Continue reading

Happy Weekend!

Hope you’re enjoying your day no less!

What’s there to open

That Wednesday night, I almost did the unthinkable. I was about to walk out from a yoga class. In my yoga studio, where I know all instructors. Where everyone knows me. I hated THAT instructor. He was relatively new and that was his first class I came to. I just did not have any other … Continue reading

Notes From the Twisting Workshop

Ok basically, I’ll go though the notes from Yogananth’s Twisting workshop. It has pretty much covered the mistakes I tend to make (and struggle to avoid for that matter). Twisting Do’s and Don’t’s Do: Practice twists on the exhale Practice dynamic movements before static stretches Standing movements should come before sitting/locking the hips on the … Continue reading

Master Yogananth Workshops: let it be the intro post :)

I’ve been lazy on this blog (yes, yes, I feel bad about it and realize that I have to do something with my schedule and priorities), but not so lazy on my practice! And last week, I had a great day attending Master Yogananth’s workshops. I’ve been really looking forward to them and was not … Continue reading

Yogananth Andiappan Workshops: My Mat is Ready!

I am happy, jumpy, excited and thankful yoga girl today! And there is a reason for that… I have just reserved my spots in two workshops with renowned yoga Guru Yogananth Andiappan! yep, gonna unroll my mat for  twists and backbends with the Guru on 29 April! Both workshops are on the same day, and … Continue reading

Asana in Spotlight: Vasisthasana

I have trouble answering the question about my favorite yoga pose. It depends and it changes. Often. Our body is smart, so it usually answers these questions for us, coupled with our mind. When I’m stressed and out of balance in my life, I find myself dreading balance poses. As I shared before, give me … Continue reading

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Yellow is color of sun, light, classic Margaritas and summery nail polish. Yoga mat, besides being number one yoga prop, is a place to do something you love and have a luxury of staying in the moment; personal space and loving what you do... now.

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