Month: May 2017

Prize Draw: Colour the yogis and come to class! Colorea los yoguis y vente a clase!

Here is the deal: print and colour in the advert, (or pop on over to GOA and pick one up), then bring it to yoga class during the month of June, 2017. At the end of the month, I will do a draw.  Good Luck! First Prize: A one-hour massage! Second Prize: A one-hour private Read More

Yoga at GOA? Yes, please!

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A safe and accessible yoga class, for all ages and abilities.

Hey!  Here is a little clip of me, Rachel, explaining a little about the focus of my yoga classes.  Safety is the name of the game:  sound anatomical knowledge, respecting contra-indications and always suggesting modifications to make poses safe and accessible to all. Read More

Welcome to Alteayoga.es!

Hello and the warmest of welcomes to you.  Thanks for stopping by my new and revamped alteayoga.es page.  I have been blogging for a long time over at http://alteayoga.wordpress.com.  So, pop on over there to see what this is all about, while I get the new page up and running.  But, make sure to come Read More

Daily Yoga Classes at GOA, Altea

It’s shaping up to be a busy summer.  Nothing like doing yoga every day.  Since it’s going so well for me over at GOA Altea, Lau and I have decided to collaborate on a a new project:  yoga campus 2017!  Basically, it is a daily yoga class and healthy breakfast deal. We understand that the Read More

Bring calm into your nervous system via breathing

Here is a short video that deals with the relationship between the breath and the emotions.  In a study, scientists discovered that when emotions are elicited in trial participants, their breathing pattern changes.  But the interesting thing is that the opposite thing also happens:  When breathing patterns are altered, the corresponding emotion is elicited.  Let’s Read More

Pratyahara

David Frawley of the American Institute of Vedic Studies is, in my opinion, one of the most erudite and informed yoga pundits on the scene today.  I shall share with you a link to his writings on pratyahara, the fifth limb of Astanga yoga.  If you have been practising with me this winter, you will Read More

Summer 2017 – Yoga Classes at Hotel Altaya

I am thrilled to announce that I will be offering yoga classes every morning throughout the summer of 2017. From 1 July until 31 August, bright and early, we will practice hatha yoga in front of the sparkling blue Mediterranean Sea. Scheduled time is 7:30-8:30.  Please get there early and bring a mat, if you Read More