• Pilates
  • Pilates Matwork Classes in Lisbon, Portugal

    I am slowly settling in Lisbon after a week’s long of yoga vacation in Azores, Sao Miguel. Just taught a yoga class this morning and hope to share more on the benefits of Pilates this week. Starting this Thursday, 4th May, 6.30pm at Arjuna Yoga Anjos, I am teaching Pilates Matwork Beginner’s Level during my […]

  • Pilates
  • Difference between Pilates and Yoga

    Name one of the differences between Pilates and Yoga. They are different and should not be compared but I will share how one of the Pilates exercises that can benefit you. Pilates has exercises that works on spinal articulation (initiating from head to roll up, from tail to roll down). Pilates spinal articulation exercises targets […]

  • Asana Benefits
  • Benefits of Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

    Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) Physical Benefits Strengthens the back and abdominal muscles Opens up the chest, neck and shoulders Stimulates the reproductive organs Relieves menstrual discomfort and constipation Mental Benefits Reduces stress level and fatigue Improves concentration Energetic (Pranic) Benefits Stimulates Manipura chakra, Increases the digestive fire Contraindications Do not practise this pose if you have high or […]

  • Asana Benefits
  • Headstand (Sirshasana)

    HEADSTAND (SIRSHASANA) Headstand (Sirshasana) is really a blessing and a nectar. Words will fail to adequately describe its beneficial results and effects. In this Asana alone, the brain can draw plenty of Prana (vital life force) and blood. This acts against the force of gravity and draws and abundance of blood from the heart. Memory […]