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Finding Freedom from Food Issues

Finding Freedom from Food Issues

How to handle the what's and when's and how much's of food is a hugely important topic. And good answers here are as numerous as we are. Because the good answers come from you, from each one of us. Of course, there are also a whole lot of answers out…
Ask Strala : Are Raw Food Diets Right?

Ask Strala : Are Raw Food Diets Right?

  Question I want to thank everyone who writes such amazing blogs on this site. All of them are informative and inspiring. I enjoy the down-to-earth approach to health and fitness. I have been very confused as of late. There has been a lot of hype regarding raw food diets.…
Nourish Strala: A Together Project

Nourish Strala: A Together Project

Hi Friends, My goal with Strala Yoga, a decade go and today, is to help people connect to themselves and feel better. When you feel better all kinds of awesome things happen. You start to treat yourself better, treat others better and do better in the world. In my experience,…
Ask Strala: How do Foods Affect My Body?

Ask Strala: How do Foods Affect My Body?

  Question : How do foods affect my body? Hey Mike, I was trying to find an article, maybe a series considering the topic, or some other resources I could purchase on nutrition and foods affect on the body. I follow TaraEats on Tumblr and looked through some of your…
The Reality of Creativity & Making things Happen

The Reality of Creativity & Making things Happen

You know those gals you want to be friends at first sight with because you just sense that they are nice and cool and good listener and all around awesome? Yeah, Christine Bonde fits that bill. She oozes ease, effortless creativity and loads of positive vibes. She is always asking…
Janna Yael

Janna Yael

Hey! I'm Janna, a yoga guide and Registered Dietitian currently based in Toronto, Canada. I love food, specifically, of the plant-based variety (which most certainly includes chocolate and pasta and most parts of sushi- all parts if you count vegan sushi). I am very passionate about helping people translate evidence-based health and…
Easy Miso Soup

Easy Miso Soup

I love spending time in Japan. From wandering the streets taking in the mix of zen with a super packed city, to having a artiscic feast observing the super fantastic harajuku kids, to the understated customary interactions around respect, and of course the simple, fresh, unique cuisine, I hope to visit…
#140 Twitter Conference

#140 Twitter Conference

Welcome to State of YOU (#140conf /#140You) I'm so excited to be leading the first ever, world premier, live twitter yoga session. You'll be guided through a series of movements to open the body and mind and leave you feeling fantastic! Can't join in person? No worries! Follow #140conf on…
Anouschka DE

Anouschka DE

Thank you for letting us sign up for Advanced Training as our first Stråla. We were in over our heads at the beginning but with loads of daily practice since then, things have really evolved and come together. So of course, it is no surprise to you that after implementing…
A Few Great Spots Downtown NYC

A Few Great Spots Downtown NYC

Hi Friends, Here is a fun little guide to the neighborhood of the strala studio downtown NYC. We have the pleasure of hosting so many amazing people form all around the globe who brave coming to NYC to practice the ease with us. What a place to practice softness and moving…

Daddy Talk: The Right Stuff

I've climbed some of the biggest mountains around the world, from Alaska to the Alps to North India. Along the way I tested gear for Black Diamond, and learned early on that I had a small obsession for discovering the right approach, and the right tools, for every situation. This…
Katie Watson

Katie Watson

My name is Katie & I guide Strala Yoga in Devon, UK. Strala is a big part of my life & I try & keep it in my mind with everything I do.  I love to share the good vibes & inspire myself & others to build a lifestyle of…
Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

s l o w   d o w n  The first few days of lockdown, we assumed a week or two is what it would be. How will we manage all this togetherness at home for a week? What would we do with her and how would we find time to…
Ceizer x Strala for GARDP

Ceizer x Strala for GARDP

s l o w   d o w n  The first few days of lockdown, we assumed a week or two is what it would be. How will we manage all this togetherness at home for a week? What would we do with her and how would we find time to…
Scientific Study of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qigong

Scientific Study of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qigong

There's a great deal of good research surrounding the conditions and mechanisms for healing and wellbeing. And for a variety of reasons, the best of this isn't in the field of yoga. I'll share some notes below that give a foundation for good results, along with a framework for successful…
Chantal Lavallée

Chantal Lavallée

Chantal Lavallée is a mother of four children and massage therapist, who is passionate about life, holistic health, yoga, nature, cooking health food and the cultivation of her organic garden. Her mission is to love, inspire, guide people to a healthier, peaceful and fulfilling life through the practice of yoga,…
Frauke Henneberg

Frauke Henneberg

Hello, Moin, Welkom, my name is Frauke. I live in Bremen, Northern Germany together with my son. My passion is a healthy lifestyle. This includes food, relaxation, stress reduction and movement for me. If you like to join my Strala classes, looking forward to meet you. You can contact me…
Alexandra Marchant Ascarez

Alexandra Marchant Ascarez

I’m a Certified Life Coach. I’m a Certified Holistic Health Coach. I’m a Spiritual Teacher. I’m a Mom of three little boys. I’m a traveller, originally from Belgium, and lived in the US during 6 years and now,I'm back in Belgium not knowing where we will land at the end…
Anna Borsyakova

Anna Borsyakova

Hi, I'm Anna! I'm a yogi, a mother and I'm really exited to be on a path of exploring with ease and joy my body and my entire life sharing with other this amazing experience. I'm leading my classes in Cremona and Bergamo, Italy in our cozy studios. Will be…
Kirthana Amirthavasani

Kirthana Amirthavasani

I am a corporate lawyer turned Strala Yoga guide and created Inaraa Yoga to share my adventures with yoga and nutrition. I've always been passionate about health, wellness and nutrition, and my work even during my time as a lawyer focused on food law. While I've been practicing yoga for several years, I…
Secrets of Space Maker from a Real Life CareBear

Secrets of Space Maker from a Real Life CareBear

Upon approaching a safe distance, it's impossible not to be zapped into Hannah Thomas magical world of space making, cosmically creative thinking, and extremely positive life affirming physicality. The most wild aspect of her character is, her humbleness to her unique and uplifting gravitational pull. Also, Hannah is a wicked good…
Why Is No-Pain-No-Gain So Common?

Why Is No-Pain-No-Gain So Common?

Moving into day 4 of the 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training, there's a question that always comes up: "If no-pain-no-gain is such a terrible life strategy - that ages us faster, shortens our healthspan, and keeps us locked away far short of our potential - then why is it so popular?"…
The Beauty of Partnership

The Beauty of Partnership

Move easy, everything you've got, in every direction you can. It's a Strala mantra for practice, and of course how we practice is how we are. Expanding the comfort zone in this way can lead to some pretty awesome adventures. It's my pleasure to share Strala Guides who inspire. It's a…
Christine Bonde

Christine Bonde

Hi there! I'm Christine - BSc in Global Nutrition and Health, plant gal, cookbook author, self-taught photographer, movement enthusiast and lover of everything natural, organic and yummy (and I'm not just talking about food here). I currently live in the capital of Denmark, a busy city with lots of people…
Verena Becker

Verena Becker

After graduating from university with a M.A. degree in Cultural Anthropology i founded Livin´ Lightly as a project to combine my major interests: food, yoga and the healing properties which belong to them. I made my first yoga teacher training in India. Always fascinated by the ease and beauty of natural movement…
Kristine Mahan

Kristine Mahan

Stråla brought me back to myself, and now there’s no greater feeling than to inspire the process of feeling in others. Everything starts from within and I’m beyond thankful to have the privilege now to inspire others in my community to try the same process. The modalities of movement do more for our…
How to Teach Yoga to the Unteachable

How to Teach Yoga to the Unteachable

A friend of ours is doing some important work, teaching people to form a better relationship with stress, food, and health. And she wrote recently about hitting a wall. Sometimes what we see in the people we try to help isn't what they see in themselves. Sometimes what they see…
Bettina Janssens

Bettina Janssens

Hi, I'm Betty. It all started for me in 2000, when I discovered yoga at the age of 13. Eleven years later - during my four-year teacher training BDY/EYU - I began to live with my passion as a yoga teacher, blogger and yogi travel guide. For 7 years now,…
Carlotta Lorandi

Carlotta Lorandi

I started very early to practice yoga and I have always seen it as a wonderful play for the body and mind. Growing up I started to appreciate the philosophical and psychological aspects and also met the Yogi and scholar Swami Ananda Chaitanya with whom I decided to start my…
Gergana Branzova

Gergana Branzova

My name is Gergana. I am straight to the point citizen of the world. I am a woman, mother of three, wife, who is a life and animal lover. My philosophy is to balance the energy and enjoy the days doing what I love, be free to communicate and share…
Holly Zuvela-Keith

Holly Zuvela-Keith

Hi Strala Yogi's! I'm Holly.... I teach primarily Strala Yoga, a grounded style of flow yoga, moving freely to cultivate strength, balance, and ease. My teaching style has grown with me over time, rolling with my own experiences and adventures. I focus on flowing, easy-going breath led movement, encouraging students to move with…
Charlotte Stomilovic

Charlotte Stomilovic

I live in Jönköping Sweden where I guide classes on a freelance basis. I do both own events and have regular classes at Yogi Movement Studio. My yoga journey have been going through different phases. The first time I tried yoga was during junior high when I did an internship…
Jessica Francis

Jessica Francis

Manchester based yoga teacher and Strala guide. Ex runner with a badly busted knee. Healed by yoga post knee surgery, now just a happy, healthy little yogi rocking out Strala every day on my mat :)
Margaret Kilby

Margaret Kilby

An avid yogi and cyclist. Have been practicing yoga for 10 years and teaching yoga for 1 year.
Open a Studio

Open a Studio

Creating your own strala partner studio is a wonderful experience. Helping people release stress and tension from their bodies and minds, move more easily through challenge, and heal all kinds of injuries and ailments is a wonderful gift to share. We really loved building our studio in New York -…
Olive Guacamole

Olive Guacamole

Last night was a guacamole revolution. I was pretty confident about this home invented recipe included in my new book Make Your Own Rules Cookbook, but having only shared it with a few friends and family, I had no idea it would be THIS well received at last night's pre-launch…

No Flexibility… No Problem

There is a stigma commonly associated with the practice of yoga; the need to be flexible in order to participate! This misconception has kept thousands of people from enjoying the many benefits of this incredible practice. Well, it's time to clear the air and set the record straight. YOU DON’T…
Radiant Health Without Dieting

Radiant Health Without Dieting

How Strala cultivates radiant health without slightest consideration of restrictive diet or calorie counting or burning. It's about Ease. With Strala, the focus is on ease, and moving how it feels great to move, whether the movement is simple or challenging which enables your relaxation response to work, allowing your…
Green Dreams in Madrid

Green Dreams in Madrid

Hi Friends! I'm just back from Madrid and had an amazing time with the Reebok Spain team and loads of new friends in Madrid leading the Strala Experience for our Rebel Yoga night. I was super psyched and touched that the team prepared my Green Dream (aka favorite go-to smoothie of…

Yoga, Weight Loss, and How To Shape the Life You Want

  Yoga can help people lose weight, gain weight, or accomplish pretty much anything else they want. A couple of factors are important here, across pretty much everything you do.   1) It's more important How you do things than particularly What you do - in this case, including what…
Thoughts on Competition and Getting Sucked into Proving

Thoughts on Competition and Getting Sucked into Proving

When you spend money on stuff to impress people that you have money, the store now has your money while your thing depreciates exponentially. I had coffee with a friend this week who is doing great things for people with health, wellness & personal growth. We caught up about family,…

Getting Over Anxiety and Into Your Passion

  Following your passion sounds nice, but that's a pretty unmarked path. How do you get past the doubt and anxiety?   Make your own yoga. It's like breathing clean air and eating good food. Do these things every day.   Yoga helps you feel - past the chatter, past…

Finding Health and Happiness Through Strala Yoga

  Being healthy has been an interest of mine since my early 20’s.  Since my childhood and adolescent years consisted of me playing a lot of sports for schools, I became accustomed to the idea of moving my body.  Throughout my adolescence I struggled with trying to fit into a…

Ask Strala: I want to get fit! Can yoga help?

  Question Dear Mike, I need some more guidance! First of all, I got Tara's "This is Yoga" DVD's which are great. Also, I have been reading and watching your articles and videos on MindBodyGreen, which help a lot with the how to's and explanations. However, I think I'm getting…
Creating Space for Greatness!

Creating Space for Greatness!

Hi Friends, Happy New Year! I'm writing this from our downtown apartment serenaded by some guy selling blow horns to celebrate 2013. He's been tooting his own horn for several hours now outside our kitchen window. Hopefully he's sold a few to some excited New Year celebrators. We'll be headed…
The Studio Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The Studio Where Everybody Knows Your Name

  When I think of the summer of 2012 a few great memories come to mind; the man I love asked me to marry him, I decided to take a break from always feeling like a hamster on a wheel and relax for once, and lastly I found Strala ..."where…
10 Lessons From Sandy

10 Lessons From Sandy

On Friday night, SOHO pitch black for days with the promise of power returning soon, Sandy had reminded us of what was important, what was necessary, what we needed, and who we are. While Sandy was still forming, I was having a great time in London launching my design collaboration…

10 Lessons from Sandy

On Friday night, SOHO pitch black for days with the promise of power returning soon, Sandy had reminded us of what was important, what was necessary, what we needed, and who we are. While Sandy was still forming, I was having a great time in London launching my design collaboration…
Yoga to Make it Rain

Yoga to Make it Rain

I just got back on the grid. .internet access that is, after spending a week in my family's home town of Newton Illinois, where to be fair, there is internet access in several homes, but lets just say at Grandmas house (where I was staying), you can tweet from your…
5 Tips on Effective Leading

5 Tips on Effective Leading

Each time we finish leading a workshop or training program I am blown away by how special and unique each group is. We are so honored to be together with people from all different backgrounds, from all around the world, who share the same passion, a desire to feel better.…