Sivananda yoga classes in Brussels & online


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Join my Saturday morning yoga class on 12 November 2022

Trikonasana (triangle pose)

Sampoorna yoga studio online classes continue & I’ll be filling in for Hanna on 12 November:

Saturday morning class

12 November: 10-11 AM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM. => register via Eversport

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Yoga teaching schedule November 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

This month, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes (exact dates confirmed every week)

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online (or hybrid in Mundo-J, Brussels) class via ZOOM => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

Saturday 5 November, 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Saturday 12 November, 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Thursday evening
5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Nasi goreng/ fried rice recipe Ⓥ

This recipe is great for any day, breakfast, lunch & dinner! Tip from my Asian friends, it works best with COLD rice. In this case I had even frozen leftover jasmine rice and thawed it during the day before using it in the fried rice recipe. The same for the tofu scramble, I had had it for lunch and the leftovers are perfect for the evening menu.

Ingredients (3/4 portions)

  • 2 cups* jasmine rice (*cups measured of uncooked rice), cold
  • 1 big carrot, diced
  • 1 leek, sliced & halved
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced & halved
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 2 tbsp black bean & garlic sauce (from Asian supermarket)
  • 1 tbsp chili paste (from Asian supermarket)
  • Salt & pepper
  • Peanut, sesame or olive oil (or any other vegetable oil you like)
  • Optional: spring onions.

Preparation

  • Stir fry the mushrooms until well done, add garlic, stir fry until the garlic is well done.
  • Add carrots & stir fry, after a few minutes add a dash or 2 of (hot) water to quickly cook the carrots.
  • Add the leek.
  • Add the chili paste & black bean paste, mix well. Add a bit more water if it’s too sticky.
  • Add the rice, mix well.
  • Add the tamari, mix well.
  • Add the tofu scramble, mix well.
  • Season with salt & pepper.
  • Optional: add spring onions.
  • Serve as is, or with a cucumber salad.

Any leftovers are great the next day, just fry it up in your wok.

Bon appétit!


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Brussels sprouts, potatoes & bacon recipe Ⓥ

This recipe is great for this season, it’s warming & filling and simply delicious in my opinion.

For the first time I used my InstantPot to steam the potatoes & it worked super well! I can even reduce the steam time from 3 to 2 minutes to make them a bit more crunchy.

Ingredients (3/4 portions)

  • 500g Brussels sprouts (the smaller the better)
  • 500g potatoes (the ones you prefer)
  • 150g vegan bacon
  • 2 onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Chimichurri (optional)
  • Salt & pepper
  • Olive oil (or any vegetable oil you like)

Preparation

  • Clean the Brussels sprouts (take of the bottom part) & cut in half & rinse.
  • Peal (if not using organic) the potatoes, cut out ugly spots or sprouts, cut in equal parts & rinse.
  • Peal & cut the onions (small pieces).
  • Peal & cut the garlic (small).
  • InstantPot: I used the steamer basket, 1 cup of water, some salt & the potatoes spread out in the basket. Close the lid, select steam & 2 minutes (if you use small potatoes or small parts). After the program is done, allow natural release for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, boil water (I used my kettle to save time), poor over the Brussels sprouts in your wok frying pan, add some salt to your liking, boil for about 5-8 minutes until tender (but not overcooked), al dente. Throw out the boiling water and set aside the Brussels sprouts in a strainer, you can rinse with some cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Warm the olive oil in your wok, stir fry the bacon, set aside.
  • Use any remaining oil or add some fresh, then stir fry the onion until golden, add the chopped garlic, stir fry for 1 or 2 minutes more. Add the steamed potatoes and stir fry for a few minutes. Add the Brussels sprouts and mix for a few minutes. Lastly add the bacon, season with salt & pepper to your taste.

I served it with (store bought) chimichurri salsa & some vegan mayo.

Any leftovers are great the next day, just fry it up in your wok with some olive oil and let it get crunchy.

Bon appétit!


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Yoga teaching schedule October 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

Fall is here 🙂 The days are getting colder, your body may be a bit more stiff, luckily you can practice yoga as often as you like. Home alone, or in a (online/ group) class.

This month, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes (exact dates confirmed every week)

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

On 6 October, the class will take place in hybrid form in Mundo-J, an excellent opportunity to join in person to get personal adjustments if you wish.

Saturday 1 October, 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Thursday evening
5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Back to Yoga September 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

The summer is gone already, but your body & mind will be happy that you’re back on the mat 🙂 This month, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes (exact day confirmed every week)

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

Saturday 17 September , 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

EU Council

Thursday evenings (from 8 September onwards)

5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Yoga teaching schedule July 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

The summer is here 🙂 This month, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes (exact dates confirmed every week)

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

Saturday 2 July , 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Saturday 9 July , 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Tuesday & Thursday evenings (until 19 July)
5:30-6:30 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Yoga teaching schedule June 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

We’re already in June! The summer is near 🙂 This month, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

Saturday 4 June , 10-11 AM, all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class for Sampoorna Yoga Studio => Please register in advance via Eversport.

Thursday evenings
5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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2 extra yoga classes May & June

Trikonasana (triangle pose)

Sampoorna yoga studio online classes continue on a weekly basis & I’ll be filling in for Hanna on 2 dates:

Saturday morning classes

14 May & 4 June: 10-11 AM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM. => register via Eversport

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Yoga teaching schedule May 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

Last month, I started teaching in person classes again. It’s really nice to see students in real life and be able to connect and correct their postures. One person told me they ‘work harder’ when it’s a live class, that made me laugh out loud.

In May, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my classes.

Lunchtime weekday classes

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance via this Doodle.

Thursday evenings
5:45-6:45 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, hybrid class (online & in person).

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Yoga teaching schedule March 2022

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

In March, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my online classes.

New dates:

Saturday 12 March @ 10AM Sivananda tradition, via Sampoorna Yoga Studio, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Thursday 31 March @ 9AM Sivananda tradition, via Sampoorna Yoga Studio, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Wednesday or Thursday lunchtime

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Wednesday evenings

6-7 PM: all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, via Sampoorna Yoga Studio, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Thursday evenings
6:00-7:00 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff, online class via ZOOM.

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Coming up: Sampoorna yoga days in 2022

The news you have been waiting for!
Practice Sampoorna yoga face-to-face with your trusted teacher team in 2022. We invite you to our new once-a-month Sampoorna Yoga Days in Brussels. These mini-retreats (10:00-15:30) are uplifting immersions into the practice of yoga, suitable for all levels.

Each time, the program includes:
hatha yoga
chanting & meditation
sattvic (yogic vegetarian) lunch
yin or restorative yoga 

Save the dates of Sampoorna Yoga Days in the first half of 2022:
January 23
February 20
March 20
April 24
May 22
June 19

The venue will be confirmed shortly. We ❤️ to share yoga with you!

Register for a Sampoorna yoga day.


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New Year chanting with Veda Studies

Shantala is such a fabulous Sanskrit teacher that I am very happy to share this opportunity with you to take a complimentary New Year’s chanting class, or 2, with her this week.

New year’s eve chanting:

Join Shantala & myself to learn and chant the Medhā Dakṣiṇāmūrti mūla mantra 108 times to end this year 2021! 

An incarnation of Lord Śiva, Dakṣiṇāmūrti is considered the divine and ultimate Guru. We seek “medhā” – power of retention & “prajñā” – insight, through this powerful mantra.

New year’s day chanting:

Gāyatrī mantra japa – learn and chanting the Gāyatrī mantra 108 times to start the new year with clarity! One sign up for both classes possible here.


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Yoga teaching schedule December 2021

Sampoorna Yoga Studio, Brussels
Warrior pose

Hopefully you’re all doing well and still also manage to practice yoga.

In December, I’ll be teaching several open classes,  I sure hope to see you in a few, or all, of my online classes.

Wednesday or Thursday at lunch from 1 December

12:30-1:30 PM all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Wednesday evenings

6-7 PM: all level hatha yoga class, Sivananda tradition, via Sampoorna Yoga Studio, online class via ZOOM. => Please register in advance.

Thursday evenings
6:00-7:00 PM: all level hatha yoga class, for EU Council staff only, online class via ZOOM.

Looking forward to guiding you on your yoga journey.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Hybrid yoga classes in Brussels & online

Are you interested to join a live yoga class? As from mid-November 2021 I’ll organise hybrid sessions in Elsene/ Ixelles (nearby Porte de Namur/ Naamsepoort).

Hybrid session: means I’ll teach in a room with some students present physically in the room & simultaneously streaming the session to those who prefer to attend at home (or elsewhere).

Prerequisites to join the class live in the room : a yoga mat & a Covid Safe Pass/ Ticket.

The number of students that can join physically will be limited so registrations need to be done timely (first come, first join).

If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message.

If you want to sign up, fill out this short survey.

Om shanti -ॐशान्ति