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Ayurveda workshops & consultations in Brussels

SusanPulleySusan Pulley will come to Brussels for a few interesting workshops on Ayurveda (literally: “the science of life”) and private consultations.

About Susan Pulley: she moved to the Netherlands to teach for the Academy of Ayurvedic Studies in 2008. Shortly after, she founded Atma Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic wellness clinic offering nutrition consultations and Ayurvedic therapies.

Check out the workshops:

  • Private consultations on 2, 3 & 4 February
  • Workshop 1: Discover your digestive type (Feb 03 from 2-5PM)
  • Workshop 2: 10 essential habits of Ayurveda (Feb 04 from 2-5PM)

Location: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, in Brussels

Read more about Ayurveda: WebMD, Yoga Journal,, Atma Ayurveda

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Join this workshop: yoga for beginners with Eknath

EknathDear beginning yogi, please join the wonderful teacher Eknath in Sampoorna Yoga Studio this coming weekend for a full immersion in yoga for beginners.

During this workshop, you’ll move through a traditional Sampoorna Hatha Yoga class in slow motion. The class will zoom into the details of each pose (asana) to learn to practice the physical aspect of yoga safely. Furthermore, you’ll explore a few simple breathing exercises (pranayama) and look into some basic principles of Yoga philosophy.

No previous experience is required. This workshop is suitable for everyone regardless of your level of fitness, weight, health condition, age, etc.

Date & time: Sunday 21 January 2018, from 2-5PM.
PlaceSampoorna Yoga Studio,40 Rue du Houblon, 1000 Brussels

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Open Door Day: free yoga classes at Sampoorna Yoga Studio on 13/01/2018

_MG_2010Start the New Year with Yoga!
Come and put your New Year’s intention to practice – discover the yoga studio, try different types of classes, enjoy healthy snacks and tea, and meet other yogis.
Doors open from 9:30 to 18:00. FREE of charge. No mandatory pre-registration, just come along!

Schedule of FREE classes:

  • 10:00-11:00 Hatha Yoga
  • 12:00-13:00 Mantra Chanting
  • 13:30-14:30 Yin & Yang Yoga 
  • 15:00-16:00 Yin Yoga
  • 16:30-17:30 Restorative Yoga and Hatha Yoga (2 classes) 

Free Kids & Family Yoga:

Note: it’s necessary to register for the kids & family classes in advance as the number of places is limited; registrations online 

Special offer available only during the Open Doors (1 pass per person): Buy 10 get 15 => get 5 extra classes for free when you purchase a 10-lesson pass. 

We recommend to take public transport or your bicycle to come to the Open Doors! There is a bicycle parking in front. Info on public transport.

More info about Sampoorna Yoga Studio.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Prenatal yoga classes in Brussels with Layakari


For pregnant yoginis, your pregnancy is a great and unique moment to reconnect with your body and your intuition, and yoga can help you with that. Prenatal yoga classes with my colleague and friend Layakari are an adaptation of the basic Sivananda class for pregnancy special needs. In this way the future mum can benefit of the physical aspect of yoga, as well as preparing breath and mind for labor. In the classes you will learn the following:

  • Connecting with deep resources of strength and energy, with the baby and the pregnancy
  • Postural alignmentreleasing stress, tension and fatigue
    Control of the breath and breathing techniques
  • Stretching and strengthening
  • Preparing for labor
  • Relaxation

Practical info
IMPORTANT: Prenatal yoga students should have passed the first trimester to start with the lessons !
Timing: Wednesday 9:30 – 10:45 AM
Location: Sampoorna Yoga Studio 40 Rue du Houblon, 1000 Brussels

Special event on 27/01/2018 at Sampoorna Yoga Studio in Brussels, with Layakari: workshop ‘Adapting your yoga practice during your pregnancy’, more info

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Join my yoga classes as from January 2018


Bhujangasana – Cobra pose

Happy 2018. Happy New Yoga Year 🙂 May it bring love & joy to you, as well as lots of yoga!  To prepare for the new year ahead, I like to reflect on my favorite people and moments of the year before. For the new year, I promised myself to practice as well as teach yoga as often as possible.

Yoga is such a wonderful ‘tool’ as I like to call it: as it helps you to take good care of oneself. So if you want to simply try a class, renew your practice or continue your ongoing practice, feel free to join my classes this year.

Thursday, 04/01 – 6:30PM  at the EU council (members only) – 90 minutes class
Saturday, 06/01 – 10:00AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio -60 minutes class
Saturday, 06/01 – 11:30AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio – 60 minutes class
Thursday, 11/01 – 6:30PM  at the EU council (members only) – 90 minutes class
FREE Saturday,  13/01 as from 10AM, at Sampoorna Yoga studio – 60 minutes classes (open door day)
Thursday, 18/01 – 6:30PM  at the EU council (members only) – 90 minutes class
Saturday, 20/01 – 10:00AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio -60 minutes class
Saturday, 20/01 – 11:30AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio – 60 minutes class
Thursday, 25/01 – 6:30PM  at the EU council (members only) – 90 minutes class
Saturday, 27/01 – 10:00AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio -60 minutes class
Saturday, 27/01 – 11:30AM at Sampoorna Yoga studio – 60 minutes class

PS: if you would like an in-company yoga class at lunchtime, feel free to contact me for more details.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Ambika Yoga Newsletter #40

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Newsletter #40

Newsletters are a great tool to send out info and tips about my two passions: yoga & vegan food: including workshops & recipes. Read newsletter #40 here online.

If you are interested in those topics too, then simply register for the newsletter.

No worries, I won’t SPAM you, a newsletter goes out roughly every 1-2 months.

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve at the Sivananda ashram in Orléans, France

About-Us-Leading-a-Yogic-Life-Ashram-de-Yoga-Sivananda-Yoga-FranceChristmas and New Year Retreat

Most yoga studios are closed anyway, so join a joyful Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebration at the Sivananda Ashram nearby Orléans, France ! Start the year with the right spirit and a new determination to move your life in a positive direction.

Dates: Friday, December 22 – Monday, January 1, 2018

Taught by: Swami Durgananda Yoga Acharya, Swami Kailasananda Yoga Acharya, Ashram teachers, and guest of honor Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

Budget: Rates per night all included => shared room: 63€, double room: 74€, double room with bathroom: 92€, single room: 92€, single room with bathroom: 108€

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति