On Pulau Weh

How to get here and where to stay 1. Arrival in Banda Aceh airport from domestic flights or international flights, take a taxi or a Bechak. 2. Head to Ulee Lheuh ferry port (Banda Aceh side of the ferry port). The ferry GENERALLY leaves at 10am and 3:30pm but the schedule is subject to...

On anatomy of yoga

Every yoga teacher training has (hopefully) an ample amount of anatomy lessons included. And I wholeheartedly support that. But if I tell you the truth, my first 200hr training I participated in, I was not keen on the anatomy sessions like other students. I felt lost, confused, and DISCONNECTED from all the anatomical terms....

The best yoga teacher training

There is no doubt that there are oodles of yoga teacher trainings out there, everywhere in the world. It seems like every little tiny village has them. Where there is yoga, there is a 200hr yoga teacher training program. And that’s not a bad thing. More yoga teachers, more yoga, and more teacher trainings,...

How to choose teachers

One of my students asked me the other day, how I choose my teachers. There are several things I do to find these teachers. The most important of all is that I would only choose to trust teachers who are willing to honor their lineage. Who were their original teachers? Where did they learn...

Panic Attacks Underwater

What is a panic?  Based on my personal, informal research, I’ve noticed that many of dive masters or diving instructors actually have had no experiences of panic attacks on land or underwater. Everyone seems have an experience of slight nervousness, anxiety or a bit of fear. But never a panic attack. I am no...