Wie meine Yoga-Ausbildung mein Weg zu mir selbst wurde

How my yoga training became my path to myself

The move to Berlin from London was a drastic event for me. After 10 years in which I felt very comfortable in London and had many friends, my new life in Berlin was very difficult for me. At the beginning, the language was a huge barrier for me, which I had difficulty overcoming despite language courses. I never really felt at home during the 10 months we lived in Berlin. In fact, I felt like a tourist in my own city the whole time. More and more I hid away, felt lonely and missed my family and friends. Although we...

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Anna Weihrauch - Pilates Trainerin

Yoga and Pilates have been a home to me on my travels

Yoga has been my faithful companion ever since I graduated as a musical dancer from the Stage School Hamburg. Dance and movement have always been a big part of my life. During my time in Vienna in 2008, I got to know something completely new for me: Pilates. I was immediately enthusiastic about the sport and so I decided to complete a 600-hour training course to become a Pilates trainer.   How Yin Yoga helped me find a balance for mind and body   Various musical tours and jobs in theatres initially kept me from pursuing my profession as a...

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Business-Yoga Sarah

Yoga - my companion on my journey to myself

For a long time, sport was associated for me with competition and success. Ever since I was a child, performance-oriented sports like dressage and handball were simply part of my life. Later, I became interested in fitness and spinning and also started giving spinning classes myself. After hundreds of spinning classes and half-marathons, I was looking for balance to the intense cardio and strength training.     The frustration after my first yoga class and what it did to me I thought my first yoga class would be super easy. In my head, yoga was totally easy and something for...

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Yoga gibt mir Kraft

How Yoga gave me strength with one of my biggest challenges

Moving to Munich proved to be one of the biggest challenges - and rewards - of my life. I have moved cities, and countries before, but always to tropical places; always by the ocean, and always where they drive on the left side of the road. How living in a city changed my life The simplest tasks were suddenly huge challenges - jumping into, instead of out of the way of bikes, finding something in a supermarket, making reservations in broken German. And teaching at various places around the city itself on my bike was also always longer than google...

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