Yoga in Barcelona

Yoga in Barcelona

Barcelona is a metropolitan city and any trend that starts to be popular internationally ends up coming in Barcelona, yoga has become a popular practice in the city among other disciplines like pilates for example.Before starting with yoga, you need to know what is your purpose as different kinds of yoga help you in one way or another and it will most likely help you choose as well on what you want to do. There are different kinds of Yoga to choose from: Vinyasa Yoga or Yoga Flow: this kind of yoga is practiced with certain postures working with the breath along in the practice. It is a practice used along in rehab treatments such as anorexia and bulimia disorders among other. Astanga Yoga: it is called the yoga of the 8 members because it has 8 precepts, prohibitions, rules, positions…

Fitomims DIY cosmetics: make your own facial cream!

Fitomims DIY cosmetics: make your own facial cream!

What caught my eye first is that Fitomims, a company who sells diy cosmetic packages uses only Mediterranean plants. Sometimes, we are so corrupted by the exotism of ingredients that come from other countries when we have plenty of local resources. Since Fitomims is located in the Mediterranean in Catalonia wants their DIY cosmetic products to have this Mediterranean flavour in it, so they use Mediterranean plants in their recipes. The whole DIY concept has been going around for some time now, and I believe it is the perfect way to value more your stuff, if you do it with your own hands the end result will be what you accomplished through your effort, dedication and will of making it right. A bought product will never make us feel proud as we are if we do something from ourselves, and…

A macrobiotic cuisine course at Cookiteca

A macrobiotic cuisine course at Cookiteca

I was interested in doing a cooking course in Barcelona, I love food and I have fun cooking so it is always a good idea to learn more about new recipes, different kinds of food etc... My course at cookiteca was about macrobiotic cuisine, I heard about it but I never tried it and I didn't know the basics either, so it was great to have the opportunity to learn more about it. On arrival I was handed the recipes of the day in a document, 4 recipes in total, each student was assigned a recipe to do, so we all had our task. With the guidance of the teacher we managed to get by the recipes. I liked that everyone has its own station to work the recipe, the only thing that is shared is the kitchen so it encourage you to mingle with your classmates. What is macrobiotic cuisine? …

Catalan cuisine course and dinner at Yves house

Catalan cuisine course and dinner at Yves house

On Monday I was telling you about sharing economy and live like a local, I tried myself one of this experiences with Trip4real and I went for a catalan cuisine cooking workshop at Yves house. Yves was a marketing online professional reconverted into a cook, a very inspiring story of how life can change so much and for the better if you really think what really would make you happy doing in life. Passion is something that can transfer from one to another, and it really did, Yves made us all exited about the dinner and collaborate to each other to make it happen. We went to his house to experience the catalan cuisine in all the essence, we were a group of 8 people that we didn't know each other before meeting for the activity. The kitchen is amazing, it looks like a decor magazine, fu…

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