My name is Carmen. I start learning meditation exercises in 1995 in Sardinia (Italy), where I come from. In 2003 I moved to Delft, The Netherlands, to pursue a PhD in cancer research. Long hours in front of a computer motivated me to start the practice of hatha yoga. I discovered that hatha yoga is much more than stretching the body. It is about awareness and presence, it strengthens the whole person, it prepares for and supports the meditation practice. This inspired me to study yoga further, and complete the 500 hours yoga teacher training program at the Himalayan Institute in USA. For the past ten years, I've been leading weekly hatha yoga and meditation classes. I've received a lot, met nice teachers, and love to keep practicing, studying, experiencing and ... share this all !