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Lemon Yoga

our story

Who we are, where we came from, and where we are going

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, and to the self.”  – Bhagavad Gita

Three friends found a multitude of insight from their intensive yoga teacher practice and decided to commit to inspiring healthier communities. They set out to give people the tools to connect to their source, their SELF in capital letters - encasing their power and purpose - and ultimately to one another.

FOUNDERS

ABOUT US

Lemon Yoga Corrie
Corrie
Founder + yoga teacher

Is there a better way to practice yoga on and off the mat than running a studio and spreading its goodness far and wide?!

Fatima Lemon Yoga

Creating a space where discipline, wellness, and learning come together is very rewarding.

Lemon yoga Roberto

Share in order to enjoy, coexist in order to feel; practicing honestly with others allows me to keep learning and growing.

Fatima
Founder + yoga teacher
Robert
Founder + yoga teacher

WHERE WE CAME FROM

OUR STORY

Lemon Yoga began in Seville at the end of Spring 2019. Its founders Fátima, Roberto and Corrie shared a special journey together in the nine months before its creation, culminating with the intention to continue learning together and spreading the good vibes, lessons and asanas (yoga poses) with their local community. The auspicious way the opportunity unfolded before them to create Lemon Yoga felt more like a direct calling, a sign so obvious and clear that it would be almost reckless not to pursue it.

 

During their nine months teacher training spent together alongside Roberto, one of the assistant instructors, Corrie and Fátima experienced something unexpected. While they were clearly deepening their physical practice and gaining corporal strength and confidence, they were simultaneously following a path of self-development and internal growth that began to bear fruit and reveal possibilities which they had previously been blind to. The truth, they were soon to discover, was that the fruit—or possibilities—were always there, but that there was a cloud preventing them from being seen, which had to be uncovered by the light of the sun.

 

This metaphor is not as abstract as it sounds; it applies to every one of us: the cloud is simply the ego, often the very thing standing in the way of our own success, as counter-intuitive as it seems. The ego, overtime, can become murky and inaccurate, distorting the truth and emphasizing negative feelings such as fear, scarcity, and competition. If we let the ego lead us it where it wants, it is not surprising we often see right past the abundance life has to offer.

 

The sun, or light which peeks over the cloud, is the source, or truth: our true selves. It is what connects us all, what maintains the intricate balance that is our universe and all that sustains us. It is benevolent and born from love. Our true selves know no limit; our true selves live in a constant state of abundance.

The friends found themselves very fortunate to have gained such important insight from their yoga practice, while at the same time a sense of responsibility to share these discoveries that began to seed in their fertile minds. Thus arose the mission of Lemon Yoga:

To inspire healthier communities by giving people the tools to connect to their source, their SELF in capital letters - their power and purpose -, and ultimately to one another.

OUR FUTURE

WHERE WE'RE GOING

More and more excited to see their vision brought to life, Corrie, Fátima, and Roberto dove in together to take on the project, abandoning any of the ego's futile precautions. Lemon Yoga aspires to create a space for the community where alongside nurturing a healthy and strong body through a thoughtful and present physical practice as an anchor—yoga—its members also feel inspired and encouraged to pursue their personal paths of self-development through self-awareness (and love).

Lemon Yoga aims to offer its students a center where they can come for yoga, community, manual therapies, expressive exploration, or even just a tea and a chat, and where the possibilities for connection are exponential.

Founders Lemon Yoga
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