“It is just within this 'fathom long' body
endowed with perception and cognition
that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world,
and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26
https://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/zen-yoga-berlin-images-13.png400600Tatjana Mesarhttps://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/DM-logo-2017-RGB-300x126.pngTatjana Mesar2017-07-31 21:52:062019-10-18 11:01:35What is Buddhist Yoga?
What does it mean to meet your edge? How do you know when you have met your edge? When you finally meet your edge, what do you do?
I will take you on a small detour and return to these questions, with answers that have surfaced recently…
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I forgot to wear my contacts to class. What does that mean? It means that I can either rock my giant Woody Allen-esque glasses and enjoy them slipping off my face every time I’m in downward facing dog or I accept that its blind yoga for today.…
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I squeeze out. “Deep breaths in and out” she repeats. Seriously, I am suffocating over here. I’m in a shoulder stand and my boobs are cutting off my airways as they flatten my larynx.…
https://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/12.png400600Bee Fattalhttps://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/DM-logo-2017-RGB-300x126.pngBee Fattal2015-06-04 21:48:002017-03-05 22:25:43The Quest for Mindfulness – BOOBS
Like any quest I am in search of something. At times the thing I seek is clear, but most times it is nebulous. The thing I search for ‘the present moment’ is an elusive creature. I see it hiding in shadows, but most times I feel like…
https://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/14.png400600Bee Fattalhttps://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/DM-logo-2017-RGB-300x126.pngBee Fattal2015-05-15 15:58:012017-03-05 22:45:11The Quest for Mindfulness: FEELING UNCOMFORTABLE
I’m staring at my laptop and there’s nothing. I can’t write a single word. I could put it down to writers block but that’s just not true. The whole week I have been songwriting, writing a short story for my writers group, hell I’m…
https://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/24.png400600Bee Fattalhttps://www.zenyoga-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/DM-logo-2017-RGB-300x126.pngBee Fattal2015-04-17 08:18:322017-11-11 21:28:40The Quest for Mindfulness Berlin – CALIFORNIA DREAMING
I sometimes forget when I head to yoga practice on Thursdays after work that I am not just rushing to do my asanas but to understand my mind a bit more. I sometimes struggle with breath-focused seated meditation, so it was a welcome…
I love being upside down. I love love love it. Ask anyone who knows me well enough, I love doing things backwards and inverted - why? I have no clue, I just think its fun - perhaps I was a bat in previous life as I like Ask anyone who knows…
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Thursday came and with it my very first official Dynamic Yoga class with Tatjana. I was strangely nervous, wondering if I was going to suck or not. Intellectually I know yoga practice is not about being good or bad and more a case of being…
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One of the most challenging things, I imagine I am not alone in this, is being mindful and present. Being in the now has been my Everest of sorts for as long as I can remember. My mind is like a version of mental ping-pong - ping past-pong…
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Thinking about starting with yoga classes in Berlin? Here are few things you should know to enhance your experience of yoga. I'm glad you're here. Thanks!
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by Zen Yogini Kyra While it's not usually advisable to be in a state of digestion while practicing yoga, if we are distracted by our stomach growling it can take away from our ability to focus and enjoy the practice. Personally, if it's…
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By Zen Yogini Kyra As odd as it sounds, avocado chocolate mousse - or avochoco as I've lovingly nicknamed it - is glorious! And super healthy. Interesting tidbit: the botanical name for the cacao tree is theobroma cacao – which means “food…
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