What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“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 A…
what moves you
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What moves you?

To paraphrase the great German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch, it’s what moves us that really matters. And still, we so often get preoccupied with the ‘how’. Because the ‘What moves you?’ question is complicated, personal,…
Podcast pics to counter lockdown blues
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Podcast Picks to Counter Lockdown Blues

With the virus being on a hellish World Tour and people across Europe facing another four to six weeks of isolating at home, feelings of stress and anxiety can come to the surface for many of us. Amplifying…
water module
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Beginner’s Mind Series 03

In the series “Beginner's mind” Mariana Romagnani shares her experience of going through Dynamic Mindfulness Foundational Yoga Teacher Training during a pandemic. Water Module: Subtly Penetrating  In the second module of Dynamic…
BERLIN TALKS
Yoga Scholarship
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Finding stillness: how Zen Yoga changed this Iranian woman’s life

A turbulent life in Iran led Azi Etemadi to immigrate to Germany where she found “the sweet taste of stillness”, and became a Zen Yoga teacher to help refugees. Cottbus in eastern Germany is a small and quiet university town surrounded…
Yoga reads Charity Event

Yoga Reads, Dynamic Mindfulness meets literature in action – ONLINE EVENT

Online Event in English language, with Tatjana Mesar, a founder of Dynamic Mindfulness and Sara Piazza, International Member of “The Reader” (Liverpool)  Saturday, March 21st from 15:00 till 17:30 at Zen Yoga by Dynamic…
virya
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Virya Aspect in Dynamic Mindfulness Yoga

There is nothing we can accomplish in life without investing energy.  In this article we discuss virya and how to cultivate it. Many of us dream about being an elite athlete, performer, artist or actor. Yet, if we were a fly on a wall,…
Liam Bowler
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Start with Science, End with Poetry

Tatjana Meser, a founder of Dynamic Mindfulness, was interviewed by Liam Bowler for his The Body Awake podcast. Two of them dive into some big guiding questions: what is tradition, what is modern, what is fusion of ideas and, ultimately,…
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Dancing for joy on the path

The Buddhist path offers more than somber contemplation and quietude; the experience of deep stillness from a sustained meditation practice can cause a river of joy to flow through our everyday lives. It happened one sunny morning after meditation.…
Fourth Paramita, Virya – The Perfection of Energy
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4th Paramita, Virya – The Perfection of Energy

In this fourth instalment of our series on the Six Perfections, we boost our energy levels by looking at Virya: Exertion.  The new lazy? "I am soooooo busy," I said. "Oh my god, same here," my friend replied. We shook our heads saying this,…
having patience. kshanti
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Third Paramita, Kshanti – Patience

HOLD YOUR HORSES! In this third instalment of our series on the Six Perfections, we explore the topic of “kshanti” – having patience or forbearance. Heard this before? “I’ve been patient with this, I really have…but I’m TOTALLY…
second paramita, ethical living, virtue
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Cultivating Ethical Living, without guilt tripping yourself (or others!)

In this second instalment of our series on the Six Perfections we explore the topic of “shila”; our ethical living in everyday life. Imagine this: You open a friendly, handwritten note, inviting you to change your life and let go…