“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
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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…
Twists, Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends and Inversions
In the first part of this post about the categories of yoga asanas, or postures, we looked deeper into Standing and Balancing Asanas. In this post, we'll continue with an overview…
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Have you ever wondered why is a yoga class structured the way it is? If you're regular at our yoga studio, you might have noticed that there is a certain structure in each yoga class. Particular yoga asanas come at a certain point during…
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A round belly is a happy belly
At the end of each yoga class, I guide students through a self-massage. These last five minutes are always quite special for me. Massage not only distributes the chi, or life energy evenly throughout the body,…
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There is a power and beauty in silence. In the classical yoga tradition, the Sanskrit word Mauna means silence, and it’s said silence helps a yogi purify her mind; it clears the detritus floating on its surface. This is why many yogis take…
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A Holistic Yoga Practice for Hypermobility
Looking back, I sometimes think that if my mum would have put me into a circus when I was a kid, by I could now be one of those performers we call “snake-human” in German (aka Schlangenmensch):…
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Can a goal ever justify the means?
Can striving to achieve a yoga pose, regardless of how you get there, lead to a nourishing and sustainable yoga practice? After almost two decades of practice, I can assure you that it cannot. Quite…
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“Let your practice flow like a small stream, day to day, rather than like a big waterfall, which flows occasionally.”
Do you want to start developing a home yoga practice, but you’re not sure how? The beauty of yoga is that it…
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We humans are neurologically wired to respond to danger with the “fight-or-fight” response: increasing heart rate, blood pressure, mental alertness and muscle tension, and at the same time slowing or shutting down systems of digestion,…
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