When I first arrived at my yoga teacher training course in India, I was enthusiastic to find out that our course schedule not only included asana, pranayama and meditation classes but also ayurveda and Emotional Blockage Treatment. But the one class that took me by surprise was Karma Yoga. I’ve always known about karma and yoga, but had never heard the two put together. I soon realised that it had nothing to do with being on my yoga mat.
I’ve been practicing yoga exercise for over a year now. My initial intention was to have regular yoga exercise for physical benefits such as to lose weight, to be flexible, to have a stronger core, however sooner I felt that it doesn’t only affect my physical condition but also mentally, emotionally psychologically, and spiritually which […]
How Can I stick to My Practice after A Yoga Teacher Training? 6 Simple Tricks Have you completed a yoga teacher training recently and wonder how to stick to your practice, cope with your new knowledge and get started teaching? First of all, congratulations on taking this mile-stone and committing to a transformational journey within! […]
The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word „yuj“ and can be translated into „to join“.It describes, on a practical level, the union of body, mind and soul and, on a spiritual level,the union of individual and universal consciousness. The union on the practical level musttake place before a union on a higher, spiritual level can be achieved. This implies that peoplewho would like to achieve a union with a higher reality first have to incorporate the practiceof shatkarma, pranayama, bandha, mudra, asana and meditation into their lives.
How Yoga Can Help Improve Digestion As societies progress, there is a shift in the economic structure of a country. Gradually, there is an increase in demand for jobs that are intellectually intensive and a decrease in the demand for labor-intensive jobs. This increases the proportion of the working population with a sedentary lifestyle, affecting […]
HOW YOGA CAN HELP YOU WITH LOSING EXCESS BODY WEIGHT (OBESITY) My name is Miriam and I battled with my bodyweight since I was a teenager. I don’t think I ever got to the point of technically being obese, but at some point, I was 40 pounds heavier than I am today, so you can […]
Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana (One-Legged Crane Pose)– Instructions, Alignment & Benefits Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana aims to balance the nervous system. It strengthens the arms and wrists and develops a sense of physical balance. Instructions: Assume the final position of baka dhyanasana Focus the gaze on the nose tip Maintain the balance and transfer more […]
Most jobs nowadays are focused on mental strength. We are constantly challenged to read, write, discuss, argue or create ideas with our mind. We become more and more efficient in a shorter period of time while forgetting about our health and mental well-being. 200 years ago, most jobs were still related to physical work such […]
Gyan Yog Breath Yoga Teacher Training School Yoga is an ancient discipline which is comprised of a variety of practices, such as asanas, meditation, and pranayama. Gyan Yog Breath assists the practitioner in unifying soul, body, and mind, in order to pursue a personal spiritual journey. There are numerous forms of Yoga, that have developed […]