Archive for 2016

Asana series: Bridge pose – Setu-Bandhasana

Asana series: Bridge pose – Setu-Bandhasana

Another great asana to practise. A very easy and helpful asana that is suitable for everyone. You may find that some yoga traditions call this pose – Skandhara asana – Pose on the Shoulders. Benefits strengthens abdominal and lumbar muscles strengthens back muscles, hips, pelvis and legs […]

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Asana series: Cat Pose – Marjary asana

Asana series: Cat Pose – Marjary asana

I am so pleased to be able to introduce you to this beautiful asana. A highly valued dynamic pose. It is suitable for everyone, it is energising and it has many benefits to offer. You may find that some yoga traditions call this pose – Cat and […]

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Tongue Cleansing – Ayurvedic/Chinese wisdom

Tongue Cleansing – Ayurvedic/Chinese wisdom

One of the great ancient practices that can be found in Ayurveda, Chinese medicine and kriya yoga and which can be included in our daily routine is tongue cleansing.  Our mouth and tongue are one of the main gateways into our body system. Maintaining the health of this connection is […]

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Finding the Way Back to Proper Breathing

Finding the Way Back to Proper Breathing

It feels quite surreal to write about such a natural action as breathing. So natural, so important, but yet so very overlooked in our daily run. We can live for days without food or water, but we cannot survive for long without being able to breathe. It […]

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Mantra Om – What is it and why do we chant?

Mantra Om – What is it and why do we chant?

Hmmm…. I believe that most of us have had this question in our mind: ‘What exactly is that mantra Om and why do we chant it during the yoga sessions?’ Is that some kind of a ritual or just a funny part in the beginning and sometimes at […]

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The Power of Full Relaxation

The Power of Full Relaxation

Full relaxation x Active relaxation For a long time, I knew only two types of relaxation – sleep and active relaxation. What I didn’t know was that our body and mind can actually rest in a much more profound way. This beautiful practice is called Full relaxation […]

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Savasana – Corpse Pose / Ananda asana – Blissful pose

Savasana – Corpse Pose / Ananda asana – Blissful pose

Savasana – Corpse Pose Ahhh…. what an amazing pose! I just love it I know you may say ‘What’s so great about it?’ and you are right, it took me a while to fully understand, appreciate and acknowledge all that this pose can provide, but finally I think I am […]

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Make your own liquid soap from a bar soap with no added chemicals and say good-bye to plastic bottles!

Make your own liquid soap from a bar soap with no added chemicals and say good-bye to plastic bottles!

No matter how crazy you may or may not be about protecting the environment, surely you do not wish to have added chemicals in your liquid soap. Well, here is an answer for you. MAKE your own! It is so easy and as a benefit, you can add […]

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Let’s get growing!

Let’s get growing!

Anyone, literally anyone can grow That is great news! The spring is here and the summer starts knocking on the door. If you haven’t sown anything yet, this is the right time to start. And now I can hear: ‘I don’t have a place to grow.’ or […]

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Discover Sun Salutation Mantras

Discover Sun Salutation Mantras

Sun Salutation is not just a physical exercise but also inner work. Discover mantras related to each posture and add the attitude of gratitude to your Sun Salutation practice. Mantras refer to a combination of syllables, sounds, or phrases, which can be chanted or sung. In the case […]

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