There is a lot of debate about physical adjustments in Yoga as more and more practitioners speak up about their unpleasant experiences. In this post I share my personal experience with adjustments and how I benefitted from it.Read More
The beauty of feeling connected to ourselves and something bigger than ourselves often comes with qualities of being fluid, organic and alive, yet sometimes it is to be found in being very solid.
We should balance: being carried away in the magic of the moment AND being reliable, being in touch with your own needs AND respecting other peoples needs, being in tune with natural rhythms AND keeping up continuity in our commitments.Read More
In recent years there is a new in-depth understanding of Yoga through scientific research. YET, I suspect we will only get that far in understanding and explaining Yoga. Similar to love there is this magic component. Maybe we just cannot and dont need to understand it. It will be there and work its magic without us being smart about it.Read More
We are striving for personal development and put all this effort into working on ourselves. Yet, sometimes all it needs for a potential, for a seed to come into growth is a nurturing environment. A safe and supportive space.Read More
Dont become too technical about it. Keep it alive.
It is absolutely advisable to establish routines that help you stay on track. Yet, keep in mind that these are routines of your own making, not laws. They are meant to serve a purpose, namely supporting your health and happiness. If you become to rigid about it you might miss the point all together.Read More
In complex Asana we learn to direct our efforts precisely. It beautifully translates into everyday life: we get trained to engage in very complex tasks with an awareness to any unbeneficial actions like tensing the face, stiffening the shoulders, holding the breath. We become smarter in the use of our resources. A small, yet impactful difference in all our doing that makes our lives more pleasurable.Read More
What if something in you knows better than your mind does? What if something in you is smarter than your thoughts? A brief exploration of our other intelligences: the EQ, the Body IQ and the field consciousness.Read More
Resting is an integrative part of strength building. It is an integrative part of any transformational process. Why you should sometimes pause all active doing to get more strong, clear and creative.Read More
Yoga enables us to embrace challenging emotions without letting them overpower us. Yoga gives us the strenght to be able to hold emotional pain without needing to numb ourselves and setting of into a devastating trip of downward spiraling. How exactly does this work?Read More
Our breath intimately connects to our emotions. Through taking lead of our breath, we can have an in-promptu impact on our emotional state and release the underlying causes of physical tensions.Read More
A very pleasurable and effective way to release tension is combining movement and imagery. Fuelling our movement with enhansive imagery adds a whole new quality to the movement itself and amplifies the effect it has on the bodymind.Read More
Wenn Holistic Fitness eine Art Weiterentwicklung der Yogapraxis ist, warum biete ich dann überhaupt noch Yoga an?
Oder andersherum, wenn ich noch immer so begeistert bin vom Yoga, warum biete ich dann zusätzlich eine andere Methode an?Read More