Yoga is not a religion; it is though part of what has picked up a negative connotation: the Mysticism. Unfortunately, mysticism, nowadays, comes out almost as a dirty word once thrown in any “respectable conversation”. That happens due to the rationalization of our societies, which means, basically, that traditions, values and emotions Continue reading Yoga, Mysticism and why Yoga is not a Religion
The list of health benefits that Yoga imparts is quite extensive. The list includes lowering of blood pressure, improving overall strength and reducing anxiety. This should be good reason for anyone to take up Yoga wholeheartedly. However this is generally not the case and people tend to hesitate with pre-conceived stereotypes related to Yoga. Continue reading Hatha Yoga for Beginners
Yoga without Postures
Yoga without any twisting here and there or Headstands might sound completely weird for us, modern practitioners. But knowing that by our Yoga classes today we already have benefits such as the management of anxiety, stress and depression we are encouraged to check out other approaches in Yoga Continue reading Bhavana Yoga School : Changing our lives by our Attitudes
I have myself checked many articles on what are the different types of Yoga from time to time. Nowadays, I came across with the Anti-Gravity Yoga, Water Yoga, Hot Yoga and Doga, Yoga for you and your Dog. I do understand that time goes by, things grow and diverse and well, it is a major business. Continue reading The West’s main Branch of Yogas
The report of World Health Organization (WHO) 2014 says that 1.9 billion adults across the world are overweight. The numbers of overweight people have been doubled since 1980. Obesity is a contributing factor in heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, Osteoarthritis and Cancer. Continue reading How Does Yoga Make You Lose Weight?
Is Hatha the oldest form of Yoga?
Hatha Yoga is a style of Yoga. It is said to be the Mother of all Yoga Practices. Does the Motherhood state come from age? To have an idea, we can consider the most known hatha yogic texts such as Hatha Pradipika which is dated around 15th ce and Gheranda Samhita, that is around18th ce. Continue reading All Yoga is Hatha Yoga they say, right?
Yoga has been an inseparable part of Indian culture and tradition at least 3.000 years. It is an ancient practice to keep mind and body healthy. Initially, it was mostly limited to India but over a period of time, it became popular in many other countries as well. It has been widely practiced in western countries as a primary method of exercise. Continue reading Tips to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga is often miscomprehended as a vigorous process that includes a lot of twisting and turning of the body (as if we are made of rubber) or doing a headstand, if we got too elaborate. But Yoga is not just that. It means union of the conscious mind and an uplifted physical body. Continue reading Yogaㅡ A Road to Self-consciousness
You probably have practiced yoga for a couple of years or even not, but, somehow, decided to either go for an intensive to deepen your practice or to properly receive tools so you can become a teacher. Maybe even you just want to take some time out of your ordinary world and practice. Whatever it is, Yoga Teacher Trainings are a trend nowadays and we are here to make it clear for you so you can choose properly. Take a few breaths because it might be a lot of information, but still come with us. Continue reading Choosing YTT in India