In this essay I’ll try to point out few important things that you should know about transformation which could be experienced through yoga. Why it is important? Because nowadays everyone is seeking for some kind of transformation and I think
people alwas did. Because it looks like the people are never happy with what they have, they still want something different.
Rishikesh, auch die heilige Stadt gennant, ist ein Ort voller Magie, Spiritualitaet und Wunder.
Waehrend meiner Yogalehrer Ausbildung bei der Yoga India Foundation, habe ich nicht nur unendlich viel ueber Yoga und mich selbst gelernt, sondern auch Umgebung, Leute und Kultur kennenlernen duerfen.
Falls du auch bald nach Rishikesh reist, du wirst auf jeden Fall eine wundervolle Zeit in Rishikesh haben und wahrscheinlich jede Menge coole Orte selbst entdecken.
Literally translated from Sanskrit, the word means ‘connection’. One of the texts most widely associated with yoga is Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (compiled around the time of the 5 th century). Therein Patanjali defines yoga as a method by which the seeker can learn to control the power of their own thoughts in order to understand and connect with their true self.
In the western world, yoga is rather known for its physical practice. Practising asanas helps getting to know your own body better and improves your strength and flexibility. Also it improves the concentration and relaxes. Doing a yoga teacher training in India, I got to know so much more about yoga: yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, anatomy, Shatkarma, pranayama and meditation. The yoga philosophy teaches how to be a better yogi
Dualism refers to two entities (e.g. mind and body) which are in opposition and are separate to each other in some essential, irrevocable way. “‘Non-duality’ is a translation of the Sanskrit word ‘Advaita’, which simply means ‘not two’ and points to the opposite of duality: an essential oneness, wholeness, completeness and unity).
Many people in our world today struggle daily with the looming dark clouds of depression. The World Health Organization reports that more than 300 million people suffer from depression across the globe. With an estimated $17 billion USD growth projection over the next two years (according to the New York Times) the pharmaceutical antidepressant industry continues to grow exponentially
In today’s world, whilst managing the work and the personal life, we do not really think
much about our eating habits or eating schedule. Due to which the majority of people go through
digestive disorders like Constipation, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gallstones, Ulcerative
Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, etc.
Yoga is a moving meditation allowing us to find stillness of the mind. Our stream of consciousness is constantly jolting from one thought to another initiating moments of fear, anxiety, and stress. If you are faced with daily bouts of anxiety and stress, a regular practice of pranayama, asana and meditation may help to calm the mind and soothe moments of negative thought processes and tendencies towards catastrophic thinking.
What is Yoga?
Yoga — a mind-body practice — is considered one of many types of complementary and integrative health approaches. Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines that may help you achieve peacefulness of body and mind. This can help you relax and manage stress and anxiety.