While most people think that yoga means creating harmony and peace within body, mind and soul, it actually means “Chitta Vritti Nirodah”.
Translated from the Sanskrit, yoga is “Controlling the Fluctuations of the Mind”.
The countless benefits of yoga lead to a more peaceful, healthy and happy life. If you are interested to learn more deeply about yoga and understand the alignment, anatomy and philosophy of yoga as well, you must have been looking into doing a yoga teacher training.
How can you eat so much without gaining weight“? This question accompanied me my whole life
until the age of 23. I was always called „the skinny one“ and I could eat whatever, whenever as
much as I wanted and I would have never imagined that my light body feeling I was used to, could
turn into the opposite one day.
The word „Yoga“ is derived from the Sanskrit root „Yuj“, meaning to join, to unite.
It is a system of breathing exercises, physical and spiritual disciplines, all originally designed to
bring the yogi to samadhi – the state of enlightenment.
As yoga offers a holistic approach to life, its teachings can be very valuable to modern society.
In ordinary western school you do not learn what to do if you feel fear, anger or frustration. You do
not understand what they are or where they come from. You do not know what it is to eat really
healthy. You do not learn what it means to keep your body in good shape and physical health and
why that also is important for your mental wellbeing
The Himalayas: the highest mountains in the world, the birthplace of Indian god, tiny remote villages and breath-taking views. What do you think of when you hear the word Himalayas?
According to Indian philosophy, the Himalayan mountains are the root of spirituality, home of the gods and powerful bases of meditation.