‘Who am I?’ – The Ultimate Question in Yoga Philosophy
Many habits and tendencies make us move away from who we truly are. We are seeking our selves, but we don’t understand it is always present. Yoga teaches us that just being yourself is very simple. If you’re seeking the answer to the question ‘Who am I’, read on ;)
Yoga and Schema Therapy: Similar Ideas from Different Angles
“Try to respect the reasons your lifetrap developed in the first place. In your childhood, it was essential for your emotional survival. But what was once a help to you is now hurting you, and it is time to give it up. It is time for you to begin the slow journey out of self-denial…
The Benefits of Yoga Nidra for Mental Health
Yoga Nidra has a broad range of benefits that can help you to heal. It is a great antidote to excessive stress and suffering. It is the art of non-doing, a practice that allows you to simply be who you are.
Yoga and resilience to stress
Yoga has been prescribed by doctors in India for ages. Only recently, our modern Western society has discovered the benefits of yoga as well. Yoga can be especially helpful to develop resilience to stress. In this blog, you will learn why this is so important for health and wellbeing in general.
The ultimate combination of Yoga & Trekking in Nepal
Each year, we are organizing yoga trekkings in the Himalayas. Join us for the ultimate combination of trekking and daily yoga classes in Nepal. You will find this nowhere else in the world! Discover Nepalese culture while you are surrounded by the most impressive peaks of the Himalayas. Go back to basics, connect with nature…
Yoga Therapy: A Long-Term Process of Self-Development
I’ve been teaching yoga therapy workshops for a few years now. A recurrent question that people ask me is: what’s the difference between yoga and yoga therapy? In this blog, you’ll find three core ideas on yoga therapy. In its essence, yoga therapy is a long-term process of self-development. It is about becoming aware of…
How does yoga help to cope with emotions?
It takes courage to experience your emotions fully. Many people learn to be more open, accepting and compassionate towards themselves when they practice yoga. In this blog, I’m sharing with you how yoga can help to cope with difficult emotions – including a short exercise you can do at home!
How does yoga boost the immune system?
In winter, we are more susceptible to illness. Maybe you have already caught a flu or a cold. But if you haven’t yet, I have good news for you: yoga may help you to protect yourself from disease! Here is three ways in which yoga can boost the immune system.
Yoga & Ayurveda for a balanced lifestyle
Yoga and ayurveda are both Eastern approaches towards life, with the purpose to find balance in body and mind. How exactly are yoga and ayurveda related, and how can you develop a personal yoga practice for a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life?
“Enlightenment can be experienced every day by every person, not only by gurus” Today I had a conversation with Anwar van Naerssen, a colleague yoga teacher who studied Tibetan Buddhism for several years. We discussed the eight limbs of yoga, in which the ultimate purpose is to achieve enlightenment (which is also true for the…