December: Festive Attitude of Gratitude

The holiday season is approaching, Christmas markets are popping up everywhere and shiny decorations and candles begin dressing the city and the window displays for the festivities. We feel it in the air as well: the cold winds of winter, the first snowflakes that fall on to the earth, the excitement of the kids for gifts, the warmth of family time and…

November: Shame – Laja

I am enough I lived in Bali for ten years in a street called Jalan Drupadi. Jalan meaning street in Indonesian and Drupadi (Draupadi) is a female character in the Indian epic poem, The Mahabharata. Draupadi inspires with her story of rising beyond shame. Draupadi is married to 5 men, the Pandava brothers. This is a daring circumstance even in our…

Sensit Yoga

Sensit Yoga is a method of mind-body integration, founded by Maja Zilih (link http://athensyoga.gr/?i=sensityoga.en.about-maja). It aims at deepening self-awareness through mindful and sensitive movement. It involves listening and feeling ourselves on a deeper level and discovering our inner sources of strength, creativity and freedom. http://athensyoga.gr/?i=sensityoga.en.home

Lunch Yoga

This practice is for everyone! Use this hour to regnerate, to strengthen and to relax to be motivated again for the rest of the day! This class is a mix between Power and Letting Go to find just that balance, that you are looking for for the rest of the day! We are looking forward to practice together!

October: Perseverance – Nivirbhanda

Earlier this year we introduced the yogic concept of “Tapas”, one of the Niyamas, the second limb of the 8-fold path. One aspect of tapas, usually translated as self-discipline, that is often over-looked, is perseverance. Perseverance, a fleeting quality in a world that seems driven by the need for instant gratification and instant results. Who has time now-a-days to wink a taxi down…

Our Eco Tips

What can we do now? Yogic Activism – from the mat to the world Be what you want the world to be! David Attenborough sums it up in all his comments: don’t waste! It is as simple and complex as that. Don’t waste any food, no electricity, no clothes, no water. Less is more. Do I need the car? How…

Shat Kriyas – Yogic Cleansing Processes

Shat Kriyas – Yogic Cleansing Processes Shat=6, Kriyas = action; 6 yogic actions to cleanse your body naturally Shat Kriyas or Yogic cleansing processes are an integral part of yoga as they help eliminate accumulated toxins from the system. The body functions like a machine and like a machine it has to be continuously cleaned and maintained. It is…

Cleansing, Detoxing & Fasting

Cleansing, Detoxing & Fasting This is my favorite 6 step fasting and cleansing program that I do since 20 years and can therefore recommend: 1) 3-weeks Parasite Cleanse 2) Cleansing Diet 3) Juice Fast 4)  Colonics & colonic Irrigations 5)  Liver & Gallbladder Cleanse 6) Dry Skin Brushing “ Your body is your temple – Keep it clean for…

the 7 paths of Yoga

Wheel of Yoga – 7 basic paths of Yoga Keeping in mind that Yoga can be described as both the path and also the goal of union or oneness that is reached by walking this journey, one might ask what the path itself looks like. From the yogic perspective, this does not have to be the same for everyone. In…

8 Limbs of the Ashtanga Path

8 limbs of the Ashtanga Path The 8-fold path, Asthanga (from ashta– eight, and tanga – steps) is introduced in the first chapter of the Yoga Sutras and discussed in greater detail in the 2ndand 3rdPada. Through the practice of the Ahstanga Path, the yogi not only overcomes all obstacles of spiritual growth , transcends suffering (the four kleshas), but…

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