When you are doing asanas on the mat, or even when you do pranayama or meditation you are building your character. Maybe unknowingly. You think you form your body, and that is so true: our bodies become much younger, more beautiful with more muscles and less fat when we practice yoga, but this is because … More Yoga is building your character
Such an amazing news that our book ‘Yoga-energizers for children’ is on the top 10 bestselling list of our publisher. The book is a great tool for teachers in regular schools, but also for yoga class, theatre or sports classes to bring yoga and meditation into the classroom in a funny and cheerful way. It … More Our book on top 10 best selling list!
Every person who practices yoga or meditation should meditate today: this is the best moment of coming into a deep meditative state of samadhi. That is because of the strong light at the end of the nine days celebrations of the Goddess Ma Durga. It all started with her: she is the life-giving force. She … More Now is the time to meditate: Happy Navratri 2018!
We all have them: those patterns we want to break with. Like unhealthy eating habits or constantly putting ourselves down in our thoughts ‘I can’t wear this, I am too fat’ or ‘I am never capable of doing that’. These are normal patterns which we have formed throughout our whole lives. All our life-experiences influence … More Breaking with old patterns
We can reach our dharma by following our talents. Dharma is the special goal in life that the higher energy has in mind for you. Our personal talents are like tools we get from birth to be able to live our dharma. All unique individual dharma is in line with the universal dharma to bring … More Are you living your dharma?
Some beautiful and great things are happening in the world concerning feminism and female basic human rights. If you compare this in history’s timeline then we have just started and there is so much more work to do, but it makes me so happy to see all those young female human rights advocates fighting out … More Real feminism starts within
‘I have travelled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such caliber, that I do not think we would ever conquer this country, unless we break … More Rich Indian Culture: there was not a single beggar before 1835
The hardest part of moksha or liberation (the main goal of yoga) is conquering the ego-self. And that is only possible with our most difficult life experiences like losing a job, not getting what we had in mind, too high expectations, earning less money than expected, failing an exam or any other type of ‘failure’ … More Overcoming our ego with yoga
Look how amazing this carrot came out of my kitchen garden. As you can read in this series about my brand new greening, I get really exited about growing my own food as part of the Sattvic lifestyle and yoga-diet, thought it is hard. I have to learn everything from scratch, because at some point … More Kitchen garden lessons: carrots
What does yoga have to do with our nature and the environment? Well, it’s everything actually. The healthy Yoga Lifestyle with Sattvic food and good habits is always in balance with our own true nature, but also our natural surroundings. Living this austere lifestyle brings you closer to your own intuition or better to say: your … More A healthy planet with the yoga lifestyle