Mindful practice of asanas has a beneficial impact on keeping our spine strong, flexible and healthy. Our 21st century life, being very sedentary from a very early age can create bad posture habits and underuse of some spinal muscles. Often we are sitting in front of computers for many hours with our lumbar and thoracic area rounded, resulting in pressure on the muscles around this area causing stiffness and weakness there. Even when we are doing a lot of physical work or doing certain sports we might not use our bodies symmetrically. [Read more…] about HOW CAN YOGA HELP WEAK AND STIFF BACK
After reading the article in The Guardian “Why modern yoga should be more spiritual- and less narcissistic”
I would like to share my views on the subject of modern yoga.
Perhaps we can ask ourselves….Is yoga now days just another passing trend….?
..Author of this article has a point…Yoga became just a fashionable ” industry ” these days. I joke sometimes that soon we will have more yoga teachers than yoga students. Being a yoga teacher now days is hip and cool and even glamorous. [Read more…] about IS YOGA NOW DAYS JUST ANOTHER PASSING TREND ?
WHY DO I ASK YOGA STUDENTS TO TURN TO THE RIGHT SIDE AND LAY DOWN QUIETLY FOR A FEW MINUTES….
I explained this many times to my students, but I decided to write about it.
In Yoga tradition we believe that through yoga practice we gain a better control of the fluctuation of consciousness. We aim to have a relaxed, calm and reflective mind, we are on the path to spiritual awakening… [Read more…] about Why Yogis sleep on the right side….
My reflections on asana practice….we strive to do asana as best as we can, come as close as possible to our vision of perfect asana. And often get lost in search for perfection, forgetting that perfection is an illusion that does not exist….there is only the journey, only everlasting creation. [Read more…] about Asana practise