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Satyananda – short introduction

Satyananda – short introduction

As mentioned earlier Satyananda Yoga includes Hatha- (physical yoga poses), Raja- (the knowledge of the mind), Jnana- (the path of knowledge), Bhakti- (the path of heart and emotion) and Karma yoga (the path of service). Here is a short introduction: Hatha yoga...
New Years resolution – Mindfulness

New Years resolution – Mindfulness

Practice: Do a mindfulness program 5 – 30 min. a day. Start with 5 minutes then increase gradually. What is mindfulness? “Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to the internal and external experiences occurring in the present...
Vegan

Vegan

I went plant-based in 2010 due to the fact that it is the food I like the most. In 2018 I have become a flexitarian, however, I might going fully vegan again. There are usually three main reasons why people go plant-based; health, environment and humanitarian. Let us...
Creating a class @ home

Creating a class @ home

New Year is getting close, are you ready to do yoga at home on your own? Here are a few tips. You may start your session with Pranayama, then asanas for each chakra and finish with Shavasana/Yoga Nidra and/or meditation. Sun salutations affects every chakra. You can...
New Yorker

New Yorker

From the New Yorker and by Kim Warp: «And now I want to send peaceful, loving thoughts to all sentient beings on the planet who have exactly the same political, economic and religious beliefs that you do» Namaste
A few links for inspiration

A few links for inspiration

Here are a few links to explore regarding your yoga practice: Research Elsevier – yoga research Harvard Medical School – yoga research Oxford Mindfulness Centre Center for Mindfulness UMASS Medical School Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D. authored over 50 books  ...
Organic products

Organic products

The yoga journey is a purification process, you become more aware of yourself and your surroundings. I started using organic products in August 2016. Companies call their products organic even if only 5% of the ingredients are organic, so please ask for references in...
Anatomy

Anatomy

We consists of 11 systems, these are as follows: 1. Integumentary system, skin, Sahasrara chakra It recieves the oxygen, activated by touch and smell. It protects and gives information to the brain. Diseases can be allergy, burns, acne and exema. 2. Muscular system,...
Yoga and Meditation in India

Yoga and Meditation in India

Christmas is a week away, and I remember my stay in India. I arrived in New Delhi, and travelled to Rishikesh in order to do yoga and meditation for a month in May /June 2018. There is yoga all over the place in Rishikesh. You have to either walk around or google to...
Patanjali

Patanjali

Patanjali explains to us how to get out of suffering. He claims if we practice non-reaction and non- attachement that we will reach pure awareness. He also states that if we open our hearts will we reach enlightenment. He furter says that faith, energy, mindfullness...
Buddha

Buddha

The buddhist 64 mental formations is a list of wholesome and unwholesome formations. They can be mild, neutral or strong. The goal is to turn unwholesome formations to wholesome formations. The 5 universals are there no matter what, they are: contact, attention,...
Buddha

Buddha

The 8 noble truths are considered the road to enlightenment, they are as follows: Right action Right awareness Right concentration Right effort Right living-hood Right motivation Right speech Right view The aim is to mainatten and develop what is good and avoid and...

Animals and veganism

Animals often face poor welfare in captivity. They are living beings seeking life and freedom.   The Vegan Society use The Five Freedoms to measure animal welfare, which include the freedom: • from hunger, thirst and malnutrition • from pain, injury and disease •...
Cook books

Cook books

For Christmas dinner I´ll have nut roast bought from a guy in town. However, here are three cookbooks that I occasionally read or use, and that you might would like to find under your christmas tree: The kind diet by Alicia Silverstone  – she explains how you...