Yin Yoga Teacher Training in August 2019

In early August 2019 I will enroll in a Yin yoga teacher training in Sola, Norway. I have done some Yin classes at Jivamukti Yoga Stavanger, so I am so looking forward to the Yoga Alliance registered course. The course will be 60 hours and we´ll cover asana`s, philosophy, anatomy, energy, meditation, pranayama, teaching andContinue reading “Yin Yoga Teacher Training in August 2019”

Philosophy – Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga

Today was a 2 hour class on philosophy with Bodil Mauritzen. We went through Patanjali´s 8 yoga sutras, looked at Iyengar´s interpretation and Ravi Ravindra´s. Here is a short summary from Bodil´s hand out. Iyengar says practice is the steadfast effort to still the fluctuations of the mind. He Further says long, uninterupted alert practiceContinue reading “Philosophy – Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga”

Lotus flower

The lotus flower represents a yogis path, and is considered one of the most sacred flowers today. Lotus´s grows in both Asia and Australia. “The lotus also has a life cycle unlike any other. With its roots based in mud, it submerges every night into murky river water, and—undeterred by its dirty environment—it miraculously re-bloomsContinue reading “Lotus flower”

Bhagavad Gita (5) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle

Lesson 5 is recorded before Christmas and is chapter 4 in the Bhagavad Gita. What you believe in is not important as long as you open the door of love. The three Gunas, which are qualities or attributes of the mind, are: Sattva; knowledge and inspiration –> balance Rajas; activity and action  –> movement Tamas;Continue reading “Bhagavad Gita (5) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle”

Bhagavad Gita (4) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle

Lesson 4 is about chapter 2 and 3. Chapter 2 and 3 emphasis two roads to freedom. Jnana yoga and Karma yoga, the road of knowledge and the road of action. According to the road of knowledge, you ought to be an example to follow. You don’t have to “spread” the knowledge just live in accordanceContinue reading “Bhagavad Gita (4) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle”

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 – Ha is symbolised by the sun and Tha by the moon. ItContinue reading “Satyananda – short introduction”

The Sivananda tradition of Satyananda

The Sivananda tradition, that Satyananda Yoga springs from, came to “the West in 1957 through Swami Vishnudevananda on instructions from his guru, Swami Sivananda. He established the first Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centre in Montreal, Canada, in 1959 and to date there are close to 60 Sivananda locations (ashrams, yoga centres and affiliated centres) around theContinue reading “The Sivananda tradition of Satyananda”

Satyananda yoga

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). Satyananda Yoga springs out from the Sivananda Yoga tradition. Swami Satyananda Saraswati founded the Bihar School of Yoga in 1963/4, and wrote over 80Continue reading “Satyananda yoga”