Category: Philosophy

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,

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

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

Chakras

To work on your chakras is beneficial to get to know yourself. You might start to work on all of them or pick spesific ones that you give extra attention. The chakra system consists of 7 main energy wheels, or nerve plexus´s. They are located in the spine and go

Sankalpa

San means born of the heart and kalpa means way of being. Sankalpa is the deepest intention and desire that are born in the heart. In the Upanishads it says: you are your deepest desire. You may write down your Sankalpa and repeat it every day for 40 days and

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

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

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