29 June 2022No Comments

Warum Yin Yoga? – Drei Gründe, wieso Yin Yoga es mir angetan hat

Im Grunde bin ich eine jener Personen, die Yin Yoga mit Vorsicht geniessen sollten. Wegen meiner hypermobilen Gelenke muss ich sehr viel mehr aktiven Muskelaufbau machen als passives Dehnen. Trotzdem hat gerade Yin Yoga es mir angetan. Ich könnte mir mein Leben nicht ohne diese Ergänzung vorstellen. Hier sind drei Gründe und meine Liebeserklärung an Yin Yoga: Entschleunigung, Selbstfürsorge und Resilienz.

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12 June 20221 Comment

Yoga geht ans Eingemachte – wieso beim Atmen manchmal Tränen fliessen

Wenn wir tief atmen, massiert die auf und ab pulsierende Bewegung des Zwerchfells Muskeln und Faszien im ganzen Körper. Wir lockern die fest gezurrten Knoten. Da wo Spannung fest sass, kommt wellenartige Bewegung rein. 

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24 December 2021No Comments

I touch myself. Do you?

Especially for women, but for everybody really, it’s imperative that we check in with our bodies. By the way, with our minds as well. How is that going to happen if we don’t have a way of establishing contact? Whether we do it digitally, visually or by cultivating a regular physical or mindfulness practice, we must enter communication with our body - all parts of it. How else will we notice changes? How else can we become literate in the language of our body and intimate with ourselves?

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17 November 2021No Comments

Postpartum: pain is our friend

One of the most conspicuous changes after the birth of a child, especially if it's your first, is that you go from being an independent person to being at the beck and call of a tiny human. Often we don't have time and space to do what we did before to soothe our nerves. Whether it was meditation, running, playing the piano or having a quiet chat with our partner – in the beginning, there's hardly any time for it.

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7 December 2020No Comments

Five simple tools to prevent relapse during the pandemic

The pandemic is a catalyzer. Old demons resurface and are magnified. Here's how simple yoga tools can help with getting out of your head and stopping the downward spiral.

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19 September 2020No Comments

Yoga – a lifeline for recovering addicts during the coronavirus pandemic

The news of the pandemic was scary for everyone, and more so for people with a weakened nervous system. Addicts, whether recovering or not, felt the strain of the global uncertainty intensely. Using is a way of self-medicating when addicts can’t cope. It’s hard for them not to reach for their drug of choice when feeling out of control, frightened or threatened. For weeks, many of the life savers normally available to them, remained out of reach.

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23 April 2020No Comments

For what we’re worth — is offering free online yoga going to ruin our business?

Spring 2020, half the world was on lockdown and yoga teachers rushed online to offer their services and community support. Many of them didn't charge for their classes on zoom or via facebook livestream, degrading the value of yoga. Is the yoga world going to bounce back from that once this pandemic will be history?

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20 May 2019No Comments

Forty days after baby

In yogic circles, setting an intention isn't the same as a new year's resolution. It doesn't mean bending over backwards to reach my goal. You formulate your intention in the privacy of your mind and leave it at that. Still, something within re-aligns. It's like the act of unfurling the sail on the mast. Then all there's left to do is to wait for the wind to blow in the right direction. And one day, you just take off.

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30 April 2019No Comments

The principle of joy

In yogic circles, setting an intention isn't the same as a new year's resolution. It doesn't mean bending over backwards to reach my goal. You formulate your intention in the privacy of your mind and leave it at that. Still, something within re-aligns. It's like the act of unfurling the sail on the mast. Then all there's left to do is to wait for the wind to blow in the right direction. And one day, you just take off.

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27 March 2019No Comments

Addicted to control

he root of the problem is that I'm addicted to control. Why? Because it soothes my anxiety. Other people might have a couple of drinks, to feel more relaxed, or snort cocaine to feel invincible. I get high on control, on that high-strung feeling inside. I get a kick out of the illusion that personally holding things together will prevent the world from falling apart. But like any proper addict, the moment the craving is satisfied, I don't feel better. There's already the next thing to worry about and the next hit to procure.

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