Fasting – why should I try it?

Fasting has numerous benefits. From detoxing your body to calming your mind – fasting manifests on the physical as well as on the mental level. It has already helped me greatly in the past and recently re-established a long-lost relationship with my health and body. But – what does fasting even mean? By definition, it … Continue reading Fasting – why should I try it?

Going wild in the woods

The last few weeks I wrote quite a lot about my experiences at the Ecstatic Dance festival I visited in Ukraine – and there´s a last one I really want to share. A very special workshop which let us get in touch with the woods and with ourselves and led us to see the woods … Continue reading Going wild in the woods

What´s ecstatic about ecstatic dance?

This summer I went to an Ecstatic Dance Festival in Ukraine – the very first one of this kind. Looking back, I am so glad I could be part of this unique experience, of this experiment that turned out so beautifully. Dancing, workshops about self-discovery and more turned this festival into something truly magical. What … Continue reading What´s ecstatic about ecstatic dance?

Taking time for yourself

Finding time for yourself can be hard in our fast paced existence. You may still remember how slow time was passing by when you were a child. A day seemed to take so long from morning to evening, a week seemed almost endless! A month or even a year was something in very distant future, … Continue reading Taking time for yourself

Can a Vipassana change your life?

Vipassana – powerful meditation technique I talked about in last weeks post. If you missed it, find out more about it here! In this post, I want to look back on my experiences and reflect on what changed after the 10 days of my Vipassana mediation were over. I am going to go back to … Continue reading Can a Vipassana change your life?

Why meditate in silence for 10 days?

Vipassana – a silent mediation, an ancient meditation technique Buddha used and taught to his students. But what is it exactly? How does it work and why? What is a Vipassana? Vipassana is a meditation technique. Several courses to learn the technique are offered all around the world. These courses can last 1, 3, 7, … Continue reading Why meditate in silence for 10 days?

How Yoga can help you to connect with yourself

Yoga. I´ve already written a few posts about this beautiful practise, but ever since I came back from my travels, back to “normal life” again, I begin to see more and more how crucial it is to implement yoga in my daily routine. Starting my day with or without yoga makes a very big difference. … Continue reading How Yoga can help you to connect with yourself

Laughing meditation 

Meditation – something that has helped and continues to help me a lot in my life. During my yoga teacher training in India my classmates and I experienced a lot of different forms of meditation. Especially some group meditations I want to describe in more detail as they are a beautiful tool to unite a … Continue reading Laughing meditation 

Trapped emotions

And how important it is to deal with them. During my Yoga Teacher Training in India, I learned about emotional blockages in our body and to never underestimate the power of your emotions. I experienced myself how important it is to deal with them and to eventually let them go. A difficult road Dealing with … Continue reading Trapped emotions

Why go for a Yoga teacher training?

Going to India to become a yoga teacher? Such a cliché isn´t it? Cliché or not, my three months journey couldn´t have started out better. During my time in the yoga school, I learned a lot about India, about yoga and about myself. And I didn´t just go to any city. I went to Rishikesh … Continue reading Why go for a Yoga teacher training?