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?
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
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?
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
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?
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?
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
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
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
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?