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

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

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?

Overwhelmed by India

When I first came to India my first impression was – well, let´s say not that amazing. Today, I can only laugh about how quick I was to judge this beautiful country at the start. After spending three months in the country, this place will forever stay in my heart. I can truly say that … Continue reading Overwhelmed by India

Going to India

India. A far away, mysterious country we normally don´t know much about. Most likely we will associate it with poverty and chaos. A huge country with a lot of different faces. A country I still cannot believe I will visit in only a few days, starting on the 1st of December. Anticipations I felt it … Continue reading Going to India

The Art of Meditation

Meditation. In last week’s post I talked about how practicing Yoga is changing my life right now (read more about Yoga here) – now I will dig even deeper. Meditation. But what exactly is mediation? Or rather, what is it not? No idea about mediation? For the longest time, I had no idea what the … Continue reading The Art of Meditation