YOGA BEYOND FITNESS BLOG

Dhammapada, Chapter 1

All that we are is the result of what we have thought

ABOUT KARIN

Yoga teacher, practicing yoga since 1997, teaching since 2003, passionate about eastern philosophical traditions especially its application in mind-body practices such as yoga and somatic movement arts, deeply in love with life, knows that our greatest teacher lies within, also sometimes a total mess – it’s part of the package.

5 Classical Techniques in Dynamic Yoga

Dynamic Yoga is based on the integration of the five classical techniques of yoga: asana (stillness) vinyasa (movement) bandha (integration) pranayama (breathing) drishti (focus, awareness) Each of these is a dynamic, direct expression of one of the five primary...

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5 Elements in Dynamic Yoga

Dynamic Yoga uses five elements or techniques (tattvas in Sanskrit) to integrate body, mind, and breath: earth (stability) —> asana water (motion) —> vinyasa fire (transformation) —> bandha air (extension)> —> pranayama space (emergence)...

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Benefits of Dynamic Yoga

The Dynamic Yoga method provides an integrative yoga practice centered around balance. Benefits are quick, dramatic, and far-reaching: The postures stretch, tone and strengthen the entire skeletal system, working not only the body’s frame but the internal...

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Thai Yoga: Intelligent Mind & Body Healing

If you ever had a Thai Yoga Massage you will know that it is very different from many western forms of massage. It is different because no oils are applied; instead of a massage table the therapist uses a mattress on the floor; and the client remains fully clothed...

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5 Simple Things Yoga Can Teach Us

5 simple things that we should all be taught as kids:  How to breathe fully and consciously  How to synchronize movement with the breath  How to be kind to our body, to our mind—and to others  How to listen to our body, to our mind—and to others  How to be patient...

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