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Posts Tagged 'yoga'

the key to everyone’s heart

the key to everyone’s heart

The key to everybody´s heart by Ursina Badilatti

I currently live in Berlin, Germany, and even though there is plenty of opportunity to study yoga locally, I decided to travel abroad to receive my teaching certification. I don’t really know why, I just followed my instinct.

I knew that studying in another country would present more challenges because of the language barrier. In this case, I had chosen to study with evolation ...

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An Ode to Mothers

An Ode to Mothers

Vrtti Sarupyam Itaratra: At other times [the Self appears to] assume the forms of the mental modifications.(Patanjali – The Yoga Sutras, 1.4)

In his translation and commentary on The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Sri Swami Satchidananda writes:

“You seem to have lost your original identity and have identified with your thoughts and body. Suppose I ask you who you are. If you say, ‘I am a man,’ you have identified yourself with ...

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welcome to casa giulia

welcome to casa giulia

We invite you to pull up a chair and relax for a while.

Imagine the fireplace warming your feet while the gentle sounds of nature fill the evening air. Through the window a soft glow of distant city lights hover on the horizon like the final seconds of a setting sun.

Life here is simple and quiet.

You’ve just spent the day practicing yoga in the spacious studio just up the hill and your mind is full of ...

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meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

Juliette did her yoga teacher training with evolation yoga in 2015 and is one of the many talented chefs connected to evolation yoga. Juliette works as a yoga teacher in Sweden and is also a trained Raw chef, Feng Shui consultant and organic gardener. We are so grateful to have her!

What inspired you to take evolation’s teacher training? 
I had thought of being a yoga teacher for a few years.
I used ...

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the heart of yoga is stillness

the heart of yoga is stillness

At the heart of yoga is a doorway for how to connect and experience the truth of who we are in both a relationship to ourSelves and to others.

And that doorway is stillness.

Whether in savasana using little effort or handstand using all your strength and willpower, yoga calls us to find the still, quiet point in every posture. It teaches us how to remain centered while in action so we can stay ...

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saying good-bye to 2016

saying good-bye to 2016

The other day I had to stop the car at the side of the road. Tears were rolling down my cheeks, and I needed a few moments to recover myself before continuing to drive.

I had just dropped off my daughter at school and had NPR news on while driving back home. I have not read or listened to much news at all in the past 7 years or ...

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kid’s yoga for better concentration

kid’s yoga for better concentration

With the constant bombardment of media and other distractions, and the incredible amount of sugar most children consume, getting kids to focus on anything can be very challenging. But to grow into healthy, balanced adults, our children need to learn how to concentrate – for school, but also for the rest of life. Children are being diagnosed with various diseases and given legal prescription drugs to help them be able ...

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how yoga helps you to stop being a perfectionist

how yoga helps you to stop being a perfectionist

What is it that you wish you could do without the fear of making a mistake? If you wish you could learn French, go out dancing, or write poetry but don’t do it because you’re afraid you’ll make a mistake, then you might just be a perfectionist. I know I’m one. A perfectionist is someone who demands excellence of himself. Often, perfectionists don’t try new things because they are scared ...

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