Principles of Asana Practice: 1. Asana is a question to ask your body, not an order. 2. Inquire into posture and listen. 3. Adapt your shape to your breath. I've been teaching hatha yoga for a few years now, and it had thought me a few things. Most of us bring onto the mat ideas… Continue reading Asana Practice Principles
Yin Yoga is an asana practice that allows stressing in a healthy way of the bone/ligament/tendon and fascia tissues.The term 'yin yoga' comes from the Taoist tradition. Yang relates to more intense movement, creating heat and strength in the body while Yin is about finding stillness, softness and cooling in the body. As Bernie Clark… Continue reading What is Yin Yoga?
Yin Yoga, beginner hatha yoga, kids yoga... As a part of Traditional School of Yoga in Adelaide I'm delighted to share more yoga practice teaching Yin classes, beginner Hatha Yoga Course and Kids Yoga. The enrollments for Hatha and Kids will start soon, but if you are eager to try your 'soft' side of yoga,… Continue reading New Classes
Niyamas are observances that a yoga student should include into their way of life. Let's start with saucha, the cleanliness. Of course it is recommended that you start your asana practice with a clean body (yes, empty your bowel before the class if possible), in a clean environment but also with purity of mind. If… Continue reading Niyamas in asana practice.
Is Western yoga still yoga? Is stretching yoga? I don't know. I guess every yogi has to find their own way of navigating towards their own health and spiritual goals. As a philosopher I find it very important to me to have some kind of organised ideas about what I do and I find the… Continue reading All yoga in one asana