Category: healing yoga

BURN OUT and the yoga healing formula

BURN OUT. None of us got an idea what it feels like until you fit the profile. I've been there myself and it took me years to recover and, most of all, consequently implement the necessary changes to prevent myself from ending up there repeatedly. It's easier to fall back…

My roots. My kin. Me.

Chris and I are on vacation. It is not the usual 3-week Summer break we had been taking for many years in a row. It's a short stay in the far West of Germany, enjoying the hospitality of welcoming friends, the stillness in the forests with its many shades of…

Looking through new eyes

The journey of true discovery lies not in finding new lands but in looking through new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust I’ve been feeling newly inspired in my yoga teachings lately. It is not that I discovered something new in yoga land. Instead, I received the silent invitation to look with…

Quiet, slow, simple and accessible (a lockdown report)

With the start of the Covid-19 lockdown mid March, I could perceive a clear relief at the level of my nervous system. It was a response to changes that came with the lockdown.It was less noisy in the streets and public transport had reduced its frequency. It sometimes was even…

It’s all about HEALING. And WHOLENESS.

It's all about Healing. And Wholeness. Dedicated to Melanie Deshaies; in union of our bright and caring souls! We are in week 6 of the Covid-19 related shutdown. All our group classes have been taking place online and will for the next 4 weeks. There's a lot going on in…

RADICAL HONESTY

Yesterday was a day of emotional extremes. I experienced a high and a low that beat a lot of previous highs and lows I ever experienced in my life before. We are in Covid-19 lock down.  The low ...was related to several things that had happened and the story my…

What are you after?

I recently listened to a J. Brown Talks podcast episode wherein he interviews the teacher I've been studying with most often since I found yoga to be deeply meeting my needs and wants. Godfrey his teachings have changed over the years and even though sometimes things that he introduced his students to seemed a…

Hands speaking, silently…

This blog post is the report of me working with a client in a private setting. It was, and still is, of extreme value to me. And for my client; all you'll read below I'm allowed to publish with his consent. I often realize how much we all long to…

Freeing the Breath

"As for the proper inner breath, it is called the Embryonic Breath. Since it is naturally inside you, you do not have to seek outside for it." – Master Great Nothing of Sung-Shan in the famous Taoist Canon on Breathing Most people somehow connect breathing with yoga. Over the years that…

Windows to the Soul

I got introduced to Tantra 24 years ago when I’d just met my husband Chris. Honestly said, I don’t have a very detailed memory of what exactly we did in that workshop. I very well remember looking into his deep-blue eyes and enjoying that a lot. As it was a…