A person who has read the first sentence in a new language feels like overcoming a mountain. A person scrolling through Instagram feels the ease of sliding. But we call both cases “reading” … Attention looking for fun, flips through the lines in passing; or looking for ideas, arguments, attention that grows into sentences. So… Continue reading Slow and cursory reading
In times of emergency and critical situations, I felt a true reliance on the practice and teachings of yoga that I’ve been studying for almost 20 years now, since 2004. As a result, I didn’t stop conducting sessions and from the very first day of the war, I supported my students, helping them adapt to… Continue reading War and Yoga: The Need of the Hour!
When we set out on a journey, we choose a direction. Guided by our deep desires, we fuel up with energy to fulfill them. Then the journey becomes exciting, fulfilling, and unique. The more accurately we feel and understand what we want, the fewer detours and wanderings we’ll experience as travelers. Here, refined reflection and… Continue reading Life or a road trip?
The phrase ‘being here and now’ used to remind us of mindfulness, but today it is increasingly becoming a slogan for escaping reality. This practice originated in the yogic tradition and is mentioned in the ‘Katha Upanishad.’ This is one of the oldest Upanishads and tells the story of a deceased boy who speaks with… Continue reading Here and Now: Myths and Reality
Prasu Yoga is pregnancy yoga aimed at supporting the mental and physical well-being of expectant mothers. In this post, we have gathered the most common questions that future mothers ask when registering for classes. Why practice yoga during pregnancy? Well-structured Prasu sequences of asanas and pranayamas provide the opportunity to strengthen a woman’s health and prepare… Continue reading Pre-natal Yoga: Questions and Answers
A word signifies an object only conditionally. Greek philosophers invented paradoxes to emphasize relativity of the meanings of words. “Will you be able to recognize your father? Yes! Will you recognize your father in one of these (covered) people? No. So you can’t recognize your father.” This paradox is easily resolved when we notice that… Continue reading Words are the boundaries of the own world
Many years ago, still being a student, I decided to try a vegetarian diet. I was curious how my body would respond to potential challenges of this shift in nutrition. During this interesting period I managed to change my food habits to a great extent: this commitment, as well as empirical observations of my state,… Continue reading Vegetarianism: Some Fundamental Misconceptions on its Traditional Indian Roots