Everyone who marches on the path of asana practice (the practice of yoga postures or poses) feels that there is something special about this practice, something that affects our entire being on all levels and brings tremendous joy and contentment. So why don’t other sports and activities have the same effects that asana practice has? This short article is one answer to this question.
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During our confinement period of Covid-19, this series of conversations with well-known yogis from around the world, aims to focus our minds on the “other aspect of yoga”. How can […]
Interview with Eyal Shifrpni in the Polish magazine Yoga & Ayurveda
What’s new in The Extended Chair for Yoga Since the initial publication of his successful book, A Chair for Yoga, Eyal has discovered many new and exciting ways of using […]
Our intention and attitude toward our yoga practice are very important – it makes all the difference between doing asanas as gymnastics, or as yoga! Every serious yoga practitioner should go in the twofold path of Abhyasa and Vairagya set out by sage Patanjali.
In this shirt clip Eyal talks about his 40 years journey in the yogic path.
After listing the nine obstacles for the yogic path (in YS I.30), Patanjali mentions a few means for tackling these obstacles. One of them (YS I.34) is an awareness of […]
Hanna He is a Guru, and everything is balanced and harmonic about him. And despite the translations everything was clear. Physical body understood everything. And It was incredible to open […]
Our intention and attitude toward the practice is very important – it makes all the difference between doing asanas as gymnastics, or as Yoga! One can easily practice yoga as […]
It is important for us to keep in mind and affirm that yoga practice has immense potential for improving our lives, as well as the lives of those around us. […]
Karma – An Ethical Foundation The literal meaning of the word Karma in Sanskrit is “work,” “action,” or “deed”. This is in the sense of ‘an action carried out externally […]
The Psychophysical Lab Balance “Balance does not mean merely balancing the body. Balance in the body is the foundation for balance in life. In whatever position one is, or whatever […]