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Yoga Philosophy and Mindfulness

Abhyasa and Vairagya

April 29, 2017
Yoga by the beach

Practise and non-attachment can seem to be very contradictory terms as we usually associate practise with the expectation of some sort of results. Yet together these two form the principles that the whole yoga system as we know it today rests. You might have heard your yoga teacher to say the words ”just let everything go that does not serve you”. Maybe you even liked that phrase because…

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Condensed Spirituality

November 7, 2016

Eckhart Tolle’s “The Power of Now” comes up often when people are asked about books that have had a profound impact on them. I have been meaning to read it for a long time but unfortunately over the years I have gone from loving reading to loving the idea of reading. So when I came across the “Practising The Power of Now”, a condensed version of the original…

Everyday Life and Thoughts

Last Few Days in Pictures

September 27, 2016

Over the last weekend I attended a course on  yoga for pregnancy and birth. It was so interesting and I learned a lot that I can incorporate even to non-pregnancy classes. 9 hour study days meant that everything else was left aside though so now I am catching up with everything. Viime viikonloppuna osallistuin raskausajan jooga-kursille. Kurssia oltiin kehuttu minulle ja oikein hyvä se olikin. Sain 9 tunnin…

Asana Practise and Wellness Through Movement Yoga Philosophy and Mindfulness

Yoga books I like

September 12, 2016

***English text follows the Finnish one*** Joogakirjallisuus ei ole mikään uusi asia. Ensimmäinen koottu teksti joogasta kirjallisessa muodossa, Patanjalin joogasutrat, on koottu noin vuoden 400 jKr aikoihin (ajasta ei ole varmaa tietoa ja sen takia päivänmäärissä voi näkyä eroja.) Bhagavad Gita, toinen teksti jossa viitataan joogaan, epäillään taas olevan ajalta ennen ajanlaskun alkua. Tässä tekstissä tuon esille kirjoja joista on ollut minulle hyötyä joogaopiskelussani. Osaa kirjoista tutkin melkein…