mindfulness, philosophy

Pranayama – take a deep breath (part 1)

Sanskrit word prana has a number of interpretations in English and is often translated as "energy" or "life force". In yogic philosophy prana refers to the life force present in all living organism and inanimate objects. The word yama means control therefore pranayama is often referred to as breath control. However, the second root of… Continue reading Pranayama – take a deep breath (part 1)

philosophy

What is yoga

Yoga is a bridge between opposing forces: inner and outer, body and mind, matter and consciousness which gracefully coexist without friction. Yoga enhances my experience of connection to the present moment. The busy mind prevents me from experiencing life as it is happening right in front of me. Yoga is a constant reminder that being… Continue reading What is yoga