Month: March 2018

Where to practice yoga in Rishikesh

On my first trip to Rishikesh, I was completely flashed by the small town on the Ganges. So much that I traveled back two years later. At the beginning of March. An idea that turned out to be bad. In February and March the gurus gather in Rishikesh. Mooji with his giant sangha holds daily satsang, Shantimayi gathers her crew around and next door

Between Ashram and Bodyshape: Yoga in India today

Half-naked gurus in lotus position, ashrams as far as the eye can see, and the opportunity to get closer to their own enlightenment on every corner. That’s how I imagined India. A country that is bursting with spirituality. But my first visit to the country of origin of yoga quickly showed me that the spiritual practice here

Bookspiration: The Most Important Yin Yoga Books

Neither Yoga for Lazy, nor just hanging out on aids. Yin Yoga embodies embodied sciences of Taoist and Tantric healing systems that view yogis and yoginis from a holistic perspective of balanced energies. Yin Yoga is a quiet, inward-looking style of yoga that keeps passive postures on the floor long. The Taoist insights of Chinese medicine of a