Niyamas

According to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the “pathway” (the way towards development and evolution of consciousness and its elevation to the light) of yoga leads upwards to eight stages. In the previous article we discussed about yamas, the first stage. The secong stage,...

The five Yamas

The eightfold pathway of yoga According to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the “pathway” (the way towards development and evolution of consciousness and its elevation to the light) of yoga leads upwards to eight stages. First stage (Yama) The first stage requires moral...

WHAT YOU DON’T SEE in WARRIOR 2

When someone is in Warrior 2 position, what we see is that he has spread his legs and raised his arms… Easy, right? Let us examine what we don’t see and why this posture is so exquisite and so liked by many Let’s start our check from the floor up The feet are not just...

I am not flexible… Can I do yoga?

When my daughter was little and the time had come for her to go to school, she was panicked and did not want to.  “Why child, don’t you want to go to school? “  “How can I go??? I don’t even know how to read!!!” This is a true story… It seemed very funny to me and I...

Yin Yoga Secrets

Where there is the light, there is the shadow and none of these conditions is permanent. Each one encounters the possibility to be transformed to the other.  Yin Yang symbol pictures this by bringing a spot of light in the dark side and vice versa. Yin is the...

Color therapy in Greece!

Research has provided evidence that each color has its own unique vibration that affects not only our mental and psychological state but also our physical state! Color therapy has been utilized for the last few years to help people regain their energy loss due to...

The 5 stages of an asana

INTRODUCTION Just like when we were young children, when we first started to walk, it was hard in the beginning. It took time and practice. We would fall and get up again, and fall again… When we learn something new, our nervous system forms new synapses in order to...

How does yoga improve our health?

Yoga practice consists (at least) of 3 stages: physical exercises (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and observation exercises (pratyahara). Physical exercises: Strength – flexibility = HEALTH Asanas help the body in that some muscles tighten and some muscles...