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Workshops - Astanga Practice (XL) - Online Fully

Astanga Practice (XL) - Online

With Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

11 July 2020

Treat yourself to an extra long practice time, sharing this virtual space with a group of dedicated Astanga Yoga practitioners under the guidance of our experienced teachers Claudia & Eva!

€ 25

Workshops - Connect to the Elements Workshop Series - Outdoor Fully

Connect to the Elements Workshop Series - Outdoor

With Simona Schimanovich

15 July 2020

Join Simona for a series of workshops outside in nature to connect to the five elements. Pancha Maha Bhutas – the Five Great Elements – are central in understanding both Yoga and Ayurveda. All of life and everything in the physical world is said to arise from these five elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether.


€ 25

Workshops - Exploring Yin: Deepening Workshops - Online Fully

Exploring Yin: Deepening Workshops - Online

With Jonas Nathan

Starting on 15 July 2020

Do you want to know more about Yin Yoga and deepen your practice? What is the purpose of this practice and why do we hold the poses for so long? How can I adjust my practice most effectively for my body? And how do we feel so relaxed after a practice?

€ 30 / € 100

Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.

- Osho

The body is my temple, asanas are my prayers.

- B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured

- B.K.S. Iyengar

"Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion."

- Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Anything that is troubling you, anything which is irritating you… that is your Teacher.

- Buddha

"Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun."

- B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down.

- Jigar Gor

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

- Alan Watts

“We’re fascinated by the words - but where we meet is the silence behind them.”

- Ram Dass

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace within ourselves."

- Dalai Lama

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even in the midst of calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

"While praising, may we of strong and steady limb enjoy the life given by the Gods Om Peace, Peace, Peace"

- Shanti mantra from the Rg Veda

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

- Rumi

"To live fully is to be always in no-man's-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh."

- Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.

- Swami Vivekananda

"In the practice of yoga, one can emphasize the body, the mind or the self and hence the effort can never be fruitless."

- T. Krishnamacharya

Every emotion is connected with the breath. If you change the breath, change the rhythm, you can change the emotion.

- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.

- Buddha

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

- Wayne Dyer

Do your practice and all is coming.

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is what we are; we don't get it from somebody, we can't give it to anybody, we can't fall in it or fall out of it. Love is our true Being.

- Krishna Das

"Who Am I? I am pure Awareness. This Awareness is by its very nature Being-Consciousness-Bliss"

- Sri Ramana Maharshi

Peace comes not from doing, but from undoing; not from getting, but from letting go.

- Swami Satchidananda

The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

- Prasad Mahes

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.

- Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside you.

- Rumi

Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not.

- Mooji

"Yoga is good for man because the physical body improves, the nervous system improves, the mind improves, the intellect improves..."

- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day. Unless you’re too busy; then you should sit one hour.

- Old Zen Saying

"Yoga is the process of ending the definitions of the field of consciousness."

- Translation by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, in Yoga Mala, Mysore, 1997

The happiness which comes from long practice, which leads to the end of suffering, which at first is like poison, but at last like nectar - this kind of happiness arises from the serenity of one's own mind.

- The Bhagavad Gita

"Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind."

- Patanjali

What we call obstacles are really the way the world and our entire experience teach us where we’re stuck.

- Pema Chödrön

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