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Yoga Monika Schindlbeck

Yoga

Yoga is a way of life, it changes you and therefore changes the way you relate to other people and influence your environment. Nowadays, Yoga is often equated with practising physical postures and breathing techniques, and is referred to as Hatha Yoga, which forms only a part of the overall discipline of Yoga. Its popularity is mainly due to the immediately noticeable effect of the Hatha Yoga system, relieving stress and improving fitness, vitality, mental clarity and peace of mind, thus clearing the way to spiritual growth. At the heart of the Yoga tradition lies the striving for liberation from all suffering through the intense study of the self and disciplined application of a variety of techniques. A careful training of the body is a most beneficial way to cultivate awareness and prepares you for meditation. Pracitising Yoga means 99 % practice and 1 % theory. Understanding can only be acquired through experience. It means embarking on a journey of exploration of ever-expansive consciousness. The teacher is your guide, helping you to develop a personal …