Or what being present means to me. And why I practice Ashtanga Yoga.
The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.
Osho’s discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, given in Pune from 1973-76.
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.
This post is a reminder to myself: “Do Yoga. It’s good for you!” I was introduced to Ashtanga once and since then I know that I should follow this path.
This book is a New Age classic but just one of many publications in the same spirit springing from the counterculture of the late 1960s.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.
This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
Every day anew I am fascinated by the human form, my body. While looking at my trembling feet in a yoga pose, I wonder what this body is.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.
I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.
How would I want to breathe my one last breath?