Yoga Boundairies

Yoga Boundairies

Photo : Spinalonga Island When I started practicing yoga in 1998, I did not have any expectation, had no clue about Patanjali, never heard about Pattabhi jois and/or Krishnmacharya. I was a newbie, I just wanted to stretch and feel good. If at that time someone who...
Yoga Boundairies

Les limites du Yoga

Photo : Ile de Spinalonga Quand j’ai commencé le Yoga en 1998 je n’avais aucune attente, je n’avais jamais pris de cours auparavant, je ne savais pas ce que c’était, je ne connaissais pas Patanjali, jamais entendu parlé de Pattabhi Jois, encore...
Ahimsa concept

Ahimsa concept

Photo : Lord Mahavira – The torch bearer of Ahimsa Ahimsa is part of the Yamas, first limb of Yoga. Ahimsa is non violence. The word is derived from the Sanskrit root, hims – to strike, himsa, injury or harm – a-himsa is the opposit of it. No injury,...
Ahimsa concept

Le concept Ahimsa

Photo : Lord Mahavir – le Porteur de la Torche Ahimsa Ahimsa fait partie de la première branche du Yoga, les Yamas. Ahimsa concerne la non-violence, la compassion. Sa racine est faite de “hims” qui veut dire “faire du mal”, le fait de...
Knees in Yoga

Knees in Yoga

Yoga is having bad reputation for knees. Almost everyone encountered pain in knees and specially in Ashtanga where knees are solicited during Marichyasana D. Marichyasana D is the Saint Graäl for all ashtangis, sometimes we are pushed into it but most of the time we...