A little Sun Salutation Guide

Surya (Sun) Namaskara (Salutation) If you ever visited a Yoga class, you may have practiced a Sun Salutation already. Usually, this is the warm-up in each class. There are different variations of Surya Namaskara. The most common ones are the Surya Namaskara A, Surya Namaskara B (Both most common in Vinyasa Yoga), and Surya Namaskara … Read more

The three Gunas

For the yogi, the means to the goal of health is to become freed from the predominant forces of suffering, these forces arise from the Gunas. The Gunas are three naturally arising forces. They are philosophical concepts of the mind. These three states are called Satva, Rajas, and Tamas. I have already briefly mentioned the … Read more

A little Pranayama Introduction 

“The mind & body are not separate entities. The gross form of the mind is the body & the subtle form of the body is the mind. The practice of asana integrates & harmonizes the two. Both the body & the mind harbor tensions or knots. Every mental knot has a corresponding physical, muscular knot … Read more

Golden Milk (Vegan) – Recipe & Health Benefits

Ingredients for 1 Cup: 300 ml Almond Milk, Oat Milk, or any other plant-based milk will work, too.  1 Cinnamon Stick  1 Long Pepper or 3-5 Peppercorns  1 tsp Turmeric Powder  Two slices of fresh ginger  Raw Honey or Coconut Sugar Instructions: Heat up a pot without adding any of the ingredients.  Once it is hot, … Read more

What is the Sattvic Diet? 

The Sattvic diet is vegetarian as dairy is only consumed in small amounts. The diet is based on Ayurvedic principles and is popular among yoga enthusiasts. Sattvic is derived from Satva, the state of balance and harmony. The goal for a Yogi is to achieve the sattvic state of peace and tranquility.  Therefore, Sattvic foods … Read more