Esoteric ˌɛsəˈtɛrɪk,ˌiːsəˈtɛrɪk/ Adjective. - Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest. "esoteric philosophical debates" Synonyms: abstruse, obscure, arcane, recherché, rarefied, recondite, abstract, difficult, hard, puzzling, perplexing, enigmatic, cryptic, inscrutable, Delphic; complex, complicated, involved, over/above one's head, incomprehensible, opaque, unfathomable, impenetrable, mysterious, occu
Do you know what the biggest difference between gymnasts + athletes + dancers, and the Yogis is?
When breathing correctly, the body is able to remove (approximately) 70% of toxins. We breathe correctly when we sleep, because the mind (the ego) is asleep and does not interrupt the natural mechanism of the body.
The rest of the day, most probably, you are not breathing correctly. Specially with nowadays routines and hectic pace.
It is now become popular th
I look back to when I started practicing Yoga and I remember that I learned the Sun Salutations by heart, after probably a year - year and a half of practice. I think my intention was to follow the teacher`s instructions, and simply exercise. Never to close my eyes and go within... It was the teacher who always encouraged these things... Otherwise, I would probably have never tried them. And if it happened to me, it probably happens to others, that the quick pace of the week
In Yoga, Sun Salutations are a series of postures done in the direction of the Sun as a way of recognizing and honoring the important role that the Sun has in our lives. Without the Sun, life on Earth would be impossible. No humans, plants, insects or animals, the Earth would be too cold. The Sun is so important that some cultures worshiped it and would build large structures out of a rock to track down its movements. They would also chart the seasons and interesting solar ev
You know, like some teachers always begin their class with - "Choose an intention for your practice.." I remember I would dismiss these words, keeping my eyes closed without knowing what intention to pick... or how exactly work with the intention throughout the practice. It took me some time to understand how to merge intention with practice... An Intention is a desire set in motion by the thoughts you think, the words you speak and the actions you take. Since Yoga is a pract