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Sadhana - uninterrupted practice

Sadhana – uninterrupted practice; keep on studying yourself (video)

Yoga and tantra both put a lot of emphasis on Sadhana;  practice. In the words of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra: Sadhana is a process of internal refinement, which allows men to move towards perfection. The key to sadhana is abhyasa; uninterrupted practice. If the practice gets interrupted for any reason it has to start from […]

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Headstand tutorial

How to do headstand in yoga – video tutorial for beginners

Headstand (Sirsasana) is the king of the asanas. This posture has an amazing amount of benefits. It relieves stress, increases focus, increases blood flow to the brain, strengthens shoulders and arms, improves digestion and stimulates lymphatic system. To name just a few. But there is a downside to headstand as well. The pressure on the […]

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A taste of Ayurveda

A taste of Ayurveda; classic Indian medicine (video)

I love Ayurveda; the classic Indian medicine. Why? Because Ayurveda tries to keep healthy people healthy and tries to root out the cause of illness instead of treating symptoms. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, said it ages ago. And yet nowadays Western doctors fill […]

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Eka Pada Galavasana - Flying pigeon pose

How to do Eka Pada Galavasana – Flying Pigeon pose (video tutorial)

Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying pigeon pose) is an advanced arm balance in yoga. It requires a deep hip opening, arm strength, core strength and strength in the hamstring, next to a sense of balance. This tutorial will tell you how to do Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying pigeon pose). Arm balances Eka Pada Galavasana and other […]

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how to do bakasana crow pose

How to do Bakasana and Kakasana- crane / crow pose (video tutorial)

A question I got  a lot lately is how to do Bakasana. This tutorial will guide you through this basic arm balance step-by-step. Bakasana – Crane pose and Kakasana – Crow pose are two of the most practiced arm balances in yoga. They form the foundation for all other arm balances. Bakasana and Kakasana look alike. […]

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Come and join Sara Bigatti and me on our Yoga Retreat Tuscany from June 10th till 17th 2016

Yoga retreat Tuscany June 2017 with Sara Bigatti and Dutch Smiling Yogi

Time for a yoga break? Come to the yoga retreat Tuscany with Sara Bigatti and John Kraijenbrink (Dutch Smiling Yogi). This will be an intensive yoga retreat full of meditation, philosophy alignment, anatomy to understand your body better, and of course lots of yoga. You can book the retreat by sending us an email through our Contact […]

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A yoga class especially designed for people with hyperactivity (ADHD)

Yoga class to calm ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) -video

A lot of kids are nowadays struggling with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The cause is in the majority of cases still unknown, according to research done by the American National Institute of Mental Health (in 2013). Food (preservatives, artificial coloring and tasting) might be one of the causes. So a healthy (read: natural) diet would […]

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I’m totally broke due to Indian demonetisation

Totally broke due to Indian demonetisation – Life of a Traveling Yogi (video)

Thanks to the Indian demonetisation I’m totally broke. I have precisely zero rupees left. I can’t pay for food, I can’t pay for groceries. I even can’t pay for a lime soda. The idea behind the demonitisation is to get the black money out of the Indian economy. I’m all for that, but at this […]

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