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Tristhana as a Mantra

Practicing Asanas is one thing, staying focused is yet another. With the help of Tristhana, they can be brought together. Tristhana works like a Mantra that brings us back into the here and now.
By Sascha and Romana Delberg

Tristana? Oh yes  – a film by Buñuel. Catherine Deneuve, Fernando …

How to become an early Yoga bird

Why would anyone bother to get up very early in the morning if he or she doesn’t have to? Well, there are many reasons, and going to a Mysore class is certainly one of the best. 

by Sascha and Romana Delberg

The ancient Yogis knew that the early morning before …

Not without my Yamas and Nyamas

Practicing Asanas without knowing the ethical and philosophical background of Yoga is good for us – but only on a physical plane.

by Sascha and Romana Delberg

Those of us who have a regular Asana practice will know that it feels incredibly good (mostly after the practice). We stretch our …

“Embrace this world second by second”

On June 23rd, 2015, the renowned Buddhism teacher and writer held a public talk at Yogawerkstatt about his new book “After Buddhism”. Here’s a brief summary.

At the age of 18, over 40 years ago, Stephen went to India and came in touch with the Dharma in Dharamsala. “I became …

Mysore is the real thing

Who or what is Mysore?

To begin with, Mysore (spelled like “my sore“, which sometimes gives cause to more or less funny remarks) is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka.

It was in Mysore that Shri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), the most important propagator of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, …