August 12, 2019

EMBRACE REALITY // Hey this social media thing has changed yoga teachers into celebrities and teaching yoga into a popularity contest. This is so opposite to what yoga is about, so I have my doubts and discomfort with it at times. 

Having established my career before so...

July 31, 2019

Liebe Freunde,

Ich lehre Yoga, weil es mein Leben verändert hat. Ich möchte dir ein wenig über meine Reise erzählen, die Rolle, die Anusara Yoga gespielt hat und warum es nach wie vor im Mittelpunkt meiner Praxis und meines Unterrichts steht.

Als professionelle Tänzeri...

July 9, 2019

One of the great truths about life is:
There is going to be some pain and suffering. There is going to be some joy and happiness.

Skilful living is being able to navigate between those two polarities of the human experience with ever increasing acceptance, and ever de...

June 12, 2019

It’s so good to be back home! I can cook for myself again - yay! After 3 weeks of hotels and restaurants I was so happy to make a simple and quick veggie soup last night. Of course it has an *Ayurvedic* twist!

Barbra’s Summer Minestrone:

I used 1 red onion, 4 carrots, 4...

May 14, 2019

Dear Friends,

There is a beautiful Sanskrit word, Trishna, which means “thirst”. It describes our longing, aspiration or craving for something. One could understand the concept of Trishna as our thirst for life and how we want to experience it. It is the energy underl...

November 19, 2018

Dear Yogis,

how often have we heard the phrase, “Listen to your body”?

It is an important teaching that implies that we should be sensitive, not push ourselves too hard, notice and respect our boundaries. 

Still, it can echo as a meaningless phrase if there is no guidance...

August 30, 2018

Dear Friends,

Today I want to talk about that most famous pose called Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana).

Many times students have expressed confusion over this fundamental asana owing to different teachers teaching it in different ways. We can all agree on the g...

July 11, 2016

Path of Love is a transformational process. There is no other way to describe it.

I did my first POL in 2010. Many people noticed a big change in me after that. It felt like someone had shown me the wings I didn't know I had. I started to fly. 

In this seven day process,...

January 23, 2016

Asana practice is something I love because it offers me a practical and enjoyable way to clean up my “house”, my internal world. As I move from one posture to the next, breathing deeply and conciously I clear my mind of unnecessary thoughts. I experience more fullness...

October 8, 2014

Dear Yogis,
 
The Dalai Lama said:
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
 
Human beings have a huge capacity for compassion. There are some amazing real life stories out there. For example parents who have forgiven and befriended their child's murderer. B...

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