YOGA with Veronika.

2018 Yin & Yang YEAR: “Are you ready to brace for change?”

My love for astrology, numerology , and yoga made me search to find my future prediction. “How New Year 2018 will be for me, my family and my yoga students?” Every year, I keep wondering. I need to know more before I set my 2018 Yoga Intention Circle, in the first week of January 2018. … Continue reading 2018 Yin & Yang YEAR: “Are you ready to brace for change?”

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YOGA: Blessings Jar 2017 Full of Gratitude.

BLESSING JAR 2017 gets on my holiday activity list for my yoga class as a part of the detachment from the year 2017. I love meaningful activities in which all can participate and use their time of reflection in expressing GRATITUDE for what life brought them in the year 2017. Even though you still remember … Continue reading YOGA: Blessings Jar 2017 Full of Gratitude.

FALL YOGA: New Moon – time to make your plans!

BLACK MOON, second new moon in a month, will come on August 31, 2019. It will be a great time to plan ahead. Not only it will give us a chance to evaluate the events from the past month, it’s also great time start to think ahead for August and Fall. Whether you want to … Continue reading FALL YOGA: New Moon – time to make your plans!

The Psoas: Muscle of The Soul

Learning how to care about your soul muscle.

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I was delighted when I first came across Liz Koch’s amazing work because it confirmed much of what I’d been intuiting on my own. I had begun to open and close my yoga practise with hip opening poses with the specific intention of releasing tension in my psoas and hip flexors. I’d breathe and imagine tension flowing out of constricted muscles to be released as energy into the torso.

It worked, I’d feel my body soften yet somehow grow stronger.

Reading Liz Koch I instantly realized what I was doing – by learning to relax my psoas I was literally energizing my deepest core by reconnecting with the powerful energy of the earth. According to Koch, the psoas is far more than a core stabilizing muscle; it is an organ of perception composed of bio-intelligent tissue and “literally embodies our deepest urge for survival, and more profoundly, our elemental desire…

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Yoga: Witnessing 5 Koshas in yoga practice.

What are 5 Koshas around a human body? I keep asking this question in my yoga classes, to set a class focus for “witnessing your subtle body in Yoga”. Many people can easy relate to the term “aura”, or an energy field around a human body. During our yoga work, we touch each of them, … Continue reading Yoga: Witnessing 5 Koshas in yoga practice.

YOGA: “Chanting as nobody is listening!

Mindfulness yoga for Spring, 2019 was devoted to Chants and Mudra teaching at Greendglade Community Center. Spring brought us life awaking and using sublime energy of mantra sounded like a good theme for my series. "Chanting is a pleasure that transcends the senses; it takes us beyond the bounds of time and space Thus it … Continue reading YOGA: “Chanting as nobody is listening!

YOGA: How I became a Mindfulness Teacher.

My mindfulness teaching came to me in my dream, and it scared me a lot. I did not like what I saw: plenty of young professional men “white collar”– highly intelligent, success driven with high ambitions but low EI (emotional intelligence) were sitting in a university auditorium waiting for my presentation.  This lucid dream came … Continue reading YOGA: How I became a Mindfulness Teacher.