About Traditional Yoga
Are you looking for deep relaxation, vitality and a fabulous treat for your whole Self? Would you like to dissolve stress and improve your health? Are you curious about getting in touch with your Essence?
Traditional yoga (Kaula Tantra Yoga lineage), is a comprehensive spiritual practice dating back some 10.000 years. The Sanskrit term tantra means 'Divine Essence', and also refers to ‘weaving’, which is quite different to what is reported in the media. The Sanskrit 'yogaḥ' refers to ‘union’ - a union with infinite consciousness. Traditional yoga classes focuses on breath and relaxation so that our whole body learns to meditate. The yoga poses (ãsanas) are designed to help us do this. Ãsanas balance our intrinsic energy system (prana) which is why yoga can make us feel fantastic. The word ãsana ('ãsa' & 'ana') refers to ‘stance/pose’ but also to ‘being’. The poses are therefore approached from a place of care & love for ourselves: we learn to let go of 'performing' and ‘comparing’ and we ‘get out of the way’ so that our individual yoga can come through naturally. This yoga, in particular, is hence more an internal practice, than an external exercise. This approach not only builds efficiency and strength but also cultures patience, trust and intuition - a balance of yin & yang. Practised this way, an abundance of benefits can arise: