Bandhas in Pranayama 107
Bandhas in PranayamaMarch 3, 2021 6:15 pmChristophe Mouze0practice, pranayamaAll classic Yoga texts insist that Pranayama practice cannot be done properly without using Bandhas.Read More
Respiratory feedback in the generation of emotions 447
Respiratory feedback in the generation of emotionsFebruary 16, 2021 8:12 pmChristophe Mouze0Mindfulness, pranayamaI recently came across a study (well two actually) by a team of scientists from the University of LoRead More
A Taoist approach to mindful breathing 174
A Taoist approach to mindful breathingFebruary 15, 2021 8:13 pmChristophe Mouze0pranayamaThe great Taoist philosopher Tchang Zu tells us that True man breathes with his heels, while the masRead More
On balancing the nadis 129
On balancing the nadisFebruary 15, 2021 7:58 pmChristophe Mouze0Ethics & PhilosophyA short introduction to Swara yoga Ida nadi Pingala nadi Left nostril (and the whole left side of thRead More
Are you stuck in your yoga practice? 128
Are you stuck in your yoga practice?February 14, 2021 8:07 pmChristophe Mouze0practiceYou may be doing the wrong practice, or doing the practice wrong…. …Or you may just need to Read More
Still counting? 114
Still counting?February 14, 2021 8:02 pmChristophe Mouze0Mindfulness, practice, pranayamaI owe to my years of training in ashtanga vinyasa the habit to count my breath in asana practice. ViRead More
Kriya yoga 107
Kriya yogaFebruary 14, 2021 7:51 pmChristophe Mouze0Ethics & Philosophy, practiceTapah svadhyaya ishvara-pranidhana kriya-yogah Enthusiasm, inquiry and surrender are necessary to thRead More
A balancing act 118
A balancing actFebruary 12, 2021 8:15 pmChristophe Mouze0MindfulnessHatha yoga cannot succeed without Raja yoga, nor Raja without hatha. Therefore, practice the two to Read More
Dana, the practice of generosity 116
Dana, the practice of generosityFebruary 11, 2021 8:03 pmChristophe Mouze0Ethics & PhilosophyIn yoga, Dana is mentioned as one of the ten niyamas in the Yoga Yajnavalkya (and in subsequent clasRead More
The five hindrances to practice 118
The five hindrances to practiceFebruary 10, 2021 7:48 pmChristophe Mouze0Ethics & Philosophy, Mindfulness, practice, UncategorisedIn Buddhism, the five hindrances are temporary mental states that impede practice. They can be regarRead More