A short personal talk about self image and the insecurities that come with it. In this talk you learn how the yoga practice can teach you to love and accept your body insecurities.
A talk about the definition of Pranayama and its multiple meanings. About why one should practice Pranayama and how you can control the mind with the breath correctly, so it can eventually change your life.
What is Alternative Nostril Breathing - also called Nadi Shodhana or Anulom Vilom? In this video Master Teacher Sri Sudhir Tiwari carefully explains and demonstrates this gentle cleansing and balancing pranayama technique.
Ujjayi Breath is by far one of the most popular pranayamas. Sri Sudhir Tiwari explains the technique and benefits as described in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, a classic and influential sanskrit text on hatha yoga. Deepen your understanding of this simple but powerful breathing technique, often applied in vinyasa and ashtanga yoga.
Sri Sudhir Tiwari shares his advice about how our attitude is an important part of our practice. If we want to grow in our yoga practice, often we are told to simply "keep practicing”. But it's not just about getting our bodies onto the mat or cushion on a regular basis.
What does yoga mean, really? Eddie Stern shares his view on enlightenment, modern-day yoga teachers, Pattabhi Jois, and getting to know yourself a little deeper.
Eddie stern talks about how we can integrate the yoga practice in our daily lives. Eddie points out the split between spiritual practice and our regular life and gives insights on how you can let these two worlds flow together. He also shares some personal insights on how he got stuck by identification.
Yoga therapy has become a ‘thing’. For Sri K Pattabhi Jois the primary series was the ‘yoga chikitsa’ meaning therapy, or something which is curative. Eddie Stern explains how all yoga can be therapy, depending on how you use it.
We might resist giving into our habits by will-power. But the subtle longing that underlies those habits is much harder to deal with. Deep patterns such as longing itself seem to go beyond the rational mind - and beyond our will-power. Eddie Stern explains how meditation can affect that level directly.
Eddie Stern speaks about his guru, Sri K Pattabhi Jois, and on how astanga yoga is being taught around the world today.
Eddie Stern explains the concept of his new school - the Brooklyn Yoga Club - aimed to bridge the often felt gap between our yoga practice and our everyday life.