WHAT’S THE MEANING OF “NAMASTE”?

Maybe you have heard this word more than once in your life, but what’s the real meaning of “Namaste”? We can surely attested the origins of this word in India at about 3.000 years ago: in fact, “Namaste” is a sanscrit word used in many Asian countries like a typical way of saying hello to […]

KRISHNAMACHARYA: THE “FATHER OF YOGA”

One of the most famous yoga teacher in the world was a simple, little man: Krishnamacharya. He was an Ayurvedic healer and scholar and, of course, a yoga teacher based in India, who influenced the discipline of yoga during 20th century (for example, he contributed to the revival of hatha yoga). During his life, he […]

THE ORIGINS OF YOGA. DID YOU KNOW?

Yoga is one of the most interesting sporty discipline existing. Everybody knows it: yoga is not only useful for our body, for building and preserving muscles, but also for helping our mind and our thoughts stay focused and feel ourselves more relaxed. But… do you know when and where was yoga born for the first […]

Meditazione con il mantra “AUM”

Shiva disse: “Intona lentamente un suono come AUM, appena il suono diventa melodia cosi’ capitera’ anche a te. A-U-M: sono tre suoni basici, cosi’ come l’elettrone, il neutrone e il protone. Meglio iniziare a voce alta, cosicche’ gli altri possano sentirlo, perche’ questa e’ la nostra maniera di parlare abitualmente, verso gli altri. Quando intoniamo […]

Verso la strada della felicità-Parte 1

Negli ultimi workshop di Yoga, Meditazione e Essenza del Tatto a cui ho partecipato si incrociavano le medesime tematiche e per tale ragione mi piacerebbe farne un riassunto per poter dare la giusta direzione verso il  cammino della felicita’. Innanzitutto nella pratica di yoga così come nella vita quotidiana bisogna assumere coscienza del proprio respiro, […]