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योग: चित्त-वृत्ति निरोध:
yogaś citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ 

Yoga is the removal of the fluctuations of the mind. (Yoga Sutras: I, 2)

Yoga ist die Beseitigung der Schwankungen des Geistes.

 

Namasté! (नमस्ते) Welcome to Yoga At page., We offer Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation classes focused on beginners and intermediate levels. A strong foundation in yoga will set you off for your own practice. We firmly believe that traditional yogic methods and related knowledge are empowering and motivating for every student.

We offer Morning Yoga, beginner Rāja Vinyasa Yoga, Pranayama and beginner Meditation classes. Find more here. We love community building through Yoga at Heidelberg community group and Yoga at Heidelberg Meetup. See you soon! – Manoj 

 

The goal of any yoga practice is a sattvic (pure) balance of rajasic (active) and tamasic (passive) energies – a powerful union of yang and yin, effort and surrender, ha (sun) and tha (moon).  The practice of Yoga helps us learn about stillness in movement and the flow of stillness, ultimately so that we have greater ease in every aspect of our lives.

Raja means King. A king acts with independence, self-confidence and assurance. Likewise, a Raja Yogi is autonomous, independent and fearless. Raja Yoga is the path of self-discipline and practice. Raja Yoga is also known as Ashtanga Yoga.

I offer Rāja Yoga classes in classical Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga tradition focusing primarily on counting with breathing, static and dynamic asana (posture) followed by Pranayama (breathing exercises) and relaxation. The practice of Raja Yoga is easy to adopt by anyone regardless of age, gender and flexibility capacity. The student reaches to a still state and ready to practice dhayana (concentration on breathing or an object) and reaches meditative state. Reaching this state is the ultimate goal of Yoga according to Pãtanjai (पतञ्जलि)- The father of Yoga.

Regular practice of Rāja Yoga streghten muscles, increase energy, improve flexiblity, promote better posture and reduce backpain. It helps reducing stress, anxity, chronic headaches and imsomnia and decreses fatigue and promotes cardio and circulatory health.

Rāja Yoga re-introduced by Guruji Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya in early 20th century –  He is regarded as “The father of modern Yoga” and the guru of world famous yoga masters Sri B. K. S. Iyengar (Iyengar yoga), Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (Ashtanga vinyasa yoga) and  Sri T. K. V. Desikachar (ViniYoga).