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  • Embracing Self Love

    Embracing Self Love

    Today I came across writing that struck me deeply: a text where, according to the author, “the continuous running away from pain and searching for pleasure are clear signs of self-love”. I still have a long way to go on my personal learning and healing process, it is continuous, I would dare to say infinite, […]

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  • 6 Ways to Cultivate a Summer Practice

    6 Ways to Cultivate a Summer Practice

    Summer is here, and there is so much to celebrate. Travel season is finally open, the weather is amazing and I feel light, energetic and hopeful. People around me are smiling, I live in the South of France and the combination of rivers, mountains, beach (and the aperitivo) is simply intoxicating. All of life’s regular challenges seem […]

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  • What happens to the mind and body during a sound bath?

    What happens to the mind and body during a sound bath?

    We live in a vibrational universe. Modern science has proven that everything is always in a state of vibration. From the movements of the planets to the beating of our heart, every atom, cell, tissue, organ, and bone in our bodies is vibrating and that vibration produces sound, whether or not the sound is audible to […]

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  • Have you ever felt there was a life waiting to be lived inside of you? 

    Have you ever felt there was a life waiting to be lived inside of you? 

    We enter this world as a blank canvas, pure energetic beings with no marks upon our psyche nor limits to what we can do, be or imagine. As we grow, we experience and learn how to interact with the world – we learn to walk, talk, and survive in our surroundings, we learn not to […]

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  • How important is yoga posture alignment, really?

    How important is yoga posture alignment, really?

    When we practice yoga we often wonder if the poses we are doing are correct, and perhaps wonder why they look differently on us than on others. Yoga teacher Silvia explains what is important in aligning and refining our yoga poses, and also how functionality and aesthetics affect the way we do poses, as well […]

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  • How To Learn Telling Your Truth Even When It Feels Hard?

    How To Learn Telling Your Truth Even When It Feels Hard?

    Have you ever heard of Satya – the yogic practice of Truthfulness? Imagine yourself coming home after a nice shopping day. You just spent 300$ on some gorgeous boots and you feel a bit guilty, but hey, it’s been a while since you treated yourself and so what, money needs to flow, right? Your partner […]

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  • How the Elements Heal Us

    How the Elements Heal Us

    So much of the fracturing, I see in my clients, and in the collective, comes from one fundamental illusion: the feeling that we are separate from nature. Ancient cultures all over the world lived in deep reverence for the natural world and saw all of humanity as an interdependent part of the whole. Within this deep […]

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  • Mandali Paradise- Poem 

    Mandali Paradise- Poem 

    This poem is dedicated to my wife Verena and daughter Hanna, who inspired me on this journey; to our fantastic teachers Silva, Mario, Steve, and Daniel, who opened new windows in my life; to the wonderful Mandali team around Prema, who created a unique place to find inner peace; and to every wonderful person of the […]

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  • Five Steps to the Present Moment

    Five Steps to the Present Moment

    You’ve probably heard that in order to arrive at a state of inner peace and deep relaxation, first, you have to connect fully to the present moment, the ‘here and now’. That’s why I like to call meditation the Practice of Presence. There are various techniques to connect to the present moment and to exercise […]

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  • Want Peace? Embrace The Conflict.

    Want Peace? Embrace The Conflict.

    Want Peace? Embrace The Conflict. The paradox of the compassionate heart A Tibetan monk, who had spent more than 18 years in a Chinese prison labour camp, told the Dalai Lama that on a few occasions he really faced some danger. So, he asked him, ‘What danger? What kind of danger?’, thinking he would tell […]

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