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Interview: David Frawley about Yoga, Ayurveda and Dharma

David Frawley is a celebrate scholar of Yoga and Ayurveda. If we bring Ayurveda into our health care systems, he says, we could help many people improve their health without the use of so much of drugs and surgery. talked with him about Yoga, Ayurveda and how find out our „Dharma“.

Interview: Five Questions to Govinda Kai

Govinda Kai´s way could fill a book: Grown up in San Fransisco and Tokio, son of a master of Aikido, taught by Swami Muktananda, Sogyal Rinpoche and the founder of Ashtanga, Sri Patthabi Jois. Besides that he studied biology, built up a business in real estate. Then he began teaching, first based in New York City at the Jivamukti Yoga Center for example. Since 2006 he lives in Tokio and works worldwide as a renown yoga teacher. talked with him about the essence of yoga, the coming changes and the variety of yoga styles.

Interview with David Swenson: "Yoga is a tool for life!"

David Swenson is recognized today as one of the worlds foremost practitioners and instructors of Ashtanga-Yoga. He began practicing at the age of 13 and has been teaching for several decades. We had the chance to talk to him about his style, his key principles and his studies with Ashtanga-founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.

Interview with Cyndi Lee - Om yoga

Cyndi Lee is the founder of OM Yoga and OM Yoga Institute in New York City (USA). Lee, a former dancer and choreographer, connects Yoga with Buddhism. We had the chance to talk to her about her style, similarities between Patanjalis Sutren and Buddhism and attitudes and expectations toward Yoga.

Dharma Mittra: "Be receptive is my motto"

Sri Yogi Dharma Mittra is the founder and director of Dharma Yoga Center New York and worldwide known as the “Teachers’ Teacher” and thorugh his famous Master Chart of 908 Postures. He has been actively disseminating the sacred science of Yoga since 1967 and is active as ever, at 71, teaching, guiding and inspiring daily at his schools and through workshops and Teacher Training Immersions the world over. He is coming to Europe in August. already had the chance to talk to him about the purpose of Yoga, flexibility in asanas and why a big city ist the best place to practice Yoga. 

Rewriting Asana History: Interview with Dechen Thurman

Yoga is spreading all over the world. So the ancient indian techniqus of physical exercise in yoga, the asanas, are changing. askes experts about history, forms and interpretations of asana of modern yoga. Deborah Haaksman spoke with yogateacher and actor Dechen Thurman. This original wording we translated for our visitors into German.