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Sitali Pranayam (Yoga)

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Sitali Pranayam (Yoga)

  This pranayam (breathing exercise) gives power, strength, and vitality. It can have a cooling, cleansing effect. Initially, the tongue tastes bitter, and will eventually become sweet.       General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond...

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Gardening in the city!

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Gardening in the city!

Yoga gardening in Amsterdam! Together with a few partners we are preparing a field to grow vegetables to support ‘de Voedselbank’ near the Westerpark and for ourselves. Instead off doing steady postures and dynamic meditations, we become skilled in working the fields and growing vegetables in the City. Only a few hours a week is enough to clear the mind, recharge our natural batteries, learn a...

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Kundalini Yogi Tea

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Kundalini Yogi Tea

    This Yogi Tea is fresh and spicy! Make at least 4 cups of Yogi Tea at a time (One is never enough!)         For 1 liter Yogi Tea, use: 1 ltr water 9 Cloves 12 Green Cardamon Pods 12 Whole Black Peppers 1.5 Stick Cinnamon 3 Slices Ginger Root   Optional:  3/4 teaspoon Black Tea 1.5 Cups Milk   Boil Spices for 10-15 minutes. Add black tea and steep for 2...

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Me on Mono-diet (2)

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Me on Mono-diet (2)

For one week I was able to keep my daily routine, the same work schedule, yoga practice & eating moments. Expecting the diet to bring peace in my life. Simple, you don’t have to think about what you eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sounds perfect, right?! Some clarity and relaxation. That’s exactly what I wanted. Bring it on! The fact is: the more Kitchery dishes I had, the more...

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

It’s the 5th day, another 35 to go! With a strong curiosity I commited myself to the Kitchery Mono-diet for 40 days. Wahey! Fasting is a very powerful tool for healing and strengthening the body; and is more than just the absence of food. A way to easily detoxify your system and use food as medicine is to follow a so-called monodiet. In a mono-diet, you eat only one food or food combinations for...

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