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Indigestion & Yoga

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Indigestion & Yoga

Stress and bad eating habits play a large role in the current world today. Digestive upsets at the individual level result in the inability to live active, satisfying and fully. Bad digestion seems like such a small and simple disorder in our complicated lives that we tend to neglect it. As a result it becomes chronic and eventually taps our strength and vitality. We often feel a loss of energy,...

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Restraining Compulsive Eating (Yoga)

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Restraining Compulsive Eating (Yoga)

  “Compulsive Eating, irrational eating, and uncontrolled eating are self-depriving factors in the eastern hemisphere of the brain.”   At the time that compulsive eating affects you, sit in Easy Pose (crossed legged) with a straight spine. Block the right nostril with the thumb of the right hand. Deeply inhale through your left nostril, hold the breath in to your capacity....

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Beet soup with horseradish cream

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Beet soup with horseradish cream

                      Ingredients for 4 – 6 persons 500 grams boiled red beets 500 grams tomatoes 1 small sliced onion ½ red paprika 1 garlic bulb 1 tablespoon of rasped horseradish 1 slice of white bread without crust 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 shot of apple vinegar 1 litre vegetable bouillon salt & pepper Horseradish Cream 75...

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Rejuvenating Meditation to Make You Sattvic (Yoga)

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  This meditation helps you purify your body, thoughts and food consumption.        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 the stated time. Be as relaxed as you can. Check yourself for areas of unnecessary tension: abdominal...

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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 (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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