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This blog is written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti When I look for a yoga class to take, where I’ll spend any appreciable amount of time—I care a lot about the teacher. My connection, my trust, and my respect all form potential roadblocks; as well they form potential clearings to my learning, to my practice flourishing. I...
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The first words that come to mind when I think about last month are: intensive, reflection and a steep learning curve in a warm and welcoming surrounding. What a month it has been! Transforming into a yoga teacher foremost teaches you about yourself. The magic of being a yoga teacher is that you become a...
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Written by Roos Apotheker for Parimukti Roos joined the Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training and is sharing her experiences with us here. On the 7th day of our yoga teacher training, during an extra yoga asana workshop, I made an unfortunate move and sprained my knee. What exactly happened I don’t know, but I still...
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Hi! I’m Sophie Nusselder; 34 years old and in Dharamkot since two days. For the next two months I will be volunteering for Parimukti Yoga & Meditation. From now on you can read my columns in this blog which will be about psychology, anatomy, physiology, philosophy and other topics related to yoga. During the last...
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This is part one of a two-part series on Intuition. Written by Emily Curtis for Parimukti Part 1: Addicted to wanting to know When learning a trade, a language, or perhaps when we’re next in line to carry the torch of a lineage such as yoga, or other spiritual tradition, it makes sense to have a...
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Last week, Merel was interviewed by the popular Dutch newspaper ‘het Parool’ for their column on former citizens of Amsterdam who have moved abroad. The article is based on a 1,5 hrs interview and written in Dutch by Anouk Vleugels. Below you find the translation. PS World weekly Skypes with a former citizen of Amsterdam who...
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After a week of reading harrowing stories in the media surrounding the refugee crisis all seriously disturbing. I have found myself selfishly asking “What can I do ?”. I want to help and I know this helping will alleviate the guilt I have about being so lucky to be born in the country I was....
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Day 3 of our Teacher Training Course This morning started with ashtanga vinyasa style Suryanamaskars to warm our bodies up from the Himalayan chill. Following our practice we were greeted with masala chai and coconut museli.   As the day progressed the sun came out and heated up Dharamkot just in time for some relaxation...
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today morning and afternoon both, ryan and cari held a hatha class instead of our teacher mandi. so also mandi’s regular students were coming and attending the session. both did a very good job, ryan was doing his own personalized variation of a vinyasa in his hatha sequence and was talking very confident. cari was...
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we had our exam today, it was really nice – i felt prepared, and so all 3 of my group passed. i didn’t have to study too much because the whole topic is so interesting to us that we would talk about that stuff anyways in the evening or weekends. never thought i would make...
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