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For the curious and those hungry for knowledge, we have collected articles and suggestions on this page on specific topics related to health and Yoga Therapy.

Stretching in yoga

A lot is written, claimed and argued about what stretching actually is, how to do it most intelligently and whether it makes sense at all. I think this is because...

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The power of posture

Our posture reflects our inner attitude. You could also say that our emotional state is expressed in our posture. We have all repeatedly perceived and are aware that the separation of mind and body is outdated. Yoga and other bodywork concepts have long since concluded, as has modern neuroscience and its related fields, that our bodies do not exist independently of our emotions and our mental processes. So why, I ask myself and many of my clients in practice, do we hold ourselves so poorly?

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Immune system - A miracle of nature

In everyday life, we need our hands to grasp ourselves and our environment. They use large parts of our cerebral cortex and are closely connected to our senses. Feeling and touching temperature, surface texture, shape and consistency enable us to grasp and categorize.

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Our hands in life - in yoga - in therapy

In everyday life, we need our hands to grasp ourselves and our environment. They use large parts of our cerebral cortex and are closely connected to our senses. Feeling and touching temperature, surface texture, shape and consistency enable us to grasp and categorize.

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Word sample - Shaping words

Words are powerful. In the evolution of man and the developing possibilities of a neuroplastic, growing brain, the possibility arose over the last forty thousand years or so to perceive and process ever more complex contexts.

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A declaration of friendship

In the last century, muscles were big in fashion and got a lot of attention in the health scene. From today's perspective, the research accessible at the time was still in its infancy, to put it diplomatically.

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"Diagnosis makes you sick"

Yes and no; diagnoses can provide clarity, but in their effect they have more potential to stigmatize people with their complaints, to "write" them into it and to inhibit the process of recovery than the other way around. Basically, it is not the diagnoses themselves but the meaning that is given to a diagnosis in our culture. They essentially describe abnormalities, visible physical changes or states of mind from which the affected persons or their environment subjectively suffer.

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Pacemaker - and now?

People frequently ask me whether ist is safe to practice yoga after the implantation of a pacemaker. Most recently, the question was posed like this: "As of late, my mother-in-law has a pacemaker. She has practiced yoga on a chair before and would like to start again now. Is that problematic? Is there anything to consider?"

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Further publications as PDF download

Spondylolisthesis - the segmental instability of the spine

Yoga Aktuell Special No. 8 - 2019 | Yoga Therapy and healing | From the point of view of the joints

German Yoga Forum Issue 5 2016 | Yoga Therapy: Elbow

German Yoga Forum Issue 1 2016| Yoga Therapy: Wrists

German Yoga Forum Issue 6 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Yoga with knee or hip prosthesis

German Yoga Forum Issue 5 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Cervical spine

German Yoga Forum Issue 4 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Shoulder

German Yoga Forum Issue 3 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Feet

Yoga News April / May 2015 | Yoga: Shine and Shadow

German Yoga Forum Issue 2 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Scoliosis

German Yoga Forum Issue 1 2015 | Yoga Therapy: Hip joint

German Yoga Forum Issue 6 2014 | Yoga Therapy: Sacroiliac joint

German Yoga Forum Issue 5 2014 | Yoga Therapy: Knee Part II

German Yoga Forum Issue 4 2014 | Yoga Therapy: Knee Part I

German Yoga Forum Issue 3 2014 | Yoga Therapy: Intervertebral discs

German Yoga Forum Issue 2 2014 | For a rethink in yoga

German Yoga Forum Issue 1 2014 | Yoga Therapy: Treatment approach

German Yoga Forum Issue 6 2013 | Yoga Therapy: Fascia

German Yoga Forum Issue 4 2013 | Yoga Therapy: Musculature

German Yoga Forum Issue 3 2013 | Yoga Therapy: Cartilage

German Yoga Forum Issue 2 2013 | Yoga Therapy: Bones/Osteoporosis

German Yoga Forum Issue 1 2013 | Yoga Therapy: Introductory thoughts

German Yoga Forum Issue 2 2012 | pranayama

German Yoga Forum Issue 1 2012 | asana

German Yoga Forum Issue 5 2011 | Yoga-Chikitsa: Healing

German Yoga Forum Issue 3 2010 | Healing the body axis

 
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