HEADSTAND or SHIRSHASANA

HEADSTAND or SHIRSHASANA

HEADSTAND or SHIRSHASANA _____________________ I remember the first time i was introduced to shirshasana (headstand), about 6 years ago, by my german friend Naomi, she was just coming back from 6months in an ashram, in India. A day, while we were practicing yoga together, she showed and shared with me this position. I thought she was one of these fairies, with some magic in her body! But that was not for me. Wasnt’it? She taught me that we ALL have…

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Sparkle of Life / Étincelle de vie

Sparkle of Life / Étincelle de vie

Aujourd’hui je voudrais vous dire … que nous sommes responsables de notre vie, de notre bonheur, de notre chemin oui … mais que les personnes que vous choisirez pour les partager et desquelles vous vous entourerez ont un pouvoir magique capable de tout révolutionner ! Il suffit d’une rencontre, d’un voyage, d’un évènement, d’un livre, d’un texte peut-être … pour qu’un jour quelque chose se passe à l’intérieur de vous, pour que se créent un déclic, une ouverture. Pour qu’opère…

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Emotionnal Healing through Yoga & Sophro / Sophro-Yoga: Guerir ses blessures emotionnelles

Emotionnal Healing through Yoga & Sophro / Sophro-Yoga: Guerir ses blessures emotionnelles

Commencons tout d’abord par identifier ce qu’est une blessure émotionnelle? Grossièrement, on identifie une blessure émotionnelle lorsque quelque chose fait mal! La blessure est quelque chose que l’on ressent, dans le corps. C’est un sentiment ou une sensation auquel il est difficile d’echapper. Chacun y réagit à sa manière. Il n’y a pas de bonnes ou mauvaises réactions, il y a ce que l’on est capable de faire, de vivre à un instant donné. Il arrive qu’on ferme les yeux,…

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Sun salutation A

Sun salutation A

Sun salutation A Surya Namaskara A Sun Salutation, is a yoga warm up routine based on a sequence of gracefully linked Asanas. The eight basic postures, in order of performance, are: Tadasana (Mountain Pose) Urdhva hastasana (Upward Salute) Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) Low Lunge (Anjaneyasana) Plan pose Chaturanga dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose)  Urdhva mukha svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog Pose) Adho Mukha svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose) To perform the sequence, start in Tadasana, with your hands together at your heart. Inhale and lift your arms overhead to…

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Yin yoga

Yin yoga

Yin Yoga offers a smoother and slower approach than other yoga. It allows your body to move effortlessly. Doing some long stretchings, from 3 to 10 minutes. With a slow and deep breathing, it goes into deep tissues rather than muscles, allowing your body to be fully relaxed in the posture, in such a way that you go over your limits and resistances, using gravity. Settling into the asana for few minutes, Yin yoga offers a total respect of the…

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Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga is a traditional form of yoga, dynamic and meditative based on breathing and flowing postures. For each asana, there is a different direction/way, called drishti, to give to the eyes, nose, hands, thumb, 3rd eye, navel, right-left side and toes. This is intended to balance your inward and outward practice. Asht (8) and Anga (members), referring to the 8 steps leading to self realization/enlightment by Patanjali, witch are Yama (moral code), Niyama (self purification and study), Asana (postures), Pranayama…

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Welcome! / Bienvenue!

Welcome! / Bienvenue!

I’m Johanna Sarrazin ▪  Ashtanga yoga teacher, certified at AYM – Association for Yoga & meditation – in Rishikesh, India. July 2016. Also teaching Yin yoga. ▪  Caycedian Sophrologist,  certified in France at École de sophrologie du Languedoc, led by Doctor Martine Orlewski. November 2012   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Johanna Sarrazin ▪  Professeur d’ashtanga yoga, diplômée à AYM, Rishikesh-India, en juillet 2016. Enseigne également le Yin yoga. ▪  Sophrologue caycedienne, diplômée à l’école de sophrologie du Languedoc, sous la direction du Docteur…

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Introducing “Who am I?”- Présentation “Qui suis-je!?”

Introducing “Who am I?”- Présentation “Qui suis-je!?”

  Welcome on my Blog Inhale-Exhale, Yoga Life!   Who am I ?! and how did i become an ashtanga yoga teacher!   I’m Johanna Sarrazin, caycedian sophrologist, certified at Ecole de Sophrologie du Languedoc-Roussillon (France) in 2012, and passionate about travels and Yoga! In 2010, in Montpellier (France), i discover for the first time Yoga, with An Iyengar yoga instructor. But everything seemed difficult to me, nothing made sense to me and i felt it was wrong to practice. I gave…

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