Active or seated meditation?

I like to teach that meditation is simply “being”, but how challenging that is at times, right? In the path of meditation there are infinite techniques that work as a vehicle, taking us to our destination so when we arrive, we get out of it. The many techniques are not better or worse, but rather they should be considered according to the quality of our lifestyle as well as of our body-mind-heart.   Continue reading “Active or seated meditation?”

I don´t fit in!

Many people spend their lives trying to be like everyone else, consuming the same products than the rest of society and following a lifestyle similar to their neighbors, family or colleagues because that is the way things are supposed to be. On the contrary, yogins were always rebellious nonconformists and share a world view that is quite far from what others agree to be valid.  Continue reading “I don´t fit in!”

Feminism and feminine

Today is the International Day of Women and even though it seems strange that there has to be one day to celebrate the beings that live inside a woman´s body, I would like to take advantage of it and reflect about our position in the world and in relationship with ourselves. In yoga and tantra we work a lot with the feminine energy, but are feminine and feminism the same?  Continue reading “Feminism and feminine”