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March for Mindfulness

March for Mindfulness

01/03/2019 | Yoga | No Comments

Throughout the course of march, Petra Buttinger would like to dedicate her weekday classes to mindfulness, mental balance and emotional stability. Asana practice not only heals, strengthens and increases elasticity of the physical body, but greatly influences how we feel. In order to maintain a well functioning body and mind free of unhealthy behavioral patterns,…

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Hatha yoga mini workshops

Hatha yoga mini workshops

30/01/2019 | Yoga | No Comments

Welcome to these new  Hatha Yoga Mini workshops! They have been designed by Petra Buttinger for beginner yogis, as well as regular practitioners who wish to deepen their knowledge on traditional hatha yoga practices including and beyond asanas! ¿How are the Hatha Yoga Mini workshops? Every week a topic is picked and discussed in theory,…

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Bandhas, valves for prana flow

Bandhas, valves for prana flow

08/01/2019 | Yoga | No Comments

“Bandha” can be translated as closing, contract or control. In the context of yoga practice, bandhas are locks to awaken and control the subtle energy of prana through our body. These can be opened and closed by contracting certain muscles or muscle groups. We could imagine these like valves that allow us to lead the…

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Massage Thai-Yoga courses

Massage Thai-Yoga courses

10/08/2017 | Therapies, Yoga | 1 Comment

According to many sources, the Thai Massage was founded over 2,500 years ago by Jivaka Kumar Bacha, Siddhartha Gautama Buddha friend and doctor of the Sangha – the group of Buddhist monks. He not only acquired the technique of Traditional Thai Massage by instinct, but also discovered the power of healing from plants and minerals….

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Thai Yoga Massage workshop

Thai Yoga Massage workshop

10/05/2017 | Therapies, Yoga | No Comments
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Kung fu classes for beginners

Kung fu classes for beginners

13/04/2017 | Martial Arts | No Comments

In these Kung fu classes for beginners you will learn from scratch the basics of the traditional martial arts from Southern China. No matter how old or how fit you are at the beginning, you should only have the determination, interest, perseverance and resistance needed. Even if all this sounds hard, we have a good…

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Open House – Saturday, January 28th 2017

Open House – Saturday, January 28th 2017

Open House: taster classes for beginners Every now and again, we like to offer an Open House Day in which you can participate in classes for free. See the schedule below and choose your favourites. And don’t miss the presentation / demonstration of our Thai Massage course taught by Inspirales School! 09:00h Taichi with Aris…

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Thai massage courses demonstration

03/11/2016 | Therapies | 2 Comments

The Thai massage courses demonstration is an opportunity to experience about the benefits of this practise also known as Thai Yoga Therapy , as well as knowing about the quality and style of the training. This next Friday 25th November at 7,30pm you are welcome for a free short demo and introduction about our Thai…

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Sitali, the cooling breath

Sitali, the cooling breath

04/07/2016 | Yoga | No Comments

Cooling breath The summer days are perfect to try sitali, the pranayama practice that cools your body, adds moisture to the system and calms hunger and thirst. How to practice sitali? Sit in a comfortable position and align your head, neck and spine. Form the lips into an “o”, curl the tongue lengthwise and project…

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Workshop and presentation Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

Workshop and presentation Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

04/05/2016 | Dance | No Comments

Workshop and presentation: Tribal Fusion Belly Dance by Natasha Moskaljov Saturday 7 May 2016 from 20:00 to 22:00h Since it is a fusion there is absolute freedom in the choice of music, and dancers can get very creative as they are inspired by many cultures, modern and ancient. The costumes range from vintage to very…

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