There are so many reasons why one wants and should take a yoga teacher training. But often there are just as many questions that come along with the idea. In this blog post I am answering the most frequently asked questions I get via Instagram from my personal experience and perspective.

Mar 16, 2021

A mindful morning routine can change not only your whole day for the better, but it can influence your physical wellbeing and your mental health profoundly. It not only set the right tone for the day getting you ready for everything that’s coming your way, it also helps you raise your vibration and cultivate and manifest the qualities that you want to experience and live long term.

Jan 30, 2021

The Sacral Chakra is the seat of our emotions, our creativity, movement and pleasure. When its energy is balanced, we are able to engage easily with other people and opinions, we are creative and life-affirming, have healthy relationships and sexuality; we allow ourselves to go with the flow of life. Read and repeat these healing affirmations for a balanced Sacral Chakra.

Jan 22, 2021

Our first chakra, the root chakra is a fundamental energy center. When its energy is balanced, we experience feelings of security and stability, we feel safe and comfortable in our body. We feel grounded and more independent of uncertain external circumstances. With these positive affirmations we can heal and balance our root and feel more grounded and present.

Jan 15, 2021

Practicing yoga first thing in the morning is the best time to cultivate a regular practice and to clearly feel the effects of your routine on all aspects of your life. Setting the tone for the day, a morning practice will help you though the day and improve your overall well-being. Read why and how to make this happen for you. 

Dec 30, 2020

Seeking ‘flow’ in our yoga practice we often rather struggle through the poses, feeling like we lack the flexibility and strength to gracefully move from one pose to the other, unable to be present in the moment and enjoy the practice. Read about how to change this and see real progress. Practice video included!

Dec 24, 2020

Entering the humid and darker time of the year we want to look for warming, nourish and rich food. We get cozy, spend more time at home, take care of our health and prepare for the colder winter months. This is my favorite and easy to prepare vegan pumpkin curry recipe for you to try out at home.

Nov 12, 2020

I have been sharing my passion for yoga and loads of insights into my practices for quite a while now, but I never shared the full version. This is my personal story. How I started to practice yoga, how it became a vivid part of my life, and how I ended up taking a teacher training in India. I hope it might inspire you to follow your own path of passion, freedom and choice.

Nov 7, 2020

As yoga teachers we want to offer our students a safe, effective and healthy classes. Guiding them deep into the practice we want to create nourishing and transformative experiences. This is why I collected 50 of my favorite class themes, for you to spark your spark your creativity and keep it interesting for yourself and your students. 

Oct 23, 2020

Fresh juices contain all the vitamins and nutrients of fruits and vegetables and are an easy and delicous way to increase your intake of healthy foods. Especially in the cold months of the year we can resort to them to support our immune system. Here are three of my favorite immune-boosting juice recipes.

Oct 19, 2020

It is the nature of the mind to think; to analyze, remember and evaluate. Too often, however, we seem to have lost control over it, it has a life of its own. Over and over we go back in forth in our mind, tiring and exhausting ourselves. In this article I am sharing some valuable tools and approaches, that help us to achieve more clarity and peace of mind.

Oct 6, 2020

I was asked to compile a list of my favorite yoga books. These recommendations are particularly for those who are seriously interested in developing a solid yoga practice and an understanding of yoga philosophy. I love returning to them again and again and indulge in their teachings and wisdom.

Sep 8, 2020

Inspiring quotes are little treasures of wisdom, conveying the deepest and purest messages with such few words in a meaningful way. I sometimes stumble over one, and my whole day changes in that very second… Here are 20 of my favorite quotes from teachers and writers that I highly admire.

Jun 7, 2020

Ever since my travels to India, I love Dal dishes! The lentils are gluten-free and are high in protein and have lots of fiber, as well as minerals and vitamins - everything we need to feel satisfied. The simple red Lentil-Dal with coconut milk gives wonderful warmth and energy - for me it is absolute comfort food, and it is healthy at the same time!

Apr 5, 2020

This book is one of my absolute favorites. It relates specifically to certain topics that most people are concerned with: health, work, relationships, financial matters, etc. On the basis of examples of such situations, it points out typical beliefs that can hinder the manifestation of a desired reality. It elaborates practical techniques and tools to alter our beliefs and with them our reality!

Feb 29, 2020

The Sanskrit term Drishti actually means "seeing", "eye", "perspective". These terms already describe the meaning of the yogic Drishti quite well: It is about directing the gaze and thus the full concentration to a certain point. But Drishtis can do much more than just optimize the physical aspects of an asana. Here is how we can benefit from focusing our eyes in yoga and in daily life.

Feb 13, 2020

It comes with the territory to get sick in January. When sick, the body needs rest, for sure. I have also experienced, however, that laying around and not moving at all for long periods of time influences my wellbeing negatively . Here are my farvite gentle yoga poses that can be practiced during a cold.

Jan 31, 2020

We all know this feeling of restlessness, of feeling like we have to do something, be more productive, and generate more output. However, in the same context we are usually are also familiar with a feeling of being stuck and not getting things done. Maybe the reason is, that we don't really want to do what we set out to? How do we find out what we really want?

Jan 22, 2020

Banana bread It is one of my favorite things to bring to class or on travels, because it is very easy to make, super-fast, needs little ingredients and can be taken everywhere. Plus, it accommodates all my nutrition preferences: vegan, glutenfree, low in sugar (in fact, no added sugar at all!). Here is my recipe for a specially X-mas flavored version.

Dec 21, 2019

Being joyful and in a good mood is a choice! Maybe it is not always an easy one, but making our well-being a priority supports us in living an aware and positive life - thus we see oppporutinites and solutions rather than problems and move trough life with more ease. In this post I share a very simple and short techinque that I use to culitivate gratitude and elevate my vibration instantly.

Dec 20, 2019

I often get asked for reading recommendations when I share quotes of the books I read on my Instagram and I myself have found great tips this way. So, I thought I will share some of my very favorite reads in the fields of spirituality, self-development, yoga and other philosophies here on the blog.

 

Dec 12, 2019

I always try to live as naturally as possible. I eat as purely as daily life allows and I try to be sustainable in the products I buy – for the health of my body, but obviously also in consideration of our environment. This is a great product, that I want to recommend personally.

Dec 7, 2019

Have you ever wanted to go on a retreat and didn’t know, if it was the right fit for you? There are so many good reasons you should experience a yoga retreat at least once! And there are equally as many factors to consider when chosing a retreat, to make sure you get the most out of your experience.

Dec 1, 2019

The work with the elements it such a rewarding one, as it connects all areas of life; it relates to our personal characteristics and our emotions. With a balanced earth element, we feel comfortable in our body, experience good health and vitality. We experience a sense of trust in the world, a feeling of safety and stability which fosters our ability to relax.

Aug 15, 2019

It’s been a while since I shared one of my playlists. Nothing transports me more than sound, melody and rhythm – so here you go: The perfect music to move smoothly on your yoga mat, to journal or just to listen and relax.

Apr 15, 2019

We all know how the quality of our sleep affects our daily life. Poor sleep is the result of a busy and stressed mind and in consequence we feel tired, irritable and have difficulties focusing. In this post I am sharing my favorite evening routines that help me find deep and nourishing sleep.

Apr 1, 2019

Over the past years most of my decisions have become part of an uncompromising self-love ritual. Food, activities, people.. and skin care! I have been testing the new superfood products and am sharing my experience for everybody looking for a natural approach to skin care.

Mar 12, 2019

What does it mean to have a strong core? Why is it important and how can we strenghten this part of the body? In this blog post you will find my favorite effecitve postures for increased stability and improved stamina that you can easily pracitce at home.

Feb 12, 2019

Jenny Hirtz Yoflaminga practicing Meditation Spirituality

I get asked a lot about my spiritual practice and about my opinion on how to synergize a spiritual life with materialistic and sensual pleasures. My opinion on how to live a spiritual life, however, might be a bit different from what you would expect.

Jan 24, 2019

Affirmations are a beautiful way to stimulate, open and balance your chakras. It is one of my favorite tools for chakra work, so I decided to share some of the affirmations that I use personally with you for your own exploration. 

Jan 14, 2019

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