Macerated Oils: Nature on Your Skin!

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Macerated oils are herbal preparations obtained through the maceration of flowers and aromatic medicinal herbs in vegetable oil. Long kept in the solvent, these herbs release their aroma and their liposoluble active ingredients, creating medicated oils, useful for the protection and care of our skin. The preparation of macerated oils requires variable times depending on […]

Incredible India: The countdown started!

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My life and research experience in the “Incredible India”, about yoga, ayurveda and martial arts, is coming to its end. The countdown started! In the previous article , I explained how to organize and live 6 months in India with a very low budget. With satisfaction, I can finally say that I have hit the target. […]

Samyama Yoga – The Power of the Psyche

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Samyama Yoga As stated in the previous articles, the purpose of Yoga goes well beyond the practice of posture, breathing and all concepts strictly related to the body. The physical and behavioral aspect (Satkarman, Asana, Pranayama, Niyama and Yama) represents only the most outward and coarser part of Yoga, also called Bhairanga Yoga. In fact, […]

Dosha – Human Body according to Ayurveda

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In the previous article Introduction to Ayurveda, we have dealt with the synergy existing between mind and body, a key element of this system. In the human body, the Five Elements take form in the dynamic forces, which determine its energy and vitality: the three Dosha. The properties of the doshas assume the colors and the […]

Introduction to Ayurveda

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Ayurveda, from the sanskrit  Ayus (life) and Veda (knowledge), was born in India more than 5000 years ago as a science of life. The first data concerning Ayurveda are reported by the Vedas, in particular Rig and Atharva, writings that contain the wisdom of ancient Hindu civilization. It developed in the Indian subcontinent and, along with […]

Yoga: 5 Myths to Dispel

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Yoga (Union), developed in India thousands years ago, belongs to the large family of the holistic disciplines (from the Greek Olos: All). It’s about experimenting and balancing the constitutive qualities of Body, Mind and Spirit Through the analysis of one’s own actions (social and individual), postural realization and breathing activity, one begins to learn how […]

India Chapter: when the Research calls, Asia replies!

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After more than one year of exhausting selections, evaluations and contacts, the long-awaited passage seems to be accessible now! Physical Training, Martial Arts and Traditional Medicine are the key words that are bringing me back to the Asian continent. An expedition that will see me dealing with a very important step of my research. It […]

Ruesi Dat Ton: Yoga Technique from Thailand

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Thailand has its own Yoga Technique, it is called “Ruesi Dat Ton” Ruesi Dat Ton is the name of one of the oldest yoga techniques in South-East Asia. It’s a kind of treatment and therapy coming from the traditional medicine developed in Thailand. The term comes from the Sanskrit: (Ruesi) The Ascetic (Dat) Who Trains […]

Thai Traditional Massage

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Thai Traditional Massage: Origins and Features Nuad Phaen Boran is the Thai Traditional Massage. This thai healing practice has developed from a deep sharing of knowledge between Thailand, India and China during the ancient period. An art that for many years has been handed down exclusively by oral transmission. A Nuad Boran massage therapist, uses […]

Stretching or Loosen the Joints?

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Stretch the muscles or Stretch Out the joints? Have you ever noticed the extreme looseness an expert yoga practitioner shows in his exercise routine? Or how can a martial artist be completely flexible, soft and relaxed in performing his movement? For many years I’ve been researching about these aptitudes and I tested different training methods. […]

Lunar Phases and Training: Follow your Nature!

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Talking about the Moon and its phases, we often start thinking about the first moon landing, a walk by the ocean or about werewolves! You have certainly heard of natural cycles and sequences that are regularly repeating in the ecosystem we live in. Surely we can observe the passing of the seasons, days and nights, […]

The Posture: take your position!

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When we speak about Movement and Fighting, there’s no doubt, one of the most important features is Posture. Humans assume different positions in particular moments and situations. It’s about the relation existing between the different parts of the body, the way they interact with the surroundings and the gravity. In the last centuries, Man has […]