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December Newsletter 1920 766 Martyna

December Newsletter

Dear Ashtangis, It’s been a busy two months since you’ve last heard from me! I spent those weeks not only teaching, studying and traveling to yoga workshops, but also doing a lot of deep thinking about the studio and the next steps for Ashtanga Yoga Luzern. I feel that after two quiet years people slowly find…

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October Newsletter 1920 1082 Martyna

October Newsletter

Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn’t last, but meditating every day does. Carrie Anne Moss    Dear Ashtangis, The autumn is definitely here and I’m enjoying it…

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September Newsletter 1920 1160 Martyna

September Newsletter

No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship. James P. Comer     Dear Ashtangis, This summer has been unusually busy for me. I’ve been to three yoga retreats and in between I was teaching full time and even refurnished the studio a bit. I’ve also invested more time into my other career as…

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July Newsletter 1920 1040 Martyna

July Newsletter

In the same way that gold is melted in a pot to remove its impurities that raise to the surface, yoga asanas boil the blood and bring all of our toxins to the surface, which are then removed through sweat. If the method of vinyasa is followed, the body becomes healthy, strong and pure like…

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June Newsletter 1920 922 Martyna

June Newsletter

You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love – who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. Oprah Winfrey   Dear Ashtangis, The last couple of weeks were…

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May Newsletter 1920 867 Martyna

May Newsletter

I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. Art Williams   Dear Ashtangis, It’s hard to believe, but Ashtanga Yoga Luzern turned six today! I started in May 2016 with two Mysore classes in a sub-rented space and before I realised I already taught full…

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March Newsletter 1920 786 Martyna

March Newsletter

Listen to silence. It has so much to say. Rumi   Dear Ashtangis, This has been a busy first quarter of the year for me and I’m glad I could take a break and spend ten days in a complete silence at the meditation retreat. You would be surprised how inspiring sitting on a meditation…

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February Newsletter 1920 894 Martyna

February Newsletter

Buddha was asked: What have you gained from meditation? He replied: Nothing. However, let me let you what I have lost: anger, anxiety, depression, incecurity, fear of old age and death.   Dear Ashtangis, I guess all of you have already heard the happy news – from tomorrow on you can join the classes with no more…

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December Newsletter 1920 842 Martyna

December Newsletter

I look at the yoga exercises as a model for life. In life there are stresses all the time and you have to learn how to deal with them. In yoga you put your body through artificially induced stressful situations and you learn how to deal with them in a controlled environment. If I come…

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October Newsletter 1920 924 Martyna

October Newsletter

The very heart of yoga is abhyasa – steady effort in the direction you want to go.  Sally Kempton   Dear Ashtangis, It’s been a while since you’ve heard from me! There’s been lots going on – starting with a workshop with my teacher in Portugal and then my yoga retreat in Ticino. I also got…

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August Newsletter 1920 949 Martyna

August Newsletter

We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.  S. Kelly Harrell   Dear Ashtangis, I hope you are all enjoying the summer time and you managed to catch some of the rare sunrays! After a couple of days in Poland I’m back on track and I will be teaching regularly until I leave for my…

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July Newsletter 1920 1080 Martyna

July Newsletter

Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from cares, which will not withdraw from us.  Maya Angelou   Dear Ashtangis,  I’m writing to you with a short update and only happy news! After three long months of having to follow different…

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