Category Archives: yoga

What Getting Involved Actively in Non Profit Communities Has Gotten Me into

This year marks my 9th year of involvement in a local yoga community in Jakarta. It’s a totally nonprofit community that grows purely organically. As one of the witnesses in the early phase besides the founder himself, I was proud … Continue reading

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Meditasi: Dari Latar Belakang Sejarah, Cara, Hingga Manfaatnya 

MENDENGAR kata ‘meditasi’ pertama kali, saya bergidik. Dalam benak saya, tertanam kesan bahwa hal itu cuma dilakukan oleh segelintir orang terutama para biksu dan pertapa serta pengelana spiritual yang membiarkan diri mereka larut dalam kehampaan dalam pikiran mereka hingga lupa … Continue reading

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Memilih Minyak yang Tepat untuk Anda Ala Ayurveda

JIKA Anda mirip seperti saya yang memiliki kulit kering dan tubuh yang kurus serta tulang dan sendi yang menonjol, saat-saat seperti sekarang ini (musim hujan) ialah musim yang lebih menyiksa karena cuaca berubah-ubah dan cenderung basah serta berangin. Dalam perspektif … Continue reading

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My 10 Yogic Reflections [Jason Crandell’s Instagram ‘Challenge’]

I’m very intrigued by Jason Crandell‘s unique approach to giving an Instagram yoga challenge! No apparel sponsor, no friends’ tagging, no obligation to perform asanas (well, you still need to post a photo to accompany the caption though) and thus … Continue reading

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Ronan Tang Cares for the Heart

THERE are two types of class I always take at a yoga festival. One is a class I’m most familiar with and second is one I’m most unfamiliar with. The first is to deepen and refresh my prior knowledge in … Continue reading

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Kiat untuk Parivritta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle)

SAAT memulai yoga di beberapa kelas pertama saya, salah satu asana yang terlihat sederhana dan mudah tetapi ternyata sama sekali tidak ialah parivritta trikonasana. Postur ini memiliki tingkat kesulitan eksekusi yang lebih tinggi daripada triangle pose karena mengharuskan saya memuntir … Continue reading

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Penultimate

My thighs were shaking. My quads were screaming for help. My seemingly insubstantial yet efficient gluteus was growing numb already. . I was squatting or in a yogic term, performing my best utkatasana. I was not alone. With another man, … Continue reading

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Yogikrat

Suasana masih lengang. Sebelum dirongrong tenggat, saya sempatkan untuk mengetikkan kata kunci “ketua [isi dengan nama lembaga negara] provinsi X” di kotak pencarian Google. Tertampillah beberapa tautan. Saya klik secara naluriah tautan yang paling memenuhi rasa ingin tahu saya. . … Continue reading

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HUMILITY

One day a young man came to his father. The son had practiced yoga asanas a lot. He was a fervent student. No one surpassed his enthusiasm in every class he attended. All gurus he met saw his potential and … Continue reading

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Being a Vegan Yogi: Is It Really Necessary?

Must a yogi or yogini be a vegan? It’s a bit confusing to me as a yogi for these recent years. Some of my gurus and senior practitioners provide various examples on this way of life. The vegan way of … Continue reading

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