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Yoga, Qi Gong, Thai Yoga Massage

HATHA YOGA

The traditional Hatha Yoga consists mainly of non-moving exercises with great attention to breathing.

The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit and means ‘union’ or ‘bringing together’. Yoga originated in India more than 4,000 years ago. It was a way to achieve a deeper state of meditation.

The core of yoga nowadays is that the unity of body and spirit is found in a combination of breathing, physical exercise and concentration.
The exercises (Asanas) give strength and energy and provide an overall pleasant feeling of relaxation.

YIN YOGA

Yin yoga is a slow, soothing form of yoga. In yin yoga, the body postures – asanas – are held for a longer period of time. About three to five minutes. These poses are aimed at stimulating and relaxing your connective tissue and your joints. During the exercises, it is important to focus on your breathing and release the muscle tension. The postures are most often performed sitting or lying down.

On request, MArjaaNi can arrange a Yin Yoga class live or online.

Onlive LIVE Yoga

MArjaaNi  organizes live online yoga classes, via the online communication platform ZOOM. Nice and easy from your own living room or garden.

WEEKLY PROGRAMM (in Greek times)

-Wednesday Hatha Yoga, 20.00 p.m., German

-Saturday Hatha Yoga, 11.00 a.m.,  German

N.B.: The classes are based on donation.

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Would you first like to try an online class for free?

Yoga on Samos: Day, location and time

Surf & Bike Centre, Kokkari

Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 9:00 till 10:00 a.m. (in 2024: first time the 29th of June, last time the 2th of September)

In deliberation, it is also possible to follow a yoga class on another location, time or day. Please take with you: comfortable clothing, water and a towel.

N.B.: The classes are based on donation. Your voluntary contribution is very much appreciated.

 

THAI YOGA MASSAGE

Thai Yoga Massage is a thousand-year-old form of massage with influences from Indian yoga and Chinese acupressure. This form of massage is a method that treats the human being as a whole in body, soul and spirit. It works with energy channels, or Sen, that run through the body and provide the body with life energy (Prana).

The purpose of the massage is to harmonize the energy in the body and to remove any blockages. Thai Yoga Massage works deeply on a physical and energetic level.
The main components of the massage are the yogic stretches, activating the energy lines and applying pressure to the acupressure points (including foot reflexology). The massage gives a feeling of deep relaxation and harmony.
This massage also makes the muscles supple and the joints stronger, activates the blood circulation and the lymphatic system and better balances the energy pathways.
The massage is given from love, kindness and respect.

For whom is this massage suitable?

The massage is for everyone, but especially effective for people with stress complaints such as fatigue and tenseness. In Western society, people have to perform a lot, live under a lot of pressure, spend a lot of time behind the PC and have too little time to exercise. Thai Yoga massage helps to prevent and reduce any stress complaints.

The effects of Thai Yoga Massage

  • improves your body awareness
  • improves your energy balance
  • improves the functioning of your organs
  • improves your defense mechanism and resistance
  • makes your muscles supple
  • prevents and reduces back, neck and shoulder complaints
  • reduces effects of stress
  • brings a deep relaxation
  • gives energy

N.B. In Thai Yoga Massage, the person who is being massaged lies on a soft mattress on the floor, dressed in comfortable (cotton) clothing.
You can bring your own towel and a bottle of water.

On request, MarjaaNi can provide in the months of July and August a Thai Yoga Massage in her own yoga studio, possibly in consultation on location. It takes about 1 hour.

QI GONG

The Qi Gong of MArjaaNi is based on the Taoist Yin Yang philosophy and works with the universal life energy Qi.
By means of slow, relaxed and conscious movements the capacity for internal harmony and balance is realized. Your body is gently and thoroughly practiced, your emotions are calmed down and your mind is brought back in a peaceful state of wholeness.
As a result, the Qi flows powerful and unhindered through the body.

Online LIVE Qi Gong

MArjaani offers a Qi Gong course of 6 weekly lessons, live via the online communication platform ZOOM. In addition to paying attention to the basic concepts of Qi Gong, we learn Shibashi, a form of 18 movements.

The course consists of 6 lessons of 1 hour and 15 minutes each. Included is a poster with an overview of the 18 movements and a handout.

HIKING

Besides this MArjaaNi offers every week a hike, during the summer months (from the 3th of July till the 28th of August). One week it goes to the mountain village Vourliotes and the other week we climb up to the artist village Manolates.

Please contact her for more information about any of this services.

 

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