In summer, we are looking for things that are fresh and light. A salad can be seen as a great option at any meal. However, we must be careful that our salad is complete in nutrients to properly nourish our body and fulfil our appetite in order avoid the cravings we may feel throughout the… Read More

  Wish to see the world from a new perspective? Update your app! In the last version of Gotta Joga, we are introducing the “Inversions” program. The “Inversions” yoga program with 7 new classes and 30 asanas is made for those yogi(ni)s who are already somewhat advanced in their practice. However if you are in… Read More

  For most of us, summer is the most anticipated season of the year. However, summer as a season can be a bit heavy on our bodies. Llow energy level, water retention, sleeping problems, or complicated digestion, related to heat, are common symptoms for the summer season. To maintain a fresh and light feeling, and… Read More

Whenever there is a new yogini or yogi in my class I ask them if they have any injuries, pain or something I as their yoga teacher should know about. More than  half of the time people say that their lower back is hurting in their everyday life. Pain in the lower back is also… Read More

  In Ayurveda there is a principle: ‘Like increases like’ or opposites balance. This principle helps us to cherish our individual rhythms and create balance in our lives. According to this principle, we are also nourished by the elements and tendencies that are not of our own metabolic type. An individual who has air as… Read More

  Ayurveda & Doshas – Understand Your Body Ayurveda means ‘Knowledge of Life’ (ayur =’life’,’health’; veda =’knowledge’) and is very closely connected to the philosophy and practices of yoga. Ayurveda is based on the five elements; earth, water, fire, air and ether and it seeks balance between them. Ayurveda is about maintaining an optimal balance… Read More

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Nowadays many medical doctors prescribe yoga (physical yoga, i.e. hatha yoga) for their patients. People with chronic pain, disc prolapse, fatigue, depression and so on go to yoga classes or start to practice yoga at home after their physician has advised them to start practicing yoga to heal the body and mind or to recover… Read More

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We received a user question on contracting the perineum: First of all thank you for your very serious and complete application! A friend of mine who practices yoga regularly told me that her teacher told her to contract the perineum in all poses during the yoga practice. Is it actually advisable? Because it is difficult… Read More

“Yoga with Gotta Joga” A break that does you good! Join our Beginner #yogachallenge and win a 1-year subscription and a beginner pack from Join the FREE Beginner Yoga Challenge #gottajogabreak with @gottajoga and Beginner Yoga program is available for FREE in your Gotta Joga app. In 6 steps, you will learn basic… Read More