The wise Patanjali wrote in his book Yogasutra: Stihra sukham asanam. The position should be stable and comfortable … This could also describe our backs! Our spine is an incredible combination of power (stihra) and flexibility (sukham). In Sanskrit, the language of yoga, the spine is called Meru Danda. Translated into English, that means something like… Read More

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Why do we use yoga mats? We have received a question from a Gotta Joga user, about yoga mats. Our yoga teacher Anu Visuri replied. Question “I have some thoughts on yoga mats these days. My old one grew very old at some point and I was thinking of buying a new one to replace… Read More

« Yoga with Gotta Joga » has a new app icon!                   The old icon with G and J letters on green background will be replaced by “Gotta Joga Girl with a bird”. We were looking for a logo that would tell more about yoga and happiness… Read More

Today, when we talk about hatha yoga many of us think of a quite gentle style of physical yoga practice with attention to the alignment of the body on a sticky mat. Often the word ‘hatha’ is translated as ‘moon’ (ha) and ‘sun’ (tha) with the idea of bringing the opposite energies in harmony; in… Read More

Update your application to version 3.7 (iOS) or 1.2 (Android) if you wish to practice prenatal yoga with us! The 3 new meditative, breath centered yoga classes in the Gotta Joga Prenatal Yoga program have been planned by yoga teacher Vanessa de Haas for pregnant women from their 2nd trimester onwards. Prenatal yoga enables moms-to-be to… Read More

Update your application to version 3.7 (iOS) or 1.2 (Android) if you wish to sing 2 new mantras with us! The mantras have been sung to you by yoga teacher Anu Visuri. Durga mantra is a chant to the goddess Durga, a powerful deity who is know as the mother goddess. Hey MahaLakshmi Hey Saraswati… Read More

  If you are a winter person and love to do winter sports, this is for you!   No matter if your passion is skiing, snowboarding, skating, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, yoga will help you get more out of your activities in the winter wonderland. It will strengthen your core and balance, but also your… Read More

Question « I have just started to practice yoga with the your app using its well designed programs. My problem is that when doing postures with the hands on the floor, such as the downward facing dog, my wrists start hurting. I have tried to place my weight more towards the legs, but the wrists… Read More

Gotta Joga user question:  I am missing guidance in whether I should practice every day or every 3rd days? Should I repeat a practice or posture or can I just pass from one exercise to another? Which postures are easier which more difficult?   Our teacher Anu Visuri answers: If you want to have a… Read More