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Meet Esther Ekhart – Weblog


Esther, founding father of EkhartYoga and internationally skilled yoga trainer has been instructing Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin yoga for over 20 years. Her data and sensible down-to-earth instructing has impressed hundreds of yogis all around the world.

Esther labored for a few years as a therapist and has an enormous fascination with the human psyche. By way of her non secular research (together with the Readability Course of) and utility of this information in her each day life, she discovered that previous conditionings are what maintain us again from experiencing the fact of the current second because it actually is. It’s this studying that Esther brings into all her teachings. She goals to allow her college students to see previous their previous tales, releasing them as much as expertise the reality – the second as it’s now.

Esther loves instructing extra dynamic types like Hatha or Vinyasa Circulate, specializing in energy, stability and health, together with slower practices equivalent to Yin yoga and Meditation that assist you to drop in and get to know your self higher.

Esther is grateful to her early academics: Clive Sheridan, who taught her to not take something too significantly and Taetske Kleijn, with whom she studied the Readability Course of, and in addition her coaching and work as a therapist.

As an avid scholar Esther is frequently evolving her apply by way of additional coaching and research. Esther is at all times open to questioning earlier instructing strategies (together with her personal) and difficult herself, integrating new studying and insights into her courses.

“All through my life, practising yoga taught me to loosen up, discover a approach out of worries and stress. Yoga confirmed me the thrill of being match and robust. Yoga taught me to self-reflect and to simply accept life because it comes…lastly, yoga and my readability work confirmed me that there was nothing to ‘discover’ and that all the things I used to be in search of is ‘proper right here, proper now.’ And all I may ever do was to let go of the bondage that stopped me from experiencing the reality. I’ll at all times be very grateful to the trail of yoga, the Readability course of and the miracle that life is.”

We caught up with Esther to seek out out extra.

Inform us a bit about your self…

I’m Esther, the founder and one of many academics on EkhartYoga.com and EstherEkhart.com. I’m deeply obsessed with sharing the transformative energy of yoga and meditation with others. My journey has been considered one of discovery, therapeutic, and connection, each inside myself and with the world round me. By way of the web platform EkhartYoga.com, I intention to make yoga accessible to everybody, providing an area for progress, studying, and connection. Moreover, I educate retreats to create a protected area for deepening the inside work.

What does a typical day seem like for you? 

My days start with a private meditation and yoga apply to floor myself. I spend my time instructing courses, making ready content material, and connecting with my college students on-line. I additionally make area for nature, studying, and reflection to take care of stability.

How did your yoga journey start and what impressed you to turn out to be a yoga trainer

First, I noticed yoga heal my mom from a lady who was struggling in life and barely maintaining, to somebody with far more energy and presence. This transformation was nothing wanting miraculous in my eyes, exhibiting me the profound influence yoga may have.  It was throughout my very own instances of deep sorrow—shedding my finest good friend to suicide and my mom in a pure catastrophe all in the identical 12 months, —that I turned to yoga and meditation not simply as a apply however as a lifeline.

The profound influence it had on each our lives impressed me to turn out to be a trainer, feeling the decision to share the identical constructive transformation with others.

How have you ever seen yoga profit your college students?

I’ve seen yoga convey unimaginable adjustments to my college students, from improved bodily well being and adaptability to deeper emotional resilience and psychological readability. It’s actually rewarding to see them embrace a extra balanced, peaceable, and fulfilled life.

What recommendation would you give to somebody simply beginning out on their yoga journey?

Hearken to your physique, it talks to you. Bear in mind, there’s no such factor as an ideal pose. It doesn’t should look a sure approach. What’s essential is that the pose feels best for you. I want I had understood this sooner; it will have helped me belief my physique extra and push myself much less. There’s a model of each pose that matches your physique, no matter the way it compares to others round you or what the trainer’s pose seems to be like. We’re all distinctive, and that’s okay. Much less is extra.

What’s your favourite quote or life motto?

“Your activity is to not search for love, however merely to hunt and discover all of the obstacles inside your self that you’ve got constructed towards it, and love them into therapeutic.” – Rumi

It speaks to the ability of affection and the necessity to transfer in direction of our obstacles and love our obstacles (ache, heartbreak, and grief) into therapeutic and never ignore them. It’s a ravishing reminder that therapeutic begins with acceptance and loving kindness in direction of our personal experiences and feelings.

What’s arising in 2024?

In 2024, I’m excited to show all of the upcoming retreats, which you will discover listed on EstherEkhart.com. After all, I’m additionally wanting ahead to persevering with to increase my on-line teachings for EkhartYoga.com.

 


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