Johann Kotze Music & Yoga

Teaching yoga is my vocation and creating music a privilege.

8 July

A healing practice

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There is a certain brutality to great truths. For instance, this quote “If the dead past is not buried, our whole mind begins to stink and makes life impossible for us”. Swami Sivananda was well loved, for many reasons, and my teachers at yoga school, who learned directly from this great yogi, told us he […]

13 June

Mindfulness and yoga practice Part 2

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Yoga practice leads us to experience a glimpse of our potential while learning and practicing its techniques. Connecting with ourselves in class is only a first step. Mindfulness happens when yoga class transforms our everyday lives into an ongoing, extraordinary experience, of practical physical functionality, and inner peace. Yoga points out that no-one person or […]

13 June

Mindfulness and yoga practice Part 1

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Mindfulness is a major and powerful skill we can learn from yoga. For me mindfulness happens when we take what we learn from our practice on the mat, and apply it to our daily lives. Yoga shows us that the body and mind, our humble abode in life, is interconnected, interdependent. Whatever happens in the […]