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KNOW YOUR DOSHA – KNOW YOUR TENDENCIES

KNOW YOUR DOSHA – KNOW YOUR TENDENCIES

A YOGI CHA BLOG Know your Dosha- know your tendenciesHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

An Ode to my old Pilates teacher

An Ode to my old Pilates teacher

A YOGI CHA BLOG An Ode to my old Pilates teacherHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll...

HALT🤚🏽

A YOGI CHA BLOG HALT Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely Canggu...

WHERE PSYCHOTHERAPY FAILS US

A YOGI CHA BLOG Where psychotherapy fails usHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me...

ALL ABOUT MASLOW

ALL ABOUT MASLOW

A YOGI CHA BLOG ALL ABOUT MASLOW -  what about your inner pyramid of needs? Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the...

YOU CAN’T WILFULLY LET GO

A YOGI CHA BLOG You can't wilfully let goHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in...

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE WORDS WE USE

A YOGI CHA BLOG The importance of the words we useHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll...

Your ideas of “the Chakras” are probably all wrong

A YOGI CHA BLOG Your ideas of "the Chakras" are probably all wrongHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body...

RESILIENCE – the hard nut

A YOGI CHA BLOG RESILIENCE - the hard nutHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in...

RESILIENCE – shake it off like a duck

A YOGI CHA BLOG RESILIENCE - shake it off like a duckHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

Time out

A YOGI CHA BLOGTime outHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely Canggu...

Why embracing contrast is essential to your mental health

A YOGI CHA BLOG Why embracing contrast is essential to your mental healthHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the...

When things go a bit Pete Tong

A YOGI CHA BLOG When things go a bit Pete TongHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

Your constitution is a part of it all

A YOGI CHA BLOG The constitution of you changes in perfect symbiosis with the rest Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind,...

Our search of Self is the reason we suffer

A YOGI CHA BLOG Our search of Self is the reason we sufferHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

We are a symptom of our time

A YOGI CHA BLOG A symptom of our timeHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

The mess we are in (3:3)

The mess we are in (3:3)

A YOGI CHA BLOG The mess we are in : (part 3 anxious much?)Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

The mess we are in (2:3)

The mess we are in (2:3)

A YOGI CHA BLOG The mess we are in: (Part 2: Are you type A or B?)Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body...

The mess we are in (1:3)

The mess we are in (1:3)

A YOGI CHA BLOG The mess we are in (part 1: the Hidden and the Exposed)Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the...

LABELLING THEORY

A YOGI CHA BLOG LABELLING THEORYHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

RIGHTEOUSNESS?

A YOGI CHA BLOG RIGHTEOUSNESS?Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely...

We are all kittens crashing into the coffee table legs

A YOGI CHA BLOG We are all kittens crashing into the coffee table legHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the...

Through the looking glass

A YOGI CHA BLOG Through the looking glassHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in...

Approach your life this way

A YOGI CHA BLOG Approach your life this wayHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me...

The importance of ROUTINE

A YOGI CHA BLOG The importance of ROUTINEHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in...

What is trust?

A YOGI CHA BLOG What is trust?Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely...

Something is trying to express itself

A YOGI CHA BLOG Something is trying to express itselfHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

The worst kind of addiction

A YOGI CHA BLOG The worst kind of addictionHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me...

Who can call themselves a yogi?

A YOGI CHA BLOG Who can call themselves a yogi?Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

We love at our level of consciousness

A YOGI CHA BLOG We love at our level of consciousnessHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

“Tout comprendre, c’est tout pardonner”

A YOGI CHA BLOG "Tout comprendre, c'est tout pardonner"  - to understand all, is to forgive allHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to...

WHAT THE CONTAINER CONTAINS – developing a sense of self

A YOGI CHA BLOG WHAT THE CONTAINER CONTAINS - developing a sense of selfHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the...

EATING EMOTIONS

A YOGI CHA BLOG EATING EMOTIONSHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

Easy to be Buddha on a mountain

A YOGI CHA BLOG Easy to be Buddha on a mountainHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

RADICALLY HONEST

A YOGI CHA BLOG RADICALLY HONESTHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

I WAS BORN THIS WAY

A YOGI CHA BLOG I WAS BORN THIS WAYHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

WHY IT WORKS TO START WITH YOU

A YOGI CHA BLOG Why it works to start with youHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

WE ARE ALL BROKEN

A YOGI CHA BLOG WE ARE ALL BROKENHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

HEY THERE, HECTOR PROJECTOR

HEY THERE, HECTOR PROJECTOR

A YOGI CHA BLOG Hey there, Hector ProjectorHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me...

Do you pray?

A YOGI CHA BLOG Do you pray?Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely...

I AM NO ONE

A YOGI CHA BLOG I AM NO ONEHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely...

GRATITUDE?

A YOGI CHA BLOG GRATITUDE? Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the lovely...

Why it needs to be personal

Why it needs to be personal

A YOGI CHA BLOG Why it needs to be personal Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me...

It’s always personal – for you

A YOGI CHA BLOG It's always personal - for you Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

The hardest part of the Journey

A YOGI CHA BLOG The hardest part of the journeyHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find...

You are the sum of all your past experiences

A YOGI CHA BLOG You are the sum of all your past experiences Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body...

“Language was invented to hide emotions”

A YOGI CHA BLOG “Language was invented to hide emotions” Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union....

WHY I BREATHE

A YOGI CHA BLOG WHY I BREATHE Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. The relationship between prana and citta (life force and mind) Without prana, the body is life less. Without prana, the mind is closed in...

IGNORANCE IS BLISS

A YOGI CHA BLOG IGNORANCE IS BLISS Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. I've always had a deep curiosity toward eastern and western approaches to understanding the mind, and the ming/body union. You'll find me in the...

Deepening into truth

A YOGI CHA BLOG Deepening into truth A short sentence about yourself here, the value of your writings, links to subscribe, connect, homepage and courses. Yogi Cha I have noticed in my practice that if I allow myself to start in stillness, to slowly open my body, then...

Wanting this moment to be something it is not

A YOGI CHA BLOG WANTING THIS MOMENT TO BE SOMETHING ELSEHi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. I was sitting watching people walking by at the airport. 8 hours of layover. That is long. I felt uninspired...

THE IMAGES WE HAVE OF OURSELVES

A YOGI CHA BLOG THE IMAGES WE HAVE OF OURSELVES Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. Anything that you are going to do, is dependent on how you see you! There is the idea that we have of ourselves, the...

The fairy tale of our self image

A YOGI CHA BLOG The fairy tale of our self image Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. I was laying on a bed with a massage therapist working my upper back and neck with all his strength. He shook his head...

“LOVE YOURSELF”…and other clichĂ©s we cringe to

A YOGI CHA BLOG "LOVE YOURSELF"...and other clichés we cringe to Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. Sometimes I come to understand words that I have overly used without realising the meaning. It's as if...

WHY WE BREATHE

A YOGI CHA BLOG WHY WE BREATHE Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. A praise to PRANAYAMA How can you ever start meditation when all you really want to do is switch your mind off and flee into a daydream?...

When nothing makes sense – our search for meaning

A YOGI CHA BLOG When nothing makes sense - our search for meaning Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. [Meaning and emotional component brings synchronicity according to CG. Jung.  Synchronicity: Two...

Where does it hurt?

A YOGI CHA BLOG Where does it hurt? Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. She sat down in front of me, frustration and despair in her eyes. Can you make it go away? Can you make it stop? “Where does it...

GROW UP

A YOGI CHA BLOG GROW UP Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. Play with the perception that everyone you meet is a child stuck in the age between 3-8 with an unsatisfied emotional need making them do this...

THE HUMAN DILEMMA

A YOGI CHA BLOG THE HUMAN DILEMMA Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher based in Bali, with a masters degree in psychology. THE DIFFERENCE OF BEING AND HAVING - the two attitudes to life “Only to the extent that we decrease the mode of having, that is,...

THE ROAD TO MYSORE GOES FROM THE PHYSICAL TO THE SUBTLE BODY

A YOGI CHA BLOG THE ROAD TO MYSORE GOES FROM THE PHYSICAL TO THE SUBTLE BODY Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to...

COME OUT AND PLAY – I have the right to feel

A YOGI CHA BLOG COME OUT AND PLAY - I have the right to feel Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union....

LICK YOUR WOUNDS – I have the right to love

A YOGI CHA BLOG LICK YOUR WOUNDS - I have the right to love Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union....

STOP RUNNING AWAY

A YOGI CHA BLOG STOP RUNNING AWAY Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE HERE...

SHAME ON YOU

A YOGI CHA BLOG SHAME ON YOU Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. Taking control over your life is...

WALK THE PATH – STAY WITH YOUR PRACTICE =YATNAH ABHYASA

A YOGI CHA BLOG WALK THE PATH - STAY WITH YOUR PRACTICE =YATNAH ABHYASA Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to...

Don’t let your Ego limit you

A YOGI CHA BLOG Don't let your Ego limit you Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. DON'T LET YOUR...

ARE YOU COMMITTED TO YOUR LIFE?

A YOGI CHA BLOG ARE YOU COMMITTED TO YOUR LIFE? Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union.   All...

SOMETIMES THE LIGHT COMES ON

SOMETIMES THE LIGHT COMES ON

A YOGI CHA BLOG SOMETIMES THE LIGHT COMES ON Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. I remember being...

The counter pose to life

A YOGI CHA BLOG The counter pose to life Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. As I was researching...

INTIMACY WITH THE BODY

A YOGI CHA BLOG INTIMACY WITH THE BODY Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. Something clicked in...

MANIPURA CHAKRA My fire is my power

A YOGI CHA BLOG MANIPURA CHAKRA My fire is my power Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. I allow...

SWADISTHANA CHAKRA – Sweet sensuality

A YOGI CHA BLOG SWADISTHANA CHAKRA - Sweet sensuality Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. The...

ANAHATA CHAKRA The unstruck heart

A YOGI CHA BLOG ANAHATA CHAKRA The unstruck heart Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. The sacred...

Nothingness

A YOGI CHA BLOG Nothingness Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. Cosmic voids are enormous empty...

Where does your mind go?

A YOGI CHA BLOG Where does your mind go? Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. Where does your mind...

MULADHARA CHAKRA Reclaming the body as your home

A YOGI CHA BLOG  MULADHARA CHAKRA Reclaming the body as your home I have the right to be here I feel safe in the fact that I am not alone I love my body and trust its wisdom I am here and I am real As we started our MULADHARA CHAKRA FLOW class this morning, we sat...

Saucha

A YOGI CHA BLOG   Saucha My name is Charlotte (YogiCha). I'm a yoga teacher and clinical psychologist. If you enjoy my writings please subscribe at the bottom of the post.  SAUCHA - SPRING CLEAN#padmasana - the destroyer of all diseases#saucha - as a result of...

OCEANRIDES.TRAVELVIBES

A YOGI CHA BLOG OCEANRIDES.TRAVELVIBES Hi, I'm Charlotte (Yogi Cha). I'm a yoga teacher with a degree in clinical psychology. When not teaching, I enjoy learning and writing (my blog) about both eastern and western approaches to body-mind union. OCEANRIDES.TRAVELVIBES...

Where does your mind go?

A YOGICHA BLOG Where does your mind go? A short sentence about yourself here, the value of your writings, links to subscribe, connect, homepage and courses. Yogi Cha Where does your mind go when you are alone? When no one is around, when you are on your own.  Does it...