Everything you ever wanted to know about how Integrative Yoga Therapy can help your Romantic Relationship Part III

Vijanamayakosha – The Witness Body 

The witness body is also invisible to the naked eye, and is the part of yourself that is pure consciousness, this is the seat of wisdom. This is the part of your body that recognizes that you see a cup, and you are not a cup, or more relevant to our topic of couple ship, ‘I realize that she/he is having an angry emotion, yet I distinguish also that she/he is not a angry being/person.’

The recognition of what is temporary and what is permanent. 

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Everything you ever wanted to know about how Yoga Therapy can help your Intimate Relationship Part II

Mano-maya Kosha - The Mental/Emotional Body 

The mental emotional body is like the energy body in that it is also invisible ‘naked to the eye’ but is quite real / felt, am I right? Whether you want to categorize this as an entire layer of the human body, or a subgroup of collected emotions like love, compassion, gratitude, anger, jealousy, fear, they can easily be felt by the average joe and you instantly know what I’m talking about – no mystery here, especially if your relationship is based on that whole la passion~ Now, just how real do emotions get in your body?

Where attention goes, energy flows. 

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Everything you ever wanted to know about how integrative yoga therapy can help your romantic relationship 

Integrative yoga therapy works with the five Koshas, meaning layers or sheaths of the human body, 

  •    The physical body – Anamayakosha, 

  •   The energy Body – Pranamayakosha 

  • The mental and emotional body – Manomayakosha 

  •    The Witness body - Vjanamayakosha 

  •   The bliss body - Anamayakosha 

Often times so many people get so caught up in just the physical-ness of the relationship that you end up neglecting, the other layers, or human sheaths, of not only your own self/body, but also the layers of your partner – most humans don’t even know that there are so many layers! Don’t sweat it, we are all here to learn~

The key to a thriving relationship is first and foremost, knowledge.

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