Balance in body, mind, spirit, and earth

About the guide: Jonas


At Casa Naomin we try to share the essence yoga, we focus on people who visit us to experience through nature the virtues of this discipline. Meditate in the silence of the mountain, accompanied by birds and wild animals, surrounded by waterfalls and springs you will experience in a way deeper benefits of yoga. When you practice pranayama in the forest you can feel the purity of air, pollution-free giving; an your body get the nutrients and energy you need.


Practice yoga in our hexagonal shala made of stone, earth and wood, receiving the sun in the middle of a valley surrounded by mountains, is more free to connect your essence with the Earth.


Jonas House plant instructor naomin specialize in hatha yoga, certified as a teacher in the India (500 hrs yoga TTC) under the guidance of Yogacharya Bharath Shetty. His vision of yoga is simple: takes care of the Earth, connecting with the Earth. Just remember that we are made of what produces the land, our food comes from the Earth, everything around us is the Earth and solar energy transformed. By taking care of the earth care of your body, of people, of resources, of animals, of your essence.

The History of Yoga


the word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit yoga, which in turn comes from the verb yuj place the yoke (a two oxen, to join them), concentrate the mind, absorbed in meditation, join, connect, etc. The verb yuj – is a cognate with the same root Indo-European of the Castilian yoke terms and conjugal.


The origin of Yoga goes back to the oldest archaeological proof, approximately the year 3,000 BC, and they are hallmarks of stones with figures of civilizations in the valleys Indians and Saraswati yogic postures. The Hindu scriptures are the oldest in the world and referred them to Yoga. The hindu culture and in general all its religious-philosophical heritage has origins in the Vedas, sacred texts that come from Sanskrit, which are all a collection of wisdom in the knowledge of the physical, metaphysical and spiritual human being.


In West part it known of the Vedas are the Upanisads, treatises and philosophical and mystical poems that explore the nature of the human soul. It is in the Upanisads, the last part of the vedas (1500 BC) where the basis of the yogic teachings. Arises about the reality or absolute consciousness vedanta philosophy.


The Yoga Sutras are the basis of Raja Yoga. The Yoga of Patanjali is nothing more than a yoga but there are others. It is what might be called the classic, systematic yoga: a precise set of practical rules and realizations.


With the passage of time, several authors have commented on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, which classified the 8 progressive steps (ashtanga yoga) towards self-realization, and Raja Yoga, the most developed in the West which is the ashtanga yoga.