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European Union of Yoga – 40th Annual Convention

The 40th Annual Convention of the European Union of Yoga takes place August 18-23 in Zinal. I will be giving four lectures around the theme of the event: Attention, Awareness, Awakening. The lectures are based on my studies with Paul Harvey, core texts and my studies of the Hebrew tradition. Attention, Awareness, Awakening Continuous quality […]

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Ziva and I

Paul Harvey, Israel, February 2007 Ziva Kinrot and I first met in 1995 at the European Union of Yoga Federations Annual Congress in Zinal, Switzerland. I was there teaching Yoga as a guest of the Federation (EUFNY) and Ziva was there representing Yoga in Israel as President of The Israeli Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA). It […]

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The Song of Songs

The use of Hebrew as our spoken language makes the teaching of Yoga in Israel unique, as this is the language in which the Bible was written. In my teaching, I have chosen to present ideas and phrases from ancient Jewish sources in order to add a dimension to the understanding of spiritual development. I […]

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Ego in the World of Yoga

An Interview with Paul Harvey, Tel-Aviv, Israel By: Anat Messing Photography: Guy Raivitz “Chaim Acherim” – The Israeli magazine for alternative medicine and spirituality Issue 114, 2006 www.altlife.co.il Had I met Paul Harvey in the street I would have thought “what a nice man, maybe an electrician, veterinarian or shop owner”. Had I heard him […]

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Yoga in Israel

Yoga arrived to the shores of Palestine through European immigrants who had experienced yoga in their home countries. The first yogini who taught in Tel Aviv was Regina Kolitz, from a Lithuanian Hassidic family, who had studied yoga in Berlin and came to the country in 1935. In later years, she was the author of […]

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