Mental health

Swastha is an Ayurvedic term for health. It means "to be founded in the self" The self stands for the deepest inner level of being. In yogic philosophy we say atman. It is the indestructible, eternal essence of the mind. The self is the level of human life that gives the healthy person a feeling of identity and inner wholeness, it remains unaffected by illness, disharmony and tension. Everyone is integrated into the unity of nature and the cosmos.

Through stress, hectic life, high demands, a lot of pressure you lose the connection, the connection to your own self. Those who have lost this connection tend to harm themselves, to ignore their own needs and to ignore the inner voice of the heart.
This loss gives rise to fears, depression, problems and illnesses. Yoga shows a way how one can free oneself from this negativity.


Conscious concentration on breathing centers and brings us into the here and now. There are different breathing exercises - pranayamas, which can compensate for our deficits. Regular practice leads to balance and inner balance.

The calming of the thoughts. Meditation is the key to positivity, creativity, joie de vivre and inner peace, it reduces stress, promotes harmony and serenity and strengthens self-confidence. In the meditative state, the brain waves go into "alpha mode". In this state, the brain is active and the body is in a very relaxed state.
Conscious life

- the ability to self-reflect and reflect on one's life. For this it is important to ask yourself questions. What's the meaning of my life? What do I identify with? Who am I? What is permanent happiness and what is temporary happiness?