Welcome to the Axel Yoga Video Library  

We are pleased to provide access to a variety of topics that Axel lectures on during his classes.  Topic areas range from learning more about Yoga, Health & Well-Being, Children, Emotions, and practical exercises such as Breathing Exercise and Meditation.  

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In this lecture, Axel discusses how you can achieve good health for your age and a long life span. The quality of our health impacts all the people we are connected to. For more information on Axel Yoga, please visit our website at:

In this lecture, Axel discusses the three levels of aging and how to slow down aging. A long life span benefits our family and friends, as well as ourselves! For more information on Axel Yoga, please visit our website at:

In this video, Axel discusses Metabolism, Detoxification (the elimination of waste). He explains how Fasting is the most effective technique to detoxify and cleanse the body. During fasting, you are practising dietary self-control and discipline. Fasting extends your life span. For every pound you are over-weight , you heart pumps one mile a day more.

In this video, Axel will show you how to do Breathing Exercise. There are three components to Breathing Exercise : intake of air, holding of breath, exhalation. There are numerous benefits to Breathing Exercise including, but not limited to: energizing all the cells in your body; calming the brain, heart, and the lungs; reduces blood pressure and heart rate; strengthens the immune system.

Axel discusses this sensitive topic with compassion and practical guidance. A child's eating disorder can seriously affect their health. During an eating disorder, a child is not receiving the nutrients it needs to grow and develop. This has damaging effects to the body, and the damage can be permanent.

Vegetarian diet is encouraged in this 7,000 year science called Yoga. Axel has been a strict vegetarian for 50 years. Generally, yoga recommends the reduction in the intake of meats. There are both physical and spiritual reasons why a vegetarian diet would optimize your health and overall well-being.

In this video, Axel discusses the attributes you can develop and work with in order to maximize the benefit of your involvement in yoga. They are: sincerity, faith, courage, patience, perseverance, endurance. Everything is improvable. You have the ability in you. A yoga teacher will help you harness the abilities that are in you by motivating and enthusing you!

When the power struggle intensifies and friction remains between two people, the difficulty will remain. The bigger person will relent by altering the approach and break the pattern. There are variables as to how to handle the difficulties and complexities in life.

Relaxation techniques are easy to learn and not complicated. To gain benefit, they must be practiced with regularity. There is an intimate connection between the mind and the body. the mental and emotional consciousness is linked to the consciousness of the cellular structure of the human body.

In this video, learn more about the 4 systems of Yoga: Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga. Axel discusses Raja yoga in detail. For more information on Axel Yoga, please visit our website at:

Over time, everyone can develop some capacity to forgive. Those who can forgive anything and everything are called Saints. You don't forgive the other person because they deserve to be forgiven. You forgive to heal yourself AND to release your anger, bitterness, resentment and your desire for retaliation.

Anger is a common response when we don't get what we want. It is a non-beneficial, harmful approach to something. Anger is modified hatred. Anger will not improve or help the situation. It is part of our lower nature. When we project harmful emotions, we hurt others and ourselves.

In this lecture, Axel discusses how we can deal with Aggression and why being Assertive is a better alternative. Axel offers practical advice and wisdom that can be applied in your life. When we are aggressive, we go beyond the bounds of reasonability. Being aggressive will not serve us in relationships.