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Joost Boekhoven


I have been doing yoga and meditation for more than twenty years. Like most people, I am doing this to find peace of mind, and to get to the depths of my being. On the way, I am discovering my connection with the universe and God. Spirituality brings out the best in yourself, but in the beginning also the worst... There are a lot of obstacles on the way to peace of mind. Most people stop when they encounter the first difficulties with meditation and never get to know their full potential. I have gone through a lot of such difficulties; and I found it worth the effort! Now I want to help others who go through the same problems, or who have questions about meditation and spirituality in general.

Experience in the area

If you measure and display your accomplishments in spirituality, you haven't accomplished anything spiritual yet.



I studied yoga, meditation, nutrition and alternative health subjects for several years in the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and India.

What do you like about this subject?

-- Yoga and meditation make me feel peaceful. -- Meditation is something I can do at almost any place, any time. -- My computer can be stolen, I can lose my ability to walk or see, but no one can take away my ability to meditate and see the world in a spiritual way. -- Spirituality shows me that everything happens with a positive reason.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

The more I meditate, the more I discover how little I know in this field - or any field. But the more I meditate, the more I have peace with how I am, and I accept that I grow at the pace at which I grow.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Yoga and meditation (spirituality) is not something strange from far away eastern countries. It is something from yourself. It is a way to take care of your health and a way to find all the qualities that you have in yourself, and a way to find your connection with others and the world on a deep level. This leads to a profound feeling of peace and joy.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Spirituality is not a religion. Spirituality is free from dogmas. In some religions they tell you what to believe about Life, the Universe and Everything; in spirituality you find tools to help *you* decide what is the cause and meaning of Life.

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Recent Answers from Joost Boekhoven

2016-02-12 tight trapezius:

Dear Sara,    I'm glad you want to use yoga to reduce your muscle stress.   However, I would not help you if I gave you exercises. You need to do yoga postures correctly to benefit instead of getting harmed

2014-06-11 Problems with my spine and knees:

Hello Dion,    Thank you for your question. I can certainly understand you want to do something about your problem.   Before I can give an effective advice, I need to know what doctors have said about

2014-02-06 yoga pose:

Hi Laura,    Thanks for your question. The pose does remind one of the Thread the Needle. But I'm sorry, I don't know the exact name of this pose. There are ca. 40,000 yoga poses and I have to admit I

2013-12-19 yoga for social anxiety disorder:

Hi Prince,    Social phobia will get less when you strengthen your manipura cakra (near the navel). There are exercises for this. However, yoga can harm you if you do it wrong, and learning it from a book

2013-08-10 fast weight loss:

Hello Kathrin,    Sorry, I must have done something wrong because All-Experts just let me know that you never got my answer. I'm sending it to you again now.    Regards,    Joost  ------------------   


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