Ten Minute Yoga Sequence To Relax

Posted by:

Ten Minute Yoga Sequence To Relax Your Tired Mind

We’ve all been exhausted from time to time. Sometimes our busy schedules wear us down. Sometimes our juggling of work, hobbies, family and pleasure doesn’t seem to find that perfect balance. And sometimes we just push ourselves past our limits and collapse under the stress and anxiety that life seems to inevitably create. Whatever the case may be, yoga is a powerful tool to combat exhaustion (both physical and mental). Yoga provides ...

Continue Reading →
0

Healthy shoulder joint and yoga

Posted by:

Yoga and the Shoulder Joint

Understanding the structure of the shoulder joint and its various anatomical components can help you to understand how the shoulder joint works, how it can be injured and how to prevent or heal injury with yoga.

The shoulder is actually one of the most complex of all the joints, and having the greatest range of motion of any articulation in the body, it can be susceptible to injury.

In learning and understanding Anatomy and Physiology it ...

Continue Reading →
0

Tips on staying grounded as you connect to your Earth centre

Posted by:

According to ancient Hindu and Ayurvedic philosophy, the root chakra, or muladhara chakra, is the first energy center of the seven major chakras that climb up the spine to culminate at the space directly above the crown of the head – the space of the Divine. The muladhara chakra is symbolized by a red lotus flower bearing four petals. This root chakra is located at the base of the spine and it is associated with our survival instincts and our ...

Continue Reading →
0

Yoga for the eyes

Posted by:

Yoga for the eyes

 Many of us grow up believing that one day, perhaps around aged 40; we will simply need to start using glasses because eyesight deterioration is just a natural consequence of aging. What they don’t know however, is that just like any other muscle in the body, our eyes need to be exercised and stretched.

Now the Opticians are not going to like this article one little bit, but I would ...

Continue Reading →
0

Yoga Philosophy, a modern perspective

Posted by:

Philosophy, a modern perspective:

Yogic philosophy is a topic as broad as that of all spiritual traditions combined.

Yoga is not a religion, and therefore it’s texts not doctrine, we as a community pull information and influence from all corners to develop our own understanding of how to live a good life.

There are of course fundamental texts that paved the way for our understanding, the Vedas, the Gita, the Sutras and the Hatha ...

Continue Reading →
0

7 Reasons Why Bali Is The Perfect Place For A Spiritual Practice

Posted by:

7 Reasons Why Bali Is The Perfect Place For A Spiritual Practice

The magical island of Bali, Indonesia is aptly named the “Island of the Gods.” This picturesque isle is the perfect place for a spiritual practice, so it is no wonder that hundreds of yoga, meditation, and spirituality classes are offered daily in this enchanting land. It is apparent that the island itself holds a unique feeling as soon as you step off your plane ...

Continue Reading →
0

Abdominal Strength and Yoga

Posted by:

Abdominal Strength and Yoga

Regardless of how much we may try to resist, the urge to use yoga to get a “good body” is pretty much drummed into us before we even get started and one of the strongest desires or ideas we have about what constitutes a beautiful body is having a flat stomach, or strong abdominal muscles.   Sometimes we may even wish to mix in some traditional abdominal crunch exercises to hurry things along a ...

Continue Reading →
0

14 different styles of yoga, which one is best for you?

Posted by:

14 different styles of yoga,  which one is best for you?

Do you want to join a yoga class yet you feel overwhelmed with the wide range of styles to choose from?

Knowing what style best suits you helps to understand how each style is different. Here are 14 more popular styles which will give you more understanding and knowledge in making that decision to join the best class for you.  

Have you ...

Continue Reading →
0

Transforming fear into trust

Posted by:

Transforming fear into trust

Fear can only live in our minds if we entertain it, but it can be so subtle and insidious that it’s hard to recognize. Sometimes fear hides behind a mask of anger, depression or isolation. It takes a little deep digging to uncover the truth: that fear is what’s motivating that feeling or lifestyle choice.

Wanting to go for it! It seems as though I’ve hit a bit of a plateau in ...

Continue Reading →
0

Training Your Yoga Brain

Posted by:

Training Your Yoga Brain

Yoga is a practice that integrates the mind, body and soul. If you focus on one aspect and ignore the others, you simply won’t receive all the benefits yoga has to offer.Most people understand the physical component, but leave their heart and head out of the picture. If you’re not enjoying your practice in some way, you may be neglecting a certain part of you. While spirituality has a huge place in yoga, ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 3 123