As we practice yoga we are constantly learning. We are learning about the body, we learn our asana practice: the benefits, contraindications, alignment. We learn meditation, various methods, how to still the mind. We learn pranayama, breathing techniques, slowing the ... Continued
The Importance of Pranayama Techniques
We all know it’s important to breathe through life. Evidently, otherwise there would be no life to breathe through. But are we all really aware of how we can use the breath as a tool to completely change our wellbeing, outlook and quality of life? Let’s find out… What is ... Continued
What is a Yogic Lifestyle?
What is a yogic lifestyle? If I wear ali-baba pants, light an incense stick, do a shot of wheatgrass and sit in lotus pose for a few hours, does that make me a yogi? These attributes are associated with yoga because the lifestyle surrounds these sorts of fashion, foods and ... Continued
Are You ‘Good’ at Yoga?
Lots of times I’ve heard people say "Oh no, I don’t do yoga, I’m no good at it," or "I can’t do yoga, I’m terrible at it." Yet, as much as they protest I always try to argue that not only does it not matter if you think you can’t do it, but there really isn’t such a thing as ... Continued
Yoga and Inner Peace
Our mind’s natural state is a creative one. Think back to your beginnings, your childhood. As a child we usually play, we use imagination and creativity, we create stories which we often act out, or write down or use our toys to embody the characters we’ve ... Continued