Practice: Asana – Find Your Seat

When we think of the word ‘Asana’ these days, images of warrior poses, handstands, downward facing dogs and impressive backbends may spring to mind – after all, we know that the physical practice of Yoga, ‘asana’, is often the primary focus in 21st century classes. What is less well known however, is that the wordContinue reading “Practice: Asana – Find Your Seat”

Satya

A little while ago, I wrote an article on ‘Ahimsa’ or ‘Non Violence’ for Ekhart Yoga.com (read it here). Ahimsa is the first Yama which makes up part of the ‘Eight Limbs of Yoga’. The other limbs include the ‘Niyamas’ (observances), Asana (Physical postures), Pranayama (Breathing techniques), Pratyahara (Sense withdrawal / inner focus), Dharana (Concentration),Continue reading “Satya”