Contentment & Discontentment Through Yoga + Should Everyone Chant OM?

As Yoga becomes ever more popular, the ancient and traditional aspects of it can sometimes become diluted or confused, and the messages send out to students new and seasoned can often leave us feeling even more confused than we were before even stepping on the Yoga mat. Practicing the postures is one thing, but gettingContinue reading “Contentment & Discontentment Through Yoga + Should Everyone Chant OM?”

Dharma & Adharma: Aiming True

  Throughout the month of January so far, we’ve explored some of the practices and deities traditionally invoked in times of ‘beginning’, such as at the outset of a journey, the beginning of a celebration, project, or indeed – a new year. While the deity Shiva teaches us that in order for transformation to occurContinue reading “Dharma & Adharma: Aiming True”

Stop Struggling & Find True Strength

Especially if you’re relatively new to practicing Yoga and have come directly from a ‘feel the burn’, ‘push, push, push’ and ‘no pain no gain’ background, postures like Bakasana, Adho Mukha Vrksasana (handstand), plank, Ashtavakrasana, or Urdhva Dhanurasana can all seem like asanas you’ll need to force your way through. The truth is though, whileContinue reading “Stop Struggling & Find True Strength”

Dharma: Doing Life On Purpose

With all the changing weather, heightened Vata energy, and transformation of nature around us, Autumn becomes a reminder of the impermanence and unpredictability of life itself.