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?”

You Are Enough: Invoking Lakshmi, Goddess of Abundance

Throughout January, we’re focussing upon Deities traditionally revered during times of new beginnings and important events. Figures such as Ganesh and Lakshmi are two of the most popular deities to chant to in order to encourage the time ahead to be full of positivity. After Ganesh, Lakshmi is the most widely revered deity when itContinue reading “You Are Enough: Invoking Lakshmi, Goddess of Abundance”

New Year Deities: Clearing The Path With Ganesh

There are certain deities which are looked to at the beginning of a new year in order to bring about a positive beginning to the time that lies ahead. It’s a common misconception that the Hindu gods and goddesses are there just to be worshipped – they’re actually figures which exist in order to teachContinue reading “New Year Deities: Clearing The Path With Ganesh”

‘Hooked’ On Yoga?

  When I speak with those who I’ve either introduced yoga to, or who have recently started a yoga practice, I often hear the same expression: ‘I’m hooked on yoga!’. While it’s not surprising – given the huge physical, mental and emotional benefits yoga helps us to realise, there’s a wonder as to why thisContinue reading “‘Hooked’ On Yoga?”