Karma Yoga #fortheloveofyoga

  Every action can be turned into Karma Yoga.  Everything we ‘do’ – a thought, a word, a deed, leaves an impression, a mark or a samskara. These samskaras are essentially what define us; we are who we are and we are where we are because of what has happened before this moment. The lawContinue reading “Karma Yoga #fortheloveofyoga”

Practice: Ustrasana & Finding Courage To Listen To The Heart

The heart is often spoken of as the seat of ‘love’ and ‘compassion’, which of course it is, but it’s also a place of truth and courage, and if we dare to venture there it can reveal hidden truths about ourselves. Physically, we know that the heart is an essential muscle that pumps blood, oxygenContinue reading “Practice: Ustrasana & Finding Courage To Listen To The Heart”

Practice: Parivrtta Anjaneyasana Variation / Revolved Low Lunge Variation

Parivrtta = ‘revolved’  Anjaneyasana = Often known as ‘crescent pose’ or ‘crescent moon’, or less poetically as – ‘low lunge’ Twists are very much the group of postures we make much more difficult for ourselves than they need to be. Physically pushing towards a deeper twist usually directs more force into one particular part of the spine, whichContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Anjaneyasana Variation / Revolved Low Lunge Variation”

Don’t Blame Me, Blame My Brain!

  The practice of yoga teaches us patience, compassion and understanding, so that we can live in harmony with ourselves and those around us. Sometimes though, that can be really, really difficult…. When the actions and behaviours of others just don’t seem to make sense to us, we can find ourselves becoming frustrated and impatientContinue reading “Don’t Blame Me, Blame My Brain!”