Find Your Roots: Muladhara Chakra

‘I came into this world with nothing, and I leave with nothing but love. Everything else is just borrowed’. Mike Skinner (The Streets) ‘For we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world’. 1 Timothy 6:7 (The Bible) The word ‘Muladhara’ translates as ‘root support’, and is the foundationalContinue reading “Find Your Roots: Muladhara Chakra”

Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)

Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’       Utkata = ‘Wild’, ‘Frightening’, ‘Intense’, ‘Furious’ Utkatasana is known by many other names, such as ‘fierce pose’, ‘fiery angle pose’, ‘powerful pose’, ‘lightening bolt pose’, ‘chair pose’, ‘hazardous pose’, ‘awkward pose’…. So you already know it’s not exactly a posture you’re going to fall asleep in…. While this posture isContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)”

Practice: Tadasana / Mountain Pose

Tadasana is often the first posture we take just before launching in to a standing sequence in a yoga class. It might be the posture in which you set your intention for the practice, you may return to it a number of times to confirm that sense of stillness and grounding, or maybe you avoidContinue reading “Practice: Tadasana / Mountain Pose”

MINDFUL MONDAY – Feet First

Consisting of just over 25% of the human body’s bones, 2,700 nerve endings, and the power to influence the health of our whole body, the foot is much more essential to our wellbeing than we give it credit for.  Our feet carry us around all day, and as we know – it isn’t just what weContinue reading “MINDFUL MONDAY – Feet First”