Spring is very much a season of abundance. Plants come into bloom, nature emerges from hibernation, and the lushness and light of life returns after a rather long, dark Winter. In the sacred text the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna even likens himself to the season of Spring, which is known in ancient Ayurveda as the ‘KingContinue reading “Abundance, Enough-Ness & Becoming Yourself”
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”
‘The only thing that is constant is change’ Heraclitus Life is movement. The exchange of an inhale and exhale, the beat of the heart as it pumps blood around the body, the movement from day to night and back to day, the cycle of the moon, the movements of the mind from ‘happy’ to ‘sad’Continue reading “Impermanence: It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable”
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”
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.