Love Starts With YOU: Self Respect Practices

  Ask the internet what the definition of LOVE is and you’ll get a few similar answers: A strong feeling of affection. A great interest and pleasure in something. To Like or enjoy very much. Caring strongly for another   We often freely feel and give these things to other people, but rarely do weContinue reading “Love Starts With YOU: Self Respect Practices”

Practice: Urdvha Prasarita Eka Padasana (Standing Splits)

  ‘Urdvha’ = ‘upward’ in this case ‘high up’ Prasarita = ‘extended or spread out’               Eka = ‘One’   Pada= ‘Foot’    Asana = ‘Pose’  In this asana – one foot is extended up high, creating a splits-like action with the legs.   There are certain words whichContinue reading “Practice: Urdvha Prasarita Eka Padasana (Standing Splits)”

Satya

A little while ago, I wrote an article on ‘Ahimsa’ or ‘Non Violence’ for Ekhart Yoga.com (read it here). Ahimsa is the first Yama which makes up part of the ‘Eight Limbs of Yoga’. The other limbs include the ‘Niyamas’ (observances), Asana (Physical postures), Pranayama (Breathing techniques), Pratyahara (Sense withdrawal / inner focus), Dharana (Concentration),Continue reading “Satya”