Self-Acceptance As The Key To Self-Transformation

One of the major aspects of a Yoga practice is the journey from ‘darkness’ or ‘ignorance’, to ‘light’ or ‘realisation’. The transformation from believing all we are is a body and a brain full of whirling thoughts, to knowing that we are infinitely more and that there’s so much more to life than we oftenContinue reading “Self-Acceptance As The Key To Self-Transformation”

Abundance, Enough-Ness & Becoming Yourself

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”

Practice: Svarga Dvidasana (Bird Of Paradise Pose)

Svarga Dvidasana requires a combination of steadiness (sthira) and ease (sukha); the steadiness to maintain a lengthened spine and strong balance, and the ease to open the hips and extend the top leg to it’s full potential. No matter how ‘difficult’ a pose seems, there is always a level we can take it to thatContinue reading “Practice: Svarga Dvidasana (Bird Of Paradise Pose)”