In an age where anything is accessible at the touch of a button, where we’re expected to respond to emails in the middle of the night, and where the quality of ‘stuff’ we get done far outweighs the quantity, it seems we are losing touch with the small yet incredibly important parts of lifeContinue reading “One Breath At A Time: The Journey Back To Reality”
Throughout January, we’re focussing upon Deities traditionally revered during times of new beginnings and important events. Figures such as Ganesh and Lakshmi are two of the most popular deities to chant to in order to encourage the time ahead to be full of positivity. After Ganesh, Lakshmi is the most widely revered deity when itContinue reading “You Are Enough: Invoking Lakshmi, Goddess of Abundance”
This time of year holds many important festivals – with two of them happening to fall this week: The Winter Solstice and Christmas! While they’re not technically part of the same belief system or path, they both represent a time when people gather together to celebrate and remember the important things in life as weContinue reading “Winter Solstice: A Return To Light”
Towards the end of the year, we can get into the habit of letting Christmas drinks, heavy foods and low amounts of sunshine take it’s toll on both the body and mind. Of course this is definitely the moment to make the most of time with loved ones, enjoying treats and relaxing into Winter comforts,Continue reading “Don’t Wait. Be Great.”
‘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”
Derived from Yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda; Ojas is our subtle ‘essence’ responsible for vitality, health, radiance, energy levels, strength, immunity in particular, vigour, longevity of life and overall mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Ojas is something the body both has within itself (i.e. babies are a fantastic example of having a high level ofContinue reading “Ojas: The Vitality of Life”
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.
We hear sound around us all the time; nature, people’s voices, traffic, technology, and our own breath as it draws in and out. What we choose to listen to may change depending upon our mood or circumstance (for example; you’re not especially likely to blast death metal full volume while sitting with your grandparents, orContinue reading “Rhythm, Sound and Fluid Movement: Studying Svadisthana Chakra & a Free Download!”