Impermanence: It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable

‘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”

Facing Fear to Find Freedom & The Deity Kali

Since Halloween is fast approaching, it seems fitting to write about the fascinating subject of FEAR. Yoga classes all over the Western world will more than likely be concentrating on this particular focus this week, with handstands, arm balances, headstands, and those classic ‘fear-based’ postures, but before all of that – let’s first consider whatContinue reading “Facing Fear to Find Freedom & The Deity Kali”

‘Vinyasa’: Life’s Moving Meditation

Technically, a ‘vinyasa’ can be any sequence performed with the breath; it isn’t restricted to the series of ‘chatturanga – upward facing dog – downward facing dog’, but this is indeed how we’ve lazily referred to these movements in the West for the past few decades. This is especially common ever since the whole PowerContinue reading “‘Vinyasa’: Life’s Moving Meditation”

Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between

Late September brings us the Autumn Equinox; the day in which hours of light and darkness are almost equal (it’s nature; they’re never going to be exactly equal no matter how much we want to squeeze natural phenomenons into neat little descriptions….). The earth’s Southern hemisphere approaches Spring and Summer, while the Northern hemisphere isContinue reading “Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between”

Parsva Konasana (Side Angle) Variation & ‘Offering Your Heart On A Plate’

The expression ‘to wear your heart on your sleeve’ or ‘offer your heart on a plate’ is often reserved to describe those who offer and express their emotions and themselves without any sense of ‘holding back’. As the Oxford Dictionary defines the term; “[to] make one’s feelings apparent”. Emotions (or ‘feelings’) were once thought toContinue reading “Parsva Konasana (Side Angle) Variation & ‘Offering Your Heart On A Plate’”

Rhythm, Sound and Fluid Movement: Studying Svadisthana Chakra & a Free Download!

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!”