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”

Stop Struggling & Find True Strength

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”

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”

Practice: Virabhadrasana 1 / Warrior 1 *Heart Opening Variation

Vira = Hero     Bhadra = Friend    Asana = Posture Just the action of opening up the chest and energetic heart space can be enough to shift some people’s mindset; we’re often so caught up in our own world of worries, concerns and frustrations that we tend to close ourselves off physically and emotionally from theContinue reading “Practice: Virabhadrasana 1 / Warrior 1 *Heart Opening Variation”