Are You Being Truthful? The Principle of Satya

Are You Being Truthful? The Principle of Satya

In Sanskrit, Satya means truth.¬† In Yogic tradition, we follow a number of virtuous restraints. Along with Satya, there are four other restraints which translate as non-violence, non-stealing, abstinence and non-hoarding. Looking at the word Satya –...
3 Reasons Why There’s No Need to Fear Yoga

3 Reasons Why There’s No Need to Fear Yoga

You might laugh at the subject line of this post, but trust me – some people are genuinely scared to take a step on to the mat. I understand a new experience can be daunting, especially if you have some images in your mind of flexible young women with their legs...
Deepest Relaxation with Yoga Nidra: The Yogic Sleep

Deepest Relaxation with Yoga Nidra: The Yogic Sleep

The consiousness between sleep and awake. The moment of ‘going to sleep’. This is where we travel to in the systematic meditation technique called Yoga Nidra. It is said that half an hour of Yoga Nidra can give you as much rest as a full nights sleep!...

What is Yin Yoga?

Yin Yoga is a slow paced style of Yoga in which most of the postures are done either sitting or laying down. As we keep the muscles cold during Yin Yoga, we work on the connective tissues – tendons, fascia and ligaments – around and between the joints....
5 Yogic Tips to Feel Better at Work

5 Yogic Tips to Feel Better at Work

Yoga balls are fun for everyone! Yoga is a holistic practice which has multiple branches. Following the steps are said to lead to enlightenment or bliss. The teachings come from Ancient India however can be translated to modern life, and even to Office life! Read on...
How To Get Started With Yoga

How To Get Started With Yoga

How to Get Started with Yoga If you are new to Yoga, or just getting started, the myriad of information out there can feel a bit overwhelming. Not only are there a bunch of different class types to choose from, some of the poses are in Sanskrit and there are some...
Yoga as Inquiry: Meditation on the self

Yoga as Inquiry: Meditation on the self

Greetings my friends, When new people join my classes I tell them to not be too concerned with how they  physically look in the practice. Instead I tell them to see the practice as a meditation on the self and a way to get to know themselves better.But what does it...