Posts in Wisdom

The vast mental health benefits of yoga

There’s no denying that yoga is one of the few proven fitness trends out there that works wonders for both your body and mind. Not only does it stretch and tone the entire body, but it is an all-natural way to ease many symptoms of various mental health issues. Few sports or fitness methods can… Read more »

With Love Always, from Yoga

Just as we need on a daily basis to feed our body, keep it clean, wrap it up when cold etc, so do we have to exercise it. Similarly, to keep our sanity we like to enrich and nurture our spirit and soul regularly. This suggests that for this purpose we adopt practices that are… Read more »

How to make meditation a daily habit

The varied benefits of meditation have been well documented, from scientific research through to personal accounts across the world, there’s no denying that meditation is a healthy habit to get into. However, with our busy schedules and constant demands on our time from work, family, partners, and social media, finding the time to switch off… Read more »

Falling in LOVE with YOUR YOGA Practice

When first coming across Yoga, many of us develop a love affair with the practice. For some it is instant. Others take a while to get hooked. There are the wonderful sensations of stretching the body, and the physically challenging and strengthening aspect. We reconnect with areas of our body we haven’t felt for a… Read more »

How much space do you need for yoga?

With more and more Sydneysiders trying to squeeze into the big city, apartments and living spaces have been getting smaller. As we live our day-to-day lives in cramped quarters, it can be difficult to fit in some of the more freeing activities. If your home doesn’t offer enough space to swing a cat, can it… Read more »

How yoga can benefit athletes of any sport

It might surprise a lot of people, but athletes across all sporting disciplines can really benefit by practising yoga regularly. Sports stars like Shaquille O’Neill, LeBron James, and the All Blacks rugby team have credited yoga with improving their overall performance and stamina, but athletes of all abilities can discover the myriad of benefits yoga… Read more »

The Joys of Mysore Style Practice

TO WATCH VIDEO CLIP CLICK HERE! The Joys of Mysore Style Practice Professor T. Krishnamacharya, a famous yogi of the 20th century, taught the most prevalent yoga adepts, who became the main drivers for spreading Yoga to the West. He was a great believer in teaching one-on-one classes rather than teaching a whole group of… Read more »

Planning your yoga pilgrimage

Planning your yoga pilgrimage If yoga has become an important part of your life, then you probably realise that yoga is about so much more than holding asana in a classroom. From building inner serenity to forging lasting friendships, making yoga a focal point in your life can have many benefits. In fact, the practice… Read more »

The Brilliance of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Sequence

There are many different ways to sequence a yoga practice. In Ashtanga Vinyasa we rely on an ancient system, a pre-set and time-tested sequence of postures, which has proven to work in miraculous ways again and again. Its’ beautifully calming, cleansing and strengthening effects quickly become apparent as soon as one delves into the practice…. Read more »

PRANA

PRANA Often prana is understood to be our breath, or simply oxygen – the air we breathe. Although this is an important aspect of prana, there is a lot more to it. A good understanding of what it all entails can greatly enrich and inform our life experiences, and clarify the process of our well-being…. Read more »