Posts in Wisdom

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 »

Welcome back Neera Scott

We are delighted that Neera Scott will be teaching various classes in the course of the next few months. Practicing since 1994 and teaching 1997 Neera has taught extensively overseas – workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings throughout Europe, India and Nepal. She is also dedicated to the meditation side of the practice. She is currently specialising… Read more »

How Yoga Changes Your Brain

Even in my teenage years, when for some time before my HSC, I practiced Yoga for ½ hour daily, I noticed already that I slept much better, and felt more aware of my physical state –if I had eaten too late at night, and how it affected my sleep. I developed better concentration, and kept… Read more »

Can yoga help strengthen your relationship?

Can yoga help strengthen your relationship? Any time is a good time to consider our relationships and how our connections to other people influence our lives. If you have a loved one in your world at the moment, you may be searching for ways to strengthen your relationship with trust, love and physical connections. The… Read more »

Tips for practicing yoga with a shoulder injury

Tips for practicing yoga with a shoulder injury If you’ve recently experienced a shoulder injury, this doesn’t mean you have to forgo participating in your regular yoga class. The slow, calm nature of Ashtanga Yoga means that even a recent injury shouldn’t affect your ability to hold most poses. However, there are some precautions you… Read more »

Share the Love

Share the Love Walking down the street in my favourite suburb, I watched a young father pushing a pram. Soon he lifted his baby out of it, as she wasn’t settling, and comforted her. She got lots of cuddles and kisses, and it was apparent how much he loved and adored her. The young father… Read more »