Posts in Wisdom

Yoga is Relationship

Yoga is Relationship “The success of yoga does not  lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” – T.K.V. Desikachar Recent research revealed – so a good friend tells me – that most people started yoga because of its physical benefits,… Read more »

Yoga may be Declared Indian Heritage by UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, known as UNESCO, was created in 1945 to build intercultural understanding and promote freedom of expression, among other goals. As of this year, the organisation has added yoga to the list of considered elements by the Intangible Heritage Committee for inscription on UNESCO’s register. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi… Read more »

Cultivating calmness of mind

Cultivating calmness of mind In the Major Arcana tarot deck, there’s one particular card that comes to mind when discussing calmness of mind. The Wheel of Fortune represents the cyclical nature of life. Everyone goes through personal ups and downs, and nations often cycle through periods of war and peace. Similarly, the market is forever… Read more »

What is Yoga? How to Improve your Posture

What is Yoga? – How to Improve your Posture There are many reasons people try yoga for the first time. Sometimes it’s the wish to become strong and flexible, or they’re drawn in by the beautifully performed poses. Others want to learn to relax, but for many, a major factor is the ability to improve… Read more »

What is Yoga? Choosing the best yoga outfit

What is Yoga? Choosing the best yoga outfit One of the things I love most about teaching Yoga is the privilege of dealing with people when they are ‘stripped down’ to their yoga gear; when they are in a position to be able to let go of the role they occupy in their day to day life,… Read more »

What is Yoga: Learning how to breathe properly

What is Yoga: Learning how to breathe properly What is Yoga? Stretching, chanting OM, a workout, sitting in the ‘pretzel’-posture all day meditating, a naked Indian Sadhu standing on his head, a naked Indian Sadhu levitating? To the uninitiated, Yoga might appear to be an Indian mystic cult…. but not quite. Yoga is a five… Read more »

North Sydney Yoga is now on Instagram

In case you didn’t know, we’re now Instagrammers at North Sydney Yoga. Follow us for occasional updates and assorted Yogic goodness!! Lately we’ve been studying in Mysore, India, and so our Instagram is full of the beautiful colours of India! Check us out at http://www.instagram.com/northsydneyyoga