Many of us have a favourite yoga pose – the one that took us forever to master; the one that really made yoga “click” for us; the one that helped us heal an injury; the one that always chills us out ... whatever your reason for choosing it, chances are there’s that one pose you’re excited to do every single day, whether you’re in class or at home.
Sometimes life seriously pulls the rug out from under us, and we’re not even sure we can stand up! Perhaps in stressful, traumatic times, one of the very best things you can do for your body and mind is to lie on the ground. Times like these, yin yoga can be our very best friend!
When I’m down, I can’t do anything!
Everyone reacts differently to hurt...Read More
Winter provides us with so many ways to focus our mindfulness practice. Whether it’s doing yoga to prevent falls, or breathing in the cold and fully experiencing it in all its crisp, needle-like glory, there are things to be noticed and felt that we normally find unpleasant and wish to ignore.
“Unpleasant” seems to happen every year, usually sometim...Read More
Most of us yoga-nuts can probably agree, there is nothing more delicious than a class led by a fabulous teacher – the detailed instruction, the infusion of philosophy, the feeling of safety, the energy of the rest of the group – it can be downright magical.
Alas, it can also be pretty time-consuming. Of course we should all make room in our schedule...Read More
If you’ve been to a few yoga classes, you’ve probably heard something about chakras – wheels of energy stacked parallel to our spines. Perhaps this concept instantly made sense to you, and you’ve been happily applying your chakras’ wisdom toward your physical health and spiritual growth from the moment you heard of their existence. Or maybe every t...Read More