Article Tag - "Yoga"
So you’ve completed your beginners yoga course and you’ve been going to classes to beat the band. After initially making great strides you feel your yoga practice has since plateaued and you’re now looking to bring it to the next level. Don’t worry! This is a common issue that a lot of yogis experience. The good news is that all it takes is some small commitments to advance your practice.
Here’s a couple of practical tips that should have you advancing your practice in no time:1.… Read more
Many different types of yoga exist and it can be difficult to figure out which particular practice is right for you. Today we’ll look to shed some light on the difference between Hatha and Kundalini.
Of course Kundalini and Hatha Yoga have much in common. Both forms contain asana and breath. They both aim to increase awareness and flexibility, decrease stress, and move you toward the union of body, mind, and spirit but there are some differences.… Read more
Bhakti yoga, like any form of yoga, is a path to self-realisation, to a feeling of oneness with everything. In my early days as a yoga teacher, I went in search of this oneness at an ashram in India. Every evening, we sat, cross-legged, in a large hall, chanting verses from the Bhagavad Gita, the classic text from the Hindu tradition.… Read more
Over my years of teaching, the most common complaint I’ve received from students coming to my meditation classes or restorative workshops has been that they find it difficult to wind down, let go of physical and mental tension, feelings of anxiety and not being able to sleep. These difficulties can be summarised with one expression: autonomic nervous system imbalance.
In yoga we often talk about the unity of mind, body and emotions, but too often this concept is left unexplained and it is rarely properly explored.… Read more