Open your Heart to Backbends: Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward-facing Bow Pose)
Empowering Yourself with Arm Balances: Bakasana (Crow Pose)
Our yoga practice can be comforting, but challenging, too. That’s what is most beautiful about Yoga – it creates a balance between comfort and challenge, flexibility and strength, spiritual and physical. Arm balances can be extremely challenging but equally empowering. Read more about how to get started on your journey to arm balances!
The 5 Layers of Being: Pancha Kosha
Rather than just addressing the physical body, yoga ascertains that there are indeed 5 bodies, 5 layers of self or being, that must be addressed for overall healing to take place. Find out more about the Kosha's that we are created from here.
Patanjali Yoga Sutra: Vikalpa Vritti
Maharishi Patanjali succinctly defines Yoga as: Yoga Citta Vritti Nirodha or Yoga is the cessation of fluctuations of the mind. There are five types of mental fluctuations (or vrittis) which help us get a better understanding of the workings of our mind. Find out more here!
Forward into the Past- The Many Benefits of Forward Folds
Forward folds are one of the most important and wholesome group of asanas. They are a sort of all-rounders in terms of the benefits they offer; from physical to physiological to psychological. Read more about their benefits here!
Inversions for the Mind, Body and Soul
Finding your "Soulmat" - A Guide to Choosing the Right Yoga Mat
In your yoga journey, your mat is going to be your best friend on which you fall, slip, sweat, and ultimately grow. It is therefore crucial to carefully choose your mat. Beyond finding a colour and design that suits your style, your mat needs to be comfortable, portable, storable, sticky, and maybe even environmentally friendly.
Use this guide to help you find your perfect “soulmat”!