An Eye Pillow is typically a small bag filled with flax seeds and/or aromatic herbs that is placed over your eyes when you lie on your back. But this seemingly simplemediation prop, is one of the most powerful and accessible healing tools at our disposal. Know more about their benefits here!
Opening up your heart can make you feel vulnerable, but I promise you, beyond vulnerability lies victory, strength and confidence. Think of a runner crossing the finish line – he throws his arms out wide and pushes his chest forward, you’re going to feel the same when you achieve the heart opener that you’ve been prepping for. Read more to find out how to progress in to back-bends
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!
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.
Maharishi Patanjali succinctly defines Yoga as: Yoga Citta Vritti Nirodha or Yoga is the cessation of fluctuations of the mind. There arefive types of mental fluctuations (or vrittis) which help us get a better understanding of the workings of our mind. Find out more here!
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!
Beyond the obvious physical benefits of improved balance, core, shoulder, and arm strength, Inversions have several benefits like improved mental functions, energetic boost, increased confidence, humility, and literally a new perspective. Find out more here!
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”!