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!
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”!