Be aware of your breath and notice your energy change

August 8th, 2017

In yoga there are two aspects for your mind to focus on: the stretch and your breath. Bringing all your attention to your breath has meditative qualities as it frees you from any other thoughts that preoccupy your mind. When stressed or burdened by emotions it is advised to take a minute to focus on […]

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Hatha Yoga

July 8th, 2017

The name ‘Hatha’ is made up of two Sanskrit roots: ‘ha’, which means the sun, and ‘tha’ which means the moon. In the science of hatha yoga, the right side of the body relates to hot masculine energy (sun side) and the left side of the body relates to cool feminine energy (moon side). Through […]

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The Basics of Ayurveda

June 8th, 2017

  Ayurveda is the ancient science of Indian medicine. It seeks to bring longevity and a greater quality of life by delving into health and healing. Ayurveda determines the wholesomeness of one’s life by examining the harmony in which one lives with themselves and their surroundings. Any ailments on the physical plane is said to […]

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Tree Pose: Vrksasana

May 8th, 2017

  This is an easily accessible pose to your body, the main challenge is holding your balance- thus this is a great concentration exercise. However, if you have delicate ankles or have injured them previously please do not attempt the full pose, if standing on one leg is uncomfortable feel free to place your toes […]

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Downward Facing Dog: Adho Mukha Svanasana

April 8th, 2017

Downward facing dog is a basic pose that is accessible to most beginners, for advanced practitioners this posture is considered a resting pose! In setting up the pose make sure your arms are shoulder distance apart and your knees are hip distance apart, tuck you toes under and actively push your hands and feet into […]

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