Sun Salutations: Surya Namaskar

October 8th, 2017

Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar is a series of 12 asanas that are done rhythmically synchronized with the breath. Surya Namaskar is a fundamental aspect of every yoga pose as it stretches and warms up the entire body. The breathing during surya namaskar is very important as it guides the rate of movement and helps […]

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5 Ways to Safely Increase Flexibility

September 8th, 2017

Many of us want to be more flexibile but pushing too much and too soon can be dangerous. Here are 5 tips on how to practice deep stretching in a safe and controlled manner. Here we explain what it means to respect and listen to your body to ensure your yoga practise does not cause any […]

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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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