5 benefits of Pranayama

As a stand-alone practice of yoga, pranayama allows you to either energise or soothe internal energies found within the Nadis. Yoga texts as far back as the 6th century BC describe the Nadis (little rivers) as energy channels found in the body. Similar to the concept...

Setting intentions

Feeling directionless at times in some areas of your life is not unusual.  We don’t always have it all together. We all have our own unique way of viewing the world, but often our views are muddied by habitual behaviour, thoughts, emotions.  Some of which are very...

What a test..

My yoga is being tested right now. Can I take what yoga teaches me even more into the broader community? I know it’s going to be needed over the coming months. I spent last weekend on retreat with Melbourne Meditation Centre. Corona virus kept creeping into my...

The ins (and ins) of yogic chakras

The ins (and ins) of yogic chakras Crystals that heal chakra imbalances by simply hanging around your neck. Colour therapy that claims to ‘open’ your chakras in a few sessions. These days, much of what you hear about chakras revolves around external forces. Although...

Meditate and radiate

Meditate and radiate Maybe you’ve seen them; the folks, with the glowing skin, shiny hair, radiating calm and vitality. Annoyingly serene, you secretly have the desire to strangle them but deep below are keen to find out their secret. Their whole demeanour denies...

Burnt out and bitter

Burnt out and bitter Feel miserable, angry, tired and overwhelmed; think everyone else has got it going on except you?  Can’t be bothered with your friends or can’t understand why you are losing friends? Then it’s time to halt yourself in your tracks, lift your gaze...