Tagawareness

Improve your Relationships with Ayurveda (Hint: It Starts with You)

Improve your Relationships with Ayurveda (Hint: It Starts with You)

Relationships, whether they be with your family, friends, partner(s), co-workers, passersby, or yourself can be complicated – and rightfully so, we are so complex! We are an accumulation of our ancestors, relatives, past lives, and of course, we are on our own trajectory as well. And while we are all doing the best we can with the tools we have, what if there were more tools? What if you could have more awareness, compassion, patience, and non-attachment? This is possible, and Ayurveda can help! (more…)

Jaclyn Andrews

Mental Health Awareness Week = How Yoga Can Reduce Stress

Mental Health Awareness Week = How Yoga Can Reduce Stress

“If you do have the courage to speak about it, you really can make things better.”

So says Prince Harry, speaking as part of a 1-minute radio message transmitted across all UK radio stations on Tuesday this week, to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May 2018). (more…)

Poppy Pickles

Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I

Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I
Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I
Image Credit:
Hikersbay Hikersbay
via Unsplash.

It’s a relatively well-known fact that one of the founding Yoga texts, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, doesn’t mention much about asana. In fact, the only reference the sutras make to physical postures rather plainly states the importance of sitting comfortably.1 This might seem at odds with the plethora of physical variations of yoga now readily available. So if the physical stuff has evolved from somewhere, what’s at the beating heart of yoga? (more…)