The human body is a truly incredible thing. It has so many different systems working away 24/7 to keep us alive and well. And most of the time we are completely unaware of what is going on behind the scenes. But what keeps it all running smoothly? If you will, what is the conductor for this incredible performance? (more…)
Yoga chitta vritti nirodha.
This is how Patañjali defines yoga in the second sutra. It translates as, calming the fluctuations of the mind. Aside from the obvious fact that traditionally, yoga is not practised to a soundtrack coming from an iPod, this argument lies in the notion that by providing distractions such as music during our practice, we are not practising yoga at all. (more…)
Even yoga teachers come across times when it’s hard to fit in a practice. You know those days when every minute seems so full that all you do is fall in bed at the end of the day and pass out? How is it possible to fit yoga in daily when there are so many other demands on our lives? (more…)