‘Christmas time, mistletoe and wine, children singing Christ-i-an rhyme’, go the lyrics of possibly the most saccharine Christmas song ever, although there are quite a few contenders. Naff Christmas music is just one of the many irritants that you’ll probably have to survive over the next few weeks, but there are a few ways out!
I shall never forget the first time that I saw a fellow student standing stock still in Tree Pose, or vrksasana. I marvelled at how they seemed to effortlessly defy gravity and all I could do was wonder how they did it. Well, let me tell you about some fascinating new research from India I have just read that goes some way to explaining the mysteries of that beautifully balanced vrksasana. (more…)