December 11, 2017

‘Āsana should not be an aṅga bhanga sādhana.’ What this means is that yoga should not be a practice that disrupts the harmony of the body, breath or mind. More broadly, that the practices we undertake should be useful for the whole body and not just for parts of it. Wh...

April 4, 2017

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Spring is a good time to take up the practice of Yoga. But what approach to Yoga can one take? Yoga offers several method to bring clarity and peace to the mind. The Bhagavad Gītā, written in India between 2,200 and 2,500 years ago, identif...

January 2, 2017

All too often we think of yoga simply as an exercise system that brings well being, strength and flexibility and relaxation. When I sprained my ankle I was forced to leave my yoga mat rolled up for a few weeks. However, I was still able to practise yoga and, if anythin...

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