Why do we practice Physical Postures in Yoga?

This is a question which I have deliberated over for a long time … Let’s think about the goal of Yoga – Moksha – which is Enlightenment/Liberation/Release …How does standing on my Head achieve this? Have you ever tried to sit in Meditation? To keep the body still and...

Yoga in Pregnancy

Up there on the list of people who should give yoga a try are expecting mothers. Pregnancy yoga can be a great way to not only work the body in an essential way for mums-to-be, but also provides a good preparation for the breath and mind for delivery and beyond....

Savasana: Right or Left Side?

Before I trained to do my 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course I had always rolled onto my right side to come out of Savasana, this had been the side all my Yoga teachers had directed me to roll to and I had never had a reason to question this. Then on my Yoga...

Whats the significance of 108 in Yoga?

Why are there 108 beads on a mala? The number 108 is significant for so many reasons. Some believe there are 108 stages on the journey of the human soul, while others associate the possibility of enlightenment with taking only 108 breaths a day, while in deep...

Yoga for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Yoga for Stress, Anxiety and Depression We live in a world where most of us are in a constant state of “fight or flight”. We are rushing from one thing to the next, whether it be dropping the kids off to school or daycare, travelling to work, going to the...