Surya Namaskar Variation and Video

Posted on March 17th, 2015 in Yoga,Yoga Illustrations,Yoga Videos by Anmol Mehta

Most of us are familiar with a Standard Sun Salutation A or B. However, there are many more creative variations of sun salutations that work the body and nervous system in a holistic manner.  



Complete 30 Minute Yoga Set – Part 2

Posted on March 9th, 2015 in Health and Wellbeing,Kundalini Yoga,Yoga,Yoga Illustrations,Yoga Pranayama by Anmol Mehta

All titles below are links to the yoga poses and techniques used in this set, so click the link to read the full details on the particular exercise.



Excellent 30 Minute Yoga Set – Part 1

Posted on February 26th, 2015 in Health and Wellbeing,Yoga,Yoga Illustrations,Yoga Pranayama by Anmol Mehta

All titles below are links to the yoga techniques article, so click the link to read the full details on the particular exercise.



How Deep Acceptance of What You Don’t Want Can Lead to Joy & Bliss

Posted on February 12th, 2015 in Emotional Mastery by Kara-Leah Grant

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah writes about all kinds of things, from home practice and parenting to the etiquettes of yoga class and the ethics of yoga. One of her specialities is the psychology of mastering yourself – something she learned through her home yoga practice.

This article, written in 2011, illustrates how it’s never our circumstances that cause either happiness or suffering, but our approach to our circumstances. 

by Kara-Leah Grant  

There's always an opportunity on the horizon
There’s always an opportunity on the horizon


How to maintain a home yoga practice with a new baby in the house

Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Yoga by Kara-Leah Grant

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah writes about all kinds of things, from home practice and parenting to the etiquettes of yoga class and the ethics of yoga. One of her specialities is the psychology of maintaing a home yoga practice – she’s even written a book on it, Forty Days of Yoga. It’s something she knows about intimately, from the inside out. This article was written five years ago, when her son was still a baby.

by Kara-Leah Grant  

Fitting babies into a yoga practice - Samuel at 6 months
Fitting babies into a yoga practice – Samuel at 6 months


Why an Attitude of Trusteeship Liberates while Ownership Binds

Posted on February 6th, 2015 in Emotional Mastery,Spiritual Blogging by Guest Author

Welcome to a new article by our regular contributor, Dr. Bina Nangia. Dr. Nangia is a long-time spiritual seeker who works with children.

To be a trustee, means taking care or looking after, for short period of time. It is a responsibility which is given considering some facts.

The one who gives the responsibility trusts completely and expects the best outcome from the relationship.

A trustee faithfully completes the responsibility.

We can live happily in this world, by adopting this trusteeship attitude. It means having wealth, relationships, careers and experiences with detachment. A trustee believes completely that this responsibility is short term and gives it his full attention and commitment.



Reflections on a Different Way to Perceive the New Year’s

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 in Meditation,Personal Development by Guest Author

Welcome to a new article by our regular contributor, Dr. Bina Nangia. Dr. Nangia is a long-time spiritual seeker who works with children.

 

The year has gone by, like a whiff of breeze. Every time the New Year arrives, it brings with it a realisation of the time that has gone by.

Experiences, good, bad and ugly happen as events and occurrences, going by as life experiences itself. Like a flicker of light which shines for a moment and goes away.



How to Achieve Your Goals when You’re Quaking with Fear

Posted on January 28th, 2015 in Emotional Mastery,Wealth & Prosperity by Kara-Leah Grant

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah writes about all kinds of things, from home practice and parenting to the etiquettes of yoga class and the ethics of yoga. One of her specialities is the psychology of achieving dreams. It’s something she knows about intimately, from the inside out. 

by Kara-Leah Grant  

You’ve finally done it – you’ve committed to that big dream of yours even though you’re shaking with fear right down into the tips of your boots.

Yes, you’ve taken that big, bold step that shifts your dream from being something inside your head, to something that other people can see.



Can We Find Enlightenment One Drop of Sweat at a Time?

Posted on January 21st, 2015 in Health and Wellbeing,Spiritual Enlightenment,Yoga by Kara-Leah Grant

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah writes about all kinds of things, from home practice and parenting to the etiquettes of yoga class and the ethics of yoga. In this article she reviews a Scott Bischke’s memoir about completing a Bikram Challenge.

by Kara-Leah Grant 

Inspired by Scott Bischke’s book Good Camel, Good Life – Finding enlightenment one drop of sweat at a time I took myself off to a Bikram class recently. 

I haven’t been in more than a year, and I was curious.

The last few classes I attended, I started class feeling calm and sattvic, and I ended class feeling agitated and rajas.



How to Succeed with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on January 19th, 2015 in Yoga by Kara-Leah Grant

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah writes about all kinds of things, from home practice and parenting to the etiquettes of yoga class and the ethics of yoga. In this article she writes about the deeper process necessary if we want to make lasting changes in our lives.

by Kara-Leah Grant 

 

 

I always try and get up early on New Year’s Day. It’s one of my favourite ways to start the year.

Early morning, the world seems fresh and alive and ripe for new opportunities and new ways of being. The possibility of new choices and new ways of being seems stronger.



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