Yoga has long been regarded as a practice that supports overall health and wellness for anyone who commits to the practice. Many who have suffered a traumatic injury find yoga to be a rewarding practice that helps them rebuild mental and physical strength. Yoga is defined by Google.com as a “Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific ...Read More →
Inclusiveness is not a word we hear every day. Yet an exploration of this idea can have a profound value in how we experience ourselves and the world around us.
So what is inclusiveness? The root of the word is the verb, to include. We know what it means to include a thing because we know what it means to exclude a thing. Similarly, to begin to deeply explore the idea ...Read More →
music or no music in a yoga class?
Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in the western world today, we not only have a diversity of different styles of yoga to choose from and yoga fashion brands like Lululemon, but also many artists, such as MC Yogi, Krishna Das and Dj Drez, to mention a few.
As yoga is constantly evolving there is an ongoing debate of whether music should be played ...Read More →
your chance for a Yoga Towel from Areté Complete
The competition will run from November 1st to 30th and one winner will be selected at random. The winner will receive a royal ...Read More →
What is your main tip for new trainees starting their teacher training?
This is a life-long journey; you will be knowledgeable when you leave, but we only scratch the surface in a yoga teacher training. Be humble. Inquire. Dig deep. Allow. Trust. Keep learning.
How has teaching affected your personal ...Read More →
final update on your chance to win a pair of long leggings from onzie
Rachel S is the lucky winner this month.
your chance for a pair of Long Leggings from Onzie
The competition will run ...Read More →
lessons I have learnt while teaching yoga
I have been teaching yoga for 4 years now, and I still feel I have so much to learn, so much space for me to be the best yoga teacher I can be. Every day I learn something new from my students. I would like to share with you some of my daily lessons:
we don’t know how to breathe!
It sounds pretty silly but it ...Read More →
Satya (truthfulness), the second of five yamas (restraints) described in the Yoga Sutra, guides us to think, speak, and act with integrity. The word sat means “that which exists, that which is.” Satya, therefore is seeing and communicating things as they actually are, not as we wish them to be. This can be quite challenging since we all perceive life through a conditioned mind-set: our thoughts, beliefs, and past experiences ...Read More →