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INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 21st  June 2016

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 21st June 2016

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2016 Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice Having its origin in India, Which Aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The declaration came after the call for the adoption of […]

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Contemplative walking

Contemplative walking

Contemplative walking The act of walking with a very directed and focused manner with focus on the actual act of walking. It is a method we can use to increase our mindfulness as we participate in a natural part of life. It is important to recognise that this meditation is not about contemplation during walking […]

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Reiki Healing

Reiki Healing

Reiki Healing Reiki is the “laying on of hands” with use of the “life force energy”. It is a Japanese technique which allows a flow of energy from practitioner to patient in order to increase ones “life force energy”. When a person is long on the energy they are more susceptible to illness and stress […]

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Mantra Chanting and Kirtan

Mantra Chanting and Kirtan

Mantra Chanting and Kirtan Kirtan is defined by man as the praising of that which is exalted, the exalted being the divine. In sanskrit kirtan has a root meaning “to cut through” or in practice kirtan is cutting through the idea of separation, connecting to our hearts and the moment through sound. Kirtan involves the […]

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Yoga Mudras

Yoga Mudras

Yoga Mudras Mudra in sanskrit is translated as a gesture or an attitude. Mudras a distinct practice under the Aruvedic principles where the participant simply shapes their hands or other body parts or the entire body in a specific way in order to stimulate certain organs and internal system. Yoga mudras are considered a healing […]

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VINYASA MEDITATION

VINYASA MEDITATION

VINYASA MEDITATION Meditation is the means in which we consciously transform our mind in order to gain concentration, clarity, and positive emotional insight while calming our experiences. The techniques and practices surrounding meditation are vast but the goal is mostly the same. Meditation provides an ability for a person to cultivate a new was of […]

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Energy lock, Bandha

Energy lock, Bandha

Energy lock, Bandha Bandha means to lock, close-off, to stop. When a person uses Bandha technique, they block off the energy flow to a specific area in order to cause blood flow to that area after when pressure is applied. When the pressure is released, fresh blood flows to this area and causes and immediate […]

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Psychology

Psychology

Psychology Early modern psychology was defined as the study of the soul or mind. Yoga psychology provides for us a synthesis of both yoga and psychology and helps provide for us a clearer understanding of consciousness and human behaviour. Yogic concepts, principles and techniques play a strong role in understand psychology in the world today […]

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Vinyasa Pranayama

Vinyasa Pranayama

Vinyasa Pranayama¬† Pranayama is the practice and control of one’s life-currents through controlled breathing and meditation. This process of connecting to ones prana “breath” is the connection to one’s life force and considered one of the most important methods for achieving balance in life. Through various exercises, pranayama encourages the yogi to the connection to […]

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Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Philosophy Being the curious beings that we are, many philosophies of yoga have developed over the years just as its popularity has also soared. Our desire to know and understand the world has encouraged thinkers to seek knowledge in a more in depth level surrounding the practice, history, and benefits of yoga. The work […]

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