Posts tagged health & wellness
Greeting a Life-giving Light: A Brief History & Benefits of the Sun Salutation

One of our most practised asana sequences among all yoga flows, is what we commonly know as the Sun Salutation. But have you ever wondered why we actually call it that?

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Healing for Mental Illness: A Simple Tool to Relieve Anxiety

Anxiety, unease, negative thoughts… These are things that are becoming more and more prevalent in our society, and can no longer be ignored. Here is a simple, meditative breathing tool you can use to calm your mind and sort through what you are feeling.

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Sleep Like a Baby with Yoga

I could write a million blogs on the benefits that yoga brings, but this particular benefit happens to be one of my favourites. If you have difficulty getting to sleep at night… if you find yourself constantly waking at odd hours, or are tired and fatigued in the morning even after a full night’s rest… Here are a number of poses I encourage you to try right before turning in.

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How to support your health using traditional Chinese medical principles

According to Chinese medical principles, true health arises when we live in harmony with our environment and the seasons. Winter is a time when nature slows and quietens down, but most people don’t have the opportunity to slow down and and for many this becomes an even busier time of year. This takes its toll on our bodies energy and so we become more susceptible to the colds and flus. So, what can we do to help our bodies and mind adjust to this season?

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Can Yoga Therapy really help me?

“All suffering is similar. Whether we’re suffering from relationship trauma or low-back pain it wears on our consciousness in a similar way.” - Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine

Through the years, more and more medical practitioners and wellness experts are recommending Yoga as therapy for all sorts of ailments - physical, and even emotional. But how can Yoga therapy really help you overcome these? And what is the difference between Yoga Therapy and “normal” Yoga?

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