Yoga for perfect sleep

The effect of practicing yoga to promote restful sleep is well documented and as insomnia is a problem that the majority of people face at some time in their lives, a cure that does not rely on chemically-induced sleep is a welcome prospect.  Having a good-quality mattress and abstaining from caffeinated drinks and alcohol before […]

Guided Self Practice Workshop

Adelaide, take the next steps in your yoga practice! Saturday, September 6th, 2-4:30pm Those who participated in our “40-Day Yoga Immersion” will recount the profound changes that a Guided Self Practice can bring to your asana, mediation and pranayama practice.  Those of you new to the concept of a Guided Self Practice:  A 2-hour time […]

Yoga and Body Image

How many times have you looked in the mirror and said “You have a beautiful radiant smile, a wonderful healthy body and a charming personality.”? If this question leaves you with a doubtful expression on your face as you are not able to recall when you last gave yourself a compliment, welcome to the 21st […]

Is there Meaning in Your Life?

A recent article about the key behind the longevity of Japanese people found that, amongst the usual reasons of healthy diet and a non-sedentary lifestyle, a ‘sense of meaning’ was a key contributor the high proportion of centenarians in this country.  The Japanese term (“Ikigai”) translates roughly to “Why I wake up every morning.”  Now […]

Chakras – Centres of Energy

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of the wall hangings on the front window and shala door? Both depict the symbols and distinct colours associated with each individual chakra, or ‘energy wheel’.  Each chakra is associated with certain limbs and glands as well as psychosomatic functions.  Knowledge about the influence of each chakra on […]

Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands

Children’s wisdom “Happiness doesn’t come from Headstands” is a beautiful children’s book about self-acceptance and resilience, telling the story of the little girl Leela’s futile attempts to master a headstand. But Leela’s story is really applicable to all of us, reminding us that real (i.e. lasting) happiness does not come from outside sources (whether that […]

Featured Asana: Virabhadrasana II

Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II) Virabhadra = name of a warrior who is an incarnation of Shiva  About the pose: This is a strong standing posture with emphasis on alignment and symmetry: both heels are in one line, the front knee is in line with the ankle of the back leg, the arms are perpendicular extended […]

Women’s Yoga Goddess Gathering

Saturday, 17th May, 2014. 3:00-5pm Ladies come and join us for this special Saturday afternoon of sharing asana, meditation, chanting and women’s stories.  Together we can learn about Goddess archetypes and how they can help us understand ourselves, our habits and paradigms a bit better. Cost $20  Places are limited.   to reserve your spot.