Category: Yoga

Yoga has been coming to the West for a very long time, we just noticed it about one hundred years ago. Georg Fevestein PhD, Poet and Yoga Historian Yoga, considered to be one of the oldest spiritual traditions in the world, and of which its origins are little known, was saved from the brink of […]

Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. ~Author Unknown It is a common misconception amongst the yoga community that less CO2 and more 02 is better for us.  The idea that ‘C02 is a toxin, a carbon waste product that needs to be replaced with increased levels of 02’ [1] is a harmful […]

“You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention. As your intention is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.” ~ The Upanishads I wrote this piece when I was a student yoga teacher.  Still struggling […]

 ‘AUM’  the all encompassing cosmic vibration of the universe The Sanskrit is praNava, meaning ever new[1]. This mantra is a commonly used one in our practice to unite the energy of the class, as well as a natural extension of the mantra, Namaste. According to the Mandukya Upanishad, the syllables of AUM represent the following realms […]

Originally posted on Deeper Into Sahaja Meditation:
According to an ancient Indian legend, there was once a time when all human beings were endowed with divine powers, but they abused their divinity so much that Brahma, the chief god, decided to take it away from them and hide it where it could never be found.…

Sitali “the cooling breath”[1]  is perfect for hot Summer time.  How Sit in a comfortable upright, seated position.  Spine nice and straight.  Hands gently on your knees.  You can have your legs folded,  or straight in front of you if this is too hard.  Keep your pelvis slightly tilted forward, you may sit on a block […]