Exploring The Mind Body Connection Through Yoga

Whilst the term “mind-body connection” may seem like it’s thrown around to give your yoga class a more philosophical edge, I assure you it has strong scientific backing. In fact, clinical research into mind-body medicine is finding that emotions and thought patterns can contribute to imbalances in the body, directly affecting health outcomes. Our mind can […]

How To Practice Yoga With Grace

Grace (noun) 1. a smooth and beautiful way of moving. 2. kind, polite and fair behaviour Grace is not always the easiest quality to welcome into our lives, particularly when we live in such a fast moving, immediate society. Multi-tasking is admired, ‘to-do’ lists are excessive, deadlines are a plenty and we skip into the fast […]

Follow Your Curiosity Through Yoga

In a world of ‘instagram yoga’ it’s hard not to get caught up in the idea of how yoga “should” look or feel. One of the lesser celebrated realities of yoga, through social media at least, is the idea that yoga is actually completely adaptable to the individual.  Regardless of size, gender, age or anatomical […]

Revive Your Body

It seems the most common modern day disease is busy-ness. There is so much pressure and struggle to achieve, complete the to-do list, attend appointments on time whilst negotiating Melbourne traffic, prepare healthy school snacks for the kids, eat healthily, look good and feel good. It is no wonder we are so stressed and anxious. […]

Why Consistency Is Key For Your Yoga Practice

Yoga is like anything that’s good for you, the more regularly you do it the more beneficial it will be. Of course you’ll feel the difference after a single session, but the value of a consistent practice is in its holistic benefits. The real power of a yoga lies in the multi-dimensional aspects of the […]

Release Through Yin Yoga

Despite the strong vinyasa yoga style taking the western world by storm, yoga is as much about finding a release as it is about building strength & flexibility. “The purpose of Yoga is to facilitate the profound inner relaxation that accompanies fearlessness. The release from fear is what finally precipitates the full flowering of love.” […]

Expand Your Horizons Through Yoga

“Pranayama {breath} literally means the agama – expansion or manifestation – of prana. Prana is the vital energy of the universe.” ~ Swami Rami  Contrary to it’s literal meaning {the act of becoming larger or more extensive} ‘expansion’ in yoga is actually about letting go or “doing less” in order to achieve more. Expansion in yoga is […]

How To Turn Intent Into Action

So you got caught up in the excitement of new years goals and this being THE YEAR for change. Now it’s almost 6 months down the track and you’re feeling a little less than committed to the whole idea. Or disappointed that you’re not still feeling that buzz months later or seeing more progression towards […]

Tap Into Your Inner Wisdom Through Yoga

Intuition is not a new age concept, yet it remains to be one of the hardest things to listen to in modern day. We’re surrounded by a myriad of ideas, expectations, people, even devices that can tell us which direction to take in life. However it’s our intuition or inner wisdom, which we often ignore […]

Finding Lightness Through Yoga

Freedom. Fluidity. Ease. Letting Go. Each month at Kula Yoga we explore a different theme, giving us a sankalpa or intention on and off the mat. As a community from the Hawthorn and surrounding area, we come together to embrace this collective energy through our practice, translating into our daily lives. In April our focus […]