Tag archive: yogic philosophy

Move with grace in D U L A R I

“Kula” is an ancient sanskrit term that means ‘community of the heart’. It is a group coming together of their own free will; an intentional clan, tribe or family. Part of our Kula Tribe is connecting with the local community. Each month we engage with a different local business as a way of encouraging our […]

How to Increase Compassion for Yourself and Others

Compassion – it starts from within. Feeling compassion for myself, throughout the ups and downs of life, allows me to relax and be content with the path I have chosen. Regardless of the outcome, that path has lead me to this moment, and for that I am grateful.   The more I feel compassion for myself […]

Find Inspiration and Motivation this Winter

This month’s theme is, “INSPIRATION”. As we settle in to the deep winter chill, I try my best to stay motivated and inspired.  It is very easy to let these daily practices fall away once the sunny days have disappeared and the need to retreat starts to set in.  However, over the years, I have […]

INTUITION – Trust, tune in, listen

In·tu·i·tion (noun) the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning. a thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning. Learning to listen to our inner guidance is a compelling practice.  When I take the time to tune in, to listen to my gut, I find […]

Awareness – Practicing mindfulness and meditation

“You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day — unless you’re too busy. Then you should sit for an hour.” -Zen proverb Life is busy. The never ending to do list can be overwhelming. I find that if I don’t make time for self-awareness as a daily routine, I start to feel it […]

‘Gratitude’ – Being Grateful in April

There are few feelings more amazing than being full of gratitude and appreciation for all that life has to offer. However, it is not always easy to maintain gratitude when life throws us some challenges. That being said, there’s a few methods which inspire me back into a state of acceptance for what is and […]

4 Ways to Improve Balance – On and Off The Yoga Mat.

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Achieving balance in the yoga studio can seem as challenging as achieving balance in other areas of life.  However, I find the more I practice balancing on my yoga mat, the easier each pose becomes.  I have discovered this […]

Regain Your Vitality with Yin Yoga

We need Yin Yoga for more reasons than we even realise, which helps to explain the gentle yoga’s rise to fame in recent years. Our busy schedules, active lives and high-sensory environments (particularly for city-dwellers) can quickly throw us off balance, in ways we may not be fully aware of. When we think of Yin […]

Boost Your Practice With Essential Oils

{And which ones to try} As a practice, yoga invites us to explore our internal landscapes while providing respite from the constant activity of the outside world. On our mat, we can address physical, emotional and mental imbalances that may otherwise go unnoticed if we were to remain consistently distracted and unaware. This beautiful practice […]

‘Intention’ ~ How to Set Intentions & Stick With Them 

What does it mean to act with “intention”? Simply put, an intention is a goal, or vision, that guides your thoughts, attitudes, and choices. They help to direct our restless mind. When I reflected on last month’s “renewal” theme, it was clear that I needed some time to rest and ponder the lessons from 2016. […]