3 March

The yogic chakra system

There are many different chakra systems used through out the world, in this series of posts I will describe the yogic chakra system, coming from India and Hinduism.  You may have heard of many other names, locations or numbers for the chakras (relating to their different interpretations).  In my opinion, all of these different interpretations […]

14 January

Yoga, more than a physical affair

Yoga, more than a physical affair

When I first began practicing yoga I thought it was a purely physical affair. However, I later learnt I was wrong.  Ashtanga yoga defines the 8 limb path (Ashta = 8, Anga = Limb) for yoga as described by Patanjali who lived about 150BC in India and is still a world renowned scientist. The 8 […]

29 November

What if I’m not flexible for yoga?

What if I’m not flexible for yoga?

A common misconception for people fearing their first yoga class is, ‘what if I’m not flexible enough?!’ This is a strong reason why it’s a good idea to give it a go, you can go a long way with it. Yoga is however, also much more than just stretching and strengthening the body. When I […]