The Grand Yoga Breath (Mahat yoga pranayama) is a powerful invigorating breathing technique that involves the breath reaching every the three main sections of the lung, upper, middle and lower. It is energising and relaxing and balances the mind, body and emotions. The benefits help to maintain a healthy heart, optimises lung capacity, makes to feel calm, and centred.
We develop Resilience though Resistance. We build muscle when we resist against something. We also learn through resistance, when others oppose our way of thinking or behaving. Once we are committed to working with it and persevering, we get the results we seek and sense of joy and fulfilment. Sometimes we need a coach or trainer to help us with this.
Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskar is a wonderful yoga practice to do on a regular basis. Once you are familiar with the routine, it need take only a few minutes. Here are the all the postures demonstrated with pictures and full explanation of the movements and breath.
Join me and learn this Amazing 5 posture routine referred to as the Fountain Of Youth 2,500 years ago - The 5 Tibetans. These flowing postures are five simple kriyas (movements through two or more poses) that can be completed in less than 20 minutes and will rejuvenate you in every way and help you look and feel younger :
Today is the Winter Solstice. It signifies the return of light and with it, life. Winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year, when the sun is at its lowest arc in the sky. This is a sacred, powerful day to clear the past and set a strong intention for the future. A day to focus on everything you wish, here are a few tips that will help you create and manifest your deepest intentions.
I started yoga at a time when I was feeling most stressed in my life. I had just moved house with a huge mortgage to get our children into good secondary schools in the are and soon after we did that, I lost my job.