Yoga Nidra is a full body and mind relaxation. Most yoga classes include a 'sivasana' at the end of class. Ideally this a minimum of 5 minutes long, but is rarely longer then 15 minutes. The purpose of sivasana is to give the body the opportunity to integrate the benefits of your yoga practice. Without… Continue reading What Is Yoga Nidra?
The term yoga means 'to yoke' or 'unite'. However there are many different types of yoga in our modern world. There is a type of yoga for everyone, and it is amazing how yoga has blossomed around the world making it accessible to every body, for a realm of different needs. Hatha yoga is the… Continue reading Defining Hatha Yoga
In my last post The Container I referred to 'the edge' that we come to in yoga. The place where we are challenged, and often avoid in our yoga practice. The illusion of an 'edge' is that to be challenged in yoga we are doing postures advanced beyond our flexibility. However, often we come to an… Continue reading The Edge