Solar powered human

Solar powered human

Surya Namaskara, aka salute to the sun, is a solar practice, energising. You might choose to do it facing the rising sun. It utilises asana, pranayama, and can involve different forms of awareness including chakra awareness and mantra. Using the whole body, moving...
Awareness with attitude

Awareness with attitude

Just the facts, sit back, and observe Sutra 33 from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras is a cracker. Simple, effective and costs nothing to put into practice. Returns for you are a peaceful, undisturbed mind. Rather than being in reaction to information received through...
Mantras we do in class

Mantras we do in class

Shanti Path – a sample of the notated text in the PDF available below Mantras, specific sounds carrying energy, are utilised in yogic practices in different ways. Mantra can be repeated aloud, in a whisper, mentally, or by writing (in Sanskrit). Some mantras we recite...
Sowing the seed

Sowing the seed

  Sowing the seed, Sankalpa Sankalpa is often asked about by those who hear the word for the first time during Yoga Nidra. ‘What was that thing you said, that word… I can’t remember…’ My free Yoga Nidra is a short form, so does not...
Bathed in something wonderful

Bathed in something wonderful

‘It’s like being bathed in something wonderful’. This (above) is a description of Yoga Nidra by someone who has come to class. It is a wonderful practice, devised by Sw. Satyananda. It is a practice that does not discriminate, you just need to listen, be...