Ayurveda 101

The world of health and wellness is fascinating and ever expanding, and there are so many sub groups within – from fitness to crystals to yoga to Reiki to so much more. Out of everything though, for me personally — nothing has changed my life more than Ayurveda. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is the ancientContinue reading “Ayurveda 101”

A Simple Breathing Exercise to Try Today

Yoga has quite the reservoir of breathing techniques, and here’s a simple one you can try today called Belly Breathing. Belly Breathing can be done anytime you want to feel more calm, centred and present. This exercise is simple enough it can even be taught to children and is a great way for kids andContinue reading “A Simple Breathing Exercise to Try Today”

The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has tremendous benefits for the body, mind and spirit. Adding even one yoga class per week to your life adds noticeable benefits if you stay committed. The best results though, are seen when practiced at least 3 times per week for 30-60 minutes. Here’s what you can expect: Increased Flexibility There’s no surprise here!Continue reading “The Benefits of Yoga”

YAMAS: The Foundation of Yoga

We know that there are 8 Limbs of Yoga, and the Yamas are the very first limb. In a way, they are like the foundation on which to build your yoga journey upon. The Yamas are guidelines and ‘restraints’, and you’ll notice they align very much with many religious & spiritual values overall. They mightContinue reading “YAMAS: The Foundation of Yoga”

Ashtanga: The 8 Limbs of Yoga

Yoga means union: the union of the physical and nonphysical; of body and spirit; of you and something Greater (God, Universe, any personal representation of what that may be for you). And yoga as a way of life means living according to the 8 Limbs so that we can attain this Union and cultivate a stateContinue reading “Ashtanga: The 8 Limbs of Yoga”