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7 Sanskrit Words That Will Change Your Practice

admin August 15, 2017 0 comments 0

No, your teacher isn’t speaking gibberish. They’re probably speaking Sanskrit– an ancient language from southern India. There can be varying interpretations for the phases but often the intention of the word is the same. Like other ancient languages, sanskrit is a vibratory, rhythmic language that can be challenging to pronounce because our own language no longer has emphasis on sound…

FREE 7am Detox Yoga June 19th-22nd

admin June 18, 2017 0 comments 0

Kriya Yoga is essentially purification, ritual Yoga. There’s thousands of Kriya traditions but all have ritual element & detoxification at their root. The Yoga Life Kriya is a combination of methods I use in my personal daily morning practice some I have taken from courses I have attended and some I have kept with me from my first teach 13…

Benefits of Hot Yoga

admin May 10, 2017 0 comments 1

1. Energy: Yoga Asanas (postures/exercises), breath control training (pranayama) and use of yoga body locks (bandhas) all work to activate and balance energy pathways, giving you the vitality and power. Yoga will ignite your nervous system and create a greater connection between muscles. In effect think of your body becoming a much slicker, oiled organic machine. 2. Strength: By strength…

Why Hot Yoga?

admin May 4, 2017 0 comments 0

Namaste, The use of heat during a Yoga class has come up for much debate recently and you either love it or really really dislike it. So lets have a look at what all the fuss is about and hopefully we can dispel a few myths along the way. First of all lets look the reasons why we use heat….

Learn To Surrender

admin May 1, 2017 0 comments 0

Pranidhana is the last of the five Niyamas given by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. It means total surrender to the Divine or God. Whatever feel God or Divinity is from a monotheistic belief or a personal Divine purpose within each of us or collective higher nature of our consciousness the intention is the same – To let go of…

Start Your Day With Yoga

admin April 28, 2017 0 comments 0

Morning practice is THE opportunity to set a tone for the day. With the pace and demands of life it’s easy to drag yourself out of bed, neck a coffee and race out the door. It would be so much better if we took a few moments in silence to tap into ourselves and consider what we need to cultivate…

What Is Restorative Yoga?

admin April 25, 2017 0 comments 0

A restorative yoga sequence typically involves less postures, much less focus on heat & dynamic strength. Instead its aim is to help students unwind both physically & emotionally. I personally find restorative classes much more challenging than the strong dynamic Asana based classes of Vinyasa, Classical Astanga & modern Power Yoga because it requires a strength we aren’t well equipped…

Introducing Rania

admin April 21, 2017 0 comments 0

Rania has immersed herself in the practice and life of yoga. Yoga touched her heart 3 years ago and her journey has been inspirational to say the least, she started as one of our founder members, and quickly became a strong part of the yoga life family. She trained at the highly renowned Vinyasa yoga school in rishikesh, India and…

Blossom Like The Lotus Flower

admin April 20, 2017 0 comments 0

Padma Mudra or Lotus Mudra has some of the most significant & beautiful symbolism found in Yoga. The lotus flower goes through a similar journey that which we experience during a Yoga class & our continual spiritual journey thereafter. The Lotus Flower begins life as a vary hard seed that is placed at the bottom of a muddy pond. Eventually…

Introducing Rania

admin April 20, 2017 0 comments 0

Rania has immersed herself in the practice and life of yoga. Yoga touched her heart 3 years ago and her journey has been inspirational to say the least, she started as one of our founder members, and quickly became a strong part of the yoga life family. She trained at the highly renowned Vinyasa yoga school in rishikesh, India and…