Malasana is one of the most beneficial postures for Western bodies.
For many of us, however, tension and unfamiliarity can make this shape a bit of a challenge and a mystery. Let’s take a look at this seemingly simple posture, and how we can utilise its many variations to strengthen our base, and create steadiness and ease in our breath.
Yoga Nidra, sometimes known as yogic sleep, is a practice where the body is guided into a sleep state while the mind is intentionally led through a meditative journey. A 17 minute practice for anyone, anytime you wish to soak into a deeper, more rejuvenating rest.
How often do you notice your focus drifting towards the noise of the day? When so much stimulus is pulling our attention in different directions, it is important to have a tool to help us refocus. To create a space of more clarity, so we can choose what is important in this moment. This is the anchor of your Sankalpa.
You’ll hear yoga teachers speak about this mysterious and exotic sounding fa-sha in Yin classes. What exactly is this oh-so-significant 'connective tissue'? How can it help us broaden the experience of yoga asana (postures) as well as our movement through daily life?