meditation

Little self and big Self | 3 Minutes to Re-membering

Little self and big Self | 3 Minutes to Re-membering


In the yogic tradition, Self (as opposed to little 's' self) refers to the state of a vast consciousness.

You may have felt this inter-connected, seemingly boundless feeling of peace or contentment as glimpses in your day - when you are most rested, most joyful, most at ease.

What if you’re able to inhabit this space more frequently, and more purposefully?

This practice involves few simple gestures, a few intentional breaths. It won’t ‘fix’ everything, but it will offer you an invaluable wider lens, past habits, fears and habits, on what is truly integral right here.

The Sacred Pause | How Stopping Helps Us Move, With Purpose

The Sacred Pause | How Stopping Helps Us Move, With Purpose

We are all too frequently taught to seek what is comfortable, averting from discomfort or challenge. We get caught in this loop of avoiding the things which will eventually need to be dealt with. It's a bit like leaving dishes in the sink, hoping that when you come back they will be a little easier to clean...

A short reflection on the power of pausing at the crossroads of each moment. A way to create purpose in how you direct the course of your day - and thus your life.

Yoga Nidra for Sleep | Relax with Gill Forsyth

Yoga Nidra for Sleep | Relax with Gill Forsyth

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.

Sankalpa : Clearing a path for Focus

Sankalpa : Clearing a path for Focus

Whatever you focus on, you will feel.

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.

About Yin Yoga : What is Fascia?

About Yin Yoga : What is Fascia?

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?

Releasing Resolutions: The New Year's Letting Go

Releasing Resolutions: The New Year's Letting Go

Why is it that this beautiful tradition of setting intentions for a new year is so culturally linked to something not followed through with? Must this be the way?

Here's a revolution: instead of achieving, perhaps it's more about letting go. Some short being practices to help direct your compass for 2018.