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The Four Paths of Yoga: which one suits you?

The Four Paths of Yoga: which one suits you?

We once discussed that while Yoga is often associated with just physical postures, fitness, and flexibility, it’s actually also a deeply philosophical and spiritual practice with a rich history rooted in ancient India. While physical postures, or asanas reflect one...
6 Refreshingly Simple Spring Yoga Poses

6 Refreshingly Simple Spring Yoga Poses

Floral aromas in the air, birds singing and the sun’s restorative warmth… our favourite season (and consequently spring yoga) is back! Here, we get to shake off the density of winter and embrace this new season of renewal, activity, expansion and growth. A time...
Give your body a natural detox

Give your body a natural detox

Whether you’re eating intuitively, following an Ayurvedic or TCM approach, a natural detox can be incredibly restorative. Imagine a bear hibernating all through winter. He assumes that when the sun returns to melt the snow, he’ll be able to frolic and hunt for salmon...
Our (latest) Favourite Yoga Mats

Our (latest) Favourite Yoga Mats

Many moons ago, we explored and reviewed a few of our favourite yoga mats to buy in Australia. You can read our first yoga mat article here and I personally still love the mat I discovered in the process, but four years on seems like a nice point to explore what other...
Pranayama – The yoga of breath

Pranayama – The yoga of breath

Pranayama or yogic breathing, is one of the main eight branches of the yoga sutras. Performed with or without asanas (yoga postures), pranayama also has an enormous amount of benefits, for mind body and spirit. When we break down the word… ‘prana’ refers to breath,...
How to stay grounded over the holidays

How to stay grounded over the holidays

Oh, the holidays. Carols, lights, gifts, shopping, family, parties, food, food and more food. For even the most grounded person, it’s easy to caught up in the buzz this time of year. The season can bring up a myriad of issues such as stress, obligation, exhaustion,...
Ayurveda: the Science of Life

Ayurveda: the Science of Life

‘Through Ayurveda you will discover all the forces of Nature working within you, and that you yourself are a replica of the cosmos…’ – David Frawley  Ayurveda, or the ‘science of life’ is the five thousand year old Vedic natural healing system of India. As we...
Our Top 5 Yoga Mats

Our Top 5 Yoga Mats

Yoga mats for everyone! With the variety of yoga mats available these days, searching for the right one would overwhelm even the happiest of shoppers. From sticky mats to towel mats – there are yoga mats for almost every branch of yoga. Finding the best yoga mat...
Welcoming the Winter Solstice

Welcoming the Winter Solstice

‘What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.’ ― John Steinbeck While our neighbours in the northern hemisphere move into summer this weekend, June 22 brings us the Winter Solstice. A solstice describes the annual moment when the...
Getting Grounded

Getting Grounded

When you’re feeling grounded, you’re like a big, strong tree rooted firmly into the earth. Fierce winds may ruffle your crown, and you might even lose a few leaves and branches. But still, you remain standing – and your life force helps you to recover quickly...
The Benefits of Yin Yoga

The Benefits of Yin Yoga

Derived from Hatha yoga, the practice of Yin yoga is based on the Taoist concepts of Yin and Yang; the opposite and complementary principles of reality. Simply put; as an energetic state, yin is feminine. It’s stability, passivity, downward moving and cold. Yang on...