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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...