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November 11, 2019

There is a sign parked beside a pristine calm lake.  It reads ‘No throwing pebbles allowed! 

It seems to be a stark message next to the majestic blue oasis that sends out soothing waves to all who reach its sublime shore.
 

The calm lake represents our mind-lake in...

November 5, 2019

Stay on the bright side of your garden.


Satsangs with Swami Niranjanananda are always food for the soul.  Satsang means to sit together and share in truth.  In his recent satsang a simple yet useful and encouraging statement was shared. ‘Stay on the bright side of your...

July 14, 2019

The connection with a spiritual guide or guru is a special and cherished one in an aspirants life.  It is a connection that transcends the confines of space and time and enables us to connect with the benevolent forces within ourselves and nature.  Each year, in July,...

February 28, 2019


The Upanishads are some of the oldest sources of yogic wisdom which contain the essential teachings of the unification of that abounds all creation.  Yoga philosophy, practice and culture have evolved from these ancient scriptures and their meaning and relevance enabl...

September 11, 2018

Even teachers and students with decades on the mat can be daunted by the difficulties of maintaining and renewing a home practice. Illness, family obligations, boredom, travel, and that universal perception of a ‘lack of time’ - All these obstacles, and more, will inev...

July 27, 2018

Guru Poornima takes place during the full moon in July each year in which the connection with one’s source of inspiration in life is celebrated, reinforced and highlighted.
 

A guru is someone who emulates to us how to live life in accordance with the natural laws of au...

July 24, 2018

The sun salutation sequence is a dynamic series of yoga postures which when combined with breath awareness and concentration forms a powerful matrix of rhythm, form and energy. 

The 12 postures that make up the sequence relate to the different phases of the sun as it mo...

July 12, 2018


The hatha yoga practice of gently cleansing the nasal passages with warm saline water is simple to do and highly effective.  At this time of the year when coughs and colds are upon us nasal washing known as neti can bring instant relief to cold symptoms and as work as...

May 30, 2018

Autumn is the time to take stock of our vital energy stores and move with the seasonal shifts into practices that embrace the inherent needs that this time brings.  I would like to share with you a simple yet profoundly relaxing conscious breathing practice that will h...

May 3, 2018

​Autumn is the time to take stock of our vital energy stores and move with the seasonal shifts into practices that embrace the inherent needs that this time brings. Saying goodbye to the season where we are most fully expressive, expansive, engaged and social. Gatherin...

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