Five Spiritual Benefits of Yoga

The original intention to practice physical yoga (i.e. asanas) was to limber up and strengthen the body sufficiently to be able to sit in seated meditation for extended periods. Why? To commune with cosmic consciousness through stillness and presence. Read on to discover more, or remind yourself of some of the other benefits of yoga,… Continue reading Five Spiritual Benefits of Yoga

Five Emotional Benefits of Yoga

Exploring the emotional benefits of your yoga practice is likely to be one of the most enriching, and perhaps surprising, elements of your journey. It is clear and well documented that yoga targets the physical body as well as the mind, but it also has tremendous potential to unlock information stored in the form of… Continue reading Five Emotional Benefits of Yoga

Five Mental Benefits of Yoga

Even if you have never tried yoga before, you could probably make a good guess at what the physical benefits are, but what about the mental side of things? (If you want to recap, you can check out some of my top physical benefits of yoga here). Let us continue our exploration of what else… Continue reading Five Mental Benefits of Yoga

Corruption of Svadhishthana

Balancing any chakra is a tricky business. But the second chakra, has to be one of the trickiest. Governing pleasure, creativity, and sexuality, the orange-hued, and watery world of Svadhishthana has certainly kept me on my toes. It takes a great deal of awareness to help this area flow openly, and I am somewhat inspired… Continue reading Corruption of Svadhishthana

Quantum Karma

In the spirit of blending popular science with philosophy, this week's post is an experiment that you can perform anytime, anywhere. Let's start with a simple hypothesis: How we think directly affects what happens to us. It might seem like an obvious conclusion. Thoughts precede action => action precedes behaviour => behaviour precedes fate. It's the old… Continue reading Quantum Karma