The wonderful world of Yoga

On 21 June, the world will once again take a deep breath and stretch to celebrate the International Day of Yoga. This year’s celebration holds greater meaning; an inward journey may be the best antidote to the external checks placed on us by a confounding virus. A planetary lockdown with social distancing norms means that…

5 Ways Yoga Can Make Your Recovery Easier

Yoga is an ancient spiritual practice that originated in India thousands of years ago, and is encouraged for everyone to practice today as a way to connect the mind, body and spirit through breath, movement and postures. The word ‘yoga’ is Sanskrit for ‘unite’, ‘join’, or ‘attach’. Although it’s a physical practice, yoga is much…

Niyamas

This week, we’re continuing our discussion on yoga philosophy— specifically the Eight Limbs of Yoga in honor of the third annual International Day of Yoga this June. In simple terms, The Eight Limbs of Yoga are eight important steps of a yoga practice that help us live fuller, happier lives. The Eight Limbs were created as…