Welcome to my yoga and wellbeing blog where you can find a broad range of topics focusing specifically on cyclical wellbeing.
This plant is easily identifiable and literally found everywhere. The most popular use for this herb is as an ointment used topically for insect stings and bites, nettle stings, sunburn and skin conditions like eczema.
Anything can be turned into ritual and made to feel special. You go into ritual with full intention. You do it mindfully and with purpose. This is how I live my life and it’s pure joy. Except when it’s not. It’s every emotion, good and bad. And that’s ok. The important thing is to FEEL.
In this post I talk about the three bandhas, their relationship to the three diaphragms and their utilisation in yoga.
This is definitely the time to try something new in your yoga practice. If this is your first time on the mat – well done! You are already there. If you have been practicing yoga for some time, perhaps you are in a rut? Do you always take the same options that your teacher offers you? Do you shy away from inversions because you are worried about falling? Do you not try certain postures for fear of losing silly? Time to step out of your comfort zone!
May 1st sees the arrival of the festival of Beltane. This is the time when the earths energy is at it’s strongest and most potent. Conception and fertility is all around. It is when Spring turns to Summer and the Maiden Goddess comes to fullness. All around is growth and renewal and it’s the time to lay down plans for the future.
We are a part of nature. We are made up of the same chemical elements as everything else on this planet. We need to see ourselves as another part of the same cycle of birth, death and rebirth. In so doing we can make sure that we have the energy needed to do all of the things that modern life requires of us.