Pranayama ~ Ashtanga Yoga

Prana is the vital life force which manifests itself as the breath that sustains the body. Through practicing extension of the breath (ayama) we can calm the nervous system and in turn, the mind, preparing ourselves for meditation, or simply the challenges of everyday life! There are endless healing benefits to be gained from correct and consistent practice of Pranayama, with numerous techniques to follow too.

Asana ~ Ashtanga Yoga

Asana is the most well-known and practiced limb of Patanjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga, usually described as the “physical practice”. In the Yoga Sutras, the Sanskrit word Asana is defined as “a position that is steady and comfortable” and the practice of Asana involves the ability to sit for long periods of time in one posture.

Low-Waste Beauty Products

By now you have probably heard about and seen the increasingly concerning problem of plastic pollution. With the oceans and its life suffering from the unsustainable actions of humans, maybe it’s time to start re-thinking our individual plastic consumption. Our daily hygiene/beauty routine is one area that is fun and easy to switch up forContinue reading “Low-Waste Beauty Products”

Introduction to Ayurveda

“Ayurveda” means “the science of life” in Sanskrit. It is one of the oldest healing sciences in the world and it focuses on paying close attention to balance in order to maintain good health. This involves correct diet, lifestyle, thoughts and occasional use of herbal medicine. The way to achieve good health varies vastly fromContinue reading “Introduction to Ayurveda”