Lotus Room Yoga Blog
Sharing is caring! In the Lotus Room Yoga Blog you will find:
- Information about various yoga and meditation techniques.
- Inspiration for a more positive approach towards life and living the yoga life.
- News about yoga events and new developments in yoga.
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Awareness is the continuous thread underlying all experience. All experiences – whether we might define them as good or bad – lie within awareness. Awareness is what sees and holds all experiences as well as the experiencer, both as enjoyer and sufferer. Awareness begins as the bare observer of things, the first hand witness of […]
Inherent to both yoga and martial arts are energy flow, awareness and consciousness. One of the first things that becomes evident in the practice of martial arts is that ‘energy follows attention.’ It is largely experienced in the physical body, but it is also true for a particular emotion or mental construct, or ‘story’ – […]
Have you ever heard that saying that life is what happens when you’re busy making plans? In fact, doesn’t it seem that nothing ever goes according to plan? We try to organise our work life, our social life, our relationships and our personal life. We try to take everything into account to stay on top […]
You want to try meditation but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips to get you started. Meditation offers many benefits for body, mind and spirit. For example, it boosts immunity, reduces stress and offers a pathway to self-knowledge. The overall sense of well-being may be very attractive, yet attempts at starting […]
It’s easy with these 6 steps to sitting in a good meditation posture Many people find that the sitting part of a meditation practice poses a challenge. It quickly becomes uncomfortable or even painful, making it difficult to persist. So how do you find the perfect posture to start a meditation practice and keep going? […]
You’ve heard it’s amazing, but do you actually know why meditation is good for you? Meditation is a practice of mastery over the mind. You begin to lead your thoughts and emotions instead of being led by them. Awareness of your inner and outer world increases and you experience greater connection, health and happiness. Why […]
It would be quite realistic to describe yourself as a tiny pocket of energy moving within an ocean of energy. Even science has long concluded that solid matter is nothing but a cluster of atoms made up of empty space with charged up electrons whizzing around a tiny nucleus. You may know, if you paid […]
We tend to think of our body as a solid mass and that the breath moves through this relatively small space of our windpipe and lungs. However, if we change the way we think about the space inhabited by our breath, and therefore the life force, we can change the way we experience the space […]
Peer pressure is not limited to school playgrounds. It exists within workplaces, family units, adult friendships and marital relationships alike. As people become more intimately involved, expectations invariably arise regarding the rules of relationship and tribal order. But, in the same way that we should not seek to control others or situations, we should […]
On a rollercoaster ride, would you be one of those tightly gripping on with a face taut with fear or one of those whose arms are up in the air while smiling wide with excitement? This powerful image is a great reminder that the only control we have is how we’ll respond to the ride […]