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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Life is full of ups and downs, no matter how rich or popular you are. Practical issues may range from having to vacate your apartment within a week and having nowhere to live, to having the tax man poke your ribs about your undeclared income. Emotional issues may range from feeling abandoned and rejected by […]
Kindness makes the world go round, but many people are still not privy to this truth. Our gentle acts of selflessness and compassion have the ability to touch others’ lives beyond measure, yet we often underestimate the power we can wield over the collective self. It’s in moments of clarity and higher awareness that the […]
Man’s pursuit of money and profit at any expense has forestalled the progress of the collective consciousness throughout human history. Our innate greedy impulses seem, at times, almost impossible to control. Many point their fingers at society – but isn’t society made up of us individuals? Doesn’t that mean that each one of us has […]
The timeless equation and an ideal we’re all consciously or unconsciously pursuing – a good work/life balance. Some seem to have nailed it effortlessly, aligning their work with their passion so that the demands on mind and body remain pleasantly manageable. Others are not so fortunate. Many people’s professional exigencies take out more of them […]
Ever wondered what it would be like to see your spiritual growth on paper? A meditation journal does just that. Memory alone can’t possibly process and package all the deep transformations you undergo when you take on meditation as a lifestyle commitment. Even if you’ve mastered the art, the act of recording it in an […]
This phrase can be interpreted in many ways, and together these perspectives form a kaleidoscopic view of your life and place in the world. The kaleidoscope offers a colourful, enchanting window into a vision that seems bathed in synergy and harmony. Yet the astonishing thing about it is that it’s created through symmetrical fragmentation in […]
Why do people chant in Sanskrit during a yoga class? I do not understand the meaning … and isn’t it a “dead” language, anyway? Understandable questions, however based on the assumption that Sanskrit is an ordinary language. Indeed, Sanskrit is one of the most ancient of world languages, a language that is no longer spoken […]
What are the gunas? In yoga philosophy, it is explained that there are three principle energies that govern all of creation: rajas, sattva and tamas. Samkhya philosophy details how everything is manifest by these influences while the Bhagavad Gita goes into detail about how these energies work in the world and how they influence our […]
Yoga is a holistic science, so it follows that a yogic diet that is suitable for someone who practises yoga should be in harmony with body, mind and spirit. To sum it up, any food or drink consumed should: Be the kind that gives health to the body. Be the kind that does not interfere […]
We can all breathe because it occurs naturally. But not all of us know how to breathe. Discover what you’re doing wrong and why proper breathing is important. In a natural, unobstructed state, when we are relaxed, sitting or standing tall with chest wide open, we can breathe fully into all parts of our lungs. […]