Lotus Room Yoga Blog
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- 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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Given all the conditioning we are subjected to, telling us of all the duties we must perform and all the reasons why we cannot take time out for ourselves, perhaps it is time we actually look at the reasons why we should take time out to go on a yoga retreat. 1. You relax into […]
Chakra literally means “wheel” in the ancient language of Sanskrit. Chakras are energy centres located within the body, and consist of spirals that combine spiritual energy and psychophysical energy. Each one influences and is influenced by all the different aspects of our being: body, mind, emotion, energy, and breath. Root Chakra ~ Muladhara Chakra In […]
Do you ever notice yourself scrunching your face when staring at a computer screen or slouching while sitting down? Unconscious physical habits can lead to chronic muscle stiffness, tension and fatigue, all of which are also associated with stress. The mind cannot release its natural associations between the physical and mental states, and is quite […]
Samskara, as with most Sanskrit words, has several context driven meanings in Indian philosophy. Some of its loose translations include “mental impression,” “psychological imprint,” “recollection” and “activator.” All these definitions help us understand its reference to a deep conditioning that, in part, is caused by past actions and, in part, is responsible for future actions, […]
The power of meditation is often underestimated. We have a remarkable inner potential for self healing our body, mind and emotions by utilising the breath and stillness of meditation. Self healing through meditation happens as meditation offers direct access to our healing wisdom. When we meditate, we initiate mental, emotional and physical healing on a […]
What does the Divine Feminine represent? She is the manifestation of spirit as Shakti, in all her variegated forms. The different energies at play pertain to a different aspect of Shakti, the Divine Feminine, and these are celebrated specifically during the Yoga festival of Navaratri. The goddess has been celebrated in ancient spiritual traditions since […]
Yoga helps us improve the quality of our sleep so that we need less. This frees up more time for us to enjoy life and do the things we want to do! If you have trouble sleeping, you may want to try yoga for good sleep. With relaxed body and peaceful mind, sleep comes easily. […]
The most basic and traditional form of yoga is known as Hatha Yoga. Hatha is loosely translated as “ha” meaning “sun” and “tha” meaning “moon” and its focus is in uniting opposites in harmony and creating balance. The masculine and feminine aspects reside within us all, and they are often represented by the sun and […]
When we hear the words “learning to let go”, the attachments that may spring to mind may be people or things, but they can also be habits or beliefs. During the practice of yoga asanas, when we listen and respect our body, and also trust it a little bit deeper each time, we learn humility […]
Sankalpa refers to the yogic intention or resolution, which in yoga is considered to be a very powerful force and a very important step to successfully reaching our goals. Sankalpa could be defined as the determination to become something or to do something in your life. It is a seed of intention which you create […]