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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Adopt inversions as part of your yoga practice to gain physical and psychological benefits. An inversion is an asana or yoga pose where the head is ultimately situated below the heart. There are many inversion poses. The Shoulder Stand, Headstand and Handstand are first likely to come to mind when one thinks ‘inversions.’ Fear may […]
Adopt yoga for stress management: relax your body, calm your mind and fill your being with life force energy. Stress is often regarded negatively but every situation has a positive side. Discover yoga for stress management to take only the positive from stress What is stress? Stress is an automatic physical and mental response that […]
Shivaratri is on the dark night before every new moon. Shiva, a high-ranking demigod in Hindu mythology and yoga, wears a moon on his head because of his role in the story associated with the waning and waxing of the moon. He was unable to dismiss a curse that Chandra, the moon god, will fade, […]
I offer obeisance to the God and Goddess, The limitless primal parents of the universe. They are not entirely the same, Nor are they not the same. How sweet is their union! The whole world is too small to contain them, Yet they live happily in the smallest particle. These two are […]
Create a sacred space at home where you can find your inner peace, motivation for your practice and perfect balance. A sacred space is a focal point for your yoga practice and any spiritual practice. It is a space you begin to associate with your internal journey through life and beyond. Having a sacred space […]
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 […]