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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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 […]
If you would like to know how you are doing in your yoga practice, take a look at your life. If you do not bring your practice into your daily life for self development, then yoga will be of no great value. The practice of yoga poses takes us from a state of imbalance, rigidity […]
The number 108 has long been considered a sacred number, not only in yoga but in many spiritual traditions around the world. But what is the significance of 108? Why is it recurring in so many places? Symbolically, 1 can be said to stand for Truth or God, 0 for Emptiness or Completeness as defined […]
One of the best ways to dealing with stress and anxiety is through the breath. Deep breathing supplies oxygen and energy to your whole being, relaxing both mind and body. Try this simple practice whenever you are feeling overwhelmed, tense or anxious: Lie down on the floor; if the situation does not allow, sit with […]
Yoga Nidra, although known as yogic sleep, is not actual sleep, but a trance of awareness. It is a state of mind between wakefulness and dream, a practice that allows you to access deeper levels of mind, right down to the unconscious, while remaining conscious. During the practice of Yoga Nidra, your intellectual or conscious […]
Strength and flexibility are desirable qualities for a healthy body – strength implies muscle strength and stamina, while flexibility refers to our ability to bend without breaking. But not only. They are also desirable characteristics in our ability to deal with other people or situations in life. Ask yourself: Are you able to tolerate hardship […]
Ganesha can remove all obstacles that stand in the way of your success. Invoke his wisdom and guidance at new beginnings. Ganesha is a well known deity. He is easily recognisable due to his elephant head. There are several stories about how Ganesha came to have the head of an elephant, but symbolically it represents […]