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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Our lives have been turned upside down in a matter of weeks. The familiarity that was our trusted bedfellow has abandoned us and been replaced by an uncertainty so pervasive that it threatens to overwhelm the entire global order. More people are suffering – but not just in the obvious ways portrayed by the mainstream […]
Family is a safe space of unconditional love to retreat to for some and thorny territory fraught with complexity and even danger for others. The vast library of human culture which has developed throughout the ages has always been concerned with the concept of family. We started off with the animalistic dynamic ruled only by […]
When you see your thoughts like a conscious sky sees clouds coming and going, they are no longer unwelcome. They simply are, existing in the boundless Now. They can be embraced as mere experience, another image on the flickering TV of the mind. You, as Awareness, remain untouched and the true ‘Present Moment’ is allowed […]
When I first started my yoga journey, I heard terms like ‘grounding’ and ‘presence,’ but didn’t quite understand what they really meant. Probably because I was neither grounded nor present at the time. They were abstract concepts beyond my actual experience, and therefore unknown and unconceivable. In time, with the practice of yoga and meditation, […]
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 […]