Category: Meditation

Beginners Guide to Yoga

A Beginners Guide to Yoga

The beautiful part about yoga is that there isn’t just one type of style to practice and today I present you with a beginners guide to yoga. When you look at all the different styles of yoga there is chair yoga, hot yoga, gentle yoga, and so on. This means there are all different types

Therapy with Nature

Written by: by Shalyni Paiyappilly The greatest therapist on earth is called nature. In today’s times people are detached from nature more than ever. But when one chooses to commune with nature so many beautiful lessons can be gleaned. Here are just a few: Nature does not hurry yet everything gets done. Animals move at their pace

Wherever You Go There You Are

Written by: Katrin Mersch “Wherever you go there you are” -John Kabbath Zin Whenever you need a break, go out into Nature. It will bring you calm and peace. Take a walk in the park, sit on a bench or in the grass. Maybe you sit by the water. Wherever you go watch what is

The Beauty of Silence

Written by: Shalyni Paiyappilly Today’s world is filled with so much sound where the beauty of silence is seldom appreciated. Amongst the great sages and gurus, silence is often taught and observed to cultivate one’s spiritual connection. For most modern-day folks, moments of silence are resisted as it is deemed as uncomfortable. However, when silence

Breathe cool with Sitali

Written by: Shalyni Paiyappilly Sitali Pranayama is known as the “cooling breath” as it allows air to flow across the tongue and into the mouth. This breathing practice is beneficial in calming the nervous system, improving focus, reducing anxiety and anger, and it can serve as the perfect reprieve during the hot summer months. How

Dealing With Anxiety

Written by: Katrin Mersch I know the time we are living in right now can be really scary. Especially now during the pandemic we learn that nothing really ever is safe in life and that change is the only constant we can rely on. We worry about our health, our income, our job, our family

Change – The only constant in life.

By: Katrin Mersch I sincerely hope that you are well. These are difficult times and we all have made sacrifices. But there is also a good side to all of this: we are very well able to work together and help each other when it matters. We achieved a lot in this crisis and that’s

Yoga is the Practice of Life

Written by: Jennifer Smeddy Part of the yoga practice is learning to be present in the current moment and to be the observer of your life. When you practice yoga poses (asanas) the practice is teaching you to be the observer. Consider how you need to focus and observe your breath during your asana practice.

Pranayama Breathing

5 Reasons to Start a Meditation Practice

Written by: Sojourner Williams Psychology and neurological research shows that around 20 minutes of meditation daily can drastically improve multiple aspects of our well-being. 20 minutes is an approximation, everybody is different, everyone’s ability to settle into a meditation practice is different and every meditation is different. I like to look at meditation as a

Is hope enough?

Written by: Katrin Mersch How are you today? Be honest. Are you feeling okay on some days but on other days you feel sad, annoyed or helpless? You’re not alone. The rest of the world and I feel the same way. Right now we are all dependent on external circumstances and we are not used