🧘🏼‍♂️ Patanjali’s Yoga 🧘🏼‍♀️

Patañjali was a sage in India, thought to be the author of a number of Sanskrit works. The greatest of these are the Yoga Sutras, a classical yoga text 🙏🏽 The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali are a collection of 196 Sanskrit sutras on the theory and practice of yoga 🙏🏽 The...

Our Bodies … Our Purpose

Our Bodies We are believed to have 4 main bodies: Physical body – made of matter … Our skin and everything under the skin, the brain, the organs, and everything between the ears. It is the skeletal system, fascia, organs, and blood, veins, and ligaments;...

Body – Mind – Soul

We have a physical body, this is tangible, I believe the brain and all it’s functions to be part of the physical body, the matter. Then we have the mind, I believe this to be separate from the brain, and it to be our consciousness, thoughts, feelings, emotions etc....

Sivananda Yoga – 5 Points of Yoga

“Yoga is a life of self discipline built upon the tenets of simple living and high thinking.  If you follow these five points, which compose a true holistic approach to our whole system of body, mind and soul, you will gain strength and balance in this demanding...

My Yoga Journey 🧘🏼‍♀️

When I first started Yoga, like most people I was instantly hooked on how amazing it made me feel, I had little idea why but I knew it felt good and I knew I wanted more. I kept going to classes in my bubble of ignorant bliss, just happy with how good I was feeling...

What is a Spiritual Practice? 

First we need to understand what our spirit and soul is … Spirit – ‘a force that influences the will of people.’ It is called a spirit because it relates not to matter but to soul, mind, emotions and feelings. The ‘force’ that influences us is different for...

The purpose of Yoga by Raven Yogi

Yoga is a spiritual practice (Sadhana) with lots of different elements/limbs/parts … These include Asana practice, Pranayama practice, Mindfulness (Dharana – Concentration). As well as living by certain ethical and moral codes … The ultimate goal...