Philosophy

According to yogic philosophy, everything is a combination of three essential qualities called the gunas: sattva (a pure, balanced state), rajas (activity, restlessness), and tamas (inertia, laziness, depression). Most students start a yoga practice either in a restless or hyperactive state, or in a lazy or lethargic state. By the end of most practice …

Practice

Yoga works through the body’s subtle energy system and thus daily, consistent practice will enrich your entire being: mind, body and soul. Yoga practice helps us achieve inner stillness, and through working with the body, teaches us to gain better control of the mind. The continued practice of yoga brings …

Lifestyle

Yoga positively influences how you live, how you eat, how you breathe and how you think, as reflected through the five pillars of yogic balance, which symbolise all the elements essential for a balanced, healthy lifestyle: Right Exercise: This means regularly practising asanas, and other forms of exercise, with good …

Meditation

Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself. The term meditation refers to a broad variety …