Chakras 101: Svadhisthana. Sacral Chakra.

We continue on our Chakra exploration series with Svadhisthana, the sacral Chakra and 2nd major centre of energy as we make our way up the spine. If you missed my Muladhara post introducing this series, check it out here. Svadhisthan is the centre associated with pleasure, desire, emotion and sense of “I like, I do not like…” – […]

Wellbeing Wednesday! Sparking Joy

What is it for you that sparks joy? Can you find happiness in everyday objects? Do you cherish the lightness of air as you breathe in, the stillness after you exhale? After recently coming across the “KonMarie Method” for organising and decluttering your home, I began to regard clutter and possessions a bit  differently. Marie […]

Muladhara: The Root Chakra.

I have decided, like many others before me, to take a journey through the chakras, beginning at the base and moving upwards. In some ways, this seems logical and desirable, breaking up the human anatomy and experience into digestible and clearly defined spaces and segments. However, a part of me feels the need to rebel […]

Chakras: Wheels of Energy in Our Bodies

This is a brief introductory post on the main chakras in our bodies. I give an overview here of each, and will be posting throughout the month a bit more in-depth on each one, and some yoga asanas I love relating to each one. Let’s begin! Chakra is the Sanskrit word for wheel, or vortex. […]

Your Sadhana: The importance of a daily yoga practice

We’ve heard our teachers talking about it, we know the hashtags (#yogaeverydamnday), but how many of us practice yoga on the daily? Firstly, I’d like to step away from the asana obsession and take a more traditional look at yoga. From Patanjali’s sutras, we are told that there are 8 limbs of Raja yoga*:   […]