19 Sep 2017

Without breath there is no life

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In a living body breath is the vital sign of life. Without breath there is no life. It makes 100% sense to develop breath awareness and techniques above everything else to improve vitality and quality of life. Breathing is one of the Essentials of Effective Yoga and the second Key in my book Five Keys to […]

8 Sep 2017

Meditation is more valuable than gold

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Meditation is always the most valuable thing you can do. When you find that fabled place of expanded centredness and eternal peace inside, you have struck gold. When you practice meditation frequently, to inhabit that space, you are mining the gold. When you learn to continuously be in that space, you realise yourself beyond gold. […]

6 Sep 2017

Trees for Life – Spirit Calling Us

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In certain spiritual traditions there are five Trees of Life that loosely corresponds to the five sheaths or koshas (energy bodies) of yoga. These “trees” form a layered part of an energetic eco system, ranging from the physical to the subtle bodies, including the bliss body, the culmination of the Five Trees, or the Zoar […]

15 Aug 2017

Shine a light on the shadows

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What happens when a candle is lit in the dark? Light appears, and shadows. Awareness is the light that highlights the seen, and the unseen. Without awareness of the those unseen, dark and shadowy areas, and its interplay with the light, unhealthy behaviour occur. All behaviour is influenced by both light and dark. Ignorance is […]

24 Jul 2017

Power Centre

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This blog is on the balance of power; inner and outer, worldly and spiritual. Integration of opposites is necessary for a healthy third chakra-solar plexus manipura centre. Gradual learning of new, healthier ways of being is a process of unlearning old behavioural patterns. From there every relationship may evolve from a wrestle for or negating […]

6 Jul 2017

OM, Mantra & Mudra Blessings

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Mantra helps us connect to Source, our origin, and our unlimited essence. We use our breath and vocal chords, i.e. body and breath, to produce the mantra phrases. Sanskrit, the language of mantra, is a vibrational language, apart from the literal meaning each letters and phrases has an embedded “wisdom code vibration”. When we intone these […]

6 Jul 2017

Cultivating consciousness

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In consciousness based philosophies such as yoga, the fabric of the universe is understood as consciousness, and that everything in it, including ourselves, is essentially consciousness. Cultivating states of conscious awareness is therefore necessary to know creation at this level. It is a skill and there are techniques and teachings for its development, much like […]

6 Jul 2017

Bliss Yoga Music Power Flow & Chill-out Session Playlist

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Stream my 2016 album Bliss Yoga Music now on Mixcloud. 1 Hour Power Flow Playlist for Yoga Session. Opens and closes with OM Mantra, starts out with Yogi Beats and unwinds into Chill-out, Nidra Relaxation and Meditation Music. ● Buy album in my store R 90. Includes individual tracks and single 1 Hour Playlist File […]

28 Jun 2017

Sa Ta Na Ma – Wake up to your divinity

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Sa Ta Na Ma is a fundamental mantra in Kundalini Yoga. Mantra is an “often repeated word or phrase”. The Sanskrit sounds of this mantra mean birth, life, death, rebirth, when repeated, takes us into resonance with the metaphysical concepts indicated by the four sounds – thus “wakes us up to our divinity”. Or, becoming […]

27 Jun 2017

Altitude of Gratitude

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One thing worth being grateful for is gratitude. To appreciate feels wonderful, as is the feeling of being appreciated. Being grateful helps us gain higher ground; instead of sinking into the quagmire of the many aspects of life that are bothersome, or, for example, instead of feeling entitled or oblivious to the everyday gifts that surrounds […]