“But you won’t be able to get enough protein!” is one of the concerned warnings you’ll get used to hearing if you’re newly vegetarian, pescetarian or someone who has let it slip that you’re trying to eat healthier and not eating as much meat as you once did. The tone is more serious if it’s [...]
Archive for January, 2011
By understanding the work-rest pattern of the society we live in we have a greater ability to recognise our own ways of adapting, and to understand the delicate balance. In this way, you can move beyond adaptation to creation of your own work/rest pattern. You can design your lifestyle in the way you choose but to move beyond the rigid mould of 9 to 5 a little fire is necessary. That fire is PURPOSE.
With the current floods bearing down upon many parts of Queensland from the far north to the southern cities, we are reminded of the incredible power of this natural force. It may be hard for some of us to remember the beauty and necessity of this life-blood, especially if it has just been responsible for [...]
On the final day of our 2 week challenge, we’ll go through some alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Sodhana) before finishing our mexican extravaganza chips and dips – salsa and guac! Enjoy and congratulate yourself on all the hard work you’ve done
Forward bends nurture the core strength required to build stability and strength. Take these at your own pace as towards the end it becomes a little more advanced. Stay for 5-10 breaths in each forward fold, or up to 5 minutes for a more restorative practice. Filmed on a black beach south of Hokitika, South [...]
Inversions reverse the flow of gravity and are known as “the elixir of youth”. Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana) is a stimulatory inversion also known as the king of yoga postures, whilst shoulderstand (Salamba Sarvangasana) is the queen Emotionally, they turn everything upside down and throw new light on old behavioural patterns and ways of thinking. They [...]