The Importance of Meditation: Part 3

In part three of Shades of Yoga’s series on meditation, we will discuss the purpose of meditation, why it is important to have a regular meditation practice as well as  the benefits that one can reap from this ancient art form. “The pearl is in the oyster. And the...

The Importance of Meditation: Part 2

In the second of Shades of Yoga’s three part blog series on meditation, we will discuss what pranayama is, why we should use it, and how it benefits our meditation practice. Those of us that have been to a Hatha Yoga class, have all heard our teacher queuing us about...

The Importance of Meditation: Part 1

In the first of this three part serious on the importance of having a regular meditation practice in your life, we will analyse exactly why we practice yoga asana, why it was developed and how having a regular yoga asana practice benefits meditation. Why is Yoga...

Rise and Shine, The Importance of Breakfast: Part 2

In this second instalment on the importance of a good, healthy and hearty breakfast, i will provide you with a couple of my favourite breakfast recipes to get you going in the early morning: I’m aware that time is an issue for many, especially for busy people who have...