Chakras and Archetypes

The chakras provide a map to show imbalances. This holistic system, when healthy, acts as an integrated whole maintaining our equilibrium. A chakra becomes dysfunctional from receiving too little or too much life force. This effects its frequency, causing overactivity...

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Healing the Throat Chakra (Visuddha)

The Throat Chakra is located in the base of the throat and is associated with the throat, the neck, the arms and the hands as well as the brachial plexus. This chakra is connected to expressing and receiving, to communication and to creativity through sound. In...

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What are the Chakras?

The Chakras are energy centres within the human body through which prana (energy) flows. They regulate the flow of subtle energy throughout the body and are linked to mental, spiritual and physical attributes. Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning wheel or vortex and the...

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What happens in a Yoga Teacher Training?

A 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training overview. You’ve been doing yoga for a while now, you love it, as it makes you feel great. You have decided that you are ready to start teaching your own classes. So you do your research and book in to a yoga teacher training in an...

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Physical Adjustments in Yoga Class

Some of us have been in a yoga class and received physical adjustment and felt good. Some of us have been in the same situation and it felt bad. It seems like the same adjustment can bring different results. Why does the touch feel different? Is there different kind...

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Eastern Wisdom to Get Through Difficult Times

If you are in difficult times now, I feel your heart and my prayer goes to you. In Indonesia, we grow up seeing these hard times as part of life and it is called “cobaan” or can be translated as as “exam” or “trial” times. We see this is necessary for our soul to grow...

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The Various Shades of a Yoga Life Style

When people hear that I am a yoga teacher, many times they casually inform me that the reason they are not practicing yoga is because they are not flexible enough to do “yoga”. I would ask them then, “What do you think “yoga” is?”. Usually they will laugh and say something like “putting your legs behind your head”.

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