September 3, 2019

At its heart, hatha yoga is the management of prana, the vital life-force that animates all of life, at all levels of being. The most obvious vehicle for prana in human beings is the breath, however, prana is found in all aspects of the human condition—physically, ment...

June 3, 2019

From the 72,000 nadis that make up the psychic body, there are three significant nadis on which yogis and yoginis predominantly focus. All the chakras in the chakra system are connected through these three nadis — ida, pingala and shushumna — however, even ida and...

Almost everyone who practices yoga and meditation will at some time, hit a ‘flat patch’. This article explores how to reconnect with your yoga practice.

May 1, 2019

Yoga finds some of its roots in the over-lighting philosophy of samkhya, a Sanskrit word which means ‘that which explains the whole’.  It could be said that samkhya represents the theory, and yoga represents the practical application of that theory.

Samkhya specifies...

Ujjayi Pranayama (yogic breathing technique) is also known within yoga as ‘the psychic breath’. It has a profound effect upon the nervous system, helping to reduce the physiological response to stress.

September 1, 2018

Ahhh… Spring is in the air! The days are getting longer, the sun is starting to shine, colourful new plant life is bursting forth as the trees and flowers begin their new cycles of growth. As with the seeds reawakening after a long sleep, finding their way out of the d...

March 1, 2018

Ashram Yoga has its roots strongly engaged in the yoga/tantra lineage of the Dasnami Sampradaya order of sannyas (sannyas or sannyasin means an initiate who has renounced attachment to delusion). The Dasnami order was originally founded by Adi Shankaracharya who was an...

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