The Anahata (heart) Chakra is actually not represented by our biological heart but is situated in the spinal column behind of the inner wall at the center of the chest. Its element is Air and its function is balance, openness, giving/receiving, breath and sense of touch. It relates physically to the heart, lungs, thymus glands, […]
The sacred truth of this Chakra is to honour oneself by forming a ‘self’ separate from our inherited identity, helping us mature and improve our self-understanding. Located in the space between our navel to the solar plexus (core) its element is fire and its function is willpower, action and where the ‘flight or fight’ instinct
I had the great pleasure of visiting South America for the first time recently. To show my appreciation to all for your patience and loyalty while I trekked off to another continent for a couple of weeks to celebrate my 50th trip around the sun, I wanted to share with you a yoga video I
At the heart of the practice of Flowyoga is Tantra and Kundalini. These are defined as awakening, stimulating and moving energy to induce a meditative state. Westerners often see Tantra as sexual. This can intrigue some and make others uncomfortable. It tends to cloud the true purpose of the ancient wisdom of this practice. Tantra
‘The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset’. Over the past few months I have been given an opportunity to get deeply acquainted with the practice of ‘Patience’. After I had a routine mammogram this past November, followed by further tests, it was confirmed that I had breast
FEAR False Evidence Appearing Real As we approach the Autumn Equinox and enter into the darkest time of the year, our shadow side yearns for the validation that only fear can deliver. It would seem that this is a necessary and natural reaction to the cycles of our lives and the rhythm of the Earth.
My relationship with yoga all began in August of 1999. I was living on my own in Toronto and working as a Marketing Manager at a high tech company. Two months earlier I had just met Bill, the man of my dreams while visiting NYC for a long weekend with a friend. Bill had just
Have you ever retraced the pattern of your life and wondered about the circumstances and choices that led you to this present moment? Have you ever made a decision based on a gut feeling rather than a rational conclusion? Have you ever been influenced by what feels like some outer mysterious force? Perhaps examining the