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3 Gunas in life

In the 3 gunas’ philosophy, Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic are defined as the 3 fundamental qualities. These 3 gunas are generally defined as follows:               Sattva: goodness, calmness, harmonious               Rajas: passion, activity, movement               Tamas: ignorance, inertia, laziness 3 gunas have a wide range of application as they basically

Yoga philosophy – applying 8 limbs of yoga in life

The 8 limbs of yoga are known as the guiding philosophy of Ashtanga yoga practices. By following the 8 limbs, it guides yoga practitioners to Samadhi, which is the spiritual enlightenment and meditative consciousness. After getting to know how the 8 limbs of yoga is composed of, I start to

Yoga Anatomy – how it helps our yoga practice

Known as a both spiritual and physical practice, yoga requires practitioners to not only approach it with a clear and humble mind, but also to understand the anatomy to be able to develop into deeper practices and asanas. Movements of muscles and joints Before starting with yoga practice, we need

Short yoga sequence to recover from cough

I happened to get Covid-19 right before the TTC exam week and have to postpone it. This was my first time contracting Covid despite the pandemic having started years ago. Apart from having all flu-like symptoms: fever, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezes and body aches; it has left me with

Meditation script for days you don’t want to meditate

The truth is no one can force you to meditate if you don’t want to. No matter how good a meditation script can be, if you don’t want to try, meditation can’t really happen. But if there are days you find it hard to focus on your breathing, and just

Common Yoga Asanas in Anatomy Terms

I find it rather difficult learning to describe movements in anatomy terms, especially when it comes to instructing a class on the spot. So I wanted to use this blog post to analyse a few common asanas and how to instruct them using only anatomy terms. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward