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Pranayama & Curing Eczema

Recently, I’ve taken an interest in how yoga and pranayama can help with eczema. Having had no history of eczema until this year (could be the weather, stress, who knows?), and hearing a little about how some pranayama such as Sitali and Sitkari can lower body heat, I decided to

Here’s How Yoga Brings Me Moments Of Peace

Disclaimer: I’m still not 100% at peace, but I’m figuring it out one day at a time. And that’s okay. Image from Unsplash Over the last two weeks, I’ve learned that yoga is so much more than just asana (physical postures). Instead of only realigning the body, it is just

Thinking out loud

The topic of my blog post today is one which has eluded me for some time. Spirituality. We’ve heard many times during the YTTC that each of us have our own unique spiritual journey. There is not one journey that is the same as another, everyone’s experience is only truly

To breathe, to live, to be

What have I learnt in yoga so far? The experience I’ve gained is profound and hard to explain in words but in this blog post today I will attempt to share my version. Will start in 2017, 4 years ago when I was 25. I was the typical university grad

Non-slip Yoga Towel Mat For The Sweatiest of Palms

Whoever said you can’t drip sweat while practicing yoga? Whether you have sweaty palms or are a hot yoga junkie, a yoga mat that does not slip under your hands and feet from the sweat of your practice is essential. I especially have sweaty palms on and off the mat.

I tried a pure Sattvic diet for 4 days and this is what happened

What is the Sattvic diet?  Yogic diet builds on the principles of purity, bringing inner peace to the body and mind. Food is being classified into 3 categories – Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic (refer to illustration below). The aim of my 4 days experiment was to explore if diet can

Practicing Aparigraha

    The explanation of this Sutra means that, a yogi/yogini see things clearly as they do not accumulate unnecessary material possessions. There is less clutter in their thoughts thus leading them to have a good clarity. Aparigraha is one of the five ethical principles under ‘Yama’ written in Patanjali’s

“Can I do yoga when I am getting old?”

  By the time when I walk along the road or travel by MRT, I noticed that there are a lot of seniors have a stooped posture known as kyphosis. The most common cause of kyphosis is due to the weakness in the spinal bones that causes them to compress

Should you meditate?

meditate /ˈmɛdɪteɪt/ verb focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.     Are you happy? Where do you derive happiness from? In this COVID-19 situation with a lot of negative

YOGA AND COMBAT SPORTS

YOGA AND COMBAT SPORTS Combat Sports and Yoga are a lot more alike than many people will realise. Being someone who has competed in Boxing, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Art (MMA) I have always been looking at ways I can improve my game. Whether it’s trying to

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