Google+ July 2019 - Yoga, Pilates & My Vegan Life
Tadasana 101

Tadasana 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Tadasana:

Alternative ways to Exercise this summer

Alternative ways to Exercise this summer

Summertime is when all of us Canadians collectively come out of our cozy caves and feel rejuvenated by the outdoor sunshine in our beautiful country! One of the loveliest ways to enjoy the warmer months, after long and dreary winters, is to get physically active in the heat.

There are a wide variety of outdoor exercise activities you can get up to this July and August. Here are some of my favourite ways to step outside of the gym and get moving in the great outdoors:

At-Home Practice vs. Studio Practice

At-Home Practice vs. Studio Practice

The space in which you do yoga is sacred. The room can have a major impact on your ability to relax and truly surrender to the present moment. While some people prefer to participate in yoga classes at a local studio, others find themselves yearning for the solitude that comes with practicing at home.

Why would someone choose either or? Here are some of the benefits of practicing yoga at a studio and at home:

Seva 101

Seva 101

Our time on earth is sacred, and how we choose to spend it can say a lot about our internal compass. Through a Buddhist or Hindu karmic lens, it is believed that our actions in this existence determine our fate in future existences.

You’ve certainly heard the golden rule of treating others the way you’d like to be treated, which if acted upon, is a surefire way to achieve good karma!