What does it mean to surrender in yoga?

What does it mean to surrender in yoga?

Last month we discussed the value of setting an intention before a yoga practice, and carrying it with us throughout our day. In this article, we are going to explore the importance of surrender. In a way, surrender seems the opposite of setting an intention, but it’s...
Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. First Limb: Yamas

Yoga Sutras for Modern Life. First Limb: Yamas

This month I would like to go back to a theme I briefly touched in a blog post in March – the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. This is a monumental text in yoga tradition, so often cited and so often misunderstood. It promises a healthy mind, healthy body, wisdom, and the...
5 Teachings to Nurture Happiness from Thich Nhat Hanh

5 Teachings to Nurture Happiness from Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is an expatriate Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, and peace activist revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, global ethics and peace. In the 1960s, he advocated for peace during the Vietnam war, created...
The Festival of Holi. A celebration of life and colours

The Festival of Holi. A celebration of life and colours

On 28th and 29th March Hindus all around the world marked the 2021 Festival of Holi, an amazingly colourful celebration of spring, love and new life. Even though it may have looked a bit different this year, the Festival of Holi is a spectacular way to welcome the...
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