Inversions or inverted poses are an immensely important group of asanas. Instead of gravity pulling everything towards the feet , the orientation shifts towards the head. On the emotional and spiritual levels, inverted poses turn everything upside down, throwing a new light on old patterns of behavior and life.Read More
Indian Summer Yoga has some exciting news…
In 2010 I embarked on a huge adventure and set off traveling around India to explore, work and live. Upon meeting Dhakaram Sapkota of Yogapeace, Jaipur, I studied Yoga and came home a fully qualified Yoga teacher. Little did I know just how much my life would change and have now been teaching as a Full time Yoga teacher for 3 years, loving every moment and learning from every single student I’ve had the pleasure of teaching. Prior to this I studied and trained to be a textile designer, my life was heavily involved in the design and textile world.
Four years later I’m returning to my love of textile design and currently designing a range of Yoga clothing, to work alongside my passion for teaching yoga. The Indian Summer Yoga Clothing will be a simple collection of t-shirts, hoodies and wraparound/reversible skirts, using natural, organic fabrics (where possible), fairly traded and affordable.
The official launch date is 6th December 2014 and I’ll be keeping a daily blog of the highs and lows of the journey until then. Creating regular updates of my research findings and photographs of the products as they emerge. Enjoy the journey – Follow your dreams.Read More
In short the answer is yes. The first thing to purchase as part of your Yoga kit, is your very own mat. If you’ve been attending Yoga sessions for more than 6 weeks now, it’s a good time invest in the following: 1. Yoga mat. 2. Yoga block and 3.Yoga belt (if you really want to push the boat out, your own blanket for relaxation).Read More
“We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even in the midst of calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious. If we smile at someone, he or she will smile back. And a smile costs nothing. We should plague everyone with joy. If we are to die in a minute, why not die happily, laughing? (136-137)”