‘Should I do my 200hrs even though I don’t want to be a yoga teacher’?

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Why go on a Retreat?

Why go on a Retreat? What is the concept of a retreat & why would you go on one? Retreats are designed to create a safe and relaxing space to nurture your body & soul. They allow you time to think, get inspired, start making healthy changes in diet & lifestyle and spend time with […]

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Sun Salutation A: Hatha Yoga

Sun Salutation A: Hatha Yoga The literal translation of the word “Surya Namaskar” is salutations to the Sun. However, if you look at the history of the word, it has a deeper meaning. The word “Namaskar” means “I bow my head with complete gratitude and offer myself to you wholeheartedly without being biased and partial”. The […]

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Qigong: 10 Things you Should Know

Qigong: 10 Things you Should Know Qigong is a mind body practice that encompasses many forms under the 3 main categories of Moving Qigong (Dao Yin), Standing Qigong (Zhan Zhuang), and Meditative Qigong (Nei Gong). It is not necessary or possible to learn all forms of Qigong. Indeed, dedicating your practice with the intention to […]

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8 Benefits of Yoga for Children

8 Benefits of Yoga for Children In today’s world, children often live in a ‘hurry up’ world of busy parents, peer pressure, school stress, over stimulation, competitive sports & video games. Many of us live in a society where ‘more is better’ and children feel the pressure from an early age to have to be […]

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Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup Serves 4 1 tbsp olive oil 1 leek, sliced 1 carrot, sliced 1 tsp grated lemon rind ¼ tsp ground cumin 1 cup red lentils 2 cups vegetable stock 1-2 tbsp lemon juice Heat the oil in a large, heavy based pan, add the leek, carrot, lemon rind and cumin […]

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What is Marma Therapy?

What is Marma Therapy? Marma therapy is an ancient Indian practice whose focus is the manipulation of subtle energy (prana) in the body for the purposes of supporting the healing process. Marma therapy is based on the utilisation of 107 points in the body which are considered to be access points to body, mind, and consciousness. […]

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Sound Bowls Therapy

A Feel-It-To-Believe-It Guide to Sound Bowls by Nadja Bester Three months prior, I was standing in a crystal shop in a tiny hamlet in Valley of a Thousand Hills in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. A friend and I had just finished our Sunday morning hike through a jaw-dropping local valley, past a waterfall where we christened […]

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Yoga: The Balance of Life

Yoga: The Balance of Life Written by Thao, Nomad YTTC Graduate and Instructor. Dealing with the stresses and pressures of life, I choose Yoga to find the balance of life. With the combination between yogic breathing and poses, Yoga helps me understand the human body. It gives me peace in my mind and I enjoy […]

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