Yoga & Meditation – Is there a difference?

There is no yoga without meditation. Many international teachers and journals claim that you don't need to meditate in order to practice Hatha Yoga. Yet this idea goes fundamentally against what Yoga is. Discover more..

What is Meditation?

Meditation is mind training. Just as physical exercise is used to train the body - Meditation is used to train the mind. Read to get your questions about meditation answered.

“What’s Depression?”, asked Joy

This constant chatter about depression is destined to make us all depressed. How can we overcome this?

Yogic Significance of the Equinox

March 21, is an Equinox. On the days of the equinox - the sun is in perfect alignment with the equator. That means the sun's influences upon the earth is in equilibrium. In the yogic tradition, the equinox is the period when one has the highest possibility of transcending limitations - both mental and physical.

What is I-Yoga – Interoceptive Yoga?

Interoceptive-Yoga or I-Yoga is a simple 4 step yoga practice designed to deepen your body awareness. It is based on classical Hatha Yoga and scientific research in the field of interoception.
Interoception is a scientific term that means inner awareness. By fusing scientific understanding with the ancient practices of yoga, Interoceptive Yoga has the ability to train body and brain more speedily than traditional methods.

What is Your Level of Yogic Awareness? The Kosha’s

Ancient yogis drew a map to explore the deepest levels of our being. This map was also used to guide our yoga journey. This map consists of the five layers of the human body that we have to transcend to gain enlightenment. In this article I explain these five layers and present you with a simple framework for working towards the ultimate goal of yoga - samadhi or enlightenment.

What are Peak Experiences?

Peak experiences are "those moments, lasting from seconds to minutes, during which we feel the highest levels of happiness, harmony and possibility."

What is Samadhi?

Samadhi as the highest state of wisdom. Yoga practice disciplines body and mind - giving you control over both - so you may stop the mental fluctuations at will. With regular yoga practice we train and develop neural pathways to achieve a states of samadhi or tranquility. Over time our bodies become hardwired to maintain this state of continued tranquility - making it possible for us to attain Superconsciousness or Turiya. Read on to understand.

What is Mastery?

The sensation of mastery is the feeling that we have a greater command of reality, other people or ourselves. The process that leads to mastery is simple and universal. If you learn the process of mastery in one field, you can apply it to any field. Mastery is not limited to the few elite but available to anybody who makes the time and effort to follow the process.

What is Individuation?

By defining terms and meaning we develop the potential for understanding. Individuation, a word used since 1660 - was popularised by Karl Jung. It is now used by numerous schools in psychology and personal development. For Jung, Individuation encompassed developing the philosophical, mystical, and spiritual areas of the human being. Individuation is about living your…