Meditating on a sound

Photo credit: First, make sure that you will not be disturbed by any loud sounds during this practice. Now place yourself in a position that suits you. Close your eyes and direct your inner gaze towards the back of your … Continued

Meditating on an object

Photo credit: Chose a simple object of concentration. Old-school and all-time favourite is a candle, but you can pick anything of your own liking. The only condition here is to chose a neutral object that does not cause you … Continued

How to Meditate

  Photo credit: 1. Time. Classical texts suggest to meditate either before the sunrise or just after the sunset. Contemporary texts say that after waking up in the morning or just before going to sleep are ideal times for a … Continued

What is meditation?

Image credit: “Meditation means absorption. It is the art of self-study, reflection, keen observation, or the search for the Infinite within. It is the observation of the physical processes of the body, study of mental states and profound contemplation. It … Continued

Cat Pose

Photo credit: Anastasia Shevchenko   Bidalasana, otherwise known as Cat Pose, is an excellent exercise for the whole back to release tension accumulated throughout the day, especially when doing office work. Go on all fours, just like a kitty. Spread … Continued

Common yoga misconceptions

Photo credit: Anastasia Shevchenko 1. “Yoga is too hard”. There are many different styles of yoga that require different levels of flexibility, strength, and balance. You can do a style of yoga that is most suitable for you and your needs … Continued