Yoga Webinar: Building Reservoirs of Resilience

Yoga Webinar: Building Reservoirs of Resilience Kathy Gabriel Yoga Online Academy

Yoga Webinar: Building Reservoirs of Resilience Kathy Gabriel Yoga Online Academy Follow Up: Yoga Webinar on Resilience This month’s topic with Urban Yogis has been all about Resilience. We kicked off this topic with one of our FREE bi-monthly webinars tilted “Building Reservoirs of Resilience” last Sunday, 7th June. If you missed it, here’s a little summary of what we went through. What is Resilience? We … Read more

Technique vs. Expression: Yoga Webinar Follow Up

Yoga Webinar: Technique and Expression by Julie Moksim Yoga Online Academy

Yoga Webinar: Technique and Expression by Julie Moksim Yoga Online Academy What Went Down During Our Yoga Webinar Our first in a series of free yoga webinars took place on May 24, and was a gentle reminder that this practice of yoga, which has been embraced by millions of people globally, is massively relevant to our lives not only for its positive influences on our physical … Read more

Reflection: Is Yoga All About the Poses?

Yoga is and isn’t about the poses.

Yoga is and isn’t about the poses. Yoga Is and Isn’t About the Poses. Sounds Contradictory? Maybe. For the last couple months, I’ve been diving deeper into different parts of the yoga practice. But I found myself stuck in this loop of – “yoga is more than the poses.”As such, it became increasingly difficult for me to resonate with strong, beautiful shapes … Read more

Breathing: A Powerful Practice On Its Own

Breathing and the Biomechanics of Breath

Breathing and the Biomechanics of Breath How is Breathing Central to Your Health and Well Being? We typically discount the importance of the breath in our daily lives. In reading this article, I would like to invite you to experience how central the breath is to your health. The breath is enough means that we can use it in very concrete, … Read more

Pranayama Isn’t Always About Breath Control

Pranayama: Why “Breath Control” Is Not the Best Translation. Pranayama course online academy by Urban Yogis

Pranayama: Why “Breath Control” Is Not the Best Translation. Pranayama course online academy by Urban Yogis How Can We Practice Pranayama or Breathing Without Limiting Its Benefits Pranayama, one of the core practices of yoga, is often translated as “control of life force” or “breath control”. This is so because ‘prana’ means life force or breath, and ‘yama’ means control or restriction. While this is probably the original historical meaning, it … Read more

Just this Breath by Danna Faulds

Yoga Poem for insight and reflection. Just this breath by Danna Faulds. Mindful transformation through breath and yoga poetry

Yoga Poem for insight and reflection. Just this breath by Danna Faulds. Mindful transformation through breath and yoga poetry Read One of Our Favourite Yoga Poems to Inspire Insight and Self-reflection Danna Faulds is a poet who credits the practice of meditation with giving her reliable access to a vivid inner life and creative voice. A long-term practitioner of Kripalu Yoga, Danna is the author of seven books of poetry: Go In and In, One … Read more

Discovering the Eight Limbs of Yoga: Aparigraha

EightlimbsofYoga: Aparigraha

EightlimbsofYoga: Aparigraha Looking at The Last Yama: Aparigraha​ If you are interested in Yoga Philosophy then you would know about the Eight Limbs of Yoga. Patanjali’s eight fold path offers yogis and non-yogis alike some useful guidelines for a meaningful and purposeful life. Today’s topic is on Aparigraha which is one and the last Yama in Patanjali’s … Read more