The Gayatri Mantra

I love this version of the Gayatri Mantra – I find it very joyful and upbeat. This chant is from the Rig Veda  one of the oldest known written works.  It has been sung from the very beginnings of time.  Don’t you feel like tapping your foot, nodding your head or humming along?  It hasContinue reading “The Gayatri Mantra”

Silencing the Buzz

Background ‘noise’ in the form of anxiety is often a constant companion…  We may have become so used to worrying that we don’t even notice it.  Try this visualisation to help you identify the hum and temporarily rid your mind of the noise… 1 Sit comfortably and close your eyes.  Imagine that you are walkingContinue reading “Silencing the Buzz”

Let Your Light Shine

When we greet with Namaste!  We are greeting the light within the person or people we see.  It is not their physical shape, attitude or energy of the body but the light within. You can think of this as a persons soul or spirit. Yogis consider a person or being to be made of severalContinue reading “Let Your Light Shine”

Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and Strengthen the Back

  This pose is an easy way to strengthen your back – you can do it standing in a wide leg stance as I’m doing or Tadasana (two leg standing).  If you need a break from your work at a computer keyboard, try it at your desk when seated! A minute or two everyday shouldContinue reading “Cactus Pose – To improve Posture and Strengthen the Back”