Why Practice?

 

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When we practice yoga - we open the body and ignite the radiance which delivers long terms wellbeing. When we meditate - we find ways to quieten and make sense of the mind, allowing us to become more creative, effective and intuitive versions of ourselves. 

The practice of yoga produces a physiological state opposite to that of the flight-or-fight stress response and with that interruption in the stress response, a sense of balance and union between the mind and body can be achieved.

Combining Yoga & Meditation practices offer a platform to establish a deep sense of connection, to ourselves and to the others in our lives. When we feel connected to our self, we begin to feel more connected to our life and everything in it. Welcoming and attracting all that we are destined to receive.

 
 
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The body: Strength, flexibility & cardiovascular longevity

Yoga and meditation at a physical level will help correct posture and heal injuries, and is great to compliment any Chiropractic, healing or alignment work. A regular practice builds strength in the muscles and creates space in the connective tissue for a greater degree of flexibility and movement. Whether a dynamic or static practice, Bringing awareness to the body one can heal most skeletal, muscular and glandular problems.


THE MIND: Control stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression

A consistent practice of yoga & meditation can lead to significant increases of serotonin, which boosts mental wellbeing and helps reduce stress, anxiety, depression & Insomnia. A regular meditation practice also allows us to rewire the parts of the brain which may be unhelpful in our progress through life. Switching negative thought processes for more positive mindsets,

Emotions are a part of our being, yet too often they are either suppressed or expressed in an unproductive way. The practice of Yoga and meditation allows us to surface suppressed emotions, getting closer to understanding why we react the way that we do. When we are closer to our emotional world, we are able to control those emotions, communicating them productively in a more intellectual way. Emotions are the how we can foster deep connection and show empathy to others. 

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The life: approach life with more compassion and gratitude

The ancient eastern philosophy offers us a more self centred approach to living: facilitating characteristics of friendliness, compassion, and greater self-control, while cultivating a sense of calmness and well-being.

Sustained practice also leads to important outcomes such as changes in life perspective, self-awareness and an improved sense of energy to live life fully and with genuine enjoyment.

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