Yoga is learning to come back to oneself, it’s about knowing your limits and exploring your boundaries and about being truly comfortable in your own skin and knowing who you are. It’s about taking time to remember who you are, most of us lose touch of who we are due to the demands of fast pace rollercoaster lifestyles. From a physical perspective it’s about finding balance, getting rid of that off-balance feeling. Yoga helps you feel balanced, integrated, grounded and content.
Ayurveda is for everyone! Ayurveda is one of the worlds most ancient natural holistic healthcare systems. Ayurveda gives guidelines about lifestyle and diet according to our individual make – up and body type. It’s about striking a balance between our environment, body, mind, and spirit.
It describes 3 fundamental energies that govern our inner and outer environments movement, transformation, and structure, known in Sanskrit as Vata (Wind), Pitta (Fire), and Kapha (Earth), these primary forces are responsible for our individual characteristics of our mind and body.
The practice of mindfulness has many forms but can be described as paying attention in the present moment, with an awareness that is non-judgemental and compassionate. It is a way of being, a way in which we relate to what is going on in our mind and externally in our environment and in the universe. It is about being conscious and awake. It is about appreciating what we have in our lives, it is about being gracious. It helps us gain more feelings of happiness and contentment and leads to feeling calm, grounded and improves general wellbeing.
Meditation is a technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is different from the normal waking state.