Want to Play? 7 Principles to Keep the Game Going

Want to Play? 7 Principles to Keep the Game Going

Want to Play? 7 Principles to Keep the Game Going   I have been a father for a while now, a partner for a bit longer, and a yoga teacher for both adults and for children for even longer… If I have learned one thing from all of the hard work and heartaches that...
MINDFUL MOMENTS

MINDFUL MOMENTS

Words by our Kids Yoga Teacher Sarah Blangiardo  I receive a lot of questions about how to calm children down before bed time. Truth is, 2 – 3 year olds are energetic beings and we don’t want to stop them from expressing who they are and sometimes those...
From Monkhood to Fatherhood

From Monkhood to Fatherhood

Around age 14, I started practicing yoga and meditation. When I was 16, I became a Hindu monk, and I have been wholeheartedly devoted to this path of yoga for 10 years. During those years of intense practice of meditation, yoga and service, I gave my whole trust to my...
Am I even spiritual ?

Am I even spiritual ?

I had an awesome convo with my bestie about Spirituality (as we chilled in a cafe in Bali – I know so Spiritual right!?). What is Spirituality? What does it even mean? And am I even Spiritual? There is an overwhelming world out there selling Spiritually and making...
It’s Not Easy To Be a Kid

It’s Not Easy To Be a Kid

We all know that it is not easy to be a grownup, and especially it is not easy to be a parent, but did you ever think about how challenging it is to be a kid?  Imagine every action of yours being scrutinized, always being told what to do and what not to do, needing to...
How to Make This World a Better Place

How to Make This World a Better Place

The Seven Steps Step one: Take care of yourself. Never be stagnant. Always move forward doing your best to better yourself. Take time to recharge when you have to, the world will wait for those short time periods. Step two: Take care of your relationships (family,...
E-Motion Yoga – what is it?

E-Motion Yoga – what is it?

Rainbow Centre Teacher Keith Motes talks about his experience of yoga and why moving your body, or rather, shaking your body is so important . . . .  After finishing my PhD in Sydney I was teaching Indian style Yoga and practicing this Yoga every day. I was very good...
Kids Yogi Breath

Kids Yogi Breath

KIDS YOGA BREATHING Here are some different techniques that are fun, engaging and can be done anywhere. Teaching kids why the breath is so important can be complicated.  Kids below 5 find it hard to know where or how to find their breath. Breathing is essential to...
SO I DID IT! I TRIED NUDE YOGA

SO I DID IT! I TRIED NUDE YOGA

By Erin Docherty I’m a person who likes to take myself out of my comfort zone. I know that’s where the growth comes, so I will always sign up. I’ve pushed the envelope ever since I was a kid. So at 31, I’m used to it. When I first heard about Nude Yoga I thought even...
Yoga – What For?

Yoga – What For?

People practice yoga for many reasons. They want to get flexible and fit, they want to lose weight, they want to cope with life better, they want to relax, or they may want to be spiritually enlightened. So Yoga is not a goal on its own, it is a tool. And for me, Yoga...