Respect is Necessary

November 10, 2017

Respect is Necessary

Along my journey on the path of yoga, one of my biggest lessons has been RESPECT. There is so much behind this one word and can change your whole outlook on life. It is a very important part of the yoga system and is stressed in many yoga texts and by Vedic teachers. (more…)

The Highest Happiness

October 26, 2017

 

In the beginning of my yoga journey, I learnt about the different regulations and rules around sense control and austerities that come with the yoga practice. It was little overwhelming and I felt I wouldn’t experience the happiness I needed if I had to stop drinking, smoking, eating meat and so on. That seems like a total bummer and life would become boring! Who would want that? (more…)

Life is full of ups and downs. Its feels like we’re on the see-saw a lot of the time, sometimes we’re up and sometimes we’re down. We don’t feel that we have a place of refuge, shelter than we can actually rest our weary, tired selves. But we crave a shelter, a foundation that we can base our lives upon. (more…)

The yoga texts recommend kirtan as the most effective form of meditation for this age we are in. Our lives are busier, more stressful and there’s more chaos happening around us. As a result, we need an easy and highly effective form of meditation to practice to combat this difficult time we are in.  (more…)

Let Go of Envy

October 4, 2017

We experience envy when we see someone who has more beauty, more wealth, more strength, is funnier, has better career and so on. So why is envy a bad thing and why do we experience it? (more…)

Bali Retreat 2017

September 26, 2017

Darwin Yoga & Meditation hosted its first Bali kirtan immersion retreat in September 2017 and far out it was amazing! There were so many highlights including taking kirtan to a local orphanage.  (more…)

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is an annual festival celebrated by 1 billion Hindus and yogis around the world. Declared a public holiday in India, many people come together to do kirtan, various ceremonies, feasting and lots of fun!

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5 Minutes to Chill Out

August 14, 2017

Life is super busy and one of the biggest hurdles to practicing meditation is time. Well doing some is better than none, so here’s a way to chill out and calm that monkey mind. (more…)

How To Control My Mind

August 7, 2017

I sat down to do my meditation, so pumped for my first session and now bring on inner peace! What really happened was my mind was all over the place – mmmmm toast, oh crap focus…….what am I gonna wear today oh that new top I bought….Jenny really needs to lighten up ….oh crap focus. …. Is this how it goes for you? (more…)