Banging on about Water. Again.

DRINK WATER. So here I am again banging on about water and hydration :). I can almost hear the collective sighs of my FB friends; haven’t you posted “Happy Hydrating” already? Don’t worry – this post has a slightly different slant. I am used to the looks of indulgence when I say to people that I don’t trust my body …

Shaking & Shuddering

So. Bikram Says: “Your willpower must say “no” when no is required. When presented with a difficult choice your determination must lead you to say “Yes I will” {if yes is the right answer}. The right way is almost always the hard way. Reclaim control of our minds using Hatha to develop Raja Yoga. In Bikram’s chamber this quality is …

Life is Difficult

Hello. I love ‘journey’s; and constantly re-checking that I am on the right journey and not at the wrong destination! I am going to blatantly paraphrase the first paragraph of ‘The Road Less Travelled’ chapter title “Life is Difficult” which could easily translate to “Bikram Yoga is a Challenge” 🙂 . As with many things in life the premise of …

I LOVE SATSANG

While it does require some discipline to practice alone I would like to share with you why I think the shared class experience is so important too. What is “Satsang” (“contact with the Real”)? A: (1) being in the company of the “highest truth” (2) company with an assembly of persons who listen to, talk about and assimilate the truth …

Slippage

ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK: So now and then we experience “slippage”; old problems/habits we have worked on rise again. It is not surprising, they have been highly-rehearsed and nurtured for years. It’s annoying tho’? you recognized an unwanted habit and then did “all the right things” to get rid of it and “fix” yourself and now here it …