Meditation

.In case you missed Swami Govindananda the last time he was at Power Living, we sat down with him to get some insight into how meditation can affect our lives. Swami speaks to the essential principles of life and deeper aspects of our Selves with...

What's your favourite sound that calms you down instantly? Perhaps it's ocean waves crashing onshore. Or the sound of rain on the roof. You arrive at this total bliss state - just by listening to pure sounds. Now, imagine lying on your mat, embarking on...

Whenever this time of the year rolls around, most people put spring cleaning at the top of their to-do list. And for good reason: there’s nothing quite like clearing out the junk and dust that has accumulated over winter and seeing your home sparkling clean...

Have you noticed that mantra and kirtan are slowly becoming more popular in yoga studios? There are so many mindfulness pathways and tools that are now mainstream and meditation lies at the heart of them all. Most of us are familiar with silent meditations but what...

I’ve tried many different meditation techniques. Many of them held my attention for a period of time but none of them set me up with a purpose or allowed me to feel content with what I was trying to achieve which I presumed would be...

Written by Cat Woods ・  10 mins  The goal of all yogis is ultimately enlightenment, or Samadhi. Through awareness of breath and body, the ancient yogis discovered that the life force energy (prana) could activate Kundalini energy and also lead to optimal health and wellbeing when focused upon and...

Written by Cat Woods ・  5 mins In this hectic modern world of 24/7 social media, weeks that don’t often end the minute we leave the office, plus demands from partners, family, friends and colleagues, wouldn’t it be ideal to just…escape?   But not to simply escape and arrive back exactly...

Written by Siobhan Hodgson・ Photos by Jamie Kennedy Research is recognising what we yogis have always known - yoga is good for your mental health. One in five Australians aged 16-85 will experience a mental illness in any given year, according to findings from the National Survey of...

By Krissi Elsley. There’s a powerful saying from Martin Luther King that says, “Take the first step in faith".   You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” This is how I felt when I entered the mentorship competition for Power Living’s Hanuman’s...