Meditation

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...

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...

Swami Govindananda is coming back to Power Living! If you missed Swami the last time he was at Power Living, here’s a sneak peak of his profound wisdom and what you can expect in his upcoming workshops. Swami speaks to the important principles of life and deeper...

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...

In theory, the idea of meditation for beginners (and advanced practitioners) seems very simple – sit still and quiet your mind.   In reality, however, meditation can be extremely difficult. There are days when your mind won’t just stop. Words and images will fly around, your thoughts...

By Chantal Negri. I am a mother of three children aged 23, 21 and 18 and have been married to the most amazing man, my soul mate and best friend for 25 years.   I consider myself to be very lucky and content but when my youngest child...