Meditation

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 ・ 10 mins 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...

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...

By Lisa Wade. You may ask yourself, what does Yoga have to do with the Environment and being green?   The answer is pretty much everything. When you come to our studio’s we mostly teach Asana, according to BKS Iyenga the purpose of Asana is: "Asanas's keep the body...

By Power Living As yogi's we all know that mindfulness is a powerful thing – positively impacting our bodies, minds and general wellbeing. That’s pretty awesome in itself but what if mindfulness could have a positive impact on stress levels of cancer survivors? I’m not sure that...

By Keenan Crisp. Spiritual practice (Sadhana) is something so personal that it’s not the sort of thing that needs to discuss with others. What we could discuss is the reason why and some of our methods of how, but as to your own practice it’s not...