The Moon is the largest and brightest object in our night sky, and Earth’s only natural satellite has enchanted and inspired mankind since time immemorial. Every 29.5 days we are treated to the view of a full moon (weather permitting!) this is when the Moon is completely illuminated by the Sun’s rays. It occurs when Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon.
We love to read a success story: Arianna Huffington, Deliciously Ella, Madeleine Shaw, Anita Roddick, Malala Yousafzai, JK Rowling to name just a few. I’ve no doubt each one would tell you that they didn’t reach success without certain types of people in their lives; success is always in part down to our networks and the people that will help us along our path.
To explore the science behind meditation, lets start with some basics…
What is meditation?
To cultivate focused attention, turning away from ‘autopilot state’ or what Buddhists refer to as ‘monkey mind’ — you may well be familiar with this sensation, of thoughts jumping around like monkeys from tree to tree.
Here is a list of books I love, have been inspired by, or have inspired others, and I consider to be particularly great if you are seeking a little inspiration. Of course, you don't have to save these beauties for your next yoga retreat!
This is a workshop I run pretty regularly, I first started to grow interested in goal setting back in 2011, when I started a blog with a list of my life goals: everything from learning to make chutney (done!) to training to be a yoga teacher (also done!) to travelling to Japan (not done yet!)
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that manifests as pain in the fibre of the muscles, often throughout the body, along with extreme fatigue, headaches, and sleep disturbances. While the exact cause of fibromyalgia is still a mystery, science is beginning to shed light on the disease.
This is the provisional Timetable for Sentia Yoga's Summer Yoga retreat to Spain! I wanted to give you some idea of what we have planned! including morning Yoga, focus workshops and meditation (and of course, some trips to the beach!)
So I was thinking, a nice simple post would be a good idea for my first blog post! I hosted a Chakra & Yoga workshop on Sunday June 28th and wanted to make some healthy treats for the students. Based on various recipes I found on the internet I created some lovely simple and gooey date truffles to keep our energy levels up!