Energy in Yoga

Energy in Yoga

So, what is this stuff called energy.  It’s the magical ingredient in you that makes a yoga pose, flow or sequence sing.  It delights you.  When it’s flowing freely, energy gives you the utter pleasure, ease and peace that feels effortless, despite the...
Travelling, Learning and Growing

Travelling, Learning and Growing

On Friday I fly to Egypt to attend a conference near the Great Pyramid of Giza.  I have been thinking about the many travel opportunities I have had in my life and more recently with Sphinx Spiritual to attend their conferences throughout the world and to reflect on...
Recipe for Creative Dahl and Cauliflower Rice

Recipe for Creative Dahl and Cauliflower Rice

I love to adjust recipes to reflect my mood and my ingredients.  Add and detract as you wish, keeping the key ingredients and experimenting to increase or decrease spiciness and vegetable content. Plus its warming and oh so healthy. Creative Dahl 2 cups of red lentils...

Taking Care of the Gluteals

The gluteals are a problem when they are too strong and just as big a problem when they are weak.  Here’s some tips for strengthening and relaxing these muscles plus others.  Place a bolster or a firm cushion between the thighs and grip it firmly to engage the...

Yoga Snacks for Necks and Shoulders

Neck and shoulders are a common source of discomfort and pain. Here are four simple Yoga Spiritually snacks that can be practised anywhere to provide fast relief. At Symphisis we believe yoga is best if it’s practical and meets the needs of people living their...
Thinking vs Feeling

Thinking vs Feeling

Awareness of your feelings is one of your most valuable assets because what you are feeling will influence your thoughts. When you are in a happy and positive mood you won’t be worried about the little upsets in life and you’ll be much more capable of...