Intuition, letting go of fear and this weeks classes

Intuition, letting go of fear and this weeks classes

Fear is an interesting emotion. Fear can protect us from danger, fear can motivate us, fear can stop us from living in the present. Fear can be contagious and it seems to be underlying much of our collective responses to recent events. Fear of what the future may...
Balance, energy flow and this weeks classes

Balance, energy flow and this weeks classes

This week we come back to the concept of balance and energetic flow. As we practice a powerful kriya that systematically works to balance each of the chakras (energy centres) in the body. This opens the energy channels to allow the free flow of energy through the...
The three minds and this weeks classes

The three minds and this weeks classes

In kundalini yoga philosophy we have the concept of the three minds. The functional facets to the mind are the negative or protective mind, the positive or expansive mind and the neutral or meditative mind. The negative mind is reactive and protective. Its function is...
Introspection, reflection and renewal

Introspection, reflection and renewal

As we approach the winter solstice we naturally tend towards introspection, an opportunity to reflect, to go inwards and review. I am taking a break from teaching classes over the Christmas season and taking this time to delve inwards. As I deepen my personal...
Mantra in Kundalini yoga and meditation

Mantra in Kundalini yoga and meditation

Mantras are sound currents that are formulated to elevate consciousness, they play a fundamental role in kundalini yoga and meditation practice. Mantras on a very basic level can be thought of as tools we use to focus the mind and bring us into the present moment. Sa...