Modern Enlightenment

Modern Enlightenment

Can Be Anything To be aware and present – to be in the now. To breathe and calm the mind with the help of the pranayama breath To not run from thoughts be acknowledge and set them free. To know and feel your true self on another level that may be a new experience. To feel like you have opened a new door and stepped into the light. To realize some hard, challenging times are

Why Enlightenment Is An Individual Thing!

Why Enlightenment Is An Individual Thing!

What is enlightenment? As we all know the definition of enlightenment refers to the state of been enlightened. Therefore in my understanding of enlightenments to each individual could be completely different, is a change in state is irrelevant to the truth. It bases on ones stage of life, experiences, desires etc. Be able to realize that this consciousness is prior to any idea, image, term, or belief. Why Its An Individual Thing To me, enlightenment

Yoga Is Breath

Yoga Is Breath

Breath For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth. ~Sanskrit Proverb The first time I went to a yoga class, I was curious about this strange practice that made people contort in all sorts of awkward positions. I was in university and always keen to try something new, especially if the price was right, which it was, being offered at a discount to students. My Teacher My teacher

Another Look At What Is Enlightenment!

Another Look At What Is Enlightenment!

What is enlightenment? Enlightenment makes your heart and mind completely transform to a place of inner peace and joy. Why its so big It can bring you to tears. It takes things that you have burdened your mind and body with and makes it seem like something completely different and insignificant. We become at one with ourselves…connect with others as well…the walls come down. The ego goes and we see ourselves as more blessed to

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

What is Enlightenment ? I am not sure we are all made to know what enlightenment really means. It does not matter if we live in Victoria, Hamilton, Portland, Toronto or even Vancouver. I think this term can be different for everyone and it a subjective thing to grasp. I think being a human being, there are different levels of enlightenment and it can happen to everyone at different stages in life. Sighs Sometimes it

What Is Enlightment?

What Is Enlightment?

Enlightenment? Enlightenment is a state of being. Modern society today consists of traffic, bills, working long hours, having an endless list of tedious responsibilities that create massive loads of stress. We worry too much and feel so little. A wise man by the name of Oscar Wilde once said “To live is the rarest thing in the world, most people exist, that is all”. Society Much of society has become numb to the experience of

Why Yoga Is Leading in British Columbia

Why Yoga Is Leading in British Columbia

Trends BC  has more people practicing yoga on a per capita basis than any other part of North America. Most enthusiasts are  concentrated  in Vancouver and Victoria. With British Columbians being one of the most physically active communities, yoga has become a therapy and exercise tool to a large majority of people. Reasons Why? With being already so well known for it’s therapeutic and physically beneficial ways, it’s hard not to get hooked. Couple that with

Why Yoga is Becoming Popular in Canada

Why Yoga is Becoming Popular in Canada

Just The Facts Yoga has been becoming a more and more known routine in the modern society, especially Canada. Statistics from google trends show that our country has been leading the way; British Columbia being the top province and Parksville, Vancouver and then Victoria in the lead for cities. But what is it that is making it so popular? It allows you to “disconnect” from the pace of technology. The world that we know today,

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

To Begin So you are going to be a yoga instructor (i.e. taking a yoga teacher training program)? Signed up for a course already? Congratulations! Welcome to the club! This is meant to help you get prepared for the course and enlightenment you are about to experience. Prepare Your Meals. This may sound easy, but what you put in yourself will show later. It is recommended to not eat heavy meals before class (I mean,

The Future Of Yoga Again!

The Future Of Yoga Again!

How It Is Now! The future of yoga. Where is once-sacred practice headed? I am sure everyone has seen it advertised everywhere; from poster board advertisements, to well-known companies like Lululemon. It’s obviously a source of revenue these days, but where is the meaning behind it going? As it has evolved from practicing yoga for meditation and seeking self-truth from thousands of years ago, to the Western 21st century where it is commonly used as