How To Be An Eco Friendly Yogi

How To Be An Eco Friendly Yogi

Respect the Earth The earth needs our help more than ever now. We’re seeing signs of it being in distress and the only thing to do is to try to change the way we treat it. So how can we become a  eco yogi. As someone who lives in one of the most environmentally conscious places in Canada, Victoria, BC, and who practices yoga it’s important to acknowledge our connection with Mother Earth and ensure

Groundhog Day The Movie Is All About Yoga

Groundhog Day The Movie Is All About Yoga

Groundhog Day was produced in 1993. The movie revolves around a weatherman, Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray), who is on an assignment covering Groundhog Day in a small town in the USA. Phil is a very arrogant, cynical and a generally unpleasant person. He gets stuck in the town during the unexpected snow blizzard and get trapped in a time warp. He wakes up over and over again to the exact same day each

Yoga And The Wizard Of Oz

Yoga And The Wizard Of Oz

What I Did Not Know I currently live in Victoria, BC, but grew up in Toronto, so tornadoes were never really much of an issue for me. Although, I’ve always been fascinated by tornadoes, movies like “Twister”, about the immense force that tornadoes create, I find fascinating. As a child growing up, one of the more predominant memories I have is watching the Wizard of Oz. I am not sure why, but it was something

Was Gandhi A Yogi?

Was Gandhi A Yogi?

Intro Yoga is a part of the Hindu culture and Gandhi was a Hindu. Having said that for the record he was a yogi!   Early Life Before Gandhi was “Gandhi Gandhi”, he was actually trained to be a barrister (i.e a lawyer). He did his training in England and for the first 2 years after graduating from law school, he lived in London. He spent those years trying to fit in with English culture

A Brief History Of Yoga

A Brief History Of Yoga

The Facts Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word “yuji” which means to yoke or bind. It is often translated as “union” or a method of discipline to unite body, mind and spirit. A 2005 study shows that 5.5% of Canadian adults or 1.4 million people now practice yoga, an increase of 15% from the prior year and 45.4%