Yoga

Niyamas

Niyamas

  Now that we’ve begun refraining from harmful actions, we need to enhance our lives by ACTION with the Niyamas. Nature abhors a vacuum and will always replace a space.  Here, we begin to embrace ACTION based suggestions, that focus on the self. We can…

Yamas

Yamas

  What are the Yamas?   The first limb of the 8 fold yoga path, as found in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, consists of 5 things (yamas) you shouldn’t be doing. Five actions that if we refrain from, will increase our happiness. Sometimes we commit these…

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

  The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali were written between 5,000 BC to 300 AD.  However no one is really sure who Patanjali was. The origination of this book and the author is shrouded in mystery.  The sutras are a systematic outline of the yogic lifestyle and…