Bringing the niyamas to life – Ishvara Pranidhana

As a quick reminder, the niyamas are five personal qualities mentioned in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras that we’re encouraged to cultivate within ourselves, to help us on our yoga path. In this article we’re looking at the fifth and final niyama: ‘Ishvara Pranidhana’, which means ‘devotion to God/ the divine/ the cosmos/ the universe/ the biggerContinue reading “Bringing the niyamas to life – Ishvara Pranidhana”

Bringing the yamas into daily life

This summer I’ve been running monthly workshops to delve a little deeper into the subject of yoga. ¬†The theme of the workshop series has been the ‘yamas’ – the code of good personal ethics set out by Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras text, which form the first limb of the eight limbs of yoga. ¬†AlongContinue reading “Bringing the yamas into daily life”