Posts tagged darkness
3 ways to slow down and relax into winter

How can we slow down more in winter when our busy lives demand constant action (and we’ve forgotten how to rest)? This blog shares three top tips to help you slow down and step into the flow of nature this winter.

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The tragedy of Michael Stone

The passing of Michael Stone acts as a wake up call to all that teach and practice yoga. In a culture where weakness is frowned upon, vulnerability is weakness, and there is no time for grief, no space for sadness, no acknowledgement of deep pain, yoga could be offering us salvation. Yoga could be building a community where we create space for weakness, for vulnerability, for grief, sadness and pain. But it isn't. Yoga (or the industry around it) is exactly the same as the other corporate bullshit we are fed #everydamnday. We all have a responsibility, to ourselves and to others. To get real - and to learn what true love really is. 

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Hello darkness my old friend

As we slowing start to ascend towards the light, it can be easy to try and ignore the fact that we are still in the wintery darkness. With stillness, reflection and contemplation, the darkness of winter can be a boon to our spiritual practice. Here's why it isn't always about the light.

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