Bend for strength

During a Yoga class, the wicked side of my ego challenged me and domineered. I already had a tender glut and during Halasana I pushed myself,…


Quotes inspired by Thanksgiving

Miracles take place every day in every way, yet sometimes we are too caught up in our materiality to be thankful for the gift of life, let alone to…


The Gift of Gratitude

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others - Cicero The gift of gratitude giving is far more than a meagre thank-you…


Finding Balance in Your Yogi Feet

We probably don’t give our feet as much gratitude as we should, yet they guide us through our life journey, provide balance and stability and connect…


Celebrating Life!

Yogi Surprise is one-year old! For our amazing Yogi community, we dedicate the month of October to a blissful celebration. Our journey together so…


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Transcend with Tree Pose

A tree lives through its roots drawing energy and balance from the unseen tangled web of its life-force. Trees adopt the pace of nature, they are…


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Different Asana Types - The Science and Art

To help cultivate awareness, relaxation and concentration there are various asana types to stretch, massage and stimulate various organs and energy…


Natarajasana, Lord of the dance

Natarajasana, Lord Shiva/Lord of the dance pose is a graceful shoulder, hip and heart-opening pose that builds on toning and strengthening the leg…


The Meaning of Hatha Yoga

Hatha begins with asana practice, physical poses to enhance and relax our body, align our skin, muscles and bones. In particular, it stimulates our…


The Power of a Focused Gaze, Drishti

How many times have you been distracted on your Yoga mat because of that scabby nail, buzzing fly, or caught yourself staring into space not taking…