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The Many Reasons NOT to Practice Yoga (It's not what you think, I swear.)

The Many Reasons NOT to Practice Yoga (It's not what you think, I swear.)
I was called to yoga for years before I ever stepped on to my mat. There was this inner knowing inside me yearning for it before I ever understand what yoga was. I’d like to relay that ... My very first intro to yoga class I was so intimidated. I had created all these stories in my head that everyone in the room ... 

What Colour is Your Mood?

What Colour is Your Mood?
Next week is the last week of January.  It is known to be the most depressing  week of the year and is started with the first day of the week called “blue Monday”.  It is a day where people are reported to have the least amount of energy, least amount of motivation and a little more “down” than usual.

Purnatva

Purnatva

In Trantra, there is a concept called Purnatva: Purna means fullness/perfection.  Tva means principle.

Purnatva is the principle and understanding that that we...

Autumn Harvest - Immunity Boosting Soup

Autumn Harvest - Immunity Boosting Soup
When it comes to Autumn, we naturally begin to crave warmer, heartier foods over cold, raw foods. This is because our bodies are highly intuitive and it’s only natural to turn to foods...

The Perfect Immune Boosting Drink for Fall

The Perfect Immune Boosting Drink for Fall
This beautiful season that calls for warmth and comfort - warm, cozy sweaters and socks, nourishing teas and soups and quite possibly some immune boosting tonics, to ward off the pesky colds and flus that ...

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude
I am reminded to reflect on the blessings in my life. It is (relatively) easy to practice gratitude on Thanksgiving.  It’s discussed around the dinner table, on all the holiday displays ... 

Yoga Doesn't have to be Hard!

Yoga Doesn't have to be Hard!

Do you find that your yoga practice is dragging a bit? Are you discouraged and having trouble staying motivated?  We at Tranquil Yogi never want yoga to become a burden, because it can actually be easier than you might think.

Here are a few tips to ....

Fighting to Hold On

Fighting to Hold On
...that moment when my heart is clenching, fighting to hold on, squeezing on to the last bubble of the inhale...and I feel it will explode through the front of my chest. My arms are burning

Take Yoga Back to School

Take Yoga Back to School
Whether you are a student, a teacher or simply want to use September as a 'new start'... yoga can help you with your goals, manage your stress and meet a few new friends...

SWEATING IN YOUR YOGA PRACTICE

SWEATING IN YOUR YOGA PRACTICE

Yes, that’s right, we’re talking about sweat! We here at Tranquil Yogi are firm believers in making sure you get a good sweat from your yoga workouts and that your yoga gear is ready to handle it :). 

Why sweat? Though sweating can...

Summer of Yoga

Summer of Yoga
Its summer time! With that warm summer sun, and nature in full bloom, it’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage and bring your yoga mat outside. Here are a few ways you can get the most out of your yoga practice...