Tags archives: yoga

Japamala meditation

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The other day I wrote a post about meditation in order to demystify the mysteries surrounding this technique. Today I will continue this subject by talking a little about meditation using japamala. Japamala is a string with 108 beads and a Meru (the ninth hundredth account), of Indian origin widely used in Buddhism and Hinduism as a way of connecting with t[...]

Let's meditate?

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Can you meditate? You know what meditation is? You know the benefits that practicing meditation can bring to your life? Beyond poses, yoga is a tool for us to reach our ultimate goal which is the recognition that we are already have all the peace and all the happiness that we seek. An important part of this journey is meditation. There is so much mystery i[...]

The journey of Yoga

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In the journey of Yoga we often question our daily practice. Especially when we start working on harder postures, which put us in physical and mental discomfort situation. Our breathing becomes irregular, the mind asks us why we are there and our body complains to pain. It is exactly at this point (which can come at different times for each individual) that [...]

Grounded in intention, lifting to gratitude - Why Yoga?

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All my life I've been involved in some type of physical activity, most of the time dancing. I have a classical education, experienced many other genres (jazz, contemporary, tap ...) and I've also done swimming, fitness, gymnastics, circus trial lesson and... well, better stop here. Without really knowing how or why I came to my first yoga class and knew it w[...]

Dinacharya - conscious daily habits

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To Ayurveda - a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India - food is life, nourishes body, soul and spirit and nourishing yourself is much more than just eating food. To ayurveda everything we eat, hear, see, feel, speak and inhale is food. So you must have noticed that you may eat well, but you may not feed [...]

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

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Hi everyone, Through this post, in brief (very brief) I intend to present a little bit of a powerful practice that transformed my life. In fact, it continues to transform - and this is perhaps its greatest beauty. The Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga that, like all forms of Yoga, seeks to gradually lead the practitioner to rediscover their ful[...]

The Green Power

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Every morning after my daily Ashtanga Yoga practice I come home and prepare, what is for me, the most beautiful meal of the day. Breakfast is a wonderful chance to provide the body with lots of nutrients and, with the right choices, has the power to improve your daily energy. Today I started my day with a Power Green Juice made with organic ingredients. Eve[...]

Hello from Brazil

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Hello everyone, Since this is my first post at Milk & Sugar I’d like to introduce myself: My name is Valentina, a Brazilian citizen born and raised in the extreme south, Litoral, of this tropical country working and living in Porto Alegre. For the last 8 years I’ve been working in the fashion industry as a model, but what brings me here is the things t[...]