Image of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana featured in Conscious Life Space's article on Tree Pose and the mythology of Queen Sita

Tree Pose, Mythology, Benefits and an Infographic

aka Vriksasana or Vrksasana

Tree pose aka Vriksasana or Vrksasana, it is one of the poses where I can morph into the pose’s name. it is also a pose that can test you and ground you. Tree pose as the barometer or thermometer for grounding Grounding is something that I used to have difficulty with when going through bigger life changes. Those are the times that I wanted to be detached from the earth.… Read More »

3 legged downward dog asana - yoga pose infographic created by conscious life space CC4.0 Intl Attribution

Yoga Asana – 3 legged downward dog

3 legged dog Infographic Recently I was excited to celebrate my 2 year anniversary of my return to yoga. I still have a ‘fluffy belly’ but my level of fitness & flexibility has increased and I no longer suffer from migraines (which were caused by menopause.) Some days are more challenging than others. Here is the 3 legged dog infographic that I created so we can learn together. The images… Read More »

5 yoga poses asanas infographic conscious life space

Introduction to Asanas – 5 Yoga Poses Infographic

A lot of people write about how yoga has transformed their lives and it is a practice that can change your life. Sometime in the future, I’ll get to writing about that experience. The healing it provided or should I say provides regularly has inspired me to share what I’m learning. It’s only been about 2 years since I returned to a practice and it’s not always easy but it… Read More »

Ashtanga - eight fold path infographic

Ashtanga is it a yoga practice style or 8 limbs towards a purposeful life?

The answer is that it's both!

Recently I wrote about Hatha yoga and its core definition, sometimes with all the various styles spoken about, trademarked or invented it simply is confusing at times. From that, I’ve decided to keep posting some simple graphics to help sort out a lot of yoga terms and ideas. Ashtanga was confusing to me since I’ve heard the word in various contexts. So to help clear that up, today I am… Read More »

Arthur Boorman amazing tranformational story YOGA HEALS!

Yoga Heals! How Yoga Changed Arthur Boorman’s Life

This inspirational story focuses on Arthur Boorman. Doctor’s and naysayers didn’t support Arthur Boorman’s dream to one day be healed. Searching on the internet for an unrelated topic, he stumbled upon the former professional wrestler, Diamond Dallas Page who teaches yoga. In May 2007, after months of painstaking willpower and his yoga practice, the war veteran walked alone for the first time in 15 years. He continued his practice and… Read More »

Yoga on CONSCIOUS LIFE SPACE you are your own Guru

How yoga makes us happy, according to science

Can we really unlock our personal power by adopting “powerful” body postures? Unfortunately, the findings that link these so-called “power poses” beloved of certain politicians with a real sense of power and control are difficult to replicate. We may not yet understand the mechanism through which body postures influence our psychological states, but our recent study suggests that we may draw insights from the rapidly expanding research on the psychological… Read More »

The Art of Yoga Project The Conversation Republished on Conscious Life Space Guru

How Yoga is Helping Girls Heal from Trauma

The Art of Yoga Project

Photo copyright TheArtOfYogaProject. Rocsana Enriquez started thinking about yoga again when she was pregnant. She was 19 and in an abusive relationship. When she was younger, Rocsana, whom I interviewed as part of my research, had taken part in a yoga program in a San Francisco Bay Area juvenile hall run by The Art of Yoga Project. She began using the skills she learned on the mat to slow herself… Read More »