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How mindfulness can help you to deal better with stress – Part 3 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

The stress response   40,000 years ago, two cave people walked out of their cave. It was summer and the sun was shining. One of the cave people thought to themselves “What a lovely day…I think I will go and eat some berries and have a swim, and later I might lie and watch the [...]

Winter – Time to rug up, eat walnuts & have acupuncture By Leela Klein

Winter – Time to rug up, eat walnuts & have acupuncture   Chinese Medicine encourages us to live in harmony with the seasons, and according to Chinese medicine theory, there are five seasons – winter, spring, summer, late summer, and autumn. Winter is the season of hibernation, when energy moves inward. A time of retreat [...]

Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers What is self-compassion?   We tend to be much kinder to others than ourselves. Most people, when faced by the suffering of someone they care about, respond with patience, acceptance and presence. We might offer [...]

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation Joanna Teaches Hatha, Kundalini and Qi Gong At Kundalini House   I’m looking forward to meeting you (if we haven't met before) and hello. You'll see me around Kundalini House teaching Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Integrative Qi Gong (perhaps some other classes too as my offer continues to grow). [...]

Repair the Nervous System with iRest Yoga Nidra – 8 week course

iRest Yoga Nidra With Rachel Hanrahan   We live in a time of emphasis on production, consumption and over stimulation, this overwhelm can manifest as insomnia, tiredness, substance abuse, depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are ancient paths walked before that share wisdom technologies that help restore our “True Nature” and well being and bring balance [...]

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iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair, What do we do in an iRest class? – Rachel Hanrahan

iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair What do we do in an iRest class? As a yogic practice iRest yoga nidra starts with purposefully creating, an inner resource of peace, wellbeing and ease. A student cultivates this place using images, feelings, sounds, tastes and smells and practice recalling this self-created inner resource. The student [...]

How mindfulness can help dealing with difficult emotions – Part 1 By Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre)

How mindfulness can help dealing with difficult emotions: Part 1 Mindfulness is living in the now. It is essentially about being more aware and awake in every moment of your life. It is about intentionally paying attention to each moment, being fully engaged in whatever is happening around you and within you. It involves bringing [...]

By |2019-07-18T16:32:18+10:00July 18th, 2019|community, psychology, psychotherapy|0 Comments

“My Way” – By Prathiba (Teens Yoga Teacher)

This story I am sharing is “my way” to invite you into experiencing the yoga class I run at Kundalini House for your teenage son/daughter. In India where I come from, yoga is part of everyday life and being a yoga teacher, you carry responsibility to help every child/teen’s body and mind gain a language [...]

Welcoming Justine Mcgill – Qi Gong Teacher

I started practicing qigong five years ago after meeting a wonderful teacher at Kundalini House, Nicole Lee, who now teaches from her own qigong studio in Balaclava, Chi Space. Qigong offered a gentle but surprisingly powerful way to work with my body and mind that complemented the yoga and Buddhist meditation practices I already knew [...]

The ultimate gift of soul release – by Rachel Hanrahan

The ultimate gift of soul release   In Shamanic journeys we have an exquisite opportunity to learn, release and integrate deep soul lessons. In my experience of guiding shamanic journeys, I frequently witness the ultimate gift of soul release; an always-beautiful recognition of the loving connection of two souls and the release of  one that [...]