The Niyamas

The Niyamas … Our last Artemis blog post considered the Yamas, the first of the 8 Limbs of Yoga. Now we move onto the Niyamas, the second limb.   The Niyamas help us to consider qualities to cultivate within ourselves. The Yama’s focus is upon how we behave in our...

The Yamas

The Yamas … Previously we have looked briefly at the 8 limbs of yoga and what they are. Now we are going to be diving a little deeper as we investigate the first limbs: Yamas.  The concepts wrapped up in this limb, form the foundation of all our yoga...

What is Yoga?

What is Yoga? Depending who you ask this question, can dramatically change the answer you receive! Yoga is an Ancient Indian system of tools and practices to achieve enlightenment, and over the years it has evolved and grown to serve people of modern day living from all cultures and...

Benefits of Teen Yoga

Benefits of Teen Yoga… As a parent of 2 teenagers, I am not alone when I say that I worry about how our teens little worlds are becoming increasingly stressful and very technology focussed. Words like ‘anxiety’ and ‘depression’ are starting to become more common in our young ones...

The Art of Mindfulness

The Art of Mindfulness What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a term used very regularly when talking about mental and physical wellbeing, but what does it actually mean? Mindfulness is simply being fully conscious in each present moment, rather than distracted by past experiences or future activities. Why practice Mindfulness?...