The natural follow on from visiting the spiritual temples at Angkor Wat was to immerse in practice again, with an integral yoga meditation retreat, nestled in the jungle within a trditional Cambodia village. At Hariharalaya, the focus was to develop the skills to live a balanced and inspired life through yoga practice – asana, breathing
After the meditation retreat I travelled back to Bangkok and had time to visit the wondeful Wat Pho and Reclining Buddha before heading north to Chiang Mai. I adore the Reclining Buddha, last visited 27 years ago. Wat is the Thai name for temple and Wat Pho is the largest in Bangkok, next to the
For many years I have wanted to complete a 10 day Vipassana meditation retreat and I am so pleased I now have and what a stunning location in south Thailand, near the town Chaiya. Known also as a silent retreat, meditation retreat, 10 day retreat or Anapanasati retreat. A beautiful and profound experience, that the
During Yoga Nidra, we let our awareness wander through the whole body. While doing so, we move through different stages of consciousness just as in sleep: We shift between the waking state, dream state, and finally to deep, dreamless sleep. It creates deep relaxation for health, mental peace, and higher awareness and has been quoted
Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep,” is a powerful experience of progressively relaxing and restoring our whole bodymind, that then naturally opens us to accessing our intuition, unconditional joy, and deep peace. The Yoga Nidra process also makes it possible to clear out habits that no longer serve us and bring about positive and durable changes.