Shazia Omar

June 2, 2020
June 2, 2020

Eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga is a vigorous and demanding physical practice. Maintaining a daily routine of the ‘primary series,’ as the sequence of asanas is called, requires discipline and dedication as well as an entire overhaul of one’s lifestyle.

May 12, 2020
May 12, 2020

Balancing your energy

The body is more than the sum of its parts. It is physical and energetic. Various parts of our body generate various frequencies and the body

March 31, 2020
March 31, 2020

Ujayyi Breath to Boost your Immunity During Covid-19

Ujayi breath — breath of fire — helps us burn away toxins in our system. Prana is the life force, also known as chi, ki, and the Force in various cultures. We inhale ‘prana,’ and to expand our capacity to draw in more life force we practice ‘pranayama,’ or perform breathing techniques designed to increase the flow of prana.

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Tete-a-tete with James ‘Fish’ Gill

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Fish in Sri Lanka. His approach to yoga as a form of healing and therapy was gentle and inspiring. The following is a takeaway from that meeting.

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

Wellbeing and Wanderlust

If your new year’s resolution included health, happiness and positive lifestyle, then making time for a yoga retreat is the best gift you can give yourself.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Tete-a-tete with Ellen Johannesen

I was always interested in spirituality and yoga felt like an extension of that. I grew up in Norway and I loved to dance. I loved to move.

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

The Brahma mudra

Externally simple, the Brahma mudra allows you to access deeper channels of inner focus. Everyone can do it, but its potency grows as students go deeper into their practice.

October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019

Interview of a Yogi: Gillian Breetzke

I have always been interested in spirituality, and wanted to understand more about life and our existence here on earth.

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

Tete-a-tete with Daniel Stringer

How did you get interested in yoga?

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Tête-à-tête with Michela Accerenzi

When I moved to Dhaka and was invited to a yogilates’ class, I did not know what to expect, but after the very first class with Shazia Omar, I knew I had found something I needed.