As part of my series looking at how Tantra and Yoga, together provide an enriched practice, we look at the one aspect of how Tantra can help us heal and nurture our psychological well-being by working with our inner-child. The following video explains the concept of the “inner-child”; how this impacts on our adult selves and offers a simple and highly effective exercise for using yoga to connect with your own inner-child.
Many people have discovered the healing powers of Yoga; how it can heal physical wounds and create a renewed freedom of movement that we last experienced as children. As we go deeper, yoga can also reconnect us with our bodies and our breath. It is precisely at this point that Tantra holds the secret to take us deeper still, to enrich our practice and, by using the body’s intelligence, liberate emotions and memories which often are difficult to reach through the mind alone. Read More
The mother wound exists in both men and women but in men it is far more insidious. Firstly, because it mainly goes undetected and secondly because of the wider impact it has on others in that it is most often expressed in some form of misogyny even if it is only on a level of expecting their partner to serve and meet their needs as a pseudo-mother under the guise of love. Read More
Sometimes it seems that Tantra means as many things as the number of people prepared to comment on it. There are, however, some common elements that makes up most people’s understanding of this spiritual path, starting with the statement that it is a “spiritual path” as opposed to a “religious path”. Read More
At some point in our lives, most of us face the breakdown of a romantic relationship and ensuing heart break, yet, as painful as this is, it is also a tremendous opportunity for personal growth and transformation if we allow ourselves to go through the process with awareness, mindfulness and courage This process I call, the Warrior’s Path to Healing Heartbreak because it is a conscious fight to embark on a journey rather than a passive submission to wallowing in depression. Read More