The tapestry of life is made up of experiences—ups and downs, joys and sorrows, and pleasures and pains. The one experience that is most challenging for most of us is suffering. The tradition and wisdom of yoga reminds us that, in the absence of enlightenment, life becomes suffering.
Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional. Pain can be defined as an uncomfortable physical, mental, or emotional experience, suffering is a state of being caught up in your painful situation and making it as an aspect of your being. In other words, pain is what happens to us; suffering is our interpretation and reaction to that pain. What are the roots of suffering, and how and where do they come from.
Let’s look at five specific causes of suffering—the five Kleshas. (more…)
Do you have an interest in exploring the different aspects of yoga through a modern-day approach? Are you looking for clear and coherent information about yoga? Do you wish to grow physically, mentally as well as emotionally in every single aspect of your practice? The most trusted and powerful way to become adept in your practice is by becoming a yoga teacher. At Mind to Body Yoga Studio in Mississauga, we have a 200-hour foundation Yoga Teacher Training Program that helps you become a yoga instructor and also aids your overall personal development. (more…)
If you are looking for yoga classes in Mississauga, we’re sharing our top five reasons why Mind to Body Yoga is different than other studios. We’re very proud to have been selected as one of the three best- rated yoga studios in Mississauga – keep reading to find out why our classes and programs offer a yoga experience you won’t soon forget. (more…)
It’s pretty common knowledge that exercise makes you feel good. When you move your body, your brain releases feel good hormones that affect your mood and your mental state. At Mind to Bodyyoga studio in Mississauga, we love hearing our clients share their commitment to a healthy lifestyle and how they keep their bodies moving and staying active. And while we have nothing against running, spinning or other types of exercise, we’re happy to share with you that yoga triumphs over the rest when it comes to making you feel good.
Sleep is a key factor in achieving overall good health. If you aren’t well rested, chances are you’ll have a much harder time making healthy food choices and attending fitness and yoga classes regularly. At our yoga studio in Mississauga, we offer classes such as warm candlelight yoga as an opportunity to wind down and get your mind and body ready for sleep. If you struggle with falling asleep at night or wrestle with insomnia, incorporating certain yoga poses into your nightly bedtime routine can not only help you fall asleep, but help you achieve a high quality, restorative sleep too.