All posts tagged: Yoga

Omology – What it is, was and will be

Hello Lovelies, After over 8 months of travelling this wonderful world of ours, I thought a bit of an update was in order. Firstly, THANK YOU to every single person who came along to my classes, stopped by to read an article or donated to one of the causes Omology was supporting. Together we raised thousands of dollars for girls education in Africa and Cambodia, emergency relief in Nepal and cancer research. That’s a whole lot of good coming off the mat!

A First Timers Guide to Practicing in Mysore

Making the pilgrimage to Mysore marks an important milestone in any Ashtangi’s journey. Mysore, India, is home to the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institue (KPJAYI), the shala of the late Guruji Pattabhi Jois who popularised Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Whether you’ve known about Mysore for years or just heard about it, the day will come when you can no longer put off the pull of your first visit to Mysore.

Omology’s Go-To Gurus for Those Not So Good Days

Somedays we forget just how much life does sparkle. We turn to loved ones, music, books, food or hobbies to take our mind off things. For those not so good days, when you need a little reminder about your vital role in the universe, here are some of the best go-to gurus. Tune into their messages of magic and mystery, expand your mind and move into the immense power that is yours!

What is Ashtanga Yoga?

Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Laughing Yoga, Acro-Yoga, Hip-Hop Yoga, BROga – it seems every day a new type of yoga is popping up. Even one of the oldest traditions of yoga, Ashtanga, has branched out into a number of different methods, as new teachers adapt ancient styles to modern lives. If you’ve been tempted to drop into an Ashtanga Yoga class, here’s our breakdown of what to expect.

BLISSFUL BUSINESS: Make Do Co – Why We Work and How We Can Do It Better

After being fired from an agency role in New York City, Johanna started to question what work really meant, why we do it and how we can do it better. Combining her skills in communication, creativity and human connection Johanna founded Make Do Co to reconnect businesses to their people and purpose. Through public classes, business workshops and immersion retreats, Johanna works with leaders and organisations to improve their end impact. We sat down to talk yoga, business, permaculture, failure and taking the entrepreneurial leap.

Omology’s Podcast Picks – Best Conversations of 2015

2015 has been a huge year for Podcasts. After the success of Serial (season 2 out now!), more and more people are spending their idle-time opening their ears to the interviews, debates and story-telling that is available for audio download. Podcasts have become the perfect background noise for your summer road trip, to wind down your day or when cooking up a storm. Here are just some of the mind-expanding, heartbreaking and world-changing conversations that happened in 2015.

Om Means Absolutely Nothing.

If you have been to a yoga class, you are most likely familiar with the mantra OM (or Auṃ [ə̃ũ], Sanskrit: ॐ). You may have also noticed that we use this mantra in our name, which means it must be pretty important to us. So here it is. OM means absolutely nothing. The before there was ever anything, and there was literally nothing – no space, no time, no laws of nature…kind of nothing.