CHIEF SEATTLE’S LETTER

According to the ancient yogic texts the earth is our mother. From the material elements our body is made and these material elements are provided by mother earth. At this time of the year when we honour our mothers lets also spare a thought of appreciation for our mother the earth. And nowhere is that appreciation better expressed than in the following letter said to have been written by an American Indian chief in the 1800’s to the then president of the United States. The

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A Personal Journey from a Yoga Mum

Raising Little Yogis – The Life & Times of a Yogi Mum I first discovered the yummy-ness of yoga asanas early in the 1970’s when I was pregnant with my first child. I loved the feeling of moving my body in all directions and the challenges of strength, fitness and flexibility but I wasn’t as attracted to the relaxation and finer aspects of quietening the mind. That came later. First I had to learn not to be ambitious and push myself beyond the limitations that I was born with or had accumulated

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Kev

Namaste friends, my name is Kev and… I have a big confession to make… When I first started coming to meditation classes at ASMY at West End, I had ulterior motives. I was not long out of a relationship with a lady who was into ’spirituality’, for want of a better term. I wasn’t totally averse to the idea of getting ‘in touch with my spiritual side’ but my initial motive was purely to win back her heart. My lady friend and I began attending classes on Wednesday nights

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Sean

  After years of wandering around interstate and overseas, I am happily settled and married living in Brisbane. The many ups and downs of life have brought me to the practices of both meditation and yoga. I’ve always had a strong interest in health and sport, triggered at an early age, waiting around at my mum’s work in an oncology unit at the local hospital. As a junior I played many sports and represented my state in AFL football. After a serious injury and surgery I decided

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