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Letter from Orit

Letter from Orit

A year began, and time like a tireless spirit drives us on. Each day we sit on our meditation cushion, stand on our yoga mat, observe the consciousness and its ways, the body and its feelings. What is the mood we seek to nurture, and in what way should we work with the body? This […]

Savage Lamb Philosophy

Savage Lamb Philosophy

Yoga was traditionally passed down from Guru to Student in ancient times in India. There were few students at a time, and maybe only one per teacher. This relationship was intense as the Guru was to be trusted and honored at all times and through all decisions to help you on your inner spiritual path. […]

A Short History of Yoga

A Short History of Yoga

Yoga is a culmination of spiritual and physical systems practiced by and evolved from Buddhists, Jains, and Hindus. They intertwined and supported the evolution of this practice. During the 6th century BC, Buddha lived and delivered his teachings into India. The interpretation of Buddhism emphasized  meditation and  ethics. Some took this philosophy to an orthodox […]

Savage Lamb Studio

Savage Lamb Studio

SAVAGE lamb Studio is situated on Salt Spring island BC. It is an intimate studio located at the end of a private cul-de-sac. The class sizes can expand to 10 students per class as an intimate experience. One can expect to practice “Just Sitting” (Meditation), breath practices (Pranayama), warm ups leading to appropriate postures (Asanas) […]

The 7 Principles of Vijnana Yoga

The 7 Principles of Vijnana Yoga

*Quiet mind – starting with a quiet mind through your Yoga practice to cultivate calm *Relaxed Body – after quieting the mind the body can start to relax, beginning the practice from this de-stressed place *Intent – Direct the mind to the practice with concentration and focus, complete presence  *Rooting – Connect deeply to the […]