Meditation

Yoga Nidra Explained

Relaxation, anyone? Yes please! How about a simple relaxation method that’s effective, accessible to all, and has the power to recharge body and soul on a deep level?

'DIY' Yoga Retreat at Home

Yep, those yoga retreat ads in the glossy mags look amazing. Don’t despair! With planning, you can design a nourishing, budget-friendly retreat at ‘Chez YOU’!

Meditation and the Mind

Anyone who has practiced meditation or is interested in practicing meditation has had to, or will have to confront the mind. What do you do with this psychic instrument ...

Organic Cotton Farming

Last December a couple of us from Stretch Now travelled to India where many of our organic cotton yoga and meditation props are made. We made a short video of the ...

Good Posture for Meditation

Last year I was listening to a program on the radio where a journalist was interviewing Chilean writer Isabel Allende about her experience of carrying the Olympic Flag ...

Yoga Props - Refreshed Range

Take a look at our new range of yoga bolsters, yoga blankets, mat bags, zafus, zabutons, sandbags and yoga mat carry straps that has just arrived here at Stretch Now. ...

Making the Time to Meditate

I believe one of the greatest challenges in establishing a fulfilling meditation practice is related to what appears to be the simplest ingredient. Time: finding the time or ...

Creating the Space for Meditation

Recently I moved house. I had been living abroad for several years and when I returned to Australia I lived with members of my family until I found a place of my own. ...

Don't Think of a Monkey

“An uninterrupted flow of awareness towards awareness.” This is the definition of meditation I wrote about last week. When I focus on this definition when ...

Meditation

Last week I mentioned that I am going to write about some basic tips for establishing a meditation practice. However before we go into the practicalities of meditation, ...