Exciting updates are coming!

Exciting updates are coming!

There are definitely a lot of posts still coming up on Canadian Macrobiotics that I’m very excited about despite how quiet its been around here lately. I’m even more excited about the fresh changes that will be coming to the site in the next few months: brighter themes, easier navigation, better mobile accessibility, a whole … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~ Dalai Lama Most people have been raised to believe that the pursuit of happiness lays around us in the external world – in possessions, status, wealth, lifestyle, etc. – and spend their entire lives chasing things that never truly fill that void. … Continue reading

Yoga Poses: Anuvittasana

Yoga Poses: Anuvittasana

Anuvittasana ‘standing back bend’ is a basic pose that allows us to work on opening the chest and strengthening the spine for deeper back bends. Standing with the feet fairly close together and the head, neck, and spine in straight alignment, relax the body and breathe deeply, finding your stability and ease. Use your exhale … Continue reading

Yoga Poses: Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana

Yoga Poses: Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana

Utthita hasta padangusthasana ‘raised hand to toe pose’ is another challenging hip-opener with the added benefit of balance and coordination. It can be performed with the leg out to the side (pictured above) or with the leg held out straight in front of the body (pictured below). Stand upright with the feet together and the … Continue reading

Yoga Poses: Eka Pada Rajakapotanasana

Yoga Poses: Eka Pada Rajakapotanasana

Eka pada rajakapotanasana ‘one-legged king pigeon pose’ is a deep hip-opening and back-bending pose that takes time and consistency of practice to move deeper into. Begin by coming to a table-top position on all fours, hands aligned under the shoulders and knees aligned under the hips. Slide your right knee towards the right arm, bringing … Continue reading