Yogic Permaculture - Thriving Inside & Out

Yogic Permaculture - Thriving Inside & Out

In which ways do Yoga and Permaculture intersect?

Whilst on Awakened Spirit’s Sacred Earth Yoga Teacher Training, the Principles of Permaculture were passed along to us. Permaculture is the sustainable merging of people with nature that creates an ecosystem for all to thrive in. The ideals of this concept were coined by the duo David Holmgren and Bill Mollison and have since inspired many conscious humans (including myself!) to live by their values. This echos beautifully what yogic philosophy teaches us: when we embody these ancient principles, we are forging and creating a more harmonious existence with the world within and around us.

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How Do We Build Community?

How Do We Build Community?

Permaculture examines how actions within and upon a system should bring benefit to the system as a whole. When permaculture is applied to human communities and social systems we can begin to build holistic and sustainable foundations in our relationships, communities and networks. Social systems can be organized to be more egalitarian, less wasteful, and less damaging to the natural ecosystems and communities that they exist alongside and depend upon.

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Earth Day Spotlight: TreeSisters

 Earth Day Spotlight: TreeSisters

Imagine if womankind decided to channel their love and generosity towards a collective dream of re-greening our world. Take a stand for trees this Earth Day as we celebrate TreeSisters, an organization aiming to heal our planet through community building and reforesting our worlds forests.

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YTT Part II: Learning how to live your Yoga.

YTT Part II: Learning how to live your Yoga.

I had embarked on this journey expecting to deepen my practice so that I can support others to discover the benefits of Yoga. Yet what I learnt and experienced over the four week program progressed above and beyond my initial expectations.

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