What is the Year of the Dragon? The Lunar new year is nearly upon us and we enter the new phase on 10th February 2024.… Read More »Welcoming the Year of the Dragon: A Time of Power, Prosperity and Personality
Whether you’re a new student with Peacock Tree Yoga or a veteran, we’d love you to join in with our 2020 Peacock Tree Yoga Plank Challenge, starting on Monday 27th April.
The first full moon of Spring has arrived, along with the blossoms, buds and birdsong that typify this time of awakening. The 2020 ‘Pink Moon’ (named after the colour of the ‘phlox sublata’ wildflowers which bloom in eastern North America at this time) is also a ‘supermoon’, which means it looks bigger and brighter than usual. So what does it all mean for you and your yoga practice?
The October Hunter’s Moon is upon us – it’ll be at its fullest as the sun goes down on Wednesday 24th October 2018, at 17.45 GMT. There’s nothing notable about this moon – it’s not ‘super’, or blood red, and there’ll be no lunar eclipse. But most people would agree that all full moons feel special somehow, and this one is no exception…
There comes a time in every yoga practitioner’s life, when a new mat is in order and the search for the ‘best yoga mat’ begins. It’s quite a bold quest – a mark of a person’s commitment to their practice. We might even go as far as saying that the acquisition of a new yoga mat is a very physical expression of a ‘sankalpa’…
Whether you’re a new student with Peacock Tree Yoga or a veteran, we’d love you to join in with our Peacock Tree Plank Challenge! Over 21 days, you’ll build yourself up to a three-minute plank, using the variation that suits you best.
Happy New Year! Yes, yes, it’s all a distant memory for those of us who organise our lives according to the Gregorian calendar. But in countries where the traditional ‘lunisolar’ Chinese calendar is used, millions of people in red attire are celebrating the start of the Year of the Earth Dog. And the rest of us can benefit from doing the same, because – like the science of yoga – the Chinese New Year gives us tools for becoming masterly in our lives.