Working with the Chakras - by Khadine Morcom

First published in Yoga Magazine in August 2017
Once the language of yoga practitioners only, the term chakras is now fairly commonly known among many people, even if it is not fully understood what a chakra is, it is not a completely new term to most.  There has in recent times been an association with new age philosophies which may have impacted the experiential truth behind chakras and the ability to

Mūdras in a modern day yoga practice - by Khadine Morcom

Article first published in Yoga Magazine July 2017

What actually is a mudra?  We may be familiar with some of those hand gestures that our yoga teacher encourages us to use in class; perhaps bringing the thumb and index finger tip together or bringing the hands into a prayer position to name two of the most common hand positions but what are they, why do we do them and do they make a difference to our practice?


In this life, in this life, in this life,
In this, oh sweet life:
We’re (we’re coming in from the cold);
We’re coming in (coming in), coming in (coming in),
Coming in (coming in), coming in (coming in),
Coming in from the cold.

It’s you - it’s you - it’s you I’m talkin’ to -
Well, you (it’s you) - you (it’s you) - you I’m talking to now.
Why do you look so sad and forsaken?
When one door is closed, don’t you know other is open?

— Bob Marley