Sattva As The Goal Of Tantric Yoga

The Sattva Yoga Solution for Busy Lives

Ever find yourself yearning for more time? Not the kind you spend chasing deadlines or juggling responsibilities, but the elusive time that grants you a moment to breathe, reflect, and truly savour life.

In a world where “time is money” dictates our actions, it might be time to consider a new mantra—one that doesn’t fuel the relentless pursuit of the next big thing, but instead, nurtures a sense of purpose and well-being.

Our modern lives are an intricate dance with time, a pace so frenetic that pausing feels synonymous with laziness or the fear of missing out. We’re aware, on some level, that this lifestyle is insidious, yet we continue to hustle down a road that often leads to burnout. Society’s expectations do a real number on us, and what we need is a pattern interrupt—a way to drop into a sanctuary of calm waiting to be discovered within us.

The Science of Gunas: Tantric Hatha Yoga Unveiled

Enter yoga—not merely a physical practice for the ultra-flexible but a timeless, scientific technology offering solutions for the chaotic dance of our daily lives. Beyond the surface of postures lies a gem known as Sattva, a principle that invites you to infuse moments of tranquillity and clarity into your routine, regardless of your yoga posture prowess.

At Yoga Local, we delve into Tantric Hatha Yoga practices, where the concept of the Gunas takes centre stage. These three qualities—Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas—unfold as dynamic forces influencing our thoughts, emotions, and overall consciousness. Imagine these Gunas as threads weaving through the fabric of your being, impacting every decision, action, and the very essence of your existence.

Beyond the Mat: Practical Tips for Infusing Sattva Into Daily Life

The beauty of Tantric Hatha Yoga lies in its practicality. It’s not about striving for an elusive perfection; it’s about embracing practices like meditation, asana, and breath control to find balance amidst the ebb and flow of the Gunas. In the hands of a skilled teacher, your yoga class becomes a journey intelligently sequenced to cultivate clarity while minimising the disruptive effects of restlessness and inertia.

But yoga isn’t confined to the mat; it extends to all areas of your life, including your plate. Sattvic, Rajasic, and Tamasic foods play a role in influencing the predominant Guna. It’s a holistic approach—one that weaves together the physical and the metaphysical, the tangible and the subtle, to bring harmony to the Gunas and, consequently, your mind.

This transformative journey isn’t just for yogis. It’s for everyone seeking balance, purpose, and well-being in the midst of life’s demands. In a world bombarded by constant stimuli, these ancient principles provide a compass to navigate the seas of chaos.

As a quick start, here are three takeaways to infuse Sattva into your daily life. For a deeper dive, check out our video podcast for the full conversation.


  1. Mindful Living: Channel Sattva through practices of mindfulness, decluttering, and making healthy choices in your everyday life.
  2. Balanced Action: Embrace Sattvic Rajas to drive action and passion, allowing you to pursue goals while maintaining equilibrium.
  3. Overcoming Inertia: Conquer the qualities of Tamas that bring dullness and sluggishness by adopting healthy sleep routines, engaging in positive thinking, and incorporating light exercise.

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P.S On January 23, 2024 we launch our first Guided 30 Day Online Cleanse which is designed to support a journey towards achieving more Sattva in your world. You can still sign up. It’s just £69 for the 30-day programme. Click here to find out more.