Yoga and Water Fountains

Looking for a way to enhance your yoga experience?  Much of your yoga success  depends on your atmosphere.  The ambience of your surroundings can create a huge difference in your yoga practice.  Incorporating a water fountain into your routine can help bring a sense of calmness and peace to your yoga.  A softly flowing water fountain can set the mood for a more enjoyable yoga experience.  Purchase a water fountain today and began your journey to a more balanced life.

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Winterizing Your Outdoor Garden Fountain

In climates where the temperature goes below freezing, you need to prepare your outdoor fountain for the winter.  Freezing water can cause cracks in your fountain and ruin your pump.  Here are a few tips to keep your fountain safe during the winter.

  • The best solution  to protect your fountain in the winter is to put  your fountain in your garage or storage shed. 
  • If your fountain cannot be moved indoors, it is recommended that you cover your fountain.  Make sure the cover is waterproof.
  • Be sure there is no water left in your water fountain.
  • If possible, remove the water pump and store it indoors.

These tips can add many years to your garden water fountain.

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Why go solar?: Benefits of a Solar Fountain

Here are some other advantages to owning a Solar Fountain:

  • They are easy on the environment. They do not use electricity and have no pollutants.
  • They can be place anywhere in the yard. They do not have to be confined close to the house or near an electrical outlet.
  • They are extremely user-friendly. Set up is simple. You can have your water fountain up and running within minutes.
  • They require very little maintenance. Just keep debris out of the pump and add enzyme fountain protector as needed.
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Keeping Water Fountains Fresh and Clean

Water fountains require very little maintenance.  They are easy to set up and can be enjoyed for many years by following a few simple rules.  Sometimes fountain water can become contaminated with bacteria, algae, or white scales.  This can be prevented by changing the water every few weeks and adding a drop or two of a cleaning product into the water.  This will keep the water clean and fresh looking.  Using distilled water in your fountain can also prevent build-up.

Pets often can’t resist the taste of fresh water from a water fountain.  If you have any pets around you should consider a non-toxic all-natural enzyme product to keep your water clean.  Care Free enzymes is a safe choice to use to clean your fountain.

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Stress Relief

Life can be very hectic and stressful especially today with our tough economic times.  We need to treat ourselves to some much needed stress relief.  Water Fountains can create a peaceful, tranquil surrounding to help aid in your stress relief.

Indoors, tabletop fountains can bring positive energy to any room in your home.  Flowing water can help to wash away negative thoughts and emotions creating an environment free of stress.  The soothing sounds of a water fountain can transport your mind to a peaceful relaxing atmosphere.  The sounds of water also help drown out those everyday sounds such as computers, fans, and electrical appliances.

Outdoor fountains can also add peace and tranquility to your life.  Set up your outdoor space with your water fountains as a focal point.  People tend to be drawn toward water, so it can be a natural addition to your garden or patio.  Add some comfortable seating under a shade tree or umbrella and you’ve got a perfect setup for rest and relaxation.

Whether indoors or outdoors, water fountains can bring peace and tranquility to a busy life.  Water helps wash away negative emotions and thoughts and is uplifting.  Add some stress relief to your home with a garden water fountain.

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Feng Shui history and Water Fountains

The history of feng shui dates back at least 5ooo years. Feng shui means “wind” and “water” and together the mean harmony and balance.   Feng shui is based on the idea that everything is made up of chi ort energy.  The energy in our environment according to feng shui has to be balanced. 

In Ancient China, feng shui was used with the imperial court.  It was a guarded secret that the enemies should not possess.  It was considered to be very powerful and feng shui masters were forbidden to give this knowledge to outsiders.  We can find early recordings of feng shui used in the Tang Dynasty.  It was required reading for imperial exams.  Feng shui was used in the placement of tombs and monuments.  Later it was used in placement of palaces and often whole cities.  Water was an important element.  Placing a city next to a river was considered as prosperous location.

In Chinese culture feng shui had an important influence until 1948 when it was forbidden with communism.  Many feng shui masters were persecuted.  Some escaped, taking their feng shui knowlegde with them.  This help the spread of feng shui into the western culture.

Today, feng shui is used widely around the world.  The element of was is still important.   Water fountains that fit your decor can help the positive energy flow throughout your room, home or even outdoors. 

There are a few rules of placement for your fountain.  The best areas to have your feng shui fountain are:

North – Career & Path of Life

East – Health & Family

Southeast – Prosperity & Abundance

Enjoy your water fountain in your feng shui environment.

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Feng Shui and Water Fountains

Feng Shui literally means ‘wind and water’ and is used to find harmony with nature.  Feng shui is an ancient Chinese study of how mankind is affected by surroundings.  Using the calming presence of water with plants adds a natural energy flow to your home.  Water fountains do not have to look oriental in order to bring positive feng shui energy.  Making sure your fountain fits in harmoniously with your decor style is much more important.  Water fountains bring the energy of water in feng shui and water is an ancient symbol of wealth and prosperity.

There are a few rules of placement for your fountain.  The best areas to have your feng shui fountain are:

North – Career & Path of Life

East – Health & Family

Southeast – Prosperity & Abundance

It is not advisable to place a water fountain in the South area.  In feng shui, the south is connected to your fame and reputation.  The energy of the south is fire.  Bringing the water fountain element and the fire element together creates bad feng shui resulting in conflicting energy.

Feng shui can bring peace and balance to your life.  Water fountains can be an effective means of cure in feng shui.  Fountains are recommended for the places in your home where energy levels have been stagnant for a while.  They will stimulate positive energy and balance.  Green plants will also enhance the power of using fountains.

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