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A Wish for you

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Strong Emotions

I found this little piece that I wrote in April 2013.  I have walked a long road since then and am so grateful that I had this wisdom back then, even if I didn’t always remember it. “Having come out … Continue reading

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Meditation Sample

A short relaxing meditation by Amanda Sive Continue reading

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What is yoga really about?

It is a great workout – but is there more? Continue reading

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My first ever podcast interview

A lovely young yogi, Jade Bedel, asked me some time ago if I would be interested in her interviewing me for her podcast.  Jade, although so young, is a skilled interviewer.  She asked insightful questions and clearly is a total … Continue reading

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Judgement in Yoga – 6 tips on how to avoid it

I am surprised every time when I adjust a student’s asana and they apologise. Thankfully that doesn’t happen often! What it does tell me is that that student is either judging her/himself or is afraid of being judged by the … Continue reading

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Manipulation

What exactly is the kind of manipulation that harms others? Continue reading

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6 Reasons to NOT Take a Phone into Yoga Practice

Isn’t stomping all over someone’s fair expectation to have a quiet and distraction free practice a violent disregard? Continue reading

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Classes in your home

I offer personalised vinyasa or yin sessions in your home in the Whitby or surrounding areas.  Please contact me at amandamettayoga@gmail.com for details.  For credentials, please see the “About Metta Yoga” tab on this blog.

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