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Svadhyaya

Our thoughts are with Vietnamese Zen Master, Thích Nhất Hạnh, who is very ill. “When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may … Continue reading

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Yoga – the University of Self

One of the underlying and key things I try to convey to my students is that yoga is us learning about ourselves.  And so do I!   I have often found it hard to look directly at students – I … Continue reading

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The Trinity of Yoga and Resilience – Part III

Over the last two weeks we looked at what helps us with resilience.  In the first week we looked at flexibility – adaptability and then we looked at balance. Today in class we started on the third element in resilience … Continue reading

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The Pendulum Swings

I have been teaching my classes over the last three weeks based on the trinity of yoga:  strength, balance and flexibility.  Danna Faulds, a yogi and poet, expresses these concepts so well in her poems: Have patience. The pendulum that … Continue reading

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Yoga for Bodybuilders

Although exercise and weight training is important for health and vitality, body builders can face problems related to joint and muscle pain. Yoga is a useful solution to help realign the body properly and improve flexibility. Beyond helping with any … Continue reading

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Yoga Helps with Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a common condition in this world as it is today, so it is important to find a form of exercise that calms your body and allows your mind to recuperate. Luckily, practising yoga is one of the best … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Fit in Yoga Classes at a Studio

We all know it is important stay in shape and we all know what it is like to be busy! There are many ways in which you can make – sometimes small – changes your lifestyle so that you are … Continue reading

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6 yoga poses that are helpful for releasing shoulder tension

When it comes to relieving shoulder tension or simply relaxing, there is no substitute for a thorough yoga practice. Daily yoga is very effective in relaxing muscles and preventing stiffness. These six yoga exercises will often come in handy to … Continue reading

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