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Human BEing vs Human DOing

As an urban yoga teacher, I’m very aware of the pace of life of Londoners, across all industries; the frenetic ever increasing pace to be productive rarely ceases until the rat race ends. So as soon as students walk in I immediately make a point of switching off and slowing down. Once everyone is comfortably […]

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Autumnal Seasonal Saucha Cookies

‘Saucha’ means cleanliness – and in the Yogic sense we’re talking about cleanliness of mind and body. Many of the packaged foods we buy from supermarkets are laden with artificial ingredients that effect our brains and bodies…. When we make our own foods with whole, natural ingredients though, we take control of our own health […]

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The Secrets To Standing On Your Head

Headstand quite literally turns your world upside down. It forces you to change your perspective, to see things from a different point of view. The benefits of this asana are limitless. Often referred to as the “king” of yoga postures, headstand seems to encompass all the teachings of a yoga practice. Not just physically, but […]

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5 Techniques For Conquering An Intense Yoga Class

For everyone, everywhere, of every skill level who has ever done a yoga class we know that this happens. Right now in fact, some poor soul in some studio is feebly wondering “why me?” as sweat pours unrelentingly out of the body and muscles scream a song of open defiance in response to the gentle […]

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8 Ways To Take Your Yoga Practice Off The Mat & Into The World

We know there’s so much more to Yoga than the physical aspects, but with overwhelming emphasis now placed upon asana (the physical yoga postures), there must be something deeper we can learn from twisting, sweating balancing and back-bending ourselves into shape, surely? Good news, there is; when we practice on the mat to help ourselves […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start A Home Yoga Practice

So, you’ve been going to your yoga class for a while now and someone suggests that it’s time to take it to the next level and start a home practice. Your teacher may mention it; perhaps a fellow student or, possibly even, it may come from a little voice within you. For some students this […]

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The Four Biggest Meditation Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

When meditation comes up in conversation, it often becomes clear to me how few people actually understand what it is. Because of false ideas about it, many people write it off before they even give it a fair chance. Meditation is such a broad topic that can be approached from so many different angles. What […]

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