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Does it matter where I put my hands?

Does it matter where I put my hands? Well, yes and no.  Alignment has different degrees of importance throughout different styles of yoga. But teachers will always edge you towards furthering [...]

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The Bhagavad Gita and the battle of everyday life

https://www.ekhartyoga.com/articles/practice/the-bhagavad-gita-and-the-battle-of-everyday-life  by Emma-Louise Newlyn Whether from an ancient Yogi or a modern-day practitioner’s [...]

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Mudras De-Mystified

Mudras are often part of a yoga class, but how much do you really know about them? Especially if you are new to yoga, it can all get confusing. Which one should we use and when? And what is the [...]

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The Interest in Inversions

Practicing Inversions requires equal amounts of concentration, courage, humbleness and a sense of fun, as well as strength and flexibility. Read on to understand the benefits and fundamental [...]

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Uncover the Mystery of Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi has been used for thousands of years to enhance hatha yoga practice. The sound that Ujjayi provides helps us to synchronize breath with movements during yoga, making the entire yoga [...]

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20 Reasons You Can’t Do Yoga… And Why None of Them Are True

https://yogainternational.com/article/view/20-reasons-you-cant-do-yoga-and-why-none-of-them-are-true – by Amber Burke There are almost as many great reasons to do yoga as there are yoga [...]

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Alignment in Yoga: Does it Matter?

Iyengar: “We practice asana in order to create an environment of quiet and ease in the body, so that the mind can also dwell in quiet and ease.” Aligning the body so that every part is [...]

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Begin At The Beginning

There’s so much to learn in this life. How to be, what to be, when to be. It all gets a bit much. Sometimes we start down one path of being and soon discover that it’s the wrong way and we want [...]

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Practicing With An Injury

Maybe it’s a short term thing, maybe a long term thing, but if you’ve got an injury getting on your mat is no easy task. There you are, utilising the body for your yoga practice and there the [...]

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Discipline and the practice of yoga

Discipline is not a very ‘in’ word right now. Acceptance, gratefulness, allowing. These words are far more fashionable. But it’s not always what’s in vogue that we have to truly incorporate into [...]