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What is Yoga?

Here one of our new Teacher training students writes about the roots of Yoga and what it is to her. This is always the first piece of homework that we set at the beginning of teacher training as [...]

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To Prop or Not to Prop by Joey Miles

To prop or not to prop? That is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the body-mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take blocks and bolsters against a sea of troubles, [...]

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Our Planet. Our Problem.

Did you know that on 29th July this year we had used up the earth’s resources that should have lasted for the whole year? It’s called Earth Overshoot Day, and whether you think the science is [...]

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May the Prana be with you.

I’m moving house. There’s a phrase strong enough to bring even the most resilient of people out in a cold sweat. In fact, the whole process of buying a house can be nothing but pure torture [...]

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Would you mind picking that up for me?

I saw something on Facebook the other day that made me smile. It said something along the lines of ‘You know you’re old when if you drop something you wonder if it’s worth bending down for or if [...]

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Eat Pray Love

A while ago I found myself exhausted and stressed out to the max; I’d burned out. That’s a whole other blog, but suffice to say I had to take extended leave from work and found myself with a lot [...]

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We need to talk about Resilience

It’s time we had a chat. No one likes to think about it, but once it’s out in the open, well…we can all move on and start feeling a bit better about ourselves. Let’s talk about ‘Resilience’. It’s [...]

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Six Different Views on Breathing in Yoga

According to yoga philosophy, postures are merely preludes to deeper states of meditation that lead us toward enlightenment…How? Breathe like a yogi.   [...]

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In-versions

“I want to do a shoulder stand…a headstand…a handstand…” So much out-ward energy for such in-verted positions. Our desire in life to be able to “do” something is strong, and [...]

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Alignment Tips for Headstand and Shoulderstand

An overview of anatomy and some alignment tips to make sure that your shoulderstand and headstand practice aren’t a pain in the neck. [...]