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Yoga makes the heart sing

Jessica Biel found Self-Acceptance…with Yoga!

Jessica Biel found Self-Acceptance...with Yoga!

Jessica Biel is a Hollywood golden girl. Married to Justin Timberlake, with a burgeoning career as an actress and producer, stunningly beautiful, an enviably toned body and intensely down-to-earth, she’s like a Head Girl that everyone actually likes. (more…)

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Yoga makes the heart sing

5 Reasons You’re Not Improving In Your Yoga Practice

What's niggling you?

Have you ever felt stuck on your yoga journey? Or got the niggling feeling that something’s getting in your way? Read on to discover the five obstacles that might be blocking your path.

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The “Magical Art of Tidying” can help your Yoga

The "Magical Art of Tidying" can help your Yoga

I recently treated myself to the phenomenal global bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, written by Japan’s expert declutterer, Marie Kondo. (more…)

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YogaLondon and Oxford joining forces

YogaLondon and Oxford joining forces

YogaLondon’s exclusive course on the Philosophy of Yoga is run jointly by YogaLondon (YL) and the prestigious Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS). We talked to our very own co-founders, Edward Serrano and Rebecca Ffrench, who gave us the inside info on this new partnership. (more…)

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Why bother learning Sanskrit Pose Names?!

Why bother learning Sanskrit Pose Names?!
Why bother learning Sanskrit Pose Names?!
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Why do we need to know the Sanskrit names for yoga poses? Why not just call them by their translated name? The Sanskrit terms for poses are often difficult to remember, as well as a mouthful to pronounce.  It can put some students off, as they shy away from the ‘yogic’ side of things and just want to have a good stretch. (more…)

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