July Feature: Weak After Weeks

July Feature: Weak After Weeks

So here I am, embarking on week three of doing yoga every day in July, and how do I feel? Knackered. Thankfully in that glorious, “I’ve earned this tiredness!” kind of way, but nonetheless I’m pooped. I have learnt various lessons this past week. The ups and downs have heightened a bit from last week, as my body is being pushed further and further. Gather round and let me impart!

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First Steps To Demystifying Prāna

First Steps To Demystifying Prāna

Prāna is a Sanskrit word that describes the foundation for all life. The literal translation means breath, or the breath of life, but this interpretation can lead to the mistaken conclusion that prāna is just another word for the air that we breathe. Prāna is much more than that, it is life energy.

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5 Straightforward Steps To A Deeper Yoga Practice

5 Straightforward Steps To A Deeper Yoga Practice

This week gives us the opportunity to move from a passing acquaintance to an established relationship with yoga.

Moving From Stage Two To Three

In my last article for this series, I talked about the four stages of the yoga journey: commencement, intent endeavour, intimate knowledge and consummation. Having covered ‘starting out’ and ‘staying on the path’, we’re now onto the ‘intimate knowledge’ part of the yoga journey. (more…)

Poppy Pickles
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