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This Valentine’s Day Make it All About the HEART

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Valentine’s Day is the one day in the year set aside to celebrate romantic love. And boy oh boy, do we need some reasons to be happy at the moment. Politically, things are looking gloomy, but that’s all the more reason for looking to the ones we love and getting all joyful about them. On Valentine’s Day we celebrate our heart’s beloved and shower them with cards and gifts, or even better, are on the receiving end of all the cards and gifts. And the emblem of all this romantic love – sent billions of times as a heart emoticon? The good old heart. (more…)

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5 Yogic Valentine’s Day Tips

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It’s easy to find Valentine’s Day annoying.

It’s just another excuse for shops to sell us stuff we don’t need. For single people it’s a sick-making reminder of just how single they are. Then there’s the clichéd gifts of flowers and chocolates, the over-priced meals with lots of other couples desperately trying to look happier than everyone else, and the sheer pressure of having to be romantic (talking to you guys). (more…)

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Celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colours, in your Yoga Class!

Celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colours, in your Yoga Class!

Holi is an ancient Hindu festival, which is becoming increasingly popular in the West. It celebrates the advent of Spring with the showering of vibrant powdered colours. Let’s explore the history of this exuberant event and look into how we can incorporate the spirit of Holi into our yoga lessons and practice.

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Anahata: The Heart Chakra

There is one state of being that everyone strives to feel. We know it exists but sometimes, no matter how we try or what we do, we can’t seem to get it. Thousands of songs have been written about it, people have gone to incredible lengths because of it. It is our connection to our spiritual home and when we do get a glimpse of it, we know it instantly. What is it? Unconditional love.

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