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Ayurveda, Department, Health, Nutrition

What Is Reiki and How Can It Help Yoga Teachers?

Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a Japanese word meaning ‘universal life energy’ and is a beautiful system of natural healing that can be particularly beneficial for yoga teachers. Founded by a Japanese Buddhist, Dr Mikao Usui (1865 – 1926), in the late 19th century, Reiki has evolved as a result of his research, experience and dedication. What […]

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First Class Encouragement

5 Essential Mudras and When to Use Them

Ever been in class and see someone looking very yogic and wise by making funny gestures with their hands? These are mudras, and they’re more powerful than they look. When used with awareness, mudras can alter our mood, change our attitude and increase our concentration. On advanced practitioners, it is thought that mudras can be

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Asana, Department, Graduates, Health, Philosophy, Practice, Yogis Guide

The Yogi’s Bookshelf: Mudras For Modern Life by Swami Saradananda

How ancient gestures can boost your health, enhance your yoga and deepen your meditation. Every so often it’s fun to add a new layer to your practice. Something that takes you a little further into the yoga experience, sheds new light on familiar territory, or guides the way towards uncharted realms within. Mudras can do

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