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Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I

Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I
Yoga Beyond The Body: Part I
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It’s a relatively well-known fact that one of the founding Yoga texts, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, doesn’t mention much about asana. In fact, the only reference the sutras make to physical postures rather plainly states the importance of sitting comfortably.1 This might seem at odds with the plethora of physical variations of yoga now readily available. So if the physical stuff has evolved from somewhere, what’s at the beating heart of yoga? (more…)

My Experience as a YogaLondon Student — Part One

My Experience as a YogaLondon Student — Part One

I’ve now completed three weekends of my yoga teacher training course with the obviously amazing YogaLondon and if I’m 100% honest, right now I’m feeling excited, but a little overwhelmed with it all. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it, but have a read below about my yoga teacher training experience so far…

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5 Lessons From My Failed Yoga Challenge

5 Lessons From My Failed Yoga Challenge

New Year, New Me

At the end of last year a very inspiring article encouraged me to set myself a challenge: an hour of yoga a day for a year. On the 31st December I began my journey. There were a couple of reasons behind wanting to do it: (more…)