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Are You Stealing from Yoga Teachers?

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We learn about cheating at school. We know copying someone else’s homework right before the lesson is wrong, but sometimes you get away with having ‘done the work’. Then, by extension, we learn about plagiarism and copyright infringement; it’s wrong to take someone else’s work and pass it off as our own.

But what’s the stance on stealing sequence and yoga lesson ideas from other teachers? Is this as bad as plagiarism and cheating? There’s no doubt about it that yogic stealing happens. One of the founding principles of yoga is asteya – or non-stealing. The third of Patanjali’s yamas, asteya is also the urge to covet what another has. We might want the charisma of another teacher, the smooth teaching style, the easy grace. But that is not ours to take. What we can take are their ideas.

So how do we sort out the ethics of yogic stealing? (more…)

Poppy Pickles
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YogaLondon’s Guide to ‘Yoga Classes Near Me’

YogaLondon's Guide to 'Yoga Classes Near Me'

Being the busy urban yogis that we are, typing ‘Yoga near me’ into the search bar tends to bring up a host of confusing options. Here at YogaLondon we want to help you achieve the best possible Yoga experience in all areas of your yoga life. Not only do we provide one of the top Yoga teacher training experiences in the country, we also want to make sure that your regular classes are the best quality that they can be.

To this end, we have compiled a handy geographical list of the best Yoga studios and classes in London so that you can find the best classes right near to where you live. So, the next time you need to find ‘Yoga classes near me’ you’ll be able to find exactly what you’re looking for – and all with the YogaLondon stamp of approval – yea, you’re welcome!

We’ve listed all 33 (it’s a big old city) London boroughs in alphabetical order to find the best Yoga class in your area. (more…)

Poppy Pickles