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Pregnancy Yoga

Photo by Marcos Moraes on Unsplash When I was asked to write about Pregnancy Yoga, I thought, great, yes, I can whizz this out in no time sharing my love of Yoga and my fantastic experience of pregnancy yoga, why it’s so good to attend classes and teach them! But actually, when I started to Read More

First, Do What’s Necessary

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible! — St. Francis of Assisi I was first introduced to the concept of Adikara, as meaning 'studentship', or my preferred definition, 'the work that needs to be done'. It describes both the diligence and the patience required for the Read More

Rishikesh Yogis

Yoga as an Art of Living Life with health and mental peace has been popularized by various Indian Yogic Gurus abroad. The awareness that Yoga not only brings forth physical fitness and makes the body energetic enough to fight  various health-care problems, but also helps in the pursuit of happiness through the combination of the Read More

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Click on image to enlarge Courtesy of Alison Hinks Yoga Here's a brief rundown of each of the eight limbs: The Yamas - rules of moral code which includes ahimsa (non-violence or non-harming), satya (truthfuless), asteya (non-stealing), bramacharya (sexual restraint) and aparigraha (non-possessiveness). The Niyamas - rules of personal behaviour which includes saucha (purity), santosha Read More

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