Author: Patrycja

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What is a Mudra?

Mudras When you go to a yoga class you might hear the teacher mention Mudras. This can seem a strange concept if you are relatively new to yoga and you might feel a little unsure of what to use and when.  Understanding more about Mudras and the most commonly used ones can set your mind at rest and help you get...

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How to start your day with Yoga

Yoga offers so many benefits, particularly in the morning. Starting your day with practice does wonders for your mind, body and spirit. Even a 10-minute session can help you maintain calm and balance—and kick off positive energy and intentions that will last well into the evening. The best way to start your day with yoga is to ensure you wake up...

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What is a Mantra and How Do We Use Them?

A mantra is a word or phrase that is chanted during yoga practice or meditation. It is meant to focus the mind and help to clear the chatter of the day. Many people find the process of chanting makes them feel uncomfortable when they first start yoga classes.  This is understandable as it something that is not found in any...

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Why I Want You to be Your Own Guru

Looking for a guru can be a life work, that, to be honest, is not something that needed to happen in the first place. So many people get tied up in seeking a guru and get brutally crushed when they find one.  Today I want to talk about gurus and their purpose.  This is a subject close to my heart...

The Yoga Way to a Stress-Free Life

Stress-Free Life? Discover the Yoga Way

There are two common misconceptions surrounding yoga.  The first is that you can only do yoga if you chant, practice meditation and walk barefoot on the grass each morning. T second is that it is an excellent form of exercise for getting your body to bend in ways you never thought possible.  You might be relieved to hear that the...

5 tips to get you through your first yoga class as teacher


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 You’re fresh from completing your yoga teacher training course. You’ve managed to secure a teaching gig. You feel fantastic – fully prepared and knowledgeable. Yet also slightly daunted at the prospect of standing in front...

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Yoga Teacher: 6 tips on what to do now you’ve completed your YTT

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Profitable Yoga? 12 Surefire Ways Yoga Teachers Can Make Money

Profitable Yoga? 12 Surefire Ways Yoga Teachers Can Make Money

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Pranayama 101: techniques and benefits of breathing

Pranayama 101: techniques and benefits of breathing

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Bandhas for beginners: an introduction to the yogic ‘locks’

Bandhas for beginners: an introduction to the yogic ‘locks’

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