Spirituality

Yoga Poses

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Explained

If you practice yoga or go to a class you may well hear the term ‘8 limbs of yoga’ mentioned. This can initially be confusing and is often not explained to newcomers. The 8 limbs of Yoga described in the Yoga Sutras of the great Sage - Patanjali is a set of core principles, that overarch everything we do and should be...

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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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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...

Love Yoga: How yoga helps you to fall in love with yourself

Love Yoga: How yoga helps you to fall in love with yourself

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Chakras Explained - What are Chakras?

Chakras Explained – What are Chakras?

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