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September 23rd marked the Autumnal Equinox, the official shift from Summer (Pitta/Fire) into Autumn( Vata/Air).
As new year arrives, we often start to plan new projects, goals, resolutions. And often we find that getting started is hard, or our efforts flounder after an initial burst of enthusiasm.
The busy mind and unsettled body Hearing the invitation, a faint whisper A challenge if you will to choose stillness…
From Anna Jones’ “A Modern Way to Cook”
Did you know that our health increases when we connect with others? We physically and chemically receive positive benefits from being in the proximity of others
Healthy(ish) chocolate brownies Recipe
Recently, I’ve been goal setting, pushing my body to achieve what I previously thought was unachievable.
Worker wellbeing is a key concern of companies all over the globe in 2021, as countries reach various stages of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The problem is not born only of the Covid- 19 pandemic…
Most of us really have no idea just how powerful we are and what we have access to within ourselves. Deeply entrenched conditioning has turned many of us into docile, caged animals. We have become too comfortable, too passive, we tolerate ill health…
I have been practicing Ashtanga Yoga for about 15 years and teaching it for over 10. It took a while for me to commit to a regular Ashtanga yoga practice …
I have always been a ‘doer’. At school I remember being involved in lunchtime and after-school clubs – filling every possible moment with activities. Yes, it was encouraged by my family but, also, I never liked doing nothing – or being bored as I always saw it.
One of the most common instructions by Yoga teachers over the years has been to ‘relax your glutes (buttocks!)’ during backbends.