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What's your hurry? 

Sometimes in an asana, I notice something seems off, tight, unstable, or just not as deep as I know I’ve felt it go before. The beauty in these moments occurs when I allow myself to notice it without too much angst or frustration . 738 more words


Natarajasana: Lord of the Dance

“Inhaling I draw in all that I need to support my highest intention, exhaling I let go of anything that no longer serves me.”

Happy Spring yoga community!

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Flying carpets and the weight of expectation

I’ve heard people describe their yoga mat as a flying carpet, alluding presumably to the places it transports them in their practice. Having been on the road with my mat for a month in Greece I’m just back at home for a day before I head back to Heathrow for another trip. 542 more words


Vinyasa: Attitude to Perfection and the Yoga Selfies

Most of the time, we assume that attaining a higher level of perfection can only be achieved if we exert more effort and intellectual energy into it. 775 more words



I welcomed in spring yesterday with my Thursday yoga group. I managed 105/108 Sun Salutations. I am so damn proud of myself. When Lyndsey mentioned it to me I never thought in a million years that I would manage more than 10 let alone 100+. 274 more words


The balance

The student of yoga who learns to balance himself internally at every level, physical, emotional, mental, frees himself from this hellish to-ing and fro-ing and lives in harmony with the natural world.

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History of Yoga - Part 7

Our obsession with external appearance diminishes our ability to participate in truly intimate, loving relationships. – Kushal Magar

As a child, I was utterly entranced by Classical Greece.

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