Asana

What do I need to try a new yoga pose?

Have you ever felt as if you are at the edge of a precipice and you know your have to jump, but you are frozen. What you need is to find your courage. The word “courage” comes from the French coeur, meaning heart. Isn’t it funny that love and courage reside in the same place? There are many qualities associated

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Yoga and Ayurveda, week 2 Tridosha

The first session of the Yoga and Ayurveda course gave as an introduction to the five elements: Ether or Space; Air; Fire; Water and Earth. These five (pancha) are called the mahabhutas, or panchamahabhutas. Knowing the physical and energetic characteristics of each of the mahabhutas is key to understanding Ayurveda because these elements combine in infinite variety to create our

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Yoga and Ayurveda course, the three Doshas

The first class of our Yoga and Ayurveda course, we learned about the five great elements or panchamahabhutas. These are: Space; Air; Fire; Water and Earth. Knowing the physical and energetic characteristics of each of the mahabhutas is key to understanding Ayurveda because these elements combine in infinite variety to create our personal mind/body constitutions, and they are the building blocks

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Yoga and Ayurveda five weeks course

This course will be held at LiteUp Yoga studio in Lee, a lovely and quiet studio with mats, blocks and everything we may need. Ayurveda is a holistic healing system based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Through yoga; meditation; and breathing, we will discover our own body

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Community Class at the Dragonfly Yoga studio in #Brockley

Not to be missed, tomorrow September 21st #free community Yoga class at the Dragonfly Yoga studio in #Brockley Unit E Willow House, Dragonfly Place, #SE4 2FJ, United Kingdom.   I will be teaching the Community Class tomorrow Wednesday at 10:45am. The class is #free to book online and you can also just drop in! Donations are welcome. http://www.dragonfly-yoga.org/community-yoga/   This

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Upper body strenght has many benefits

Who could guess what Asana (posture) provides these benefits: Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, and arches Strengthens the arms and legs, and core Helps prevent osteoporosis Dolphin plank pose! Dolphin plank pose is like plank but instead of resting our hands on the floor, we rest our elbows

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