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Latest Teacher Training Course – Autumn 2018

admin January 30, 2019 0 comments 0

Even as Yoga teachers we are continually learning, practicing and exploring who we are as a teacher and what part yoga is playing in our lives. During the summer of 2018 I searched for a while to see who I would like to expand my teacher with.  How I would fit in taking chunks of time away from work…

Mindful Living Pt.2

admin January 15, 2019 0 comments 0

One of 2018 buzz words must have been mindfulness. I’m sure you have all come across it more than once over recent years and yet it’s still quite a misunderstood by many. While mindfulness seems a very modern phenomena, its roots are as old as the earliest great civilisations of humankind. The foundational idea that by focusing our attention on…

Time To Reflect

admin January 15, 2019 0 comments 0

The answer is yes, because we all suffer. By “suffer” I’m referring to all adverse experiences we face in our lives. Anything from heartbreak too mild disappointment can be classified as forms of suffering. We often consider the cause of our suffering to be a something external such as a person or event. However our suffering doesn’t come form the…

Are You Living Mindlessly?

admin January 15, 2019 0 comments 0

We have touched on the what mindfulness practice is and the benefits from prancing the skills associated with this discapline. Living mindfully is and quote “remaining in a consistent state of conscious awareness in which we are accurately aware of the context and content of our experience”. Long term heath benefits have been discussed but living mindfully presents advantages int…

What is Raj Yoga?

admin February 10, 2018 0 comments 0

Raja Yoga is yoga of the mind. It focuses on the intellectual, emotional and intuitive parts of the personality. Its purpose is to awaken hidden potential through true understanding. It requires us to raise the lower mind to the higher mind from a sensory, external experience to internal reflection & then enlightenment. It is said to bring us to a…

Ashtanga Yoga

admin September 25, 2017 0 comments 0

With our Altrincham Studio about to launch an Ashtanga primary series flow on Tuesdays at 19:30-20:30 I thought it would be good to look at what this practice involves. This form of yoga is physical and athletic. The Ashtanga practice follows a specific set of prescribed postures (asana) using the tools of drishti (focusing gaze on one singular point such…

Learn To Surrender

admin May 1, 2017 0 comments 0

Pranidhana is the last of the five Niyamas given by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. It means total surrender to the Divine or God. Whatever feel God or Divinity is from a monotheistic belief or a personal Divine purpose within each of us or collective higher nature of our consciousness the intention is the same – To let go of…

Introducing Rania

admin April 21, 2017 0 comments 0

Rania has immersed herself in the practice and life of yoga. Yoga touched her heart 3 years ago and her journey has been inspirational to say the least, she started as one of our founder members, and quickly became a strong part of the yoga life family. She trained at the highly renowned Vinyasa yoga school in rishikesh, India and…

Blossom Like The Lotus Flower

admin April 20, 2017 0 comments 1

Padma Mudra or Lotus Mudra has some of the most significant & beautiful symbolism found in Yoga. The lotus flower goes through a similar journey that which we experience during a Yoga class & our continual spiritual journey thereafter. The Lotus Flower begins life as a vary hard seed that is placed at the bottom of a muddy pond. Eventually…

Introducing Rania

admin April 20, 2017 0 comments 0

Rania has immersed herself in the practice and life of yoga. Yoga touched her heart 3 years ago and her journey has been inspirational to say the least, she started as one of our founder members, and quickly became a strong part of the yoga life family. She trained at the highly renowned Vinyasa yoga school in rishikesh, India and…