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How to Release Anger and Unlock a Higher Energy

At the meditation and relaxation class on Wednesday evening we looked at the subject of anger. As I explore this subject in this blog I firstly want to ask you do you get angry? If you do get angry how does it make you feel? Take a moment to think about this and how anger rises for you on a

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Creation, Preservation and Destruction

I have been teaching yoga for seven years and the journey has been incredible. I’ve taught classes, workshops and retreats. I’ve also enjoyed sharing yoga via online mediums such as the blog and newsletters. The most rewarding part of the process has been sharing the journey with you and the community of people we have built together, whether that

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Beyond Expectation

‘This was my first yoga retreat and I can only describe my experience as exceptional and beyond expectation. I think one can describe a holiday or judge an experience on whether one wants to go back home… and I do not want to leave!’ ~ Sats Mistry So I’ve finally taught a retreat abroad and it was by far much

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Reflections in the Month of May

I am in the mode of celebration… My sister got married last week and there are many close family members and friends’ birthdays this month including my own! As always what keeps me grounded and present through these highs is my yoga practice. When we are in the midst of fun, excitement, joy and celebration the phrase ‘oh that

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How to Manage Moments When we are Thrown Out of Balance

In ayurveda the sister subject to yoga it is highly advised to maintain a regular routine especially in the morning for greater health and wellbeing. A regular daily routine brings a sense of balance to the body as well as aiding digestion and assimilation. Also naturallyfrom the moment we are born we are encouraged to develop a routine.We often see

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The Secret to Visualisation

In my experience I have struggled with visualising and I understand that for some people it is very easy to do while others may find it more challenging. I often avoided visualising and would focus more on breathing techniques and affirmations which felt more achievable and to be honest easier on my mind! I knew that visualisation was a

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Empower Yourself through the Practice of Yoga

On the 8th March it was International Women’s Day and it order to mark the event there was a festival at the Southbank Centre called WOW. The Women of the World festival celebrates women and girls and hosts many talks, workshops and events by inspiring speakers and women from different backgrounds, ethnicities, age and nationalities. I have been to the

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How to Concentrate and Focus

In my meditation and relaxation class last Wednesday we explored the subject of concentration and focus. In the eight limbs of yoga (Further information about the limbs of yoga can be found here http://www.yogawithjaina.com/yoga/) the sixth limb is know as dharana which means to develop focus and concentration. Meditation is known as dhyana in Sanskrit and it is the seventh

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For the Love of Yoga, Adventure and New Experiences

“To Travel is to Take a Journey Into Yourself” ~ Danny Kaye As many of you know I am organising a retreat and I wanted to share a personal story of why I wanted to combine teaching yoga with travel… For most of my life I have travelled a lot and had the opportunity to visit amazing countries such

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