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Dvihrdaya; One Having Two Hearts

I have come to that blessed point in life where I can refer to myself as a Dvihrdaya, one having two hearts and two souls… I am very pleased to announce that I am pregnant and will be expecting my first child in September. It is the most sacred journey that I have been on so far in my life

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What is Love?

In the Thursday evening meditation and relaxation class we explored the big subject of love and in particular we focussed on self love and unconditional love. First of all I asked the group what is love? As we explored this question the resulting answer was our ability to be accepting, kind and compassionate to ourselves and others. However this also

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How to Trust our Ourselves and Our Decisions

Skye Studios In this month’s meditation and relaxation class we looked into the topic of trusting ourselves. In our day to day lives we are constantly making decisions from small everyday decisions to large life changing decisions We are inundated with choices which can overwhelm us and impact our decisions. For example when you go shopping you may simply want

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How to Incorporate Meditation and Relaxation into your Everyday Life?

On Wednesday evening I had the pleasure of teaching an intimate group of students meditation and relaxation. The class was themed around how to incorporate meditation and relaxation into your everyday life and we also discussed the concept of mindfulness. So what is the difference between meditation and relaxation? In the eight limbs of yoga relaxation actually precedes meditation

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Morning Yoga Routine

Today we are off the yoga mat and we are outside! The weather has started to hot up so I thought I would shoot this video outside! So welcome to my outdoor office. Today I want to talk about the importance of creating a morning routine that ties in with the principles of yoga. Routine is also known as Dinacharya

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The Practice and Power of Compassion

In my meditation and relaxation class last week we explored the practice of compassion. Compassion is literally translated as having sympathy for others and in the session we worked on developing self-compassion. Through the practice of self-compassion you can learn to develop a sense of empathy for yourself and your past. When you develop self-compassion it then becomes easier to develop

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GUEST BLOG – Khilan’s Story

By Khilan Shah, Yoga Student and London Marathon Runner Six months ago I made the commitment to run the London Marathon on the 24th April 2016.  This was something I had always wanted to achieve and this year I thought it was time for less talk and more action! Whilst taking on the physical challenge I am raising money for

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How to Relax and Let Go

In my recent meditation and relaxation class we explored the concept of relaxing and letting go. Sometimes it can be difficult to switch our minds off from our lives and to find a way to recharge our batteries. Many of the students agreed that things such as reading a book, going for a massage, playing football, baking a cake etc

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Should I Practice Yoga When it is My Time of the Month?

This video is specifically for the ladies however if you are a man watching this video please continue to watch this video and share the advice and information to your female friends. So as a woman should you practice yoga during your time of the month? The female body goes through a monthly cycle and the more you practice yoga

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