Developing a Home Yoga Practice

Developing a Home Yoga Practice

I first started my yoga home practice when I was doing my first Yoga Teacher Training in 2005. I had picked up an old copy of ‘The Concise Light on Yoga’ by BKS Iyengar from a secondhand shop, it was falling apart a bit with pages loose! I still have it on my...

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Trataka Meditation

Trataka Meditation

Trataka is a meditation technique where we choose an object as a tool for developing concentration (Dharana). Literally Trataka means to gaze steadily. It is also considered a Hatha Yoga cleansing practice as it has a purifying affect on the eyes. It is common to use...

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Pratipaksha Bhavana: The way to remove disturbances

Pratipaksha Bhavana: The way to remove disturbances

Principles which run contrary to yama and niyama are to be countered with the knowledge of discrimination. BKS Iyengar When the mind is disturbed by passions one should practice pondering over their opposites. Swami Satyananda Saraswati When we are overcome by...

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Ajapa Japa – Mantra Meditation

Ajapa Japa – Mantra Meditation

My new recordings of Mantra Meditation are available this winter on Bandcamp! To let you know a bit more about the practice I am sharing the benefits of Ajapa Japa for you. This meditation technique is popular because there are many tools to focus on. The breath,...

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Yoga Nidra and its Benefits

Yoga Nidra and its Benefits

Yoga Nidra means Psychic Sleep and is a method of guided physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Each step of Yoga Nidra has an important purpose to guide practitioners into deeper levels of their consciousness. It is a Tantric technique which is derived from an...

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YOGA CLASS PLANS – E-Book new Edition to download

YOGA CLASS PLANS – E-Book new Edition to download

Hi Everyone! I have created a new edition of my eBook Yoga Class Plans which includes the name of yoga poses in Sanskrit and now also in English. It is available for purchase on Amazon. Yoga Class Plans is a book of over 100 yoga sequencing to inspire your Yoga...

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