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Yoga Basics – the five Niyamas

The Niyamas are a means of controlling our inner world. Which is ever more important in today’s fast paced life. They provide a set of…

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Yoga and the Chakras

Amidst the Instagram world of picture perfect poses, it’s easy to lose sight of the underlying meaning of Yoga and the Chakras. Immersed in class…

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Yoga Basics – The Five Yamas

The pancha yamas (moral restraints) outlined by Pantajali in his Yoga Sutras comprise one of the eight limbs of Yoga. On a basic level they…

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Prana

Prana can be approximately used in place of of the phrase ‘life energy’. The word itself comes from the ancient language of Sanskrit with a…

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History of Yoga

New to Yoga and confused by all the styles, types, rules and limbs? Read on to get some clarity on the history of yoga and…

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Swami Vivekananda speeches to the Parliament of Religions, Chicago, 1893

The following speeches were given by Swami Vivekananda during the Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893. They are significant because apart from being brilliant…

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Bikram yoga no better than other forms says study

A new study out concludes that Bikram yoga is no more benefefical than others forms of yoga practiced at room temperature. Bikram yoga, which takes…

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