What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

Yoga is not only physical exercise. A big part of this ancient practice is spiritual and philosophical. Yoga philosophy is deeply woven into ancient Indian thought and ‘Yoga’ is in fact, the name of an ancient Indian school of philosophy. One of the most important...
The power of breathing: 3 essential Pranayama techniques to try

The power of breathing: 3 essential Pranayama techniques to try

If you bypass breathwork on your yoga mat, well, you are not alone. It is the classic Cinderella story – Pranayama seems to be always left behind: after all, asanas are the guest of honour in yoga studios. Pranayama means control of breath. “Prana” is...
10 Things you will hear in your yoga class

10 Things you will hear in your yoga class

From your very first Yoga class you will hear some new and sometimes strange sounding words being spoken (Savasana, Prasarita Padottanasana… say what?!).  Every teacher is different and some might not even talk all that much while other’s talk the whole way through –...
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