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Cultural appropriation Part 1: India

page-featureTrimbakeshwar, Nasik 4th Jan 2017 - 3am

Its been ten years since I first visited this ashram which is located in a vast & beautiful valley, nestled amongst the sacred hills of Sahyadri. I first came here to train as a yoga teacher in 2007. I’d been practising yoga for about seven years and having been to India a few times before, I wanted to learn how to teach from an authentic school in India.Continue Reading »
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Yoga for Peace 2017

page-featureAfter a year off, Yoga for Peace Day returns once again this autumn. Yoga for Peace is a community fundraising event that celebrates peace and raises money for charities that support people affected by war. Continue Reading »
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World Yoga Festival

page-featureI have just returned from a lovely weekend away with my family at this year’s World Yoga Festival held at Beale Park, near Reading, UK. Continue Reading »
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Is it dangerous to practise yoga on the full moon?

page-feature"The moone is founde, by plaine experience, to beare her greatest stroke uppon the seas, likewise in all things that are moiste, and by consequence in the braines of man.”
(C.16, Moon Lore)Continue Reading »
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