Monthly Archives: March 2011

New meditation class in Shrewsbury

NEW meditation group starting this saturday at The Quaker meeting house , Corporation Lane , Coton Hill , Shrewsbury SY1 2NU. This will be an introduction to meditation  in the tradition of Ananda Marga (The Way of Bliss) led by … Continue reading

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Patanjali’s eight paths of Yoga 2 = Niyama

Traditional Yoga, as set out by patanjali in his Yoga sutras, consists of eight ‘paths’. The first five are called  bahiranga sadhana (external aids to Yoga), and the last three are called antaranga sadhana (internal aids to Yoga). In my … Continue reading

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Food Shopping Review: Aroma Coffee, Shrewsbury

Long before fresh ground coffee, cafetière and espresso machines became fashionable Shrewsbury was fortunate to have a fabulous independent coffee bean roaster with a shop front open to the public. Aroma coffee in St Mary’s square opened in 1984 and … Continue reading

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Patanjali’s eight paths of Yoga 1 = Overview of Yama

Traditional Yoga, as set out by patanjali in his Yoga sutras, consists of eight ‘paths’. The first five are called  bahiranga sadhana (external aids to Yoga), and the last three are called antaranga sadhana (internal aids to Yoga). The first … Continue reading

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Outline of Patanjali’s Sutras

Traditional Raja Yoga is summarised in an important document called the ‘Yoga Sutras’ (threads of Yoga) which was written by an individual or group of individuals known as ‘Patanjali’. The Yoga Sutras are the most organised and complete theoretical and … Continue reading

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Restaurant review – The Good Life, Shrewsbury

The Good Life, 73c Wyle Cop (Barracks Passage), Shrewsbury SY1 1UX, England (01743350455) The Good Life in Shrewsbury is a vegetarian wholefood institution. This cute little restaurant has been serving up tasty, healthy, homemade food to the ravenous in the … Continue reading

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Essential features of a lesson plan

In this previous post I looked at the advantages of lesson planning. This post is about lesson planning for a group of students who you know fairly well, or who you anticipate working with on a regular basis. I will … Continue reading

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