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Patanjali’s eight paths of Yoga 5 = Pratyahara

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). Pratyahara is … Continue reading

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Patanjali’s eight paths of Yoga 4 = Pranayama

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). Pranayama is … 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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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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Yoga kit and caboodle – Luxury home practice

Today’s kit and caboodle looks at some beautiful and luxurious accessories from Wellicious and Yogamatters. Luxury Yoga products by yogaspirit featuring cardigans This gorgeous cardigan from Wellicious is made from 70% Cashmere and 30% Silk – perfect for keeping you … Continue reading

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Yoga kit and caboodle – Absolute beginners

Beginners Yoga Kit by yogaspirit on Polyvore.com As a beginner you really don’t need more than a sticky mat to get you started with Yoga. However if you commit to Yoga, there are a few inexpensive items that will help … Continue reading

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Review: Lightweight bricks

These lightweight Yoga bricks from Yogamatters are a great prop to take to class. Yoga bricks are used principally to extend reach in yoga postures. If you can’t touch the floor in a standing forward bend, you can place your … Continue reading

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TYP 12/02/11

TYP – Today’s Yoga Practice Every so often I thought I would note down my Yoga Practice – partly to keep me motivated and to find out from you what you have done! I have just done about 55 minutes … Continue reading

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Workshop: Andrea Kwiatkowski ‘Sequencing in a Yoga Class’

Andrea Kwiatkowski is running a Sequencing in a Yoga Class workshop at Shrewsbury High School SY1 1TN on Saturday, 12 November 2011, 10am-4pm. BWY Members £30, non-members £35. Andrea trained as a professional dancer and worked extensively around the world where … Continue reading

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