Yoga Lifestyle

The Purusharthas  

The purusharthas are Artha, Dharma, Karma, and Moksa. These are the four pillars of Vedic life. In other words, the useful objects of our aims...
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Emotions in Asanas

It is assumed in the yoga process that we are trying to escape from our emotions. However, this may be the end result, that we...
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Developing a Home Yoga Practice

Developing a home yoga practice can feel daunting but it does not need to be so. The Mysore style of Ashtanga self-practice can however, be...
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The Lifestyle of Ashtanga Yoga and Relationships

To get up regularly, early in the morning, demands discipline. But more than this it demands a whole lifestyle. Because, in order that morning Practise...
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When Should We Take a Break From Asana Practice?

When should we take a break from asana practice is a question I am often asked. Yoga is wider than the physical only. So, practice...
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Ashtanga and Addiction

Am I addicted to my Yoga Practise, and is this a problem? We are all addicts. It’s the nature of life; we want the pleasurable,...
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My Experience Learning to Eat For Health

I used to feel overwhelmed shopping in supermarkets. This is not to exaggerate; the experience of staring at aisles full of choices often meant I...
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The Loneliness of the Long Term Mysore Practitioner

  ‘Less is more’. (Pierre Seghir,  one of my first teachers, Crete) ‘The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart....
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A Question of Yoga Diet

  We started with a food-blog over 10 years ago. We called it ‘Yogi’s kitchen’. The recipes and pictures chronicled our new-found Veganism and exposure...
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Don’t Let Yoga Ruin Your Life

When you first get into yoga it's like the first flushes of a new relationship. Everything is perfect with it, it's what you've always been...
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When Yoga Doesn’t Give You What You Want

When yoga doesn't give you what you want it's tempting to give up. Yoga gets into our cracks, it is a process of unbuilding or...
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