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  This weekend a handful of yoga enthusiasts became beacons of peace. They graduated to become yoga teachers. Through their own dedicated and disciplined practise, they transformed their passion into a profession. When we become yoga teachers, we vow to dedicate our life to embodying peace, transmitting light and hope to those around us.  

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When we find out dharma, life flows. It doesn’t always flow, so its nice when we fall into our dharma. Dharma in yoga means the path you are meant to walk, the one you find easy and fulfilling, the effortless path which gives so many people joy. Recently, running the Universal Yoga Teacher Training Course,

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How often do we do something inside that we are ashamed of on the outside. A thought, a private action? What if all these thoughts and actions were visible? How quickly would we shift then? How relaxing would it be to be completely congruent, transparent. It strikes me that our karma would play out quicker

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The wheel of fortune in the Tarot cards is a reminder that the wheel can be appearing to be turning upwards when you look at it from one side but it is turning down from the other. Last week we were told to leave our yoga centre within a week. It was a shock, my

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Last week I went home. It was a place I had no memory of, where everyone and everything was different from anything I have ever known, but it was home. In many ways. 300,000 years ago people lived here. When the UK was under ice. The cradle of civilisation, in the heart of Africa, was

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Karma – well, laughing at  “My Name is Earl” and the crossing off of his list,  with my son, makes me realise that these ideas are percolating through to very popular culture. Life somehow becomes much, much easier, when you start to see it through the eyes of karma. There is something about looking at

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Last week, I experienced what may well be many business’ ultimate nightmare, I was told that the council would shut me down imminently because of the traffic coming and going from our Yoga Centre. Now, with a few breaths and a bit of meditation, it became clear that this may not be as dramatic or

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My first experience of yoga, was walking in frustrated, irritated and tired and walking out refreshed, chilled and happy. I didn’t know why or how, and didn’t care, as long as I got my fix, that was 15 years ago.   I quickly became curious, what happens in a yoga class, that brings about this

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Layer by layer, tension dissipates with yoga. This is the way it works. Our body releases, our mind releases, our intellect releases its need to control, to understand, our heart releases its need to protect and finally our soul shines with divine brightness. This is why meditation and yoga become addictive, it is a process

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It works! I see it every day.. gratitude, feeling better, getting better, becoming pain free. I know it works..The power of yoga never ceases to amaze me. I mean, twisting your body into impossible contortions, how on earth is that actually going to make anyone feel better about anything? Looking back over 15 years of

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