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Flying Starts From The Ground

GET GROUNDED.
IT TURNS OUT THAT PEOPLE WHO ARE GROUNDED AND SECURE DON’T CHANGE MUCH UNDER STRESS.
THAT’S WHAT BEING GROUNDED MEANS.

Yin Yoga: A Love Letter To Stillness

Yin yoga is a love letter to stillness and an invitation to be present. To be present with yourself does not allow space for self-judgment. When you live this way, you are practicing yoga: you are living fully. Yin yoga has gained a lot of popularity in recent years...

Take a Leap

Take a leap Take a deep breath, close your eyes and imagine how amazing it would feel to have accomplished your wildest dreams. Maybe you are traveling the world. Perhaps you are a full time yoga teacher. Or maybe you are living in your dream home surrounded by your...
It’s All About The Balance

It’s All About The Balance

The motion of yin and yang generates all things in nature. Yang is known to be more will-oriented, and dynamic in nature. It is eternal motion and cosmic action. Yin on the other hand is receptive, supportive and magnetic. It is eternally stabilizing and of cosmic...

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Why We Like Mantras

Why We Like Mantras

A mantra is a sound (maybe a word, or sentence), that is considered to be able to lead us to liberation. The word mantra comes from the two words: ‘manas’ referring to mind, or consciousness, and ‘tra’ which means ‘to free’. Thus we could say that a mantra can...

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The Powerful Benefits Of Embarking Yourself On A Solo Retreat

The Powerful Benefits Of Embarking Yourself On A Solo Retreat

It may be the simple desire for connecting with like-minded people, or maybe attaining of inner peace and stillness right inside your busy daily life. Perhaps you’ve been long looking into going on retreat but never made it, committing yourself to a truer lifestyle,...

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The Water Element Sequence

The Water Element Sequence

Here i introduce my favourite sequence to the Daoist Water Element, working with the kidney and urinary bladder meridians. I skip all the technical details but let you know my approach to the poses. For guidance of how to get into and out of poses www.yinyoga.com is...

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Mind Full or Mindful?

Mindfulness methods can be traced back to the yoga traditions of Hinduism. Buddha refined its practice some 2,600 years ago as part of a spiritual discipline leading to enlightenment, where the mind is free of suffering and in a state of complete wisdom and...

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Sun, Surf & Soul in Goa

"The moment you get up on that surf board there is that feeling of complete oneness with the ocean. Its like you’re both breathing together at one time" Imagine waking up at sunrise to meditate right by the seaside and hearing nothing but the sounds of waves crashing....

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Sri Lanka Easter Attacks Update

It’s some time since the tragic attacks in Sri Lanka and in preparation for our upcoming training we feel positive now to continue with our plans. Now is exactly the time to show up and show our support. To give our guests a bit more insight of the situation we share...

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Love and Compassion

We just had to share these beautiful notes from the Dalai Lama about what brings us happiness: "I believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. From the moment of birth, every human being wants happiness and does not want suffering. Neither social conditioning nor...

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Energy Flows Where Attention Goes

It is always interesting to me to see the differences between successful people who appear to be abundant, fortunate, and prosperous and those who seem tired, exhausted, and struggle to make ends meet. Successful people know that it’s important to set specific goals,...

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Take a look at Iyengars Yin Variations

Here we share an article from our friends of the Art of Living Center by Senior Iyengar Teacher Marla Apt. Interesting how if you would skip the first two poses the Iyengar sequence becomes very yin like. Get yinspired and try these Iyengar props in 5 minutes holds....

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