Pro’s and Cons of Different Yoga Teacher Training Programmes

Pro’s and Cons of Different Yoga Teacher Training Programmes (intensives v longer duration; local v overseas) So you’ve deliberated and meditated on enrolling yourself on a yoga teacher training course. The next step is to find the right course. That’s the simple part, right? With countless styles, locations, prices, and time formats, it may prove […]

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A-Z Of Yoga Terms You May Have Come Across…

YOGA TERMS Asana means “seat” in Sanskrit and refers to the postures or poses that we practice in Hatha Yoga. Asana is the third limb of the 8-limbed path of yoga as prescribed by Patanjali.   Ashtanga refers to the 8-limbed paths described by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. “Astha” is the number eight and “ang” means […]

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Branches of Yoga

BRANCHES OF YOGA   Hatha Yoga is the physical practice of yoga. The asana practice of hatha yoga symbolizes the connection of the sun and the moon, bringing the world and the physical body into balance. Hatha as well as sun/moon also means “to strike,” meaning to strike the body with the challenge of the postures […]

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What Are The 8 Limbs of Yoga and Can Yoga Bring You Happiness?

The core of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is an eight-limbed path that forms the structural framework for yoga practice. Upon practicing all eight limbs of the path it becomes self-evident that no one element is elevated over another in a hierarchical order. Each is part of a holistic focus which eventually brings completeness to the individual […]

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