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Modified Surya Namaskara A - 36 Weeks Pregnant

I’m so thankful I have had the chance to maintain my ashtanga yoga practice throughout my pregnancy. Sun Salutations and a modified practice are the most lovely and refreshing start for the day even now, at 36 weeks, when I feel like a mama hippo with our 2.5 kg baby in the belly :D

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Benefits of ashtanga during pregnancy and my favourite asanas

Here is my recent vlog on how my yoga practice has been beneficial while expecting our baby Bundle. I also share my favourite asanas and talk about the role of yoga with post traumatic stress during my first trimester. 7 more words

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An Interview With Saraswathi

I recently returned from Mysore where I spent a month studying and practicing ashtanga yoga at the KPJAYI institute. Being there while almost 7 months pregnant was one of the most amazing experiences of my life (I will be either writing or vlogging about it more thoroughly soon) 412 more words

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Healthy morning routine and ashtanga practice during second trimester

Being 23 weeks pregnant I can say that the second trimester really does fit into it’s “feel-good-trimester” description. I have much more energy in general than… 1,160 more words

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Grounded

Grounding is the sensation where one is certain. standing upon a solid surface, firm. I have been craving this sensation throughout my short adult life. I became a nurse with a solid job and finances. 925 more words

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Luiz Veiga Video Part 2

A newish video from Luiz Veiga. Introducing the 8 – limbed system from his perspective. Same well-produced video as the original but different audio. Thanks Luiz!

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Castor oil bath, the Saturday practice

I absolutely love castor oil and use it in many ways every week. One of them is the Saturday practice as it’s known in the ashtanga world, the day when I skip asanas and spend ten minutes on the floor covered in oil. 469 more words

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