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What I learnt from Master Yang.

Master Yang Mian is descended from the bodyguards of the Chinese Emperor and holds the Taoist secrets of longevity, so when he was in Brisbane a few months ago I went along to his workshop. 480 more words

Calligraphy Yoga

Kick smoking up the butt

It’s national no smoking day here in the UK (11th March) and with approximately 70% of British smokers wanting to quit! now is the time to seize that moment. 530 more words


Revving up the mind and body for 2015

As my yoga teacher training develops and my understanding of this ancient tradition deepens i find i’m drawn to trying to understand more about the mind body link. 398 more words


Yoga May Reduce Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease

What You Need to Know: Following a systematic review of 37 randomized controlled trials, investigators from the Netherlands and USA have found that yoga may provide the same benefits in risk factor reduction as such traditional physical activities as biking or brisk walking. 773 more words


Getting to grips with winter

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or the Winter Blues are common during the winter as the days beocme shorter and our bodies have less exposure to natural daylight. 801 more words


Life is a Series of Adjustments

It would be wonderful if life were predictable. You may have behaviors that are predictable, but only within a given context. We don’t have any notion of what tomorrow will bring and I’m not saying that just to be cliché. 479 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

53 is the new 35

One last post about Teacher Training in Encinitas.  

After completely deconstructing each asana in the primary series, learning the proper way to adjust our students, and if necessary learning to provide the appropriate modifications and props for students who need them, Tim would bring out his special copy of Guruji’s book, Yoga Mala, and read aloud the benefits of the pose.   205 more words