Category Archives: Yoga

Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative, Nidra, Iyengar influence, Pranayama, Bandha, Mudra, Asana

Pacifying the Mind – 9 Ways To Reduce Suffering

Pacifying the mind: Nine ways to Reduce Suffering   The Sutra of Patanjali represent a predominantly atheistic and experiential reflection of the Four Vedas. The Vedas themselves are seated within Hinduism and represent four areas of: ritual; gaining and sharing of knowledge; devotion through music; and removal of that which is harmful (through lifestyle, diet […]

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Our Top picks from TED

I love TED talks. For as long as I can remember I’ve been someone who learns by communicating. Talking, listening and discussing ideas and theories. Below are some of my personal favourites from the great wide world of TED talks. Ideas that are definitely worth sharing. Need a little inspiration, a reminder to self-care, or […]

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The Eight Limbs of Yoga

The first four stages of Patanjali’s ashtanga (8 limbs) yoga concentrate on refining our personalities, gaining mastery over the body, and developing an energetic awareness of ourselves. The fifth to eight limbs deal with the senses, the mind, and attaining a higher state of consciousness.  Yama: Relates to one’s ethical standards and sense of integrity. […]

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Why Mindfulness-based practice?

Stress is a sign of the mind being stuck – either the past or in negative predictions. When we use mindfulness-based practices, we bring the mind back to what we know to be true and real (the present moment) we stop indulging the storyteller (the mind). This allows us to break free from our past, and  take action in this moment. Keep in Mind: Set realistic expectations for yourself based on your own personal circumstances (if you’re working with someone else, let them to work out what is realistic for themselves) Everyone (yes even you) needs help sometimes. If you ask for help you’re much  more likely to receive it. If you are working with someone – help them to find their own way (not your  way). It is possible. It takes time

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Clear Minds Yoga offers a deep, rejuvenating and authentic yoga experience. Pranayama (breath work), asana (movements/poses) and sometimes sound are used to guide you back to the most stable seat of your highest self. Bringing you to the present moment in that space where the mind and body greet each other in joyous reunion. Vinyasa: A class […]

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Ayurvedic Massage

A full body and head massage. After a brief consultation to determine your individual needs, the use of various massage techniques and warmed oils are applied in order to help break down and remove toxins from the body, whilst supporting restoration of flow both physically, emotionally and energetically. Activation of vital marma points (energy centres) […]

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