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Morning Mysore practice in Edinburgh

I’ve been meaning to blog about this for a while. I was in Edinburgh for a week in December 2010. Before I went I did a bit of research to see if I could find a Mysore room to practice. I was slightly surprised that there wasn’t a more established Ashtanga community in Edinburgh. I […]

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practice and diet

I discovered this series of 3┬ávideos on Youtube by certified teacher David Garrigues. It’s particularly interesting to explore the effects of diet on asana practice. If you’ve been practicing for a while and feel like you’ve plateaued then looking at your diet can be very beneficial. It’s something I’ve been vaguely aware of for a […]

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shanthi path for 2011

A shanthi path is a mantra for peace, harmony and happiness. Shanthi path literally means the falling down or descent of peace. The following shanthi path is chanted at the beginning of teaching. Om Saha naa vavatu Saha nau bhunaktu Saha viiryam Karavaa vahai Tejas vinaa vadhita mastu ma vidvishaa vahaihi Om shanthi shanthi shanthi […]

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Joey Miles workshop in Brighton

I’m very excited that Joey Miles will be coming to Brighton to teach a weekend workshop in March 2011. I first met Joey 2 years ago at Buddhafield festival where he regularly teaches the morning Ashtanga classes. I bumped into him again at Santosa yoga camp and we got chatting. Since then we’ve gotten to […]

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Guruji badges

I’m giving away 108 Guruji badges made in 6 different colours. If you practice in the mornings at the BNHC or at the Sunday self practice group you may already have one! When I give them away people ask me what they’re for. I don’t know. A friend has a badge making machine and it […]

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