Asana

Traditionally, asanas were seated positions in which yogis practiced meditation, while remaining strong and straight and joyful. Patanjali defines asanas as being effortless. By definintion, Patanjali stated that an asana…

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Niyamas: Tapas

The word Tapas means ‘fire’ or ‘heat. My favourite definitions of Tapas in a yogi term, all come back to one thing – the generation of spiritual fire or passion.…

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The 8 limbs of yoga

There are many aspects to yoga practice. From a Western perspective, yoga is often considered a purely physical practice. We follow a routine of asanas, physical postures, towards a goal…

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