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Science of Yoga

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Asteya – Stop stealing and start giving today!

The third of the Yamas (the yogi moral ethics) is Asteya (non-stealing).  There’s so much more to this Yama than meets the eye – and we’ll get to that in just a second! But, first, there’s something about this ‘Thou shalt not…’ business that has been bothering me…  I don’t know about you but if someone tells me NOT to do …

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How to become a Yogi in 3 easy-ish steps!

Go ahead and Google the word ‘yoga’ and you’ll be bombarded with images of lean limbs implausibly wrapped around toned bodies.  Headstands. Handstands. Pinkie finger stands!  This extreme form of exercise is, surely, reserved for bendy Wendys and monks from the East! Not so! In fact, you might be surprised to learn that the physical …

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3 benefits of inversions for your mind, body and spirit

Why you should get topsy-turvy! One of my most vivid primary school memories is lining up with my friends along the playground wall in a neat row of handstands! We loved being ‘topsy-turvy’! Because I was only 10 years old, I didn’t think too much about how amazing my body and mind felt after doing …

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