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Spring cleansing time

Spring is nature’s natural time of renewal, the perfect time for an internal cleanse. Here are 5 simple steps to help kick start your body’s natural desire to shift gear as the sap of spring rises.

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Morven Hamilton talks about following your dharma - News - Yoga on a Shoestring

Morven Hamilton talks about following your dharma

What is it that makes people voluntarily relinquish material advantage and social complacency? More often than not, it is because they are following their dharma. This little word carries a lot of weight in the yoga world.

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The koshas, immunity and health

Health is complex and there are many facets that make up the full picture. There are different approaches or maps that can be used in helping to understand the multi layered picture of complexities that have an impact on the health of the immune system. For the purpose of this blog we are going to use the map of the koshas.

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Yoga meditation - Dyhana - YOAS Yoga on a Shoestring

Dyhana ~ Lets talk about meditation

Meditation practices can also be called Raja Yoga or the Royal Path. Raja, means royal. Raja Yoga deals with the mind. The last three steps of this classical eight limbed system of Patanjali concern meditation. They are Dharana, concentration and Dhyana, Meditation, which leads to the eighth and final step, Samadhi or super consciousness.

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