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Asteya: You are Enough

Asteya: Non-Stealing Put simply Asteya means not to steal. Most of us don’t steal property, so the meaning of Asteya needs to be more nuanced to for our practice flourish. Informed by Buddhism, my personal …

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Satya: Living in Truth

Often understood as truthfulness, Satya is one of the Yama’s as presented by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. The Yamas provide a context for us to navigate the relationship between our internal and external world. …

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Do No Harm – Ahimsa and Yoga

This September at our school The Yoga Space classes are inspired by the Yama’s.   The Yama’s help us cultivate a relationship with our self, others and the world so that we may flourish. Inspired …

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Ashtanga Yoga and Your Cycle

Ashtanga Yoga Periods  (Menstruation) & Practice     To practice or not practice during your period? That is the question…    Commonly we can easily find ourselves in the habit of finding the process of menstruating …

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Tips for Yoga Beginners

Tips For Beginner Yoga Students   So… you would like to start yoga, but unsure what to expect? We wrote this blog for you!   Attending your first yoga class can feel daunting. There are …

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Stories

We tell ourselves a lot of stories about who we are, what we want and what our life is about. In some ways these stories are important, they are a narrative which has framed our …

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Mirror Mirror …

Mirror Mirror … In the midst of writing my PhD I started reading fantasy novels. I went from a literature lady to the fantastical world of make believe, something that balanced out a heady PhD …

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An Ode to my Mother

An Ode to my Mother  – And all the other mothers like her That’s me, the oldest staring at the camera and I was a total pain in my mother’s ass.   As a baby I …

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Sex in the Sangha

The other day someone brought this article to my attention, and I realised it hadn’t found its way to the  The Yoga Space blog. Initially published on Elephant Journal this article explores the murky area of sexuality, …

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Beyond the Asana: Free Your Mind, and the Rest Will Follow

1.2 “Yoga is the control of thought-waves in the mind” -Yoga Sutras   We can thank En Vogue for the title of this Blog. Back when it was released I was very much interested in …

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