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The Niyamas

The Niyamas The Niyamas, the second limb of the eightfold path of yoga, offer a gateway to a deeper transformation, one that transcends the physical realm. These five observances, unlike the Yamas (ethical guidelines), are a pact we forge with ourselves. They’re the secret ingredients in the alchemical recipe for inner peace and self-mastery. Saucha […]

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Brahmacharya The Fourth Yama

Brahmacharya The Fourth Yama Brahmacharya: Right Use of Energy In spiritual practices, Brahmacharya is the fourth yama, or moral code. Often misunderstood as solely celibacy, Brahmacharya, widely translated as “right use of energy,” is an important one to consider on your yogic path. Brahmacharya offers a transformative approach to life itself. It’s a philosophy for

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Asteya, The Third Yama

Asteya, The Third Yama Non-Stealing in Yoga and Life Asteya is the third Yama. The Yamas are one of the 8 limbs of yoga. Asteya translates to non-stealing. It’s the practice of non-stealing things physically BUT like all the Yamas and Niyamas, it’s also so much more than that. It includes taking thoughts, opinions, energy,

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Satya, The Second Yama

Satya, The Second Yama The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali provide us with a guide to reaching Samadhi – the state of bliss.  The Sutras cover what is known as the ‘8 Limbs of Yoga’ . Each limb is an aspect of the path of yoga, and offers us guidance within our practice, both on and

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Ahimsa, The First Yama

Ahimsa, The First Yama The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali provide us with a guide to reaching Samadhi – the state of bliss.  The Sutras cover what is known as the ‘8 Limbs of Yoga’ . Each limb is an aspect of the path of yoga, and offers us guidance within our practice, both on and

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The Yamas

The Yamas A Guide to Cultivating Ethical Strength in Your Yoga Practice and Beyond- The Yamas The allure of yoga often begins with the promise of physical well-being – the prospect of increased flexibility, improved strength, and a sense of calm. However, the true power of yoga lies within its ability to transform not just

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The Crown Chakra

The Crown Chakra Soulful Sanctuary: Awakening the Divine Within The Crown chakra is our connection to consciousness, the Universe, and living through love. Yoga has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I would get in my mum’s way as she would attempt to salute the sun, and we

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