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The role of spirituality in yoga.

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Learning from the past: Even though previous articles have shortly mentioned the spiritual side of yoga (Melo Yoga talks about cultural appropriation). The next logical step is to dive deeper into how yoga can reconnect us all on a more intimate level with our spirit. As previously mentioned in earlier articles. Yoga including its philosophies and teachings of yoga was …

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How do you like your coffee in the morning?

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98 million a day. That is how many cups of coffee we in the UK consume every single day! But, how does this relate to yoga? There has been a continuous debate surrounding the usage of ingesting caffeine before practicing yoga. Coincidentally, the article aims to outline whether caffeine has a positive or negative effect on your yoga practice? Or, …

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How we can help avoid cultural appropriation in yoga?

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What comes across as cultural appropriation? Firstly, to understand what could classify as cultural appropriation, it’s important to define cultural appropriation within the context. Cultural appropriation refers to the idea of taking something from a different culture, capitalizing on the said thing, and subjecting it to exotification. The most prominent examples of cultural appropriateness within yoga can come from basic …

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Tony’s yoga class – Budokon

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Budokon Budokon (the way of the spiritual warrior) is a unique training style that combines martial arts, yoga, calisthenics and animal locomotion designed to train the body and mind in a truly integrated way. This class will challenge your physical capabilities and mental focus while improving your mobility, strength and control. N.B. Classes will only run when a minimum of …

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Wheel yoga with Hannah

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Wheel yoga Wheel yoga adds an extra level of oomph to our stretches, balance and strength work. This a fun class – with shorter relaxation and breath work sections. This is not designed to be a relaxation yoga class but one that will challenge. Great for back pain and especially for discouraging that forward head posture we find ourselves in …

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Hannah’s Yoga Class

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Yin/Yang Yoga Yin poses are long-held passive poses, where we marinate in poses for longer, bringing us more range of motion for the second half of the class: “Yang” where we work on building our stability and strength. Mobility and stability combined, optimise our body’s strength and flexibility.   N.B. Classes will only run when a minimum of 5 persons …