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Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course

2020-02-05T13:39:59+00:00

Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course For most people, especially under a certain age, Hatha Yoga means a slow, steady, quiet practice, without the ‘workout’ benefits of a more dynamic style of yoga, such as Ashtanga or Vinyasa. Even though yoga was never intended to be a workout, people in the west in particular have started to incorporate it into their exercise regime and look for classes that will make them sweat and breathe heavily. Poor old Hatha doesn’t get a look in. But one of the biggest lessons learned when [...]

Why Hatha and Yin Yoga make the perfect partnership for your Yoga Teacher Training course2020-02-05T13:39:59+00:00

What do we mean when we say namaste?

2020-02-05T14:25:47+00:00

What do we mean when we say namaste? It’s one of those things we do almost without thinking, at the start and end of a yoga class, palms pressed together at our hearts, bowing our heads. Some have even turned it into a piece of theatre at the end of a class, prostrating themselves to floor in a gesture intended to show complete humility and gratitude. I remember the first time someone explained to me what the gesture and the word actually meant. A teacher at Sampoorna - Yoga Teacher Training School in India told us that it was an [...]

What do we mean when we say namaste?2020-02-05T14:25:47+00:00