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Listen to your breath

The effort of breathing is the essence of life. When breath changes, there are immediate effects at every level of the body and mind. Ancient hatha yoga shows asana as the pathway to change and control the inner experience of the breath; it is not meant to be just...

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Yoga — the ancient path of balance and integration

A multi-dimensional approach will keep you connected to your body and the world outside, including the environment. One of the major problems in modern life is the lack of awareness and integration of the different areas of ourselves and our lives. Many in the whirl of modern life are...

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How the body influences the mind

If you give your cat a food that’s really tasty, you can imagine that she’s thrilled to eat it, just as we may enjoy ice cream or pizza. Tasty food is an experience to be enjoyed whether one is human or a cat!

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A bird’s bone doesn’t fly!

The sum is greater than the parts. Here’s a famous Greek legend you may have read. There once lived a great craftsman named Daedalus. He was imprisoned by Minos, King of Crete, in the labyrinth Daedalus himself built. (As with most interesting legends, there’s a backstory to this involving...

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It’s only a thought

Each one of us has a life story. We have an identity and a journey that feed our life story. We tend to view our life story as being constructed from the events in our life. But it’s not just the events that create our story.

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Linking Mind and Breath with Sound | Sound Meditation with Nitya Mohan

  Please accept Functional Cookies to watch this video. Cookie Settings Sound is one of the most powerful tools to engage with our breath and mind. Try this short guided practice with Nitya Mohan – using your own breath and voice. The practice will lead you to gently lengthening your breath… ...

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Peace lies within

Every life experience is internal to each individual. The objects or stimuli we experience may be initiated from the outside, but the experience takes place in our mind and our body. The state of yoga is also an experience, but it is unlike other common experiences. Yoga is the...

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Make change your ‘normal’

When you see an accomplished mimicry artist, you may realise how a famous actor has easily recognisable patterns of speech and body language. Every actor has a way he or she is “normally” on screen. All of us have these patterns. it has nothing to do with fame.

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The art of slowing down

Yoga is the practice of inner stillness. But modern life pushes us to the opposite. One of the main reasons for this is the feeling and habit of being rushed, of hurrying.

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Chant Poornamadah with Nitya Mohan

A beautiful chant from the Vedas, imbued with wholesome meaning. Consciousness is complete, boundless and timeless. The universe is complete too. From the union of the two arise infinite lives, complete in yet another way in its countless variety and change.

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