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Corine Biria Intensive March 2015

  Corine is a senior teacher with a wealth of technical knowledge and experience, which she imparts with passion, energy and generosity. It is a combination of her love of yoga, her solid grounding in its moral code and her … Continue reading

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Beginners yoga course 5 November – 10 December 2014

  I will be running a beginners yoga course over the next 2 months.  The course will run every Wednesday evening from 5:45 – 7:15 over 6 weeks starting on the 5 November and running till the 10 December. The … Continue reading

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Tribute to Mr BKS Iyengar

  14 December 1918 – 20 August 2014 “It is through your body that you realize you are a spark of divinity.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar

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Finding my path

I was recently asked to give advice to someone on the type of yoga teacher training to do.  I wrote this while I was studying for my Yoga Alliance course in 2008,  before I embarked on my Iyengar Teachers training.  … Continue reading

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The time is now, and that is the very best time

    Winter is approaching in the Southern Hemisphere, the past few days brought rain, mist and cold.  With the coming of winter comes the opportunity to do more active postures, jumping’s and arm balances that are difficult during the … Continue reading

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Creating sacred space for practice

  And now the teaching on yoga begins. Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by … Continue reading

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The healing capacity of yoga

Just about everyone around me (including myself) is dealing with a major or minor crises. To each one of us, it seems to take endless mental, physical and emotional energy to deal with. Some deal with it through “chemical” assistance, … Continue reading

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Attachment causes suffering

The second of the 4 Noble Truths of buddism is “the origin of  suffering is attachment”.  For me this is not only the attachent to material things, but also the attachment to the idea of how things should be. When … Continue reading

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Ryoanji Temple, Japan

During a recent visit to Japan, we visited the Ryoanji Temple. Quietly sitting in front of this rock garden, it is easy to see the simplicity of Zen. The rock’s come in and out of focus, the mind becomes busy. … Continue reading

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Geeta Convention May 2011

  I had the fortunate experience of attending Geeta Iyengar’s convention in Johannesburg last week.  This is my first exposure directly to Geeta Iyengar and I can honestly say that it was an inspiration. The first hand experience of her … Continue reading

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